Mary Ann Margaret Gill1

F, #46, b. 23 October 1862, d. 10 September 1929
Mary Ann Margaret Smith nee Gill 1862-1929
FatherMatthew James Gill1 b. 6 Jun 1834, d. 6 Mar 1903
MotherMary Ann Herps1 b. 19 Mar 1838
RelationshipGreat-grandmother of Timothy George Sheens
ChartsAncestors of Timothy George Sheens
Last Edited9 Feb 2015
Birth*23 October 1862 Lachlan River, 2 miles from Forbes, NSW;
Name: Mary Ann Margaret Gill
Sex of Child: Girl
Date of Birth: 23/10/1862
Place: Lachlan river, 2 miles from Forbes NSW

Father: Matthew Gill
Occupation: Splitter
Birthplace: Hawkesbury NSW
Age: 29

Date of Marriage: 1855
Place of Marriage: Hawkesbury NSW

Mother: Mary Ann Harps
Birthplace: Hawkesbury NSW
Age: 24

Previous issue: 1 boy, 2 girls living; 1 girl deceased

Informant: Matthew Gill, father, Lachlan River, near Forbes

Informant: Matthew Gill, father, Lachlan River, near Forbes
Present at Birth: Mrs West
Registered: 1/12/1862 Forbes1 
Birth of Son1881 Warialda, NSW;son of George & Mary Ann Smith;Principal=Walter John Smith2 
Married Name31 March 1881 Smith3 
Marriage*31 March 1881 St Mark's Church, Bingara, NSW;
Groom: George Smith
Status: Widower
Place of Birth: Not Stated
Occupation: Farmer
Age: Not Stated
Usual Residence: Inverell
Father: Not Stated
Occupation: Not Stated
Mother: Not Stated

Bride: Mary Ann Gill
Status: Spinster
Place of Birth: Not Stated
Occupation: Not Stated
Age: Not Stated
Usual Residence: Bingera
Father: Not Stated
Occupation: Not Stated
Mother: Not Stated

Date of Marriage: 31/3/1881
Place of Marriage: St Marks Church Bingera, District of Warialda NSW
Religion: Church of England
Witnesses: Matthew James Gill, Harriet Thompson
Minister: A Brown

The consent of Matthew Gill, father of the bride, was given to the marriage;Groom=George Smith3 
Birth of Daughter1883 Inverell, NSW;daughter of George & Mary Ann Smith;Principal=Alice Elizabeth Smith4 
Birth of Daughter1884 Inverell, NSW;daughter of George & Mary Ann Smith;Principal=Ann Selina Smith5 
Birth of Daughter1886 Moree, NSW;Principal=Ethel Maud Smith6 
Birth of Son6 October 1888 Pallamallawa, NSW;
Name: Daniel George Smith
Sex of Child: Male
Date of Birth: 6th October 1888
Place: Pallamallawa

Father: George Smith
Occupation: Laborer
Birthplace: Scone
Age: 38

Date of Marriage: 31st March 1881
Place of Marriage: Bingera

Mother: Mary Ann Margaret Gill
Birthplace: Lachlan
Age: 25

Previous Issue: 3 males & 3 females living

Informant: George Smith, father, Pallamallawa
Witnesses: Mrs Gough
Registered: 7th December 1888 Moree;Principal=Daniel George Smith7 
Birth of Daughter1890 Moree, NSW;Principal=Ruby Pearl Smith8 
Birth of Daughter1891 Moree, NSW;Principal=Florence Smith9 
Birth of Daughter1892 Moree, NSW;Principal=Martha May Smith10 
Birth of Daughter1894 Moree, NSW;Principal=Ada Eunice Smith11 
Birth of Son1895 Moree, NSW;Principal=Roland S Smith12 
Death of Son1896 Moree, NSW;Principal=Roland S Smith13 
Birth of Daughter1897 Moree, NSW;Principal=Marion Cecilia Smith14 
Birth of Son1899 Moree, NSW;Principal=Thomas Rowland Smith15 
Birth of Daughter1900 Moree, NSW;Principal=Ivy E Smith16 
Death of Daughter1901 Moree, NSW;Principal=Ivy E Smith17 
Death of Father6 March 1903 Western Suburbs Cottage Hospital, Enfield, NSW;
Name: Matthew Gill
Date of Death: 6/3/1903
Place: Western Suburbs Cottage Hospital Enfield; taken from Short Street Homebush NSW
Occupation: Drover
Sex: Male
Age: 69
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: Colo, near Richmond NSW
Time in Aust Colonies:

Father: Laurence Gill
Occupation: Farmer
Mother: Emma (surname unknown)

Place of Marriage: Colo NSW
Age at Marriage: About 21
Name of Spouse: Mary Ann Harps
Children of Marriage: Matthew 46, Letitia 42, Mary A 40, Emma 38, John 36, Harriet 34, Martha 30, living; 2 females deceased
Informant: Elsie J Cribb, Neice (sic), Short Street Homebush

