George Urquhart

Born:Nov 18 1850 In:  Tamworth, NSW, Australia
Died:Feb 1 1879 (at age 28)In:  Cornstalk Hotel, Roma, QLD, Australia
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Immediate family

Andrew Urquhart
His father
Marian Urquhart (born Herrett)
His mother
John Alexander McDonald (Jack) Urquhart
His brother
Hopetoun (Hopton) Urquhart
His brother
James Urquhart
His brother
Mary Ann White (born White Urquhart)
His sister
Thomas Andrew Urquhart
His brother
Rachel Middleton (born Urquhart)
His sister
  

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Notes for George Urquhart:

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The following is a transcript of the letter George's land lady Ellen Hogan sent to his sister Rachel. It

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is printed as it was written.

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Roma, August 14th 1879

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Mrs Middleton

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Dear Madam

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I received your note dated 28th July and in reply I am very sorry to state that your poor brother

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Gorge dide at my house on the 2 day of Febry he came in on the 1th of Janry to see the doctor he

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ralleyd untill 24 when He tuck bad about 2 oclock Monday morning throwing up blood I had the

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doctor with him 3 times between 2 & 7 in the morning he threw up 3 large washhand bassins of

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blood between that time he could speak. Always between thowing of it up. I had to keep him very

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quite

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There are two more pages that seem to have the last word on each line missing so have not been

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included.

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The letter goes on.......

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Johny has told me that I can get it (George's grave) fenced in. I wrote off to him about it and what I

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could get it done for. I thought the fence would be no good without a headstone. I have got a slab

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one that if ever you come to Roma you will see his grave. George had no money nor property. John

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paid for all the expenses that is doctor funeral and all. It is one consolation to you. He (George)

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wanted for nothing and that he had such a fine respectable funeral if to had lived all his life in Roma

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he could not have had a better one. I remain dear Madam respectfully Ellen Hogan".

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copy of letter courtesy of Marj Maunder

Notes for George Urquhart: The following is a transcript of the letter George's land lady Ellen Hogan sent to his sister Rachel. Its printed as it was written. Roma, August 14th 1879 Mrs Middleton

Dear Madam I received your note dated 28th July and in reply I am very sorry to state that your poor brother Gorge dide at my house on the 2 day of Febry he came in on the 1th of Janry to see the doctor he ralleyd untill 24 when He tuck bad about 2 oclock Monday morning throwing up blood I had the doctor with him 3 times between 2 & 7 in the morning he threw up 3 large washhand bassins of blood between that time he could speak. Always between thowing of it up. I had to keep him very quite There are two more pages that seem to have the last word on each line missing so have not been included. The letter goes on.......Johny has told me that I can get it (George's grave) fenced in. I wrote off to him about it and what I could get it done for. I thought the fence would be no good without a headstone. I have got a slab one that if ever you come to Roma you will see his grave. George had no money nor property. John paid for all the expenses that is doctor funeral and all. It is one consolation to you. He (George) wanted for nothing and that he had such a fine respectable funeral if to had lived all his life in Roma he could not have had a better one. I remain dear Madam respectfully Ellen Hogan". copy of letter courtesy of Marj Maunder

Notes for George

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The following is a transcript of the letter Georges landlady Ellen Hogan sent to his sister Rachel. It ia printed as it was writen.

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Roma, August 14 1879

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Mr Middleton

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Dear Madam

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I recieved your note dated 28th July and in reply I am very sorry to state that your poor brother Gorge dide at my house on the 2 day of Febry he cam in on th 1th of Janry to see the doctor he ralleyd untill 24 when He tuck bad about 2 oclock Monday morning throwing up blood I had the doctor with him 3 times between 2 & 7 in the morning he trew up 3 large washhand bassins of blood between that time he could speak. Always between throwing up. I had to keep him very quite.

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There are two more pages that seem to have the last word on each line missing so have not been included.

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The letter goes on.......

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Johmy told me that I can get it (Georges grave) fenced in. I wrote off to him about it and what I could get it done for. I thought the fence would be no good without a headstone. I have got a slab one that if ever you come to Roma you will see his grave. George had no money nor property. John paid for all expenses that is doctor funeral and all.It is one consolation to you. He (George) wanted for nothing and that he had such a fine respectable funeral if to had lived all his life in Roma he could not have had a better one. I remain dear Madam respectfully Ellen Hogan".

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Copy of letter courtesy of Marj Maunder via Wayne Schmidt

Notes for George Urquhart:

&nbsp

The following is a transcript of the letter George's land lady Ellen Hogan sent to his sister Rachel. It

&nbsp

is printed as it was written.

&nbsp

Roma, August 14th 1879

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Mrs Middleton

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Dear Madam

&nbsp

I received your note dated 28th July and in reply I am very sorry to state that your poor brother

&nbsp

George died at my house on the 2 day of February he came in on the 1th of January to see the doctor he

&nbsp

ralleyd untill 12 oclock when He took bad about 2 oclock Monday morning throwing up blood I had the

&nbsp

doctor with him 3 times between 2 & 7 in the morning he threw up 3 large wash hand basins of

&nbsp

blood between that time he could speak. Always between thowing of it up. I had to keep him very

&nbsp

quite

&nbsp

There are two more pages that seem to have the last word on each line missing so have not been

&nbsp

included.

&nbsp

The letter goes on.......

&nbsp

Johny has told me that I can get it (George's grave) fenced in. I wrote off to him about it and what I

&nbsp

could get it done for. I thought the fence would be no good without a headstone. I have got a slab

&nbsp

one that if ever you come to Roma you will see his grave. George had no money nor property. John

&nbsp

paid for all the expenses that is doctor funeral and all. It is one consolation to you. He (George)

&nbsp

wanted for nothing and that he had such a fine respectable funeral if to had lived all his life in Roma

&nbsp

he could not have had a better one. I remain dear Madam respectfully Ellen Hogan".

&nbsp

copy of letter courtesy of Marj Maunder
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