Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

BACKWARD GLANCES; WITH CHRIS NIELDExtracts from the Daily Examiner 50 Years Ago Today

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

BACKWARD GLANCES; WITH CHRIS NIELDExtracts from the Daily Examiner 50 Years Ago Today

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BIRTHS.

SMIDT (nee Appleby). a To Janet and Rex, a daughter, Kim, Runnymede, August 11.

MRS. Mary Jane Graham, a long and highly respected resident of Nymboida, died in the Grafton Base Hospital. She was the eldest daughter of the late James McCaughey, who came from Ireland and was one of the pioneer settlers of Nymboida. Brothers and sisters who survive her are Margaret (Mrs. F. E. Graham) and Ellen (Mrs. F. C. Reimer) both of South Grafton; Matilda (Mrs. A. Graham) of Nymboida; T. J. McCaughey, of Nymboida, and W. G. McCaughey, of Blaxland's Creek. In 1905 she married William Graham, who predeceased her in 1937. She is survived by two daugh- ters, Mrs. J. Towns, of Nymboida and Mrs. L. Webster, of Casino; three sons, Owen, Samuel and Noel, of Nymboida. One son, Oscar, died in 1945.

THE death occurred in the Grafton Base Hospital of Sidney Arthur Wicks, aged 74. He was a son of the late Robert and Peninah Wicks, of Grafton, where he was born. …

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