Mary Ann Tuckwell was born 1 February 1824 in Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia to William Thomas Tuckwell (1795-1855) and Elizabeth Mary Thorn (1796-1879) and died 20 August 1901 in "Mountain View", Dural, New South Wales, Australia of heart failure. She married Thomas Samuel Best (1822-1893) 2 January 1845 in Castle Hill, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from Australia, the United Kingdom.


Offspring of Thomas Samuel Best and Mary Ann Tuckwell (1824-1901)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Thomas Samuel Best (1845-1905)
William Alfred Best (1847-1895)
Emily Amelia Best (1849-1935)
Mary Jane Best (1851-1915) 15 August 1851 Dural, New South Wales, Australia 1 May 1915 Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia Daniel Purdy Horwood (c1850-1946)

Elizabeth Rebecca Best (1851-1929)
George Henry Best (1853-1943)
Arthur John Best (1855-1921)
James Frederick Best (1858-1908)
Alfred Ernest Best (c1860-c1937)
Henry Albert Best (1864-1934)
Alice Maude Best (1866-1940)

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¶ Death
  • BEST.—August 20, at her residence, Mountain View, Dural, Mary Ann, widow of the late T. S. Best, in her 76th year.
The Sydney Morning Herald, 23 August 1901, page 1
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