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Martha Gates Willcox (1874-1944)

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Born 8 Aug 1874 • Tiers, South Australia, Australia 1Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society and ...continue
Married 4 May 1895 • Stirling East, South Australia, Australia 11South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society and Macbeth Genealogical Services, South Australian ...continue
Died 17 Nov 1944 • Kensington, South Australia, Australia 2Cobiac, Anthony Leo, South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society and Macbeth Genealogical ...continue
Buried 18 Nov 1944 • Summertown Cemetery, Summertown, South Australia, Australia 3Adelaide Hills Council. “Martha Willcox”. Cemetery Data. ...continue 4Nancy V. Baldock and Desmond J. Baldock, Burial registers: Norton Summit 1882 -1975, Montacute 1903 ...continue
 
 
Martha was the daughter of Joseph Gates and Winifred Carroll. She was born on 8 August 1874 at Tiers (now known as Crafers).5Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society and ...continue
 
Martha married David Willcox on 4 May 1895 at the Bible Christian Manse, Stirling East. 6South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society and Macbeth Genealogical Services, South Australian ...continue They had a total of nine known children including:

  1. David William Willcox (1895-1917)
  2. Francis Edmund Willcox (1899-1902)

David and Martha’s remaining children are privacy-protected.
 
Martha and David’s son, Dave, died of wounds while serving with the 27th Australian Infantry Battalion in Flanders, Belgium, during World War I. 7David’s war records were originally sourced via the National Archives of Australia (NAA): ...continue 8 David’s Red Cross records were originally sourced via the Australian War Memorial: Australian ...continue He was their oldest child. Their youngest child was only nineteen months old.
 
Martha died on 17 November 1944 at 68 High Street Kensington (a suburb of Adelaide) which was the residence of a privacy-protected daughter. 9Cobiac, Anthony Leo, South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society and Macbeth Genealogical ...continue 10Source withheld as it identifies privacy-protected descendants. She was interred at Summertown Cemetery in the same plot as her deceased husband, David. 12Adelaide Hills Council. “Martha Willcox”. Cemetery Data. ...continue 13Nancy V. Baldock and Desmond J. Baldock, Burial registers: Norton Summit 1882 -1975, Montacute 1903 ...continue 14Source withheld as it identifies privacy-protected descendants.
 
To be continued…15This is a work in progress. Citations and family links are being batch-added to profiles.
 

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1, 5. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society and Macbeth Genealogical Services, South Australian births, registrations 1842 to 1906. South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society; Hampton, Vic.: Macbeth Genealogical Services, Adelaide, S. Aust, 1998.
2, 9. Cobiac, Anthony Leo, South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society and Macbeth Genealogical Services, South Australian deaths registrations 1916 to 1972. South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society; Hampton, Vic.: Macbeth Genealogical Services, Adelaide, S. Aust, 2006.
3, 12. Adelaide Hills Council. “Martha Willcox”. Cemetery Data. http://www.ahc.sa.gov.au/Community/cemeteries/cemetery-data, accessed 5 May 2018.
4, 13. Nancy V. Baldock and Desmond J. Baldock, Burial registers: Norton Summit 1882 -1975, Montacute 1903 – 1974, Summertown 1881 – 1973, Mt Lofty, transcription of registers held by East Torrens Council at Norton Summit, unknown date, unpublished, viewed 2001 at the South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society.
6, 11. South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society and Macbeth Genealogical Services, South Australian marriages registrations 1842 to 1916. South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society; Hampton, Vic.: Macbeth Genealogical Services Pty Ltd, Adelaide, S. Aust, 2001.
7. David’s war records were originally sourced via the National Archives of Australia (NAA): Australian Government, “NAA: B2455, WILLCOX DAVID WILLIAM”, National Archives of Australia, https://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/ViewImage.aspx?B=8389748, accessed 18 April 2007. While still hosted at this location, the NAA and Archives New Zealand have partnered to produce Discovering Anzacs: National Archives of Australia and Archives New Zealand. “David William Willcox”. Discovering Anzacs. https://discoveringanzacs.naa.gov.au/browse/person/360978 , accessed 11 December 2019.
8. David’s Red Cross records were originally sourced via the Australian War Memorial: Australian Red Cross, “Australian Red Cross Wounded and Missing Files: David William Willcox”, Australian War Memorial, https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/R1476217, accessed 18 April 2007. While still hosted at this location, the State Library of South Australia has created an excellent website collating information about service personnel: South Australian Red Cross Information Bureau 1916-1919, “David William Willcox”, State Library of South Australia, https://sarcib.ww1.collections.slsa.sa.gov.au/soldier/david-william-willcox, accessed 11 December 2019.
10, 14. Source withheld as it identifies privacy-protected descendants.
15. This is a work in progress. Citations and family links are being batch-added to profiles.