Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

John William SMITHAge: 5118981949

Name
John William SMITH
Given names
John William
Surname
SMITH
Also known as
John William McLEOD
Birth about 1898
Citation details: 16360/1898 SMITH JOHN W EMILY TAREE
McLeod - Kenneth John and Beryl Eileen
McLeod - Kenneth John and Beryl Eileen

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Marriage of parentsJohn Campbell McLEODEmily SMITHView this family
about 1899 (Age 12 months)
Citation details: 6686/1899 MCLEOD JOHN C SMITH EMILY TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 399 and 643
Death Certificate - McLeod - John Campbell
Death Certificate - McLeod - John Campbell

Note: Image kindly provided by John McLeod.

Birth of a half-brotherGeorge Ernest McLEOD
about 1901 (Age 3)
Citation details: 36330/1901 MCLEOD GEORGE E JOHN C EMILY TAREE
Birth of a brotherGeorge Ernest McLEOD
about 1901 (Age 3)
Citation details: 36330/1901 MCLEOD GEORGE E JOHN C EMILY TAREE
Death of a maternal grandmotherAnn Elizabeth CROSS
June 14, 1916 (Age 18)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 643
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 8485/1916 SMITH ANN JAMES ANN TAREE
Death of a maternal grandmotherAnn Elizabeth CROSS
June 14, 1916 (Age 18)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 643
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 8485/1916 SMITH ANN JAMES ANN TAREE
Death of a maternal grandfatherHenry Hope SMITH
July 11, 1916 (Age 18)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 71 and 643
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 13160/1916 SMITH HENRY H JOHN MARY TAREE
Death of a maternal grandfatherHenry Hope SMITH
July 11, 1916 (Age 18)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 71 and 643
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 13160/1916 SMITH HENRY H JOHN MARY TAREE
MarriageMary May FRANKView this family
about 1921 (Age 23)
Citation details: 3272/1921 MCLEOD JOHN W FRANKS MARY M TAREE
Birth of a son
#1
Kenneth John McLEOD
calculated 1922 (Age 24)

Death Certificate - McLeod - John William
Death Certificate - McLeod - John William

Note: Image kindly provided by John McLeod.

McLeod - Kenneth John and Beryl Eileen
McLeod - Kenneth John and Beryl Eileen

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Note: Kenneth J 27 years was noted as John William's only issue at the time of John's death in 1949. Kenneth was also 53 years of age at the time of his death in 1975.
Death of a fatherJohn Campbell McLEOD
November 10, 1925 (Age 27)
Informant: George Ernest McLEODson
Cause: Pulmonary tuberculosis and asthenia
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 19717/1925 MCLEOD JOHN C NORMAN CHRISTINA TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 399
Death Certificate - McLeod - John Campbell
Death Certificate - McLeod - John Campbell

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Marriage of a parentJohn B LEWISEmily SMITHView this family
about 1928 (Age 30)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 643
Citation details: 10313/1928 LEWIS JOHN B MCLEOD EMILY SYDNEY
Marriage of a parentJohn B LEWISEmily SMITHView this family
about 1928 (Age 30)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 643
Citation details: 10313/1928 LEWIS JOHN B MCLEOD EMILY SYDNEY
Death of a wifeMary May FRANK
May 4, 1946 (Age 48)
Citation details: 14366/1946 MCLEOD MARY MAY JOHN JAMES JOSEPHINE WYONG
Citation details: 23 January 2016
Text:

In part:

"Mary May McLeod Passed away on the 4th May 1946 and is buried in the Church of England section of Morisett Cemetery."

Marriage of a childKenneth John McLEODBeryl Eileen DAYView this family
about 1948 (Age 50)
Citation details: 1027/1948 MACLEOD KENNETH JOHN DAY BERYL EILEEN NEWTOWN
Occupation
Labourer

McLeod - Kenneth John and Beryl Eileen
McLeod - Kenneth John and Beryl Eileen

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foster

Death February 7, 194923:30 (Age 51)
Address: Ross Glen
Cause of death: Suicide
Citation details: 4759/1949 MCLEOD JOHN WILLIAM JOHN CAMPBELL EMILY TAREE
Death Certificate - McLeod - John William
Death Certificate - McLeod - John William

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Inquest
Inquest by Coroner
February 8, 1949 (1 day after death)
Address: Court House Kew
Death Certificate - McLeod - John William
Death Certificate - McLeod - John William

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Citation details: Friday 11 February 1949, page 3
McLeod - John William - Inquest
McLeod - John William - Inquest

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Note: The finding of the Coroner, Mr. T Maloney, was that John died from the severance of the spinal cord through a gunshot wound self inflicted on 7th February 1949.
Burial
Address: Presbyterian portion.
Cemetery: Kendall General
Death Certificate - McLeod - John William
Death Certificate - McLeod - John William

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Family with parents - View this family
mother
himself
Family with foster parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1899Wingham, , New South Wales, Australia
himself
4 years
younger brother
George Ernest McLEOD
Birth: about 1901 25 21Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1968Sutherland, , New South Wales, Australia
Mother’s family with John B LEWIS - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: about 1928Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
Mother’s family with John B LEWIS - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: about 1928Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
Family with Mary May FRANK - View this family
himself
wife
Mary May FRANK
Birth: June 2, 1896 37 40Moorland, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: May 4, 1946Wyong, , New South Wales, Australia
Marriage: about 1921Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
son

BirthBirths registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 16360/1898 SMITH JOHN W EMILY TAREE
BirthHeadstone - McLeod - Kenneth John and Beryl Eileen
McLeod - Kenneth John and Beryl Eileen
McLeod - Kenneth John and Beryl Eileen

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

MarriageMarriages registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 3272/1921 MCLEOD JOHN W FRANKS MARY M TAREE
OccupationHeadstone - McLeod - Kenneth John and Beryl Eileen
McLeod - Kenneth John and Beryl Eileen
McLeod - Kenneth John and Beryl Eileen

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

DeathM - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 4759/1949 MCLEOD JOHN WILLIAM JOHN CAMPBELL EMILY TAREE
DeathDeath Certificate - McLeod - John William
Death Certificate - McLeod - John William
Death Certificate - McLeod - John William

Note: Image kindly provided by John McLeod.

InquestDeath Certificate - McLeod - John William
Death Certificate - McLeod - John William
Death Certificate - McLeod - John William

Note: Image kindly provided by John McLeod.

BurialDeath Certificate - McLeod - John William
Death Certificate - McLeod - John William
Death Certificate - McLeod - John William

Note: Image kindly provided by John McLeod.