Emma (Adelaide) Kable (1839 – 1920)

Emma was born in Bathurst at “Gorman’s Hill” in about 1839. On her church marriage register, her age was listed as 20 in 1859. There is no birth registration to confirm this.

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She married to Thomas Murphy at Bathurst on 15/02/1859. Thomas J Murphy was born in Parramatta in 1825. He was 34 when he married Emma. Listed on the marriage certificate is his age as 30.

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Thomas Murphy

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The parent’s names and the ages from both are in a different handwriting than the rest of the document. The consent of Emma’s marriage is given by James Byrne ….. and not Emma’s listed father George.​

They had the following children:

  • Marta Jane Murphy (1859 – 1948)

  • Susannah Mary Murphy (1860 – 1936)

  • John S Murphy (1864 – 1928)

  • Thomas George Murphy (1867 – 1903)

  • Martin Murphy (1870 – 1905)

Thomas died in Carcoar on 16/08/1898.

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Lyndhurst Cemetery (photo by B. Kelly)
Taken 6 June 2015, unfortunate condition of grave.

Emma died on 26/09/1920 in Barry, Lindhurst. Only her father’s name George is listed on the death certificate.

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Thomas George Murphy (1867 – 1903)

Thomas was born in 1867 in Blayney.

He died in Carcoar on 07/10/1903. In the family bible his death is written down as 07/10/1904.

Martin Murphy (1870 – 1905)

Martin was born in Bathurst in 1870.

He died on 29/06/1905 in Carcoar.