John Andrew Urquhart

Born:June 7 1864 In:  "Gunyawaraldi Staion", Yetman, NSW, Australia (BDM 15750/1864)
Died:May 1 1940 (at age 75)In:  Auburn, NSW, Australia (BDM 8130/1940)
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Catherine Elizabeth Urquhart (born Walsh)
His wife
Eileen May Moore (born Urquhart)
His daughter
Muriel Daphne Merle Urquhart
His daughter
Gladys Condon (born Urquhart)
His daughter
Colin Hopton Martin Urquhart
His son
Hopetoun (Hopton) Urquhart
His father
Maria Urquhart (born Hemson)
His mother
Myra Emma Barnett (born Urquhart)
His sister
George Urquhart
His brother
Alexander Urquhart
His brother
William J Urquhart
His brother
Thomas Walter Urquhart
His brother
Hopton (Hopten) Urquhart
His brother
Grace Bourne Urquhart
His sister
Anne Jackson (born Urquhart)
His sister
Charles Kenneth Urquhart
His brother
Mary Ellen Burton (born Urquhart)
His sister
Edward Warner Urquhart
His brother
Louisa Cochrane (born Urquhart)
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Andrew Urquhart
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James E William Urquhart
His brother
Robert Urquhart
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Isabella Babe (Bella) Kirk (born Urquhart)
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Tar Boy in Shearing Shed - Shearer - In Charge of Shearing Board. He aslo did farm work, road building, bridge construction, fencing, operating farm machinery, driving horse & bullock teams. He perfected a surveyors peg at Quirindi in 1882. Alexander m

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Declared Bankrupt 19/08/1904 in Tamworth occupation at the time publican, Bankruptcy File No 16194

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Death Notes : Northern

Territory Times and Gazette

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Saturday 16 may 1885 Page 2

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A man named John Urqhuart, a drover in the emploooy of the Messrs. Durack, died from fever at hay's and Co store, Leichaidt's Bar, Roer River on the 3 March last.

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john was an explorer he rode 70 miles with a spear in his back

john ( jack ) was a drover his job included droving cattle into the northern territory he wasnt killed by aboriginals but died of malaria and the effects of rum which had been consumed in the belief it mat be the cure

Dennison Diggins was an early name for the Moonan Brook area east of Scone NSW.

Alexander was working before he was 10 years old - tar boy, then shearer, then in charge of the shearing board.

He aslo did farm work, road building, bridge construction, fencing, operating farm machinery, driving horse & bullock teams.

He perfected a surveyors peg at Quirindi in 1882.

Alexander moved to Somerton in 1883 where he had a wheat & sheep farm.

He met & married Clara Verrier in 1896.

They had 2 children Myra Mary (6th January 1897) and Edward (20th January 1898).

Clara died on 25th January 1898.

Baby Edward died on 31st March 1898 - aged 2 months.

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Alexander (37 years old) remarried on 3rd May 1899 in Manilla NSW to Mary Adeline Jones (who was 16 years 7 months at the time).

In 1903 they moved to Glen Innes where they lived in tents at Furracabad.

They moved to Cambooya (north of Warwick) in 1904, and then Inglewood QLD in 1907 where they had a cattle farm.

In 1920 they moved to Cunningham (near Warwick) where he ran the local post office & store.

In 1933 they moved to Kupli (north of Warwick) where he again had a farm.

He finally retired to Warwick where he lived next door to his brother William.

Alexander died on 14th November 1956, aged 93, and was cremated at Mt Thompson Crematorium Brisbane.

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**** Alexanders younger brother Edward Warner Urquhart born in 1877 married Mary's younger sister Harriet Louise Jones born in 1887.

Dennison Diggins was an early name for the Moonan Brook area east of Scone NSW.

Alexander was working before he was 10 years old - tar boy, then shearer, then in charge of the shearing board.

He aslo did farm work, road building, bridge construction, fencing, operating farm machinery, driving horse & bullock teams.

He perfected a surveyors peg at Quirindi in 1882.

Alexander moved to Somerton in 1883 where he had a wheat & sheep farm.

He met & married Clara Verrier in 1896.

They had 2 children Myra Mary (6th January 1897) and Edward (20th January 1898).

Clara died on 25th January 1898.

Baby Edward died on 31st March 1898 - aged 2 months.

Alexander (37 years old) remarried on 3rd May 1899 in Manilla NSW to Mary Adeline Jones (who was 16 years 7 months at the time).

In 1903 they moved to Glen Innes where they lived in tents at Furracabad.

They moved to Cambooya (north of Warwick) in 1904, and then Inglewood QLD in 1907 where they had a cattle farm.

In 1920 they moved to Cunningham (near Warwick) where he ran the local post office & store.

In 1933 they moved to Kupli (north of Warwick) where he again had a farm.

He finally retired to Warwick where he lived next door to his brother William.

Alexander died on 14th November 1956, aged 93, and was cremated at Mt Thompson Crematorium Brisbane.

**** Alexanders younger brother Edward Warner Urquhart born in 1877 married Mary's younger sister Harriet Louise Jones born in 1887.

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