Jim's Genie Jottings

A history of the Fleming, Jolliffe, Kessey and Murphy families of New South Wales - and their forebears

Person Page 3,179

Susannah Waples

b. 4 May 1855, d. 30 July 1927

Person Exhibits

Susan Jolliffe (nee Waples) circa 1909

Detailed biography

For a detailed biography of Susannah Waples click here.

Family surname

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Susannah Waples was born on 4 May 1855 in Berkeley. ||Her father, George Waples, was a Farmer at Berkeley1,2 She was baptized on 19 August 1855. C of E||1,2


FatherGeorge Waples (b. 1807, d. 27 February 1884)
MotherAmelia Carlisle (b. 29 January 1813, d. 2 June 1876)

Family life

James Jolliffe and Susannah Waples were married on 30 December 1878 at St Michael's Church in Wollongong. C of E||He was a widower farmer of Orange; she a spinster farmer's daughter of Mt Kembla.3,2

Children with James Jolliffe (b. about 1849, d. 22 June 1936)

DaughterMary Jolliffe (b. 1876)
DaughterMabel Susan Jolliffe (b. 1877, d. 1964)
SonAlbert Jolliffe (b. 1878)
SonHerbert George Jolliffe (b. after 1880, d. before 1936)
SonWilliam Alexander Jolliffe+ (b. 1881)
SonJames Jolliffe+ (b. 1 January 1883, d. 4 January 1969)
DaughterEmily Jolliffe+ (b. 1884)
SonArthur Jolliffe (b. 1887, d. 29 January 1952)
SonDavid T Jolliffe (b. 1889, d. before 1936)
DaughterMary Jolliffe+ (b. 1890)
DaughterAmelia Jolliffe+ (b. 1892, d. 3 August 1962)
SonAlbert Jolliffe+ (b. 1894)
DaughterElizabeth Jolliffe (b. 1896, d. 1896)
DaughterEileen R Jolliffe+ (b. 1897)


Susannah Waples died on 30 July 1927 at age 72 in Goolagong. ||There is no DC in NSW BDM records! She is buried at Gooloogong


  1. [S284] Baptismal Record: Waples, Susannah, Vol 42, (19 August 1855), NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages
  2. [S418] Unknown, editor, Illawarra Pioneers Pre-1900 (PO Box 310 Wollongong NSW 2520: Illawarra Family History Group Inc, 1988). Hereinafter cited as Illawarra Pioneers Pre-1900.
  3. [S354] Marriage Certificate, James Jolliffe and Susan Waples, 30 December 1878, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW. 1878/5244 (922.)
ReferencesCarlisle clan
Ch Fleming forebears
Ch forebears
Waples clan
Last Edited21 August 2018