Mary Smith1

F, #770, b. 21 October 1919, d. 22 February 2006
Mary Bekis nee Smith 1919-2006
FatherDaniel George Smith1 b. 6 Oct 1888, d. 11 May 1960
MotherEllen Josephine Regent1 b. 13 Aug 1897, d. 29 Aug 1963
RelationshipAunt of Timothy George Sheens
Last Edited9 Feb 2015
Birth*21 October 1919 Moree, NSW2 
Married Name23 May 1936 Hogan3 
Marriage*23 May 1936 St Joachims Church, John & Mills Streets, Lidcombe, NSW;
Groom: Edward Stanley Hogan
Status: Bachelor
Place of Birth: Berala Sydney NSW
Occupation: General Labourer
Age: 20
Usual Residence: Woodburn Road Lidcombe Sydney NSW
Father: William Edward Hogan
Occupation: Painter
Mother: Alice Rufinca Santos

Bride: Mary Smith
Status: Spinster
Place of Birth: Moree NSW
Occupation: Tie Machinist
Age: 16
Usual Residence: Hudson Street Granville Sydney NSW
Father: Daniel George Smith
Occupation: Retired Shearer
Mother: Ellen Josephine Regent

Date of Marriage: 23 May 1936
Place of Marriage: St Joachims Church, John & Mill Streets, Lidcombe, Municipality of Lidcombe NSW
Religion: Roman Catholic
Witnesses: Allan Nolan, Theresa Smith
Minister: Robert McElligott

The consents of William Edward Hogan and Alice Rufinca Hogan were given in writing to the marriage of the bridegroom

The consents of Daniel George Smith and Ellen Josephine Smith were given in writing to the marriage of the bride

This marriage No 9088/36 was dissolved by decree of the Supreme Court of NSW on the 3 Dec 1945; Registered No 795/44; RG Dept No 44M180; Petitioner: Husband; - 29 Jan 1946;Groom=Edward Stanley Hogan3 
Divorce*3 December 1945 NSW;Principal=Edward Stanley Hogan3 
Married Name10 December 1947 Bekis4 
Marriage*10 December 1947 The Court House, Manly, NSW;
Groom: Spiro Begari
Status: Bachelor
Place of Birth: Dervicani Albania
Occupation: Pastrycook
Age: 36
Usual Residence: 8 Whistler Street Manly
Father: Michael Begari (deceased)
Occupation: Café Proprietor
Mother: Mary Mano

Bride: Mary Hogan
Status: Divorced
Place of Birth: Moree NSW
Occupation: Waitress
Age: 28
Usual Residence: 8 Whistler Street Manly
Father: Daniel George Smith
Occupation: Shearer
Mother: Ellen Regent

Date of Marriage: 10 Dec 1947
Place of Marriage: The Court House, Manly, Manly Municipality NSW
Religion: Marriage Act 1899-1934
Witnesses: I Mason, J Mason
Minister: F A Gillespie, District Registrar;Groom=Spiro Bekis4 
Residence*1949 42 Coronation Parade, Enfield, NSW;
Begari, Mary, 42 Coronation parade, home duties5 
Residence1954 Thompson Street, Bulli, NSW;
Begari, Mary, Thompson street, home duties6 
Residence1958 Thompson Street, Bulli, NSW;
Begari, Mary, Thompson street, home duties7 
Death of Father11 May 1960 Repatriation General Hospital, Concord, NSW;
Name: Daniel George Smith
Date of Death: 11 May 1960
Place of Death: Repatriation General Hospital Concord, usual residence 19 Rosedale Street Canley Heights NSW
Occupation: Shearer
Sex: Male
Age: 72
Conjugal Status: Married
Place of Birth: Pallamallawa NSW
Time in Aust Colonies:

Father: George Smith
Occupation: Drover
Mother: Mary Gill

Place of Marriage: Moree NSW
Age at Marriage: 27
Name of Spouse: Ellen Regent
Children of Marriage: Iris M 44, Allen G 42, Mary 41, Theresa 40, Lola 38, Lynette 36, Yvonne 31, Ellen 29, Daniel J 26, Leonard 23 living; none deceased
Informant: Ellen Smith, widow, 19 Rosedale Street Canley Heights

