Cudgegong Valley History Project

Matilda Jane FreeburnAge: 6618811947

Name
Matilda Jane Freeburn
Given names
Matilda Jane
Surname
Freeburn

Matilda Jane Pickett

Name
Matilda Jane Pickett
Type
also known as
Given names
Matilda Jane
Surname
Pickett
Birth 1881 28

Birth of a daughter
#1
Alma Pickett
yes

Birth of a brotherFrancis William Freeburn
1884 (Age 3)

Birth of a brotherJohn James Freeburn
1886 (Age 5)

Birth of a sisterSarah Alice Freeburn
1888 (Age 7)

Birth of a sisterChristy A Freeburn
1891 (Age 10)

Death of a sisterChristy A Freeburn
1891 (Age 10)

Birth of a sisterRubina Maud Freeburn
1892 (Age 11)

Death of a sisterSarah Alice Freeburn
1893 (Age 12)

Death of a motherJane Turvey
January 20, 1893 (Age 12)

MarriageRobert PickettView this family
1905 (Age 24)

Birth of a son
#2
Linden Victor Pickett
1906 (Age 25)

Birth of a son
#3
Harold Claude Pickett
1908 (Age 27)

Death of a daughterAlma Pickett
1911 (Age 30)

Death of a brotherGeorge Thomas Freeburn
March 15, 1916 (Age 35)

Note:

Military Funeral

THE LATE PTE. FREEBURN.

The second military funeral since the establishment of the Bathurst Military Camp took place to the Church of England portion of the Bathurst General Cemetery yester-day morning. The burial was of the body of the late Private George Free-

burn, who died at the Bathurst Hospital at midday on Wednesday, after being only a short period in Camp, and a few days in the hospital suffering from pneumonia. The funeral left Mr. W. Boyds funeral parlor at 11 a.m, and was headed by therecently-formed Camp Band.

The company of which Private Freeburn was a member was in attendance, being in charge of Lieuts. Armstrong and Nelson. The band, which was in charge of Drum-Major J. Regan and Bandmaster Hunter, played the 'Dead March' in Saul throughout theroute in a devotional manner. The chief mourners at the graveside were two brothers and a sister (Mrs. John Mumford) of the deceased. The brothers had journeyed from Rylstone to attend the funeral. Services were held prior to the funeral and atthe graveside, and were conducted by Rev. Canon Forster, assisted by Rev. D. Creighton. The pall and coffin bearers were members of the deceased's company. A firing party, under Reg. S.M. Purcell, fired the last salute, and the Last Post wassounded. There was a large attendance of citizens the graveside, where the service was most impressive. Private Freeburn sacrificed a splendid farm at Wagga in order to join the colors. (National Advocate Friday 17 March 1916, p. 2)

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RYLSTONE SOLDIER'S DEATH

Private George Freeburn died at Bathurst District Hospital last Wednesday night. Deceased enlisted at Rylstone a few days ago, and entered camp with a heavy cold, from which he developed pneumonia. He was 38 years of age, and was un-married. Thebody was buried with full military honors, the cortege being headed by the newly-formed camp band. The "Last Post" was sounded at the graveside by deceased's late comrades. The chief mourners at the graveside were two brothers and a sister (Mrs.John Mumford) of the deceased. The brothers had journeyed from Rylstone to attend the funeral. Services were held prior to the funeral and at the graveside, and were conducted by Rev. Canon Forster, assisted by Rev. D. Creighton. The pall andcoffin bearers were members of the deceased's company. Private Free-burn sacrificed a splendid farm at Wagga in order to join the colors. (Mudgee Guardian and North Western Representative Monday 20 March 1916, p. 2).

Birth of a daughter
#4
Dorothy Ethel Pickett
1917 (Age 36)

Death of a sisterMargaret Ann Freeburn
July 10, 1929 (Age 48)
Note:

Obituary MRS ATCHESON. Mrs Atcheson, wife of Mr W. Atcheson, of Wilpinjing, Wollar, and formerly of the Rylstone district, died in the Mudgee Hospital on Wednesday morning, aged 49 years. De-ceased, who had been ailing for some time, was very highly esteemed, and her death came as a great shock to very many throughout this district. She is survived by a sorrowing husband, two sons, and three daughters, the youngest being eleven years of age. The funeral took place to the Church of England portion of the Mudgee cemetery on Wednesday aftermoon, the Rev. L. Walker officiating at the graveside. Mr J. C. Swords conducted the arrangements (Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative, Friday 12 July 1929, page 5)

Note:

Return Thanks MR. W. H. ATCHESON and family, of Wilpinjong, Wollar, desire to tender their sincere thanks to all kind friends and relatives who sent them letters, cards, telegrams, wreaths, and other messages of sympathy, or in any other way tendered to them sympathy and kindness in their recent sad bereavement in the loss of their dear wife and mother (Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative, Friday 16 August 1929, page 4).

