Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Ethel Jane Manning COWANAge: 4618821929

Name
Ethel Jane Manning COWAN
Given names
Ethel Jane Manning
Surname
COWAN
Birth April 12, 1882 40 30
Citation details: 18330/1882 COWAN ETHEL M WILLIAM LOUISA J WINGHAM
Death of a paternal grandfatherDavid COWAN
January 26, 1883 (Age 9 months)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 8378/1883 COWAN DAVID JAMES SUSAN WINGHAM
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 759
Cowan - David
Cowan - David

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

Birth of a brotherWilliam COWAN
June 12, 1884 (Age 2)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 684
Citation details: 21673/1884 COWAN WILLIAM WILLIAM LOUISA J WINGHAM
Note: The Pre 1860 Pioneer Register incorrectly shows the birth year for William as 1883.
Death of a fatherWilliam COWAN
September 23, 1884 (Age 2)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 9936/1884 COWAN WILLIAM DAVID ELLEN TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 759
Cowan - William
Cowan - William

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Birth of a half-sisterFanny HEIMANN
about 1885 (Age 2)
Citation details: 11051/1885 HEIMANN FANNY MARTIN FANNY WATERLOO
Marriage of a parentMartin HEIMANNLouisa Jane OAKESView this family
October 10, 1885 (Age 3)
Address: St. Luke's
Citation details: 1577/1885 HEIMANN MARTIN COWAN LOUISA J SYDNEY
Citation details: 24 October 2015
Text:

In part:

"The death certificate (7882/1919) also states she had 3 marriages - Cowan, Heimann & Cummins."

Citation details: 25 October 2015
Text:

In part:

"The marriage of Martin Heimann and Louisa Jane Cowan - 10/10/1885 at St Luke's Church Sydney"

Birth of a half-sisterIrene N HEIMANN
about 1886 (Age 3)
Citation details: 23197/1886 HEIMANN IRENE N MARTIN LOUISA J TAREE
Death of a half-sisterIrene N HEIMANN
about 1887 (Age 4)
Citation details: 9200/1887 HEIMANN IRENE N MARTIN LOUISA J TAREE
Birth of a half-brotherFrancis Leslie HEIMANN
May 28, 1888 (Age 6)
Citation details: 1869/1888 HEIMANN FRANCIS L MARTIN LOUISA J SYDNEY
Citation details: 25 October 2015
Text:

In part:

"Born 28/5/1888 Sydney"

Marriage of a siblingJames Holland SMALLFrances Eliza “Fanny” COWANView this family
about 1888 (Age 5)
Citation details: 1375/1888 SMALL JAMES H COWAN FRANCES E SYDNEY
Birth of a half-brotherFrederick William CUMMINS
about 1890 (Age 7)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 685
Citation details: 25117/1890 CUMMINS FREDERICK W FRANCIS LOUISA J NEWTOWN
Death of a brotherJames Laurie Oakes COWAN
February 13, 1892 (Age 9)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 384
Citation details: 12666/1892 COWAN JAMES L O WILLIAM LOUISA J TAREE
Birth of a half-brotherGeorge Stanley CUMMINS
about June 1892 (Age 10)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 685
Citation details: 999999/1892 189200190 CUMMINS GEORGE S FRANCIS LOUISA J
Marriage of a parentFrancis “Frank” CUMMINSLouisa Jane OAKESView this family
December 21, 1893 (Age 11)
Citation details: 5378/1894 CUMMINS FRANK COWAN LOUISA J NEWTOWN
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 685
Citation details: 24 October 2015
Text:

In part:

"The death certificate (7882/1919) also states she had 3 marriages - Cowan, Heimann & Cummins."

Birth of a half-brotherRichard Thomas D CUMMINS
about 1894 (Age 11)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 685
Citation details: 33213/1894 CUMMINGS RICHARD T D FRANK LOUISA J TAREE
Note: The Pre 1860 Pioneer Register Book 2 at 685 has the year of his birth as 1895.
Marriage of a siblingFrederick W MORTONEllen Mary COWANView this family
April 3, 1894 (Age 11)
Citation details: 34961/1898 MORTON LORNA M FREDERICK W ELLEN M TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 684
Birth of a half-brotherFrancis Neville G CUMMINS
July 10, 1897 (Age 15)
Citation details: 26030/1897 CUMMINS FRANCIS N FRANCIS LOUISA J ST PETERS
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 685
Marriage of a siblingRobert Johnston CADDENRachel Grace COWANView this family
Type: Religious marriage
June 28, 1899 (Age 17)
Address: At Summerhill Sawmill, the residence of the Mother of Rachel.
Citation details: 6679/1899 CADDEN ROBERT J COWAN RACHEL G TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 684 and 694
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Friday 6 August 1937, page 1
Publication: The Wingham Chronicle, previously published as The Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer, is a daily newspaper originally published in Wingham, New South Wales, Australia, now in Pyrmont, New South Wales by Fairfax Media.[1]
Citation details: Saturday 8 July 1899, page 4
Cadden - Cowan - R J and Rachel - Wedding
Cadden - Cowan - R J and Rachel - Wedding

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Marriage of a siblingDavid John COWANEthel Jane RUPRECHTView this family
November 8, 1899 (Age 17)
Citation details: 9031/1899 COWAN DAVID J RUPRECHT ETHEL J TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 447
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 684
Birth Certificate - Cowan - Martin Harold
Birth Certificate - Cowan - Martin Harold

Note: Image kindly provided by Margaret Farr.

Death of a maternal grandmotherFrances Eliza “Fanny” DARGIN
August 9, 1902 (Age 20)
Citation details: 8 December 2015
Text:

In part:

" Frances Eliza Dargin born 1/03/1832 Windsor NSW died 9/08/1902 Lewisham NSW."

