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Louisa Ellem was born 16 October 1861 in Gosford, New South Wales, Australia to James Ellem (1838-1907) and Mary Ann Perkins (1838-1921) and died 5 November 1948 in 5 Tulloch Ave, Concord West, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. She married Henry Sneesby (1861-1914) 2 July 1884 in Woolgoola, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from Australia, the United Kingdom.



Children


Offspring of Henry Sneesby and Louisa Ellem (1861-1948)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mabel Maud Sneesby (1885-1971)
Arthur Henry Sneesby (1887-1924)
Hilder May Sneesby (1889-1986)
Beatrice Sophia Sneesby (c1890-)
Hamilton Ray Sneesby (1895-1957)
Lily Winifred Sneesby (1898-1987)
Elsie Louisa Sneesby (1901-)

Obituary

MRS. LOUISA SNEESBY

CASINO, Sunday.—A former resident of Casino district, Mrs. Louisa Sneesby, died at her home, 5 Tulloch Avenue, Concord West, Sydney, at the age of 87. Mrs. Sneesby was the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Ellem, of the Clarence River district, where she spent the early years of her life. When 22 she married Mr. Henry Sneesby, of Ulmarra, at Woolgoola. They came to Wardell where Mr. Sneesby was engaged in cane farming for some years. Later they moved to Brooklet and took up dairying. They remained there until Mr. Sneesby's death in 1914. Mrs. Sneesby had since resided with some of her family in Sydney. She is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Hamilton (Kyogle), Mrs. R. Little, Mrs. T. White (Woolner's Arm), Mrs. L. McMonigal (North Strathfield) and Mrs. E. Wilson (Concord West), and a son, Ray (Katoomba). Another son, Arthur, predeceased her in 1924. Burial took place in the independent portion of Rookwood Cemetery after a service at the Metropolitan funeral parlours, Burwood.

Northern Star, 15 November 1948, page 5




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