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Margaret Kessey

b. 9 October 1845, d. 14 July 1923
Margaret Haines nee Kessey (1845-)

Family Surname

For more information about the Kessey surname click here.


Margaret Kessey was born on 9 October 1845.1


FatherThomas Cassey (b. 23 March 1794, d. 22 July 1882)
MotherJudith Grady (b. 1815, d. 1 February 1883)

Family life

George Haines and Margaret Kessey were married on 10 March 1879 at St Philip's Church in Sydney.2,3,4,5

Children with George Haines (b. 1840, d. 26 August 1919)

DaughterAlice Jane Haines (b. 2 June 1879, d. 1961)
DaughterEthel May Haines (b. 7 April 1881)
SonAlbert G Haines (b. 1883)
DaughterMinnie Haines (b. 1885)


Margaret Kessey died from arteriosclerosis and cerebral thrombosis on 14 July 1923 at age 77 at 54 Stanley Street in Burwood.4 She was buried on 16 July 1923 at Rookwood Cemetery in Sydney.4


  1. [S403] "Kessey family facts", circa 1991, Gardiner (303 Birdwood Terrace, Toowong Qld 4006), to James Fleming (Sydney); Fleming Family History Archive, Sydney.
  2. [S611] NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, Index to NSW Marriages, (Registry of BDM), 1377/1892.
  3. [S899] Marriage Certificate, George Haines and Margaret Kessey, 10 Mar 1879, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW. 279/1879.
  4. [S900] Death Certificate, Margaret Haines, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, 11768/1923.
  5. [S901] Death Certificate, George Haines, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, 16917/1919.
Last Edited25 October 2018