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John Finlay

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Re: John Finlay

Posted: 1352869059000
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Margaret & Robert AITKEN also had:
Margaret Lithgow (AITKEN) b. 1856 Magpie (reg 12253)
John b. 1859 Bunninyong (reg 13245)
Ellen b. 1861 Bunninyong (reg 13786), d. 1862 aged 8 months (reg 422)

Eleanor STANTON, daughter of Mary, married Peter McEWAN in 1882 (reg 4137). She died in Bendigo in 1944 aged 85 (reg 22095, confirms parents as Hy STANTON & Mary FINLAY).

The Argus, Saturday 7 October 1944
McEWAN.-On October 3, at Bendigo, Eleanor, loved wife of the late Peter McEwan, loved mother of George, Lyla (Mrs. C. Connor, W.A.), William, John, Frank, and Hilda (Mrs. M. Johnston, Carnegie), aged 85 years. -At rest.

Mary & Louis FARMONT's son Louis Philip died in 1904, aged 24. Louis was killed in 1900 after being hit by a train (article in Bendigo Advertiser, 28th Dec 1900, p3, see NLA Trove).

Daughter Ann Louisa died as SAYERS in 1944 aged 71 in Dandenong (reg 18298, confirms parents names). Note her husband's name differs here to what you have. Gilbert Alex SAYERS died in Dandenong in 1952 aged 83 (reg 18593).

The Argus, Thursday 11 May 1944
SAYERS.-On May 10, at her home, 14 Walker street, Dandenong, Ann Louisa, the dearly beloved wife of Gilbert Alexander (Alex) Sayers, formerly of Leongatha, and devoted mother of Lou (Benalla), Alva (Mrs. Bart Tharle), and Mavis (Mrs. G. Judd), and loving mama of Beverley and Grove, aged 71 years. -Our pal. A patient sufferer at rest.

Son John Albert served in WWI; you can view his record at NAA Recordsearch. He died in Bendigo in 1940 (reg 17035, confirms parents names). His wife was Rosena Agnes Ann (nee BATEMAN); she died in 1941 in Bendigo aged 65.

Farmont John Albert : SERN 3968 : POB Bendigo VIC : POE Bendigo VIC : NOK W Farmont Mrs R
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