Ellen Ruby Bowen
(1882 - 1912)
Detailed biographyFor a detailed biography of Ellen Ruby Bowen click here.
BirthEllen was born on 16 September 1882 in Timbrebongie, AustraliaG. Her father was a 29 year old hawker from Bathurst and her mother was 22 years old from Sydney. They lived at Timbrebongie near Dubbo. She had a living brother and sister and a deceased brother.1,2,3,4 She was the daughter of John Henry Bowen and Alice Clarkson Poulton.1,2,3,5,4 As of circa 1904 her married name was Murphy.
Family surnameFor more information about the Bowen surname click here.
DeathShe died at age 29 on 14 April 1912 in Bourke District Hospital, Bourke, AustraliaG. She had been suffering from "enteric fever" for 10 days and a perforated intestine for 2 days.3 She was buried on 15 April 1912 in Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bourke, AustraliaG.3
MarriageShe married George Charles Reed Murphy on 18 October 1905 in St Ignatius Catholic Church, Bourke, AustraliaG.2,3,6
Children of Ellen Ruby Bowen and George Charles Reed Murphy
Life event details
- [S105] BC for Ellen Ruby Bowen, 345/1882, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 23 October 1882.
- [S312] Marriage Certificate for George Charles Reed Murphy and Ellen Ruby Bowen, Number 009105, Volume 1905, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 18 October 1905.
- [S202] Death Certificate for Ellen Ruby Murphy, 004939/1912, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 15 Apr 1912.
- [S220] Oral History provided by Ena Ruby Murphy to Halvene Therese Kessey, 1983. Fleming Family History Archive held by Jim Fleming.
- [S204] Death Certificate for Alice Clarkson Bowen, 022759/1927, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 28 Nov 1927.
- [S308] Death Certificate for George Charles Reed Murphy, 1949/4538 3165, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, Queensland, Australia, unknown file date.
- [S315] Portrait of Bowen family.
- [S205] MC for Halvar Roy Kessey and Ena Ruby Murphy, Number 019996, Volume 1928, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 29 Oct 1928.
Family forebears chart
John Murphy's descendants
Martin Bohan's descendants
John Poulton's descendants