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Philip Joseph Kessey

b. 1 October 1860, d. 17 November 1934

Family Surname

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Birth

Philip Joseph Kessey was born on 1 October 1860 in Brisbane Valley.1,2,3,4,5

Parents

FatherJohn Kessey (b. 1836, d. 18 March 1902)
MotherMary Ann Hanrahan (b. August 1828, d. 16 August 1907)

Family life

Philip Joseph Kessey and Elizabeth O'Neill were married in 1888 in Bathurst.6 He and Rose Williams were married in 1908 in Oberon.6

Children with Elizabeth O'Neill (b. circa 1865, d. 2 April 1907)

SonJames Daniel Bede Kessey+ (b. 1889, d. 1954)
DaughterTeresa R Kessey (b. 1892)
SonPhilip Earl Kessey+ (b. 1894, d. 1955)
DaughterSybil Kessey+ (b. 1895)
DaughterEna Maria Kessey+ (b. 1896)
SonJohn Searl Kessey+ (b. 1898, d. 1961)
SonGordon Joseph Kessey+ (b. 1901, d. 1973)

Children with Rose Williams (b. 1865, d. 1955)

DaughterMary D I Kessey (b. 1909)
SonKeith Joseph Kessey (b. 1910, d. 13 March 1940)
SonEdward T Kessey (b. 1912, d. 1912)
DaughterMona F Kessey (b. 1917)

Residence information

Philip Joseph Kessey lived at Black Springs (new) cemetery in Black Springs, NSWG, in 1881.7 He lived at Wattle Park in Black Springs, NSWG, on 31 March 1901, census night. The household comprised 4 males and 3 females.8 He and Rose Williams lived at Hillsbury in Lyndhurst, NSW, in 1913.9 He and Rose Williams lived according to the Electoral Roll at Hillsbury in Black Springs, NSWG, in 1934.10

Death

Philip Joseph Kessey died on 17 November 1934 at age 74 in Oberon. He had been at his son's home for the evening meal. He collapsed while he was sitting near the table and talking to the children. Dr Perkins decided that he had died from natural causes.11,12 He was buried on 17 November 1934 at Black Springs (new) cemetery in Black Springs. Row RC, Plot L1.13

Citations

  1. [S453] Death Certificate, John Kessey, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, Vol 1902 No 2534.
  2. [S463] Death Certificate, Mary Ann Kessey, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, Vol 1907 No 10401.
  3. [S781] Birth Certificate Vol 1860 No 5016, Philip Kessey, (30 June 1858), NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages.
  4. [S804] Ancestry.com, Australia, Birth Index, 1788-1922
  5. [S610] NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, Index to NSW Births, (Registry of BDM), 6351/1902.
  6. [S611] NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, Index to NSW Marriages, (Registry of BDM), 1377/1892.
  7. [S884] Various, Sands' Country Directory (Sydney: John Sands Ltd, 1881).
  8. [S800] John Kessey, 31 Mar 1901 Census NSW, NSW, Swallow's Nest, Archives Office.
  9. [S841] All, 1913 Electoral Roll, Kingswood, Hillsbury, Archives Office of NSW.
  10. [S842] Kessey, 1934 Electoral Roll, Kingswood, Oberon, Archives Office of NSW.
  11. [S612] NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, Index to NSW Deaths, (Registry of BDM).
  12. [S883] Aged Man's Death, Bathurst Times, part of the "Oberon" column, 20 Nov 1934.
  13. [S890] Various, Australian Cemeteries Index, (Reg & Jean McDonnell).
Last Edited21 October 2018