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Josiah Buttsworth was born 30 March 1836 in Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australia to Henry Buttsworth (1789-1853) and Sarah Rose (1795-1869) and died 12 November 1914 Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australia of bronchitis. He married Ann Cavanough (1839-1866) 1856 in Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australia. He married Mary Ann Wheeler (1843-1920) 1868 in Richmond, New South Wales, Australia.



Children



Offspring of Josiah Buttsworth and Ann Cavanough (1839-1866)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Isabella Rebecca Buttsworth (1857-1858)
Victoria Ann Buttsworth (1859-1938)
Josiah George Buttsworth (1861-1940) 1861 Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australia 24 November 1940 Maroota, New South Wales, Australia Rachel Louisa Sheen (1869-1914) Rachel Louisa Sheen (1869-1914) Adelaide Sheen (1871-1948)
Emeline Amelia Buttsworth (1863-1892)
Elizabeth Jane Buttsworth (1864-1942) 7 October 1864 Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australia 29 May 1942 Ryde, New South Wales, Australia Alpheus Wenban (1859-1936)
Amanda Ester Buttsworth (1866-1866)



Offspring of Josiah Buttsworth and Mary Ann Wheeler (1843-1920)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Ernest James Buttsworth (1870-1948)
Amos Henry Buttsworth (1871-1940)
Elsie Harriet Wheeler Buttsworth (1876-1885)
Lucy May Buttsworth (1877-1945)
Theophilus Rose Buttsworth (1879-1957)









Obituary

Josiah Buttsworth passed away at his late residence, Wilberforce, on Thursday night, after an illness extending over two or three years, the immediate cause of death being bronchitis. A native of the district, deceased was one ot the sturdy type of Hawkesburyite, and was much esteemed. He was 78 years of age, and was the last of the old Buttsworth family. He was twice married. His first wife was Miss Ann Cavanah, and the issue was a family of six, three of whom, predeceased their father. Those living are: Victoria, Jonah and Elizabeth. His second wife was Miss Mary Ann Wheeler, of North Richmond, who survives her husband. The family are Ernest, Amos, Lucy, and Theopholis. The funeral, which took place on Friday afternoon, was largely attended, the remains being interred in the Church of England cemetery at Wilberforce. Rev J Cherry officiated at the grave, and Mr. J. W. Chandler had charge of the mortuary arrangements.

Windsor And Richmond Gazette, 20 November 1914, page 4

 






Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
¶ Death
  • BUTTSWORTH.—November 12th, 1914, at his late residence, Wilberforce, Josiah Buttsworth, beloved husband of Mary Ann Buttsworth, aged 78 years.
The Methodist, 19 December 1914, page 8
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