May Edward (Ted) Joseph

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Type of person Individual
Date of birth 18 MAR 1875
Place of birth Wallaroo Mines, South Australia, Australia


Date of death 10 JUN 1950
Place of decease Gawler, South Australia

Edward Joseph May

Parents:

Joseph May (1844 – 1922)

Eliza Swift (1844–1918)

Spouse:

Mary Florence Thompson (1872-1910): Marriage 9 June 1900: Adelaide, South Australia. 1

Children: Donelda May (1910-1910)


Spouse:

Mary Ann Richards (1876-1960): Marriage 30 Sep 1916: Adelaide, South Australia. 2


Old Identity Passes.

An old identity of Gawler, Mr. Edward Joseph May, of Thirteenth Street, Gawler West, passed away in hospital on Saturday morning at the age of 75 years. The late Mr. May was an engineer by trade and worked at May Bros. foundry until it closed in 1923.

He came to Gawler from Wallaroo Mines with his parents when only a lad and lived in Gawler from then on, with the exception of a 12-month period at Broken Hill. Greatly interested in band work, he was a member for many years of the Phoenix Brass Band, and as such took part in competitions at Ballarat. His wife, a sister of the Town Clerk (Mr. F.J. Richards) survives.

The remains were privately interred at Willaston Cemetery on Monday afternoon. Rev. F. W. Brasher officiating at the graveside.3

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[Researched by Allen Tiller]

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