Cause of Death: Cerebral Thrombosis
Length of Illness: Months
Medical Attendant: Keith J Shaw-Smith
Date last seen:

Date of Burial: 12 May 1960
Place of Burial: Roman Catholic Cemetery Rookwood
Minister & Religion: G F Dickinson, Roman Catholic
Undertaker: John Keeler Funeral Services Pty Ltd
Witnesses: F Keeler, D McGhee;Principal=Daniel George Smith8 
Residence*1963 28 Byrd Street, Canley Heights, NSW;
Bekis, Spiro, 28 Byrd street, Canley Heights, cook
Bekis, Mary, 28 Byrd street, Canley Heights, cook
;Principal=Spiro Bekis9 
Death of Mother29 August 1963 8/36 Cavill Street, Harbord, NSW;
Name: Ellen Josephine Smith
Date of Death: 29 Aug 1963
Place of Death: 8/36 Cavill Street Harbord NSW
Occupation:
Sex: Female
Age: 66
Conjugal Status: Widow
Place of Birth: Leichhardt NSW
Time in Aust Colonies:

Father: Joseph Marie Regent
Occupation: Woolclasser
Mother: Helen Leonard

Place of Marriage: Moree NSW
Age at Marriage: 17
Name of Spouse: Daniel George Smith
Children of Marriage: Iris M 48, Allan G 46, Mary 43, Theresa 42, Lola 40, Yvonne F 34, Ellen J 32, Daniel J 29, Leonard J 26 living; none deceased
Informant: D J Smith, son, 44 Osborne Road Manly

Cause of Death: Coronary Occlusion
Length of Illness: Minutes
Medical Attendant: N E Odlum
Date last seen:

Date of Burial: 2 Sep 1963
Place of Burial: Roman Catholic Cemetery at Rookwood
Minister & Religion: J Meaney, Roman Catholic
Undertaker: F Tighe and Co Pty Ltd
Witnesses: C Edmonds, R Tighe
;Principal=Ellen Josephine Smith10
Photo* 11
Mary Bekis
Residence1980 42 Hampshire Crescent, Alexandra Hills, QLD;
Bekis, Spiro Michael, 42 Hampshire Cres, Alex Hls
Mary bekis, 42 Hampshire Cres, Alex Hls;Principal=Spiro Bekis9 
Death of Spouse17 December 1981 QLD;
Aged 69 years;Principal=Spiro Bekis12 
Death*22 February 2006 Trinder Park Rest Home, Woodridge, QLD;
BEKIS, Mary, aged 86 years, late of Trinder Park Rest Home.
Beloved Wife of Spiro (dec'd), loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Nan and Great-Nan.13 
Headstone* Mount Gravatt Cemetery, Mount Gravatt, QLD;

;Principal=Spiro Bekis11
Spiro & Mary Bekis headstone

Family 1

Spiro Bekis d. 17 Dec 1981
Children
  • Peter Bekis12
  • Michael Bekis12
  • Suzanne Bekis12
  • Mary Bekis12
  • John Bekis12
  • Ellen Bekis12

Family 2

Edward Stanley Hogan d. 15 May 1977

Citations

  1. [S107] NSW Death Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), Daniel George Smith.
  2. [S1] Personal knowledge Tim Sheens.
  3. [S109] NSW Marriage Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 9088/1936 Edward Stanley Hogan & Mary Smith.
  4. [S109] NSW Marriage Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 29145/1947 Spiro Begari & Mary Hogan.
  5. [S182] Australian Electoral Rolls, http://www.ancestry.com.au/, Mary Begari 1949.
  6. [S182] Australian Electoral Rolls, http://www.ancestry.com.au/, Mary Begari 1954.
  7. [S182] Australian Electoral Rolls, http://www.ancestry.com.au/, Mary Begari 1958.
  8. [S107] NSW Death Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 11176/1960 Daniel George Smith.
  9. [S182] Australian Electoral Rolls, http://www.ancestry.com.au/
  10. [S107] NSW Death Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 23141/1963 Ellen Josephine Smith.
  11. [S184] Tim Sheens photographs.
  12. [S339] Monumental inscription on the grave of Headstone of Spiro & Mary Bekis.
  13. [S313] The Courier Mail, Death NoticeMary Bekis February 23, 2006.