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Sarah Ann Grimmett (b. 05 May 1860, d. 01 Sep 1911)Sarah Ann Grimmett (daughter of James Grimmett Snr and Maria Harris) was born 05 May 1860 in Laanecoorie Victoria71, and died 01 Sep 1911 in Bendigo Victoria72.She married John Griffiths on 26 Aug 1882 in Wesleyan Parsonage, Charlton73, son of Thomas Bowen Griffiths and Mary Daniel.
Notes for Sarah Ann Grimmett:
1860Born at Laaencoorie, Victoria32 kms north west of Maldon and 45 kms north west of Castlemaine
Sarah Ann was known as Sarah Jane.
1882 26/8 (age 22) married John Griffiths at Charlton at the Wesleyan Parish - spinster
Father James Grimmett Senior, Farmer
Sarah Ann was 4 months pregnant when she and John married.
John took Sarah Ann to the Coonooer property to live with his parents Thomas and Mary.
1883 5/1 Sophia their only child was born
1883 (23yo) Thomas bought the Coonooer property in the name of Thomas Bowen Griffiths and sons.
1899 ? (39yo) Sarah not on Federal Referendum electoral roll at Yawong only Thomas at Coonooer East.
? Does only the head of the household have a Referendum vote?
1903 - ? Sarah (43yo) is not listed on electoral roll,just John (47yo), Mary (72yo) and Thomas (77yo) all at Yawong
? 1904 (44yo) Daughter Sophia (21yo) called Sophy married Sorin J Sorinsen in Sydney
? OR Sophia married Hilton Sorenson. She lived in NSW had daughter Lorraine who became an Olympic SwimmingMedal winner in the 1956 Olympics under he married name Lorraine Crappe.
1909 (49yo) Sarah in Electoral Roll at Yawong (No. 448) as well as husband John (53yo), Thomas (83yo) and Mary (81yo)
1911 (51yo)Sarah Ann died and was buried at St Arnaud
Death Certificate indicate:
When and where died:1st September 1911Prattle St Bendigo, County of Bendigo, Yawong
Wife of grazier
Female 51 years (Sophia was 28 yo)
Father and Mother: James Grimmett Farmer and Maria Grimmett formerly Harris.
Date and where death was registered:4th September 1911, Bendigo.
Buried 4 September 1911 St Arnaud Cemetery
Minister Rev F E Denard, Methodist
Where born, How long in the Australian States:Born Laancoorie, Vicotria, 20 years in NSW, 31 years in Victoria.
Where married, at what age and to whom: Charlton, 22 years, to John Griffiths
Issue: Sophia, 28 years
More About Sarah Ann Grimmett:
Burial: 02 Sep 1911, St Arnaud Cemetery M9/42H.74
Electoral Roll: 1909, Wimmera, State Korong, SubDiv Charlton, Home Duties (Ref 448).
Property: 1909, Yawong, near St Arnaud Vic. & husband John, Thomas Bowen & Mary.
More About Sarah Ann Grimmett and John Griffiths:
Marriage: 26 Aug 1882, Wesleyan Parsonage, Charlton.75
Children of Sarah Ann Grimmett and John Griffiths are:
- +Sophia Griffiths, b. 07 Jan 1883, Charlton Vic.