Citation details: 10824/1902 COWAN FRANCES E THOMAS PETERSHAM
Marriage of a siblingArthur Stewart Hope BALMAINLouisa Jane Oakes COWANView this family
about 1906 (Age 23)
Citation details: 7106/1906 BALMAIN ARTHUR S H COWAN LOUISA J GLEBE
Marriage of a half-siblingFrancis Leslie HEIMANNSibylla Gertrude PATCHView this family
September 14, 1910 (Age 28)
Citation details: 8864/1910 HEIMANN FRANK L PATCH SIBYLLA G LISMORE
Citation details: 25 October 2015
Text:

In part:

"Married 14/9/1910 Lismore to Sybilla Gertrude Patch"

Marriage of a half-siblingFrederick William CUMMINSSylvia Pearl WARRENView this family
about 1914 (Age 31)
Citation details: 3209/1914 CUMMINS FREDERICK W WARREN SYLVIA P TAREE
Death of a half-brotherFrancis Leslie HEIMANN
May 16, 1915 (Age 33)
Citation details: 8002/1915 HEIMANN FRANCIS L MARTIN LOUISA A
Citation details: 25 October 2015
Text:

In part:

"Died 16/5/1915"

Burial of a half-brotherFrancis Leslie HEIMANN
May 18, 1915 (Age 33)
Religion: Church of England
Citation details: 25 October 2015
Text:

In part:

"Buried 18/5/1915 Church of England Cemetery Dawson"

Death of a half-brotherGeorge Stanley CUMMINS
January 20, 1917 (Age 34)
beneficiary of will: Ethel Jane Manning COWANhalf-sister
military pension recipient: Louisa Jane OAKESmother
Cause: Killed in action
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 685
Text:

Roll of Honour: George Stanley Cummins Service Number: 393

Rank: Private

Unit: 35th Australian Infantry Battalion

Service: Australian Army

Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Date of death: 20 January 1917

Place of death: France

Cause of death: Killed in action

Place of association: Oxley Island New South Wales, Australia

Cemetery or memorial details: Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, Lille, Nord Pas de Calais, France

Source: AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Note: Private in the 35th Battalion of the AIF.
Note: There is no entry for George at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
DeathGeorge Stanley CUMMINS
January 20, 1917 (Age 34)
Occupation
Nurse
July 23, 1917 (Age 35)
Residence July 23, 1917 (Age 35)
Marriage of a half-siblingFrancis Neville G CUMMINSEileen Berlie McKEOUGHView this family
about 1919 (Age 36)
Citation details: 8002/1919 CUMMINS FRANCIS N G NEWELL EILEEN B NEWTOWN
Death of a motherLouisa Jane OAKES
June 24, 1919 (Age 37)
Address: Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Citation details: 7882/1919 CUMMINS LOUISA J (OAKES) 72 YRS NEWTOWN NEWTOWN
Citation details: 24 October 2015
Text:

In part:

"The following is from her death certificate -she died 24/6/1919 Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Camperdown Sydney."

Death of a brotherDavid John COWAN
February 24, 1920 (Age 37)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 4490/1920 COWAN DAVID J WILLIAM JANE TAREE
Cowan - David J
Cowan - David J

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

Marriage of a half-siblingRichard Thomas D CUMMINSLeila B WARRENView this family
about 1921 (Age 38)
Citation details: 12018/1921 CUMMINS RICHARD T D WARREN LEILA B TAREE
Death of a sisterFrances Eliza “Fanny” COWAN
before 1929 (on the date of death)

Publication: Newspaper; Taree; NSW; 1898 - 1954
Citation details: Wednesday 1 May 1929, page 3
Cowan - William - Death Notice
Cowan - William - Death Notice

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Note: The death notice for William, the brother of Frances includes the information that the only surviving members of the family were as listed.
Death before 1929 (Age 46)

Publication: Newspaper NSW : 1843 - 1893
Citation details: Wednesday 1 May 1929, page 3
Cowan - William - Death Notice
Cowan - William - Death Notice

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Note: The death notice for her brother William includes the information that the only surviving members of the family were those siblings listed.
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: July 16, 1868Cooks River, , New South Wales, Australia
10 months
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
15 months
elder brother
James Laurie Oakes COWAN
Birth: September 23, 1872 30 20Cundle Plains, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: February 13, 1892Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
22 months
elder sister
23 months
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
Elizabeth Howe COWAN
Birth: June 14, 1878 36 26Cundle Plains, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1950Wyong, , New South Wales, Australia
22 months
elder sister
2 years
herself
2 years
younger brother
William COWAN
Birth: June 12, 1884 42 32Cundletown, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 29, 1929Parramatta, , New South Wales, Australia
Mother’s family with Martin HEIMANN - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: October 10, 1885Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
Divorce: December 5, 1893
3 months
half-sister
2 years
half-sister
Irene N HEIMANN
Birth: about 1886 33Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1887Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
half-brother
Mother’s family with Francis “Frank” CUMMINS - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: December 21, 1893Newtown, , New South Wales, Australia
-3 years
half-brother
3 years
half-brother
George Stanley CUMMINS
Birth: about June 1892 28 40Cundletown, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: January 20, 1917France
3 years
half-brother
Richard Thomas D CUMMINS
Birth: about 1894 30 41Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1960Hurstville, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
half-brother

BirthC - Births Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 18330/1882 COWAN ETHEL M WILLIAM LOUISA J WINGHAM
OccupationMilitary Record - Cummins - George Stanley
ResidenceMilitary Record - Cummins - George Stanley
DeathNewspaper - The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser
Publication: Newspaper NSW : 1843 - 1893
Citation details: Wednesday 1 May 1929, page 3
Cowan - William - Death Notice
Cowan - William - Death Notice

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