Sarah Anderson

Sarah ANDERSON                                             Thomas Albert EVISON

  1. 2nd November 1850                                              b. 1859

at Jamberoo, NSW                                                      at Shoalhaven, NSW

  1. 28th April 1911                                                         d. 10th April 1880

at Meroo, NSW                                                             at Macleay River, NSW

 

Sarah and Thomas EVISON married in 1879 at Shoalhaven. Thomas was the son of James Evison and Rebecca Piper. Sarah had already had a daughter named Jane Ellen Anderson, who was not the child of Thomas Evison. Together Sarah and Thomas Evison had a daughter named Elizabeth Rebecca Evison.

Sarah and Thomas lived at Bellingen. Thomas was killed at Sunny Corner, about 16km from Bellingen, the year after his marriage to Sarah. He was buried on the hill going up to the hospital and the grave is unmarked.

From the Armidale Express and New England General Advertiser - Friday 23 July 1880

From the Armidale Express and New England General Advertiser – Friday 23 July 1880

Sarah returned to the South Coast and on the 10th September 1890 married John PESTELL, the son of Joseph and Catherine PESTELL. Sarah died at Meroo on the 28th April 1911 and John later died in 1914 at Nowra.