Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Absalom-Jack

John Cedric “Jack” ABSALOMAge: 8619172004

Name
John Cedric “Jack” ABSALOM
Given names
John Cedric
Nickname
Jack
Surname
ABSALOM
Birth August 19, 1917 36 31
Absalom - John Cedric
Absalom - John Cedric

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

Birth of a brotherLeonard Henry “Harry” ABSALOM
January 14, 1920 (Age 2)
Publication: Faye & Dick James and Lynne & Doug Absalom (1977)
Quality of data: 5
Citation details: Army Service Records
Death of a maternal grandfatherAndrew Julius JOHNSON
February 16, 1923 (Age 5)
Citation details: 1661/1923 JOHNSON ANDREW J --- ANN BALMAIN SOUTH
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Faye & Dick James and Lynne & Doug Absalom (1977)
Birth of a sisterMary Ida ABSALOM
1924 (Age 6)
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Birth of a brotherRonald ABSALOM
1927 (Age 9)
Publication: Faye & Dick James and Lynne & Doug Absalom (1977)
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Marriage of a siblingSidney John MOUNSERVera Agnes ABSALOMView this family
December 19, 1928 (Age 11)
Citation details: 1862/1929 MOUNSER SIDNEY J ABSALOM VERA A BURWOOD
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Marriage of a siblingDenis Francis SHANNONDorothy Eileen ABSALOMView this family
Type: Religious marriage
August 16, 1930 (Age 12)
Address: St. Charles' Church
Religion: Roman Catholic
Citation details: 10632/1930 SHANNON DENIS F ABSALOM DOROTHY E RYDE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Newspaper; Sydney NSW; 1850 - 1932
Citation details: Thursday 18 September 1930, page 4
Marriage of a siblingJames Edward DONOHUELorna Hastings ABSALOMView this family
about 1936 (Age 18)
Citation details: 17034/1936 DONOHUE JAMES EDWARD ABSALOM LORNA HASTINGS SYDNEY
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Death of a sisterDorothy Eileen ABSALOM
about 1938 (Age 20)
Publication: Faye & Dick James and Lynne & Doug Absalom (1977)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 23386/1939 SHANNON DOROTHY EILEEN GEORGE CHRISTINA PETERSHAM
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Ann O'CONNOR
December 15, 1942 (Age 25)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 26656/1942 JOHNSON MARY ANN JOHN ANNIE GRANVILLE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Faye & Dick James and Lynne & Doug Absalom (1977)
Religious marriageBetsy Jean “Betty or Topsy” SHEPHERDView this family
February 26, 1944 (Age 26)
Address: St. Phillips Presbyterian Church,
Citation details: 1975/1944 ABSALOM JOHN CEDRIC SHEPHERD BETSY JEAN CANTERBURY
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Note:
Publication: Faye and Dick James and Lynne and Doug Absalom, 2002
Note: The wedding was time for 5:30 pm. Best man was Bill Erickson and the bridesmaid was Betty Zucker. Ross Cameron gave the bride away.
Absalom-Shepherd
Absalom-Shepherd

Note: John Cedric "Jack" ABSALOM and Betsy Jean SHEPHERD


Absalom-Shepherd
Absalom-Shepherd

Note: Wedding of Jack Absalom and Betsy Shepherd. L to R: Bill Hudson; Betsy; Agnes and Robert Blyton.

Marriage of a siblingLeonard Henry “Harry” ABSALOMNoelene Hannah Edith MORRISEYView this family
about 1944 (Age 26)
Citation details: 1454/1944 ABSALOM LEONARD HENRY MORRISSEY NOELENE HANNAH EDITH BANKSTOWN
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Marriage of a siblingJames William “Jim” ABSALOMThelma Mary Daphne ROWSELLView this family
about 1945 (Age 27)
Citation details: 7317/1945 ABSALOM JAMES WILLIAM ROWSELL THELMA MARY DAPHNE ASHFIELD
Text:

And also this entry with the same reference number:

7317/1945 ABSALOM JAMES WILLIAM GOODSON THELMA MARY DAPHNE ASHFIELD

Marriage of a siblingErrol George “Rip” ABSALOMMary Teresa DALYView this family
about 1946 (Age 28)
Citation details: 11682/1946 ABSALOM ERROL GEORGE DALY MARY GRANVILLE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Death of a fatherGeorge ABSALOM
December 18, 1950 (Age 33)
Citation details: 26610/1950 ABSALOM GEORGE JAMES LOUISA PARRAMATTA
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Faye & Dick James and Lynne & Doug Absalom (1977)
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Death of a brotherErrol George “Rip” ABSALOM
September 6, 1951 (Age 34)
Address: Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 17585/1951 ABSALOM ERROL GEORGE GEORGE CHRISTINA MARY IDA NEWTOWN
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Faye and Dick James and Lynne and Doug Absalom, 2002
Occupation
express train driver

Employer: NSW Railways
ResidenceBetsy Jean “Betty or Topsy” SHEPHERDView this family
their own residence at
March 31, 1955 (Age 37)
Address: 33 Wynter Street
Text:

At the time of the distribution of the estate of Josephine Murdoch.