Marriage of a childLinden Victor PickettDulcie Alice FordView this family
1937 (Age 56)

Death of a husbandRobert Pickett
September 6, 1945 (Age 64)

Note:

SAD PASSING Mr. Robert Pickett, aged 73 years, passed- away in a Mudgee private hospital on Thursday morning last, September 6. Deceased, who married Miss Matilda Freeburn, at Rylstorie in 1904, lived for the past 40 years in Cassilis and Lue districts. He took u a farming property known as Forest View, Lue; where he lived until his death. besides a widow, three children are left to mourn, viz., Len (Cassilis), Harold (Coolah) and Mrs. Arthur Menchin (Lue). The last sad rites were carried out by the Methodist minister at Rylstone on Friday last. Many will regret the passing of this grand old gentleman, whose popularity amongst his fellow citizens was evidenced by one of the largest funerals witnessed in the Lue district. Our sympathy is extended to the bereaved (Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative, Thursday 13 September 1945, page 19).

Death June 28, 1947 (Age 66)

Note:

Mrs. Pickett An old and highly esteemed resident of the Lue district in the person of Mrs. Matilda Jane Pickett, died on Saturday last, aged 68 years. Her husband predeceased her by about 12 months. To the bereaved family of sons and daughters the sympathy of the whole district is extended. The funeral took place to the Methodist portion of the Lue cemetery this morning, the Rev. Mr. Conibear, of Rylstone, officiating Messrs. J. C. Swords & Son carried out the arrangements (Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative, Monday 30 June 1947, page 2).

Burial
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: 1877
2 years
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
2 years
herself
4 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
Family with Robert Pickett - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: 1905
daughter
son
3 years
son
10 years
daughter

  1. Generation 1
    1. Matilda Jane Freeburn, daughter of Francis Freeburn and Jane Turvey, was born in 1881 and died on June 28, 1947 at the age of 66. She married Robert Pickett, son of Robert Pickett and Sarah , in 1905. He was born in 1872 and died on September 6, 1945 at the age of 73.

      Children of Matilda Jane Freeburn and Robert Pickett:

      1. Alma Pickett (1911)
      2. Linden Victor Pickett (19061955)
      3. Harold Claude Pickett (19081977)
      4. Dorothy Ethel Pickett (19171982)
  2. Generation 2
    1. Linden Victor Pickett, son of Robert Pickett and Matilda Jane Freeburn, was born in 1906 and died in 1955 at the age of 49. He married Dulcie Alice Ford in 1937. She was born in 1914 and died on January 18, 2008 at the age of 94.

    2. Harold Claude Pickett, son of Robert Pickett and Matilda Jane Freeburn, was born in 1908 and died on January 4, 1977 at the age of 69. He married Pauline Lillian Bull.

      Harold Claude Pickett and Pauline Lillian Bull had 2 children.

    3. Dorothy Ethel Pickett, daughter of Robert Pickett and Matilda Jane Freeburn, was born in 1917 and died on July 22, 1982 at the age of 65. She married Arthur William Menchin.

      Children of Dorothy Ethel Pickett and Arthur William Menchin:

      1. Sonia Mary Menchin (1982)
      2. Private
      3. Private
      4. Private
      5. Private
      6. Private
      7. Private
      8. Michael Paul Menchin (19541975)
  3. Generation 3
    1. Sonia Mary Menchin, daughter of Arthur William Menchin and Dorothy Ethel Pickett. She died on July 22, 1982.

      Sonia Mary Menchin had 3 children.

Death

Mrs. Pickett An old and highly esteemed resident of the Lue district in the person of Mrs. Matilda Jane Pickett, died on Saturday last, aged 68 years. Her husband predeceased her by about 12 months. To the bereaved family of sons and daughters the sympathy of the whole district is extended. The funeral took place to the Methodist portion of the Lue cemetery this morning, the Rev. Mr. Conibear, of Rylstone, officiating Messrs. J. C. Swords & Son carried out the arrangements (Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative, Monday 30 June 1947, page 2).