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Edith Solomon was born 5 May 1854 in Maitland, New South Wales, Australia to James Solomon (c1805-1854) and Emma Singleton (1825-1898) and died 12 May 1935 in 99 Macleay-street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. She married Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901) 1 March 1883 in East Maitland, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from Australia, the United Kingdom.




Offspring of Joseph Palmer Abbott and Edith Solomon (1854-1935)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Lydia Abbott Abbott (1884-1971)
Blanche Edith Abbott (1885-1932) 10 September 1885 Tenterden, St Leonards, New South Wales, Australia 4 February 1932 a private hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Frederick Charles Kater (1884-1968)

Eleanor Kingsmill Abbott (1887-1968)
Joseph Palmer Abbott (1891-1965) 18 October 1891 North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 7 May 1965 Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia Katherine Bliss Wilkinson (c1894-1981)

Obituary

Lady Abbott, widow of the late Sir Joseph Abbott, died yesterday at her home at 99 Macleay-street. She was a daughter of the late Mr. John Solomon, of Maitland, and is survived by two daughters, Miss L. Abbott, of Sydney, and Mrs. Newton, of Scone, and Mr. J. P. Abbott of Murulla (Wingen), Senator-elect M. Abbott. Mr. J. H. M. Abbott, and Mrs. N. C. Simpson are step-children. The funeral takes place this afternoon.

The Sydney Morning Herald, 13 May 1935, page 17

Funeral

The funeral of Lady Abbott, widow of the late Sir Joseph Palmer Abbott, K.C.M.G., who died at her home, Macleay-street, Potts Point, on Sunday, took place yesterday to the Waverley cemetery. The cortege moved from St. John's Church, Darlinghurst, after a service conducted by the Rev. C. Lucas, assisted by the Rev. R. Cameron, of Turramurra, and they also performed the last rites at the graveside.

The principal mourners were :-Miss L. A. Abbott, Sydney, and Mrs. J. V. Newton, Scone (daughters), Mr. J. P. Abbott (son), Senator-elect Macartney Abbott, (stepson), and Mrs. Abbott; Mr. P. C. Kater (son-in-law), Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Vindin, Mr. Macartney Abbott, junior, Mr. Terence Abbott (grandsons).

Among those present were:-Mr. H. L. Harnett (representing Sir Daniel Levy, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly), Mr. T. G. McKinney (representing Colonel E. J. Munro, secretary of the United Australia party). Dr. and Mrs. Stratford Sheldon. Mr. Dudley Williams, K.C., Mrs. Prosper Williams, Mr. A. C. Remington, Dr. G. M. Abbott, Mr. A. N. Littlejohn. Mr. P. Sparke, Mr. J. Sparke, Mr. J. Solomon, Lieutenant-Colonel C. Cameron, Mr. J. A. Schofield, Miss Leitch, Mrs. Lavender, Mr. P. L. Lavender, Mr. V. S. Allen, Mr. H. P. Harriott, Mr. Campbell Allen, Mr, A. Coughlan, and Mr. Denis Shaw.

The Sydney Morning Herald, 14 May 1935, page 8






Footnotes (including sources)

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₪ Wedding
  • ABBOTT—SOLOMON.—March 1, 1883, at East Maitland, by the Rev. Mr. Yarrington, assisted by Canon Tyrrell, Joseph P. Abbott, of Sydney, to Edith, second daughter of the late James Solomon, of West Maitland.
The Sydney Morning Herald, 9 March 1883, page 1
¶ Death
  • ABBOTT.—May 12, 1935, at 99 Macleay-street, Sydney, Edith, widow of the late Sir Joseph Palmer Abbott, K.C.M.G.
The Sydney Morning Herald, 13 May 1935, page 10
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