Wynter Street, Taree
Wynter Street, Taree

Note: Jack and Betsy's house in Wynter Street, Taree

Death of a brotherLeonard Henry “Harry” ABSALOM
August 27, 1963 (Age 46)
Citation details: 26294/1963 ABSALOM LEONARD HENRY GEORGE CHRISTINA MARY I BURWOOD
Quality of data: primary evidence
Burial of a brotherLeonard Henry “Harry” ABSALOM
August 30, 1963 (Age 46)
Address: M2 17, 3238
Cemetery: Rookwood Necropolis
Religion: Roman Catholic
Text:

Absalom Leonard H 30 Aug 1963 43 Rookwood Catholic NSW M2 17, 3238

ResidenceBetsy Jean “Betty or Topsy” SHEPHERDView this family
In their own homw at
after 1966 (Age 48)
Address: 11 McLennan Street
Note: This was Betsy and Jack's home in Taree.
11 McLennan Street
11 McLennan Street

Note: This was the home of Jack and Betty Absalom

Death of a brotherJames William “Jim” ABSALOM
about 1970 (Age 52)
Publication: Faye and Dick James and Lynne and Doug Absalom, 2002
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 14328/1970 ABSALOM JAMES WILLIAM GEORGE CHRISTINA MARY PARRAMATTA
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Death of a sisterLorna Hastings ABSALOM
about 1974 (Age 56)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 17056/1974 DONOHUE LORNA HASTINGS GEORGE CHRISTINE IDA
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Death of a motherChristina Mary Ida JOHNSON
September 14, 1978 (Age 61)
Address: Parramatta Hospital
Cause: Pneumonia
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 23803/1978 ABSALOM CHRISTINA MARY ANDREW MARY ANN
Publication: Faye & Dick James and Lynne & Doug Absalom (1977)
AnniversaryBetsy Jean “Betty or Topsy” SHEPHERDView this family
50th wedding
February 1994 (Age 76)
Note: Cutting the celebratory cake on their 50th wedding anniversary held at their home in McLennan Street, Taree.
Absalom-Jack and Betsy
Absalom-Jack and Betsy

Note: Jack and Betsy ABSALOM

Death of a sisterVera Agnes ABSALOM
November 13, 1995 (Age 78)
Publication: Faye and Dick James and Lynne and Doug Absalom, 2002
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Birthday Anniversary
85th birthday at his home
August 2002 (Age 84)
Address: 11 McLennan Street
Note: Doug and Lyn and their children were there as well as Faye and Dick James. Doug and Dick completed a book on Jack and Bets life story and family history. This was presented to them on this occasion.
Note: Betsy and Jack's home in Taree.
Death of a sisterMary Ida ABSALOM
2003 (Age 85)
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Death of a brotherRonald ABSALOM
about 2003 (Age 85)
Text:

Betsy told Annette that they had received a telephone cal l from the Public Trustee in Queensland looking for next of kin of Ronald.

Quality of data: secondary evidence
Note: Apparently died in a caravan park.
Death August 13, 2004 (Age 86)
Address: John Hunter Hospital
Cause of death: Aneurysm of the aorta artery and subsequent pneumonia
Absalom - John Cedric
Absalom - John Cedric

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

Note: Taken from Taree Hospital to John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle where he was operated upon on several occasions. The main operation being the insertion of a stent in his aorta. He developed pneumonia and was unable to breathe without a ventilator.The family reluctantly decided to turn off the ventilator on the day of his death.
Cremation August 18, 2004 (5 days after death)
Address: RGdn1 1-67D
Cemetery: Manning Great Lakes Memorial Gardens
Publication: Published on Thursday 9 March, 2000
Note: At the cremation service:

Funeral of John Cedric ABSALOM.
Funeral of John Cedric ABSALOM.

Note: At Manning Great Lakes and Memorial Gardens, Pampoolah. L to R Lauren, David and Betty Absalom, ?, Gordon Fullerton, Lynne Absalom and Lyn Fullerton.



Absalom - John Cedric
Absalom - John Cedric

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

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: May 25, 1904Port Macquarie, , New South Wales, Australia
7 months
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
Vera Agnes ABSALOM
Birth: November 5, 1906 25 20Port Macquarie, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: November 13, 1995Thornleigh, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
4 years
himself
Absalom-JackJohn Cedric “Jack” ABSALOM
Birth: August 19, 1917 36 31Port Macquarie, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 13, 2004Newcastle, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger brother
Leonard Henry “Harry” ABSALOM
Birth: January 14, 1920 39 34Port Macquarie, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 27, 1963Burwood, , New South Wales, Australia
5 years
younger sister
Mary Ida ABSALOM
Birth: 1924 43 38Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: 2003Warilla, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
younger brother
Ronald ABSALOM
Birth: 1927 46 41Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 2003Warwick, , Queensland, Australia
Family with Betsy Jean “Betty or Topsy” SHEPHERD - View this family
himself
Absalom-JackJohn Cedric “Jack” ABSALOM
Birth: August 19, 1917 36 31Port Macquarie, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 13, 2004Newcastle, , New South Wales, Australia
wife
Marriage: February 26, 1944Campsie, , New South Wales, Australia
son
Private
daughter
Private

BirthAbsalom Descendant Listing
BirthHeadstone - Absalom - John Cedric
Absalom - John Cedric
Absalom - John Cedric

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

MarriageWedding Invitation - Absalom - Shepherd
MarriageMarriages registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 1975/1944 ABSALOM JOHN CEDRIC SHEPHERD BETSY JEAN CANTERBURY
Quality of data: secondary evidence
ResidenceEstate of Josephine Murdoch Dec'd.
Text:

At the time of the distribution of the estate of Josephine Murdoch.

Birthday AnniversaryBetty Absalom - Personal knowledge
DeathHeadstone - Absalom - John Cedric
Absalom - John Cedric
Absalom - John Cedric

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

DeathAnnette Gregory - Personal knowledge
CremationMemorial Book - John Cedric Absalom
CremationManning Great Lakes Extra
Publication: Published on Thursday 9 March, 2000
CremationManning Great Lakes Memorial Gardens