Mary Delaney married Jessie Burchett in 1873 at O'Connell Plains, they had 10 children 5 males and 5 females. Mary was a farmer's wife who cared for a large family. She died 1908, one of the oldest residents of Tarana and surrounding district. Mary had been suffering for many months from dropsy, but a sudden seizure occurred on Wednesday evening and death was within a few hours. In testimony of the esteem in which deceased was held, a large concourse assembled on Friday afternoon to pay their respects to one who had been amongst them for so long. Much sympathy is expressed for Mr Jesse Burchett and his family. Mary's husband Jesse died 1909 and they were very old residents of Tarana.Deceased who had ailed for some years, became seriously ill some days ago. On admittance to Bathurst Hospital, it was found impossible to operate and he gradually sank. The funeral took place at Mutton Falls.
O'Connell Plains, where Mary & Jesse were married is near Bathurst.
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