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Mary Ann Divine

  • Born: 25 Jan 1831
  • Marriage: William Jones on 1 Nov 1853 in Manse Church Scotland, Geelong
  • Died: 15 Oct 1898, Ballarat East, Vic at age 67
  • Buried: 17 Oct 1898, New Cemetery, Ballarat, Vic

bullet   Cause of her death was Mitral Venosis.


bullet  General Notes:

M.A. Jones (the Daughter of Mary Anne and William) and also Aunty Lou's Mother, had a Bible dated April 1875. Mary Ann was living at Union St Brunswick Melbourne and the bible had the dates of birth of her siblings and the death dates for sister Ellen, mother M.A. Jones and father William Jones.

D/C/ No. 4884 Detail:

Mary Ann Jones, age 68 years
Died - 15 Oct 1898, at 23 Queen Street, Ballarat East
Cause - Mitral Venosis
Parents Names - John Devine, Lighterman, and Helen Devine (maiden surname - Colman)
Informant - William Hayes, 25 Queen Street, Ballarat East (Son-in-law?)
Burial - 17 Oct 1898, New Cemetery, Ballarat - aged 68 years but it was only 67
Birthplace - London, England; about 45 years in Victoria
Marriage Details: Married in Geelong, at age 22 years, to William Jones
Issue: Ellen (deceased), Mary Ann (42 years), Charlotte (40 years), George (38 years), Harriet (36 years), Elizabeth (34 years), Sarah Kate (deceased)

Her time in Victoria indicates she arrived in Victoria at age about 23 in 1853.

(It appears she was living in the Township of Stayley, Parish of Mottram in Longden Dale, Cheshire in Shieffiels Rd in the 1941 census at age 9 with Thomas Chetham a butcher and his wife Mary and family. It indicates she was born in Cheshire, Eng. - Need to check this as age seems a bit low)


Mary married William Jones, son of George Jones and Elizabeth Rogers, on 1 Nov 1853 in Manse Church Scotland, Geelong. (William Jones was born on 1 Aug 1831 in Brabourne, Eng, died on 13 May 1901 in Kensington, Vic and was buried on 15 May 1901 in New Cemetery, Ballarat, Vic.) The cause of his death was Valvular Disease of the Heart (5 years), Dropsy (3 weeks).

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