Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

May Elizabeth HOLDENAge: 69 years19041973

Name
May Elizabeth HOLDEN
Given names
May Elizabeth
Surname
HOLDEN
Married name
May Elizabeth WEST
Birth April 21, 1904 28 29
Citation details: HOLDEN MAY E 17042/1904  CHARLES MARGARET J TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a brotherArtie M HOLDEN
April 21, 1904
Citation details: HOLDEN ARTIE M 17043/1904  CHARLES MARGARET J TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a brotherArtie M HOLDEN
about 1904
Citation details: HOLDEN ARTIE M 11236/1904  CHARLES MARGARET J TAREE
Birth of a brotherAndrew Boyle HOLDEN
January 5, 1906 (Age 20 months)
Citation details: HOLDEN ANDREW B 8229/1906  CHARLES MARGARET J TAREE
Birth of a brotherKeith HOLDEN
about 1908 (Age 3 years)
Citation details: HOLDEN KEITH 30056/1908  CHARLES MARGARET J TAREE
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth RYAN
about 1908 (Age 3 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 3412/1908 SMAILLS ELIZABETH THOMAS ELIZABETH TAREE
Birth of a brotherCecil HOLDEN
February 26, 1913 (Age 8 years)
Citation details: HOLDEN CECIL 21305/1913  CHARLES MARGARET J TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Note: The service record for Cecil has his birth day as the 25th.
Birth of a brotherEric HOLDEN
about 1915 (Age 10 years)
Citation details: HOLDEN ERIC 49730/1915  CHARLES MARGARET J TAREE
Death of a brotherWilliam Frederick Hamlet HOLDEN
October 13, 1917 (Age 13 years)
Cause: Killed in action
Citation details: 22 February 2020
Text:

"Son of Charles & Margaret Jane Holden nee Smaills/Smailes b. 1897 Tinonee, NSW d. 13 October 1917 Passchendale, France Ypres Menin Gate Memorial Private #2084 3/34th Battalion A.I.F."

Note: Served in England, France and Belgium. Wounded twice before being killed in action.
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames SMAILLS
October 7, 1919 (Age 15 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 26190/1919 SMAILIS JAMES JAMES MARGARET TAREE
Smaills - James
Smaills - James

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MarriageJohn WESTView this family
about 1923 (Age 18 years)
Citation details: 15928/1923 WEST JOHN HOLDEN MAY E TAREE
Marriage of a siblingEdward James “Pat” HOLDENIvy May MILLSView this family
about 1925 (Age 20 years)
Citation details: 3075/1925  HOLDEN EDWARD J MILLS IVY M NEWCASTLE
Marriage of a siblingAndrew Boyle HOLDENMary Myrtle CHARLESWORTHView this family
about 1925 (Age 20 years)
Citation details: 7818/1925  HOLDEN ANDREW B CHARLESWORTH MARY M TAREE
Marriage of a siblingKeith HOLDENDoris Raynor DELANEYView this family
about 1930 (Age 25 years)
Citation details: 16609/1930 HOLDEN KEITH DELANEY DORIS R TAREE
Marriage of a siblingCecil HOLDENJean Melba COOPERView this family
July 13, 1935 (Age 31 years)
Citation details: 15838/1935 HOLDEN CECIL COOPER JEAN M KEMPSEY
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Death of a brotherEdward James “Pat” HOLDEN
February 12, 1938 (Age 33 years)
Citation details: HOLDEN EDWARD JAMES 1174/1938  CHARLES MARGARET JANE PORT MACQUARIE
Marriage of a siblingEric HOLDENPhyllis Udorah GILFILLANView this family
about 1939 (Age 34 years)
Citation details: 4595/1939 HOLDEN ERIC GILFILLAN PHYLLIS UDORAH TAREE
Death of a motherMargaret Jane SMAILLS
March 9, 1957 (Age 52 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 4902/1957 HOLDEN MARGARET JANE JAMES ELIZABETH TAREE
Holden - Charles and Margaret Jane
Holden - Charles and Margaret Jane

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Death of a fatherCharles HOLDEN
July 12, 1960 (Age 56 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 21631/1960 HOLDEN CHARLES WILLIAM JANE TAREE
Holden - Charles and Margaret Jane
Holden - Charles and Margaret Jane

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

Death of a husbandJohn WEST
July 27, 1962 (Age 58 years)
Citation details: WEST JOHN 27608/1962 ISAAC JANE TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a brotherKeith HOLDEN
July 28, 1968 (Age 64 years)
Citation details: HOLDEN KEITH 26882/1968  CHARLES MARGARET TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a brotherEric HOLDEN
May 19, 1969 (Age 65 years)
Citation details: HOLDEN ERIC 18034/1969  CHARLES MARGARET TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death September 3, 1973 (Age 69 years)
Citation details: WEST MAY ELIZABETH 59394/1973 CHARLES MARGARET BURWOOD
Quality of data: primary evidence
Burial
Address: Row 137
West - John and May Elizabeth
West - John and May Elizabeth

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Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1897Taree, New South Wales, Australia
1 year
elder brother
Australian Army CrestWilliam Frederick Hamlet HOLDEN
Birth: about 1897 21 22Tinonee, New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 13, 1917Belgium
3 years
elder brother
Edward James “Pat” HOLDEN
Birth: about 1899 23 24Taree, New South Wales, Australia
Death: February 12, 1938Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
elder brother
3 years
twin brother
Artie M HOLDEN
Birth: April 21, 1904 28 29Taree, New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1904Taree, New South Wales, Australia
herself
May Elizabeth HOLDEN
Birth: April 21, 1904 28 29Taree, New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 3, 1973Burwood, New South Wales, Australia
21 months
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
Keith HOLDEN
Birth: about 1908 32 33Taree, New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 28, 1968Taree, New South Wales, Australia
5 years
younger brother
Australian Army CrestCecil HOLDEN
Birth: February 26, 1913 37 38Tinonee, New South Wales, Australia
Death: January 31, 1983New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger brother
Eric HOLDEN
Birth: about 1915 39 40Taree, New South Wales, Australia
Death: May 19, 1969Taree, New South Wales, Australia
sister
Private
Family with John WEST - View this family
husband
John WEST
Birth: about 1896 34Stroud, New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 27, 1962Taree, New South Wales, Australia
herself
May Elizabeth HOLDEN
Birth: April 21, 1904 28 29Taree, New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 3, 1973Burwood, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage: about 1923Taree, New South Wales, Australia

BirthH - Births Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: HOLDEN MAY E 17042/1904  CHARLES MARGARET J TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
MarriageW - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 15928/1923 WEST JOHN HOLDEN MAY E TAREE
DeathW - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: WEST MAY ELIZABETH 59394/1973 CHARLES MARGARET BURWOOD
Quality of data: primary evidence
DeathHeadstone - West - John and May Elizabeth
BurialWeb Site - Australian Cemeteries Index