Frank Hesperion Soden (1880 – 1932)

Frank was born in Bathurst on 04/08/1880.

He married to Mabel Rose Smith in Wellington NSW on 08/01/1903. Mabel was born on 09/01/1884 in Crudine NSW.

They had the following children:

  • Enid Pearl Soden (1903 – 1962)

  • Francis Hesperion Soden (1907 – 1979)

  • Walter W Soden (1909 – 1909)

Mabel died 18/11/1909 in Wellington NSW, shortly after the birth of their son Walter.

HS Soden Mabel and Walter

Frank remarried to Eliza Ann Cosgrove. Eliza was born on 07/07/1886.

They had 1 son:

  • Reginald Soden (1916 – 1962)

Franks died in Dubbo on 06/10/1932.

Eliza died on 01/04/1950 in Dubbo.

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Enid Pearl Soden (1903 – 1962)

Enid was born in Mudgee in 1903.

She married to William Charles Harris in Dubbo on 21/07/1926. William was born in Dubbo on 01/12/1904.

They had 1 daughter:

  • Betty Enid Harris (1928 –        )

Enid died in Sydney in 1962.

Betty Enid Harris (1928 –    ?     )

Betty was born in 1928.

She married to Eric Alexander Seberry in Parramatta on 30/01/1960.

Eric was born in 1926 and he died in West Wyalong on 13/10/1979.

Francis Hesperion Soden (1907 – 1979)

Frank was born in 1907 in Wellington NSW.

He married to Thelma Mae Kennedy (a widow) in Sydney on 31/10/1953. Thelma was born in 1908 in Petersham. She was married before in 1934 in Petersham to William H Palmer.

Frank died in Wenthworthville in 1979.

Thelma died in QEII Hospital, late of Brooklands on 03/10/1998.

Walter W Soden (1909 – 1909)

Walter was born in Wellington NSW on 27/07/1909.

He died, age 16 weeks, on 16/11/1909 in Wellington.

Reginald Soden (1916 – 1962)

Reginald, “Perky” as he was known by, was born in 1916 in Dubbo.

He married to Eileen Sunderland in Dubbo in 1936. Eileen was born in Dubbo on 13/09/1917.

They had 7 children, of whom 3 died in infancy:

  • Judith Anne Soden (1937 –         )
  • Stillborn Female Soden (1940 – 1940)
  • Gloria Dawn Soden (1942 –         )
  • Rodney David Soden (1947 –        )
  • Maureen Helen Soden (1949 –         )
  • Elaine Soden (1951 – 1952)
  • Unnamed Stillborn Soden (1957 – 1957)

Perky died on 12/12/1962 in Dubbo.
Eileen died in Dubbo on 20/05/1985.
Both are buried at Dubbo cemetery.

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