Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Melita Jane TOWERSAge: 8718841971

Name
Melita Jane TOWERS
Given names
Melita Jane
Surname
TOWERS
Married name
Melita Jane GILL
Birth March 16, 1884 37 31
Citation details: 18100/1884 TOWERS MELITA J HENRY ISABELLA M DUNGOG
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1255
Death of a maternal grandmotherAmelia KINGSTON
December 20, 1884 (Age 9 months)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 8783/1884 BIGNELL AMELIA SAMUEL DIED DUNGOG DUNGOG
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 721
Birth of a sisterEmily F TOWERS
about 1886 (Age 21 months)
Citation details: 23115/1886 TOWERS EMILY F HENRY ISABELLA M TAREE
Birth of a brotherArthur E TOWERS
about 1888 (Age 3)
Citation details: 24327/1888 TOWERS ARTHUR E HENRY ISABELLA M TAREE
Birth of a brotherHenry George L TOWERS
about 1891 (Age 6)
Citation details: 34182/1891 TOWERS HENRY G L HENRY ISABELLA M TAREE
Marriage of a siblingFrancis “Frank” TOWERSAnnie Maria BIGNELLView this family
May 9, 1891 (Age 7)
Citation details: 7566/1891 TOWERS FRANK BIGNELL ANNIE M TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth FLETCHER
December 26, 1892 (Age 8)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 5058/1892 TOWERS ELIZABETH GEORGE MARY DUNGOG
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1256
Birth of a brotherClarence Bignell TOWERS
about 1893 (Age 8)
Citation details: 34981/1893 TOWERS CLARENCE B HENRY ISABELLA M TAREE
Marriage of a siblingHenry WARRENElizabeth TOWERSView this family
about 1893 (Age 8)
Citation details: 6916/1893 WARREN HENRY TOWERS ELIZABETH TAREE
Marriage of a siblingGeorge FRITZEdith TOWERSView this family
about 1896 (Age 11)
Citation details: 8242/1896 FRITZ GEORGE TOWERS EDITH TAREE
Marriage of a siblingWilliam James GILLAmelia TOWERSView this family
February 9, 1899 (Age 14)
Citation details: 1916/1899 GILL JAMES W TOWERS AMELIA TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 862 and 1255
Marriage of a siblingGeorge BAINESEmily F TOWERSView this family
about 1900 (Age 15)
Citation details: 9704/1900 BAINES GEORGE TOWERS EMILY F TAREE
Marriage of a siblingAlfred Stanley TOWERSEmelia Alice SEABORNView this family
about 1904 (Age 19)
Citation details: 561/1904 TOWERS STANLEY SEABORN EMELIA A SYDNEY
MarriageAlfred Charles GILLView this family
April 10, 1906 (Age 22)
Citation details: 5477/1906 GILL ALFRED C TOWERS MELITA J TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 862 and 1255
Death of a brotherAlfred Stanley TOWERS
April 19, 1906 (Age 22)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 6810/1906 TOWERS ALFRED S HENRY ISABELLA TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1255
Marriage of a siblingThomas TOWERSMary GIBSONView this family
about 1907 (Age 22)
Citation details: 8832/1907 TOWERS THOMAS GIBSON MARY TAREE
Death of a brotherWilliam Henry James TOWERS
March 14, 1908 (Age 23)
Cause: Drowning
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 3413/1908 TOWERS WILLIAM H J HENRY ISABELLA M TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1255
Marriage of a siblingJohn CRAWFORDEmily F TOWERSView this family
about 1913 (Age 28)
Citation details: 13970/1913 CRAWFORD JOHN BAINES EMILY F PORT MACQUARIE
Marriage of a siblingClarence Bignell TOWERSDora POLAKView this family
about 1917 (Age 32)

Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1255
Marriage of a siblingArthur E TOWERSMary J SALTERView this family
about 1918 (Age 33)
Citation details: 9844/1918 TOWERS ARTHUR E SALTER MARY J TAREE
Marriage of a siblingHenry George L TOWERSMargaret Ann V COWANView this family
about 1920 (Age 35)
Citation details: 11895/1920 TOWERS HENRY G COWAN MARGARET A V MOSMAN
Death of a motherIsabella Matilda BIGNELL
March 5, 1926 (Age 41)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 3741/1926 TOWERS ISABELLA M JAMES AMELIA TAREE
Death of a brotherFrancis “Frank” TOWERS
August 22, 1926 (Age 42)
Cause: Killed by falling tree
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 16515/1926 TOWERS FRANK HENRY ISABELLA TAREE
Note: Sydney Morning Herald of 30 August 1926.
Death of a sisterEdith TOWERS
March 23, 1933 (Age 49)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 4768/1933 FRITZ EDITH HENRY ISABELLA TAREE
Death of a fatherHenry George TOWERS
February 25, 1935 (Age 50)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1256
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 4191/1935 TOWERS HENRY THOMAS 88 YRS TAREE TAREE
Note: His headstone has his DOD as 26th February.
Death of a brotherThomas TOWERS
September 13, 1953 (Age 69)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1255
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 19177/1953 TOWERS THOMAS HENRY ISABELL PORT MACQUARIE
Death of a husbandAlfred Charles GILL
November 15, 1955 (Age 71)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 32495/1955 GILL ALFRED CHARLES C ALBERT JAMES SARAH JANE PORT MACQUARIE
Death of a sisterAmelia TOWERS
July 30, 1960 (Age 76)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 27441/1960 GILL AMELIA HENRY ISABELL PORT MACQUARIE
Death of a brotherArthur E TOWERS
about 1961 (Age 76)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 22992/1961 TOWERS ARTHUR EDWARD HENRY GEORGE BELLA TAREE
Death of a sisterElizabeth TOWERS
about 1965 (Age 80)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 29221/1965 WARREN ELIZABETH HENRY ISABELLA BANKSTOWN
Death July 11, 1971 (Age 87)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 56089/1971 GILL MELITA JANE HARRY ISABELLA PORT MACQUARIE
Burial
Address: Presbyterian portion
Cemetery: Kendall General
Gill - Alfred Charles and Melita Jane
Gill - Alfred Charles and Melita Jane

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

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: November 20, 1869Bandon Grove, , New South Wales, Australia
13 months
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
4 years
elder brother
William Henry James TOWERS
Birth: about 1874 27 21Dungog, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: March 14, 1908Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
21 months
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
Alfred Stanley TOWERS
Birth: about 1877 30 24Dungog, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 19, 1906Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
Amelia TOWERS
Birth: December 15, 1881 35 29Bandon Grove, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 30, 1960Port Macquarie, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
herself
Melita Jane TOWERS
Birth: March 16, 1884 37 31Bandon Grove, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 11, 1971Port Macquarie, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Arthur E TOWERS
Birth: about 1888 41 35Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1961Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
younger brother
Henry George L TOWERS
Birth: about 1891 44 38Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 29, 1973Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger brother
Family with Alfred Charles GILL - View this family
husband
Alfred Charles GILL
Birth: August 14, 1866 22 24Woodville, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: November 15, 1955Port Macquarie, , New South Wales, Australia
herself
Melita Jane TOWERS
Birth: March 16, 1884 37 31Bandon Grove, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 11, 1971Port Macquarie, , New South Wales, Australia
Marriage: April 10, 1906Cattai Creek, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthBirths registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 18100/1884 TOWERS MELITA J HENRY ISABELLA M DUNGOG
BirthPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1255
MarriageMarriages registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 5477/1906 GILL ALFRED C TOWERS MELITA J TAREE
MarriagePre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 862 and 1255
DeathDeaths Registered in New South Wales
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 56089/1971 GILL MELITA JANE HARRY ISABELLA PORT MACQUARIE
DeathAustralian Cemeteries Index
BurialAustralian Cemeteries Index