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John Horace Press Kessey

b. 1902, d. 1974

Family Surname

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Birth

John Horace Press Kessey was born in 1902. The surname on the birth certificate is spelt KESSY.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

John Horace Press Kessey and Cynthia Veronica Collins were married in 1925 in Orange.5,6

Children with Cynthia Veronica Collins (b. 1906, d. 24 February 2001)

SonNoel James Kessey+
SonHorace Merlyn Kessey+ (b. 1928, d. 12 January 2015)

Death

John Horace Press Kessey died in 1974 at age ~72.7 He was buried on 29 January 1974 at Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park in Matraville.8

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. [S529] Joanne Kessey, e-mail message from email address to Jim Fleming, 10 May 2005. Hereinafter cited as "E: Joanne Kessey 2005 0510".
  6. [S611] NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, Index to NSW Marriages, (Registry of BDM), 1377/1892.
  7. [S612] NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, Index to NSW Deaths, (Registry of BDM).
  8. [S903] David C Blake, L: Eastern Suburbs MemoriaL Park to Dawn Doab, Military Road, Matraville: Eastern Suburbs Memorial park, 17 Jan 1993, to Dawn Doab.
Last Edited1 November 2018