Melanie Sarah Rudder was born 10 September 1837 to Enoch William Rudder (1801-1888) and Emma Betts (1802-1883) and died 9 June 1911 Wingham, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. She married Henry John Cornish (1824-1908) 18 November 1874 in Macleay River, New South Wales, Australia.

She and her husband seem to have adopted her orphaned niece, Mary Flora Davidson (1875-1913), who was known as "Mary Flora Davidson-Cornish" or "Mary Flora Cornish". They had no children of their own.

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‡ General
  • AWT:db: yewenyi, id: I25655 — no longer available
¶ Death
  • BDM Index ref for death: 12822/1911
§ Remains
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