EDDY, John
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EDDY, Mary


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WALKER, John Thomas

EDDY, Mary

  • Born: 12 Jun 1851, Adelaide
  • Marriage: WALKER, John Thomas on 20 Aug 1872 in Res of Mrs Eddy, Wistow Dist Mt Barker
  • Died: 6 Feb 1892, North Adelaide South Australia at age 40 2
  • Buried: 8 Feb 1892, West Terrace Cemetery

bullet  General Notes:

South Australian Births - Index of Registrations 1842-1906

"EDDY Mary (F) 12 Jun 1851 (not recorded) dist Ade Par John EDDY & Grace MICHELL b3p234".

South Australian Deaths - Index of Registrations 1842-1915
"WALKER Mary (F) 41y of North Adelaide 6 Feb 1892 at North Adelaide rel John WALKER (H) dist Ade b200 p145".

THE ADVERTISER Mon 8th February 1892
"The friends of Mr JOHN T WALKER are respectfully informed that the Remains of his late WIFE (Mary) will be removed from his residence, Bohm terrace, 68 Archer street, North Adelaide, THIS DAY at 3.00pm., for interment in the West terrace Cemetery.
39 T. RODGERS, Undertaker".

Death Certificate - dated 11th Feb 1892
"6th February 1892 Mary Walker, Female 41 years wife of John Walker, Gentleman of Archer Street "Cerebral Apoplexy Coma" at Archer Street, Macdonnell Ward, North Adelaide. Undertakers Assistants: Arthur D. Le Cornu & John Le Cornu."

Extracts from the Burra Record relating to the Walker Family
10 Feb. 1892, page 2
Mary Walker, wife of John Thomas Walker died suddenly at Archer St North Adelaide on 6 February of paralysis of the brain. She was 41 and leaves a husband and nine children. [Page 3 adds that she was the wife of a respected townsman now residing in Adelaide.] [Born Mary Eddy 12 June 1851.]"

Grave Site:

The grave of Mary WALKER is Pz WW,, 5 at West Terrace Cemetery.
Turn left immediately behind main building. CMW


Mary married John Thomas WALKER, son of William WALKER and Isabella (Mary) OTTER, on 20 Aug 1872 in Res of Mrs Eddy, Wistow Dist Mt Barker. (John Thomas WALKER was born on 11 Mar 1848 in UK, died on 14 Jul 1925 in North Adelaide South Australia and was buried on 16 Jul 1925 in West Terrace Cemetery.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

South Australian Marriages - Index of Registrations 1917-1937

"WALKER John Thomas 24y S(f William WALKER)m 20 Aug 1872 EDDY Mary 21y S (f John EDDY) at res of Mrs Eddy Wistow dist Mtb b92 p402".

The entry from the "Marriages" page of the family bible of William and Isabella Walker reads:
" John Thomas Walker & Mary Eddy was married at my house near Redhill 1881".
It appears William Walker may have recorded this entry after the event. John T & Mary were married in 1872 at Wistow. CW May 2007.

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