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Joseph Aloysius ("Joe") Kessey

b. 1899, d. 1970

Family Surname

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Birth

Joseph Aloysius ("Joe") Kessey was born in 1899 in Rockley.1,2,3,4

Parents

FatherJames Kessey (b. 18 June 1858, d. 14 August 1944)
MotherMary Jane Press (b. 24 October 1867, d. 5 March 1951)

Family life

Joseph Aloysius ("Joe") Kessey and Ida Veronica Cooper were married on 30 October 1923 in Wellington.5,6 He and Dorothy Veronica Bent were married in 1938 in Junee.5 He and Ida Veronica Cooper were divorced in February 1938. The grounds for divorce were "desertion".6

Children with Ida Veronica Cooper

DaughterPatricia Mary Kessey (b. 1924)
DaughterBeryl Therese Jean Kessey (b. 1926)
DaughterJoy Valerie Kessey (b. 1929)

Death

Joseph Aloysius ("Joe") Kessey died in 1970 at age ~71 in Junee.7

Citations

  1. [S486] Birth Certificate Vol 1905 No 17192, Halvar Roy Kessey, (6 May 1905), NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages.
  2. [S295] Death Certificate, James Kessey, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, Vol 1944 No 328.
  3. [S296] Death Certificate, Mary Jane Kessey, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, Vol 1951 No 957.
  4. [S610] NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, Index to NSW Births, (Registry of BDM), 6351/1902.
  5. [S611] NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, Index to NSW Marriages, (Registry of BDM), 1377/1892.
  6. [S852] In Divorce, Sydney Morning Herald, part of the "Law Report" column, 12 Feb 1938, p8.
  7. [S612] NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, Index to NSW Deaths, (Registry of BDM).
Last Edited1 November 2018