Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Ruth Eileen GRIFFITHSAge: 78 years19001978

Name
Ruth Eileen GRIFFITHS
Given names
Ruth Eileen
Surname
GRIFFITHS
Married name
Ruth Eileen SCHMITZER
Citation details: 9349/1921 SCHMITZER ANGUS GRIFFITHS RUTH E TAREE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Birth about 1900 25 23
Citation details: 27834/1900 GRIFFITHS RUTH I JOHN J ELLEN M C WINGHAM
Birth of a brotherEric Roy GRIFFITHS
about 1903 (Age 3 years)
Citation details: 16507/1903 GRIFFITHS ERIC R JOHN J ELLEN M C TAREE
Birth of a brotherAlbert K GRIFFITHS
about 1905 (Age 5 years)
Citation details: 19133/1905 GRIFFITHS ALBERT K JOHN J ELLEN M C WINGHAM
Birth of a brotherDon Kenneth GRIFFITHS
after 1906 (Age 6 years)

Note: Born after 1906 is an assumption as there is no entry in the NSW Births Index. Probably born after his brother Albert who was born in 1905.
Birth of a sisterQueenie L GRIFFITHS
January 3, 1908 (Age 8 years)
Citation details: 31347/1908 GRIFFITHS QUEENIE L JOHN J ELLEN M C WINGHAM
Death of a maternal grandmotherLouisa STACE
March 26, 1909 (Age 9 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 3438/1909 MCGILVRAY LOUISA JAMES PHILADELPHIA TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 577
Death of a fatherJohn James “Don” GRIFFIS
February 27, 1918 (Age 18 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 2676/1918 GRIFFITHS JOHN J ALEXANDER ELIZABETH J TAREE
Griffiths - John James and Ellen Martha
Griffiths - John James and Ellen Martha

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

MarriageAngus SCHMITZERView this family
about 1921 (Age 21 years)
Citation details: 9349/1921 SCHMITZER ANGUS GRIFFITHS RUTH E TAREE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Birth of a son
#1
Eric Lloyd SCHMITZER
November 15, 1921 (Age 21 years)

Publication: Oxley Island Cemetery
Death of a paternal grandfatherAlexander GRIFFITHS
August 22, 1923 (Age 23 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 601
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 14757/1923 GRIFFITHS ALEXANDER 72 YEARS WINGHAM WINGHAM
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Jane NORTHAM
September 20, 1924 (Age 24 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 497 and 601
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 15055/1924 GRIFFITHS ELIZABETH JAMES ELIZA WINGHAM
Birth of a daughter
#2
Eileen Ruth SCHMITZER
calculated 1928 (Age 28 years)

Citation details: SCOVELL Eileen Ruth Funeral notice 11JUN2012 Death 84 late of Taree Manning River Times (Taree) 15JUN2012
Birth of a son
#3
Kevin Maxwell “Goss” SCHMITZER
January 11, 1929 (Age 29 years)

Citation details: Grave of Kevin Maxwell Schmitzer on Oxley Island
Schmitzer-Kevin Maxwell
Schmitzer-Kevin Maxwell

Note: Photo taken by Stuart Gregory in 2004.

Death of a motherEllen Martha C McGILVRAY
March 3, 1943 (Age 43 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 1511/1943 GRIFFITHS ELLEN MARTHA C ALEXANDER LOUISA CANTERBURY
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 581
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Lorraine Gabrial SCHMITZER
about 1945 (Age 45 years)

Note: DOB by calculation by Lorraine being 11 years old at the date of her death in 1956.
Marriage of a childHenry George SCOVELLEileen Ruth SCHMITZERView this family
about 1948 (Age 48 years)
Citation details: 13944/1948 SCOVELL HENRY GEORGE SCHMITZER EILEEN RUTH TAREE
Quality of data: questionable evidence
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Janette Patricia SCHMITZER
about 1949 (Age 49 years)

Note: DOB by calculation with Janette being 7 years old at the time of her death.
Death of a granddaughterLorraine Gabrial SCHMITZER
June 1, 1956 (Age 56 years)
Address: At the punt
Cause: Accidental drowning
Citation details: 14021/1956 SCHMITZER LORRAINE GABRIEL ERIC LLOYD BETTY AGNES TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Melbourne newspaper 1848-1954
Citation details: 2 June 1956, page 3
Note: The two sisters and their second cousin, the driver of the truck, drown at the same time.
Death of a granddaughterJanette Patricia SCHMITZER
June 1, 1956 (Age 56 years)
Cause: Accidental drowning.
Citation details: 14022/1956 SCHMITZER JANETTE ERIC LLOYD BETTY AGNES TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Melbourne newspaper 1848-1954
Citation details: 2 June 1956, page 3
Note: The two sisters and their second cousin, the driver of the truck Jack Schmitzer and a distant relative, Daryl Greenaway, all drowned.
Death of a brotherMaxwell Clyde GRIFFITHS
about 1957 (Age 57 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 3466/1957 GRIFFITHS MAXWELL CLYDE JOHN JAMES ELLEN MARTHA NEWTOWN
Death of a brotherEric Roy GRIFFITHS
about 1958 (Age 58 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 20561/1958 GRIFFITHS ERIC ROY JOHN ELLEN PARRAMATTA
Death of a brotherDon Kenneth GRIFFITHS
about 1964 (Age 64 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 19847/1964 GRIFFITHS DON KENNETH JOHN JAMES ELLEN MARTHA C HAMILTON
Death July 8, 1978 (Age 78 years)
Citation details: 104603/1978 SCHMITZER RUTH EILEEN JOHN HELEN --
Quality of data: primary evidence
Burial
Address: Row 123
Cemetery: Oxley Island General
Religion: Roman Catholic
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc,Taree, 2007
Schmitzer - Angus and Ruth
Schmitzer - Angus and Ruth

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1897Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
1 year
elder brother
Maxwell Clyde GRIFFITHS
Birth: about 1897 22 20Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1957Newtown, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
herself
4 years
younger brother
Eric Roy GRIFFITHS
Birth: about 1903 28 26Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1958Parramatta, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
Family with Angus SCHMITZER - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: about 1921Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
10 months
son
daughter
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BirthG - Births Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 27834/1900 GRIFFITHS RUTH I JOHN J ELLEN M C WINGHAM
MarriageS - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 9349/1921 SCHMITZER ANGUS GRIFFITHS RUTH E TAREE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
NameMarriages registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 9349/1921 SCHMITZER ANGUS GRIFFITHS RUTH E TAREE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
DeathS - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 104603/1978 SCHMITZER RUTH EILEEN JOHN HELEN --
Quality of data: primary evidence
DeathHeadstone - Schmitzer - Ruth Eileen and Angus
BurialAustralian Cemeteries Index
BurialOxley Island, Mitchell's Island Scott's Creek Cemeteries - Burial Records
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc,Taree, 2007