Cause of Death: Morbus Cordis, Dropsy, Pneumonia
Length of Illness: About 1 month
Medical Attendant: Dr Mark W Trail
Date Last Seen: 6/3/1903

Date of Burial: 7/3/1903
Place of Burial: Rookwood Church of England Cemetery
Minister & Religion: F C Williams, Church of England
Undertaker: Thomas Crisford
Witnesses: William Charles Cribb, George Bressington

Registered: 7/3/1903 Burwood;Principal=Matthew James Gill18 
Birth of Son1905 Warialda, NSW;Principal=Cyril Norman Smith19 
Birth of Son1906 Moree, NSW;Principal=Colin William Henry Smith20 
Death*10 September 1929 Chester Street, Moree, NSW;
Name: Mary Ann Margaret Smith
Date of Death: 10/9/1929
Place: Chester Street Moree Municipality NSW
Occupation: Nurse
Sex: Female
Age: 66
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: Lachlan River NSW
Time in Aust Colonies:

Father: Matthew John Gill
Occupation: Labourer
Mother: Mary Ann (Surname not stated)

Place of Marriage: Bingara NSW
Age at Marriage: 17
Name of Spouse: George Smith
Children of Marriage: Walter J 48, Alice E 46, Ann S 44, Ethel M 43, Daniel G 40, Ruby P 39, Florence 38, Martha M 36, Ada U 35, Marian C 32, Thomas R 30, Cyril N 24, Colin W H 23, living; 1 male, 1 female deceased
Informant: Walter Williams, son-in-law, Moree

Cause of Death: Cerebral Haemorrhage
Length of Illness:
Medical Attendant: G T Hunter
Date Last Seen: 10/9/1929

Date of Burial: 12/9/1929
Place of Burial: Church of England Cemetery Moree
Minister & Religion: Charles E Hulley, Church of England
Undertaker: W J Trenchard
Witnesses H Hoffman, R D Graham
Registered: 11/9/1929 Moree21 
Obituary*12 September 1929 "The Moree Gwydir Examiner", NSW;
Mrs. Mary Ann (Nurse) Smith, wife of Mr. G. Smith, passed away on Tuesday night at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. W. Williams, Chester Street, Moree. The deceased, who was 86 ye ars of age was widely known and highly respected. Born at Gulgong, on the Lachlan River, the late Mrs. Smith went to reside at Pallamallawa when quite a young woman. After spending a number of years there, she then came to Moree where she had resided for the past 20 years. Besides a husband, six sons and seven daughters survive her. The former are Messrs. Daniel (Sydney), Roley (Gunnedah), Walter (Newcastle), Colin, Norman and Len. (Moree), and the latter Mrs. W. Mace (Sydney), Mrs. H. Mace (Queensland), Mrs. McKenzie (Q.), Mrs. W. Williams (Moree), Mrs. W. Reynolds (Moree), Mrs. Coppock (Moree), Mrs. Connolly (Tamworth), Mrs. J. J. Daley (Pallamallawa). The funeral took place this (Thursday) morning, the remains being interred in the Church of England portion of the cemetery. Rev. C. E. Hulley administered the last sad rites.22 
Probate*9 October 1929 NSW;
162001 SMITH MARY ANNE MARGARET late of Moree Married Woman
9th October, 1929. On this date, Letters of Administration of the estate of the above-named deceased were granted to Cyril Norman Smith of Moree, hop Assistant, a son of the said deceased. Intestate died on the 10th day of September, 1929. Estate sworn at £985.19.0. Net.23 


George Smith b. 1851, d. 30 Oct 1940


  1. [S110] NSW Birth Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 10046/1862 Mary A M Gill.
  2. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 17061/1881 Walter John Smith.
  3. [S109] NSW Marriage Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 4123/1881 George Smith & Mary Ann Gill.
  4. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 21446/1883 Alice Elizabeth Smith.
  5. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 23320/1884 Ann Selina Smith.
  6. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 22513/1886 Ethel M Smith.
  7. [S111] NSW Birth Certificate, 23702/1888 Daniel G Smith.
  8. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 22369/1890 Ruby P Smith.
  9. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 22579/1891 Florence Smith.
  10. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 23110/1892 Martha M Smith.
  11. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 21513/1894 Ada E Smith.
  12. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 34329/1895 Roland S Smith.
  13. [S11] NSW Death Index, 1481/1896 Roland S Smith.
  14. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 4901/1897 Marion C Smith.
  15. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 4884/1899 Thomas R Smith.
  16. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 33203/1900 Ivy E Smith.
  17. [S11] NSW Death Index, 6041/1901 Ivy E Smith.
  18. [S107] NSW Death Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 1079/1903 Matthew Gill.
  19. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 8726/1905 Cyril N Smith.
  20. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 15561/1906 Colin W H Smith.
  21. [S107] NSW Death Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 14661/1929 Mary A M Smith.
  22. [S154] Australian Newspapers,, The Moree Gwydir Examiner, Thursday, September 12, 1929.
  23. [S377] NSW Will Books, 1800-1952, online, Mary Ann Margaret Smith 1940.
  24. [S13] NSW Birth Index, Ethel M Smith.