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Mabel Deveney Smede1881

Name
Mabel Deveney Smede
Given names
Mabel Deveney
Surname
Smede
Birth 1881 42

Birth of a sisterBelle Smede
1884 (Age 3)

Birth of a sisterElsie Smede
1886 (Age 5)

Death of a sisterChristiana Smede
1888 (Age 7)

Shared note:

RYLSTONE, WEDNESDAY. A girl, 18 years old, the daughter of Mr. F. Smede, of Lue, an old resid ent of that place, was accidentally drowned in Lawson's Creek last night . A magisterial inquiry was held to-day, and a verdict returned in accor dance with the facts(Sydney Morning Herald, 1 November 1888, p. 10).

Birth of a sisterMaud Smede
1890 (Age 9)

Death of a motherMary Ann
August 28, 1913 (Age 32)

Death of a fatherFrederick John Smede
January 22, 1930 (Age 49)

Note:

Obituary JAMES FREDERICK SMEDE Mr. James Frederick Smede, one of the pioneers of the Mudgee dis-trict, died in the local hospital on Tuesday night, aged 90 years. Deceased arrived at Lue over 70 years ago, and for a considerable period was sheep overseer for the late Mr. W. V. Dowling. Later he acquired a nice grazing property near Lue, from which he retired some years ago, coming to reside in Mudgee. It is considered that the shock he received when fire destroyed the residence of his daughter (Mrs. King) a week or so ago hastened his end, as he was only rescued with some difficulty from the burning building. His wife predeceased him by several years. The following daughters are left to mourn:- Mesdames J. King, H. Rope, W. Kurtz, and Miss May Smede (all of Mudgee), Mrs. F. Williams (Sydney), Mrs. A. Ander-son (Sydney), Mrs. D. Clarke (Sydney), and Mrs. A. Keech (Rylstone). The body was taken to St. John's Church of England where a service was conducted by the Rev. Canon Parr, who afterwards officiated at the graveside. Mr. J. C. Swords conducted the funeral arrangements (Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative, Friday 24 January 1930, page 8).

Death of a sisterSelina Smede
1939 (Age 58)

Death of a sisterMary Ann Louisa Smede
May 12, 1947 (Age 66)

Death of a sisterBelle Smede
1968 (Age 87)

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    1. Mabel Deveney Smede, daughter of Frederick John Smede and Mary Ann , was born in 1881.