John (1st) Spicer was born in the Hawskbury River area.
Mr. John (1st) Spicer of Murrumburra died on 11th at Goulburn, ot the age of 88 years. Deceased was born on the Hawkesbury River later coming to Tumut, thence to Providence Flat, between Adaminaby and Kiandra, where he was renowned as a timber splitter after residing there for several years he took up a small holding at Tarcutta and later came to Cooma, where he carried on woodcutting and general work.
Mrs. Spicer died 10 years since at Cooma, and soon after the death of his wife Mr. Spicer went to live with bis daughters, Mrs. Corbett and Mrs Fuller, then of Tumut.
During the last 4 years he lived at Murrumburrah with the abovementioned daughters.
The late Mr. Spicer was highly respected, possessing a strong constitution be preferred to walk from his home at Providence to Cooma. or elsewhere, than ride in a vehicle. His remains were brought to Cooma on the 12th by train and taken to St. Patrick's Church where a service was held.
The interment took place at the Mittagang Cemetery, his grave being next to that of Mrs Spicer.
Very Rev. Dean Norris conducted the burial service,
Mr. J. F. Allen carrying out the funeral arrangements.
He is survived by two sons, John (2nd) of West Blowering, and Edward of Tamworth; and five daughters -
Mrs F Stapleton of Merrylands,
Mrs. Fuller and
Mrs. Corbett of Murrumburrah,
Mrs. Woodbridge of Tumut. and
Mrs. McArdell of Windsor.
There are 27 grandchildren children and one great grandchild. - (Ref- The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser (NSW : 1862 - 1931)(about) Previous issue Friday 14 June 1929 Page 2).
In 1876 Mr John (1st) SPICER married Miss Hannah Holland MALLON in Tumut, NSW - (Ref - NSW BDM 4306)
In 1919 the record shows a Hannah SPICER as dying in Cooma, NSW - (Ref - NSW BDM 8695/1919)
1. In 1877 John (2nd) SPICER was born in Tumut, NSW parents JOHN & HANNAH H - (Ref - NSW BDM 21580/1877) Then in 1908 married Miss Martha WOODBRIDGE in Wagga Wagga, NSW - (Ref - NSW BDM 2916)
2. 1880 Rebecca Mary was born in Tumut, NSW parents JOHN & HANNAH - (Ref - NSW BDM 25519/1880) The 1936 NSW Elect Roll shows her as living in West Blowering and employed as Home Duties - (Ref 1936 Elect Roll - Then in 1939 she married James William BOLGER in Tumut, NSW - (Ref- NSW BDM 23126/1939).
3. 1882 Agnes Spicer was born in Tumut, NSW parents JOHN & HANNAH - (Ref - NSW BDM 28541/1882).
4. 1886 Edward George SPICER was born was born in Cooma, NSW - (Ref- NSW BDM 26665/1886) and died in 1962 in Chatswood, Sydney. - (Ref- NSW BDM 5064/1962) - Newspaper Veteran's Death A first war veteran at Kingswood passed away on January 2, 1962, in a Repatriation hospital after a, long- illness. He was Mr. Edward George Spicer, aged 75 years. The burial took place at Penrith general cemetery after a service at St. Nicholas' Church, Penrith. He is survived by his wife and family. - He married in 1921 in Sydney to Miss Lillias M BASSANO. - (Ref- NSW BDM 4676/1921).
5. Ellen Spicer was born in 1878 in Tumut parents JOHN & HANNAH HOLLAND - (Ref- NSW BDM 23139/1878).
6. Joanna Spicer was born in 1878 in Tumut parents JOHN & HANNAH HOLLAND - (Ref- NSW BDM 23140/1878).
On Thursday, at St. Paul's Church of England, Adelong (which was beautifully decorated for the occasion), the wedding took place of Johanna, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs John Spicer, Tumbarumba, and Albert, younger son of Mr. and Mrs. John Fuller, of Adelong Crossing. Rev. H. E. Lewin officiated.
The bride wore a charming gown of cream ivy silk, draped with beautiful Limerick lace with sprays of orange blossoms, and caught at the waist with large silk tassels. Her veil (the gift of her sister) was also of Limerick lace, and she wore a gold brooch and carried a boquet of white flowers (gift of the bridegroom).
The bridesmaids were Miss Mary Fuller and Miss Mary Whittiker (cousins of the bridegroom), who wore white silk dresses with silver trimmings and white silk hats with cream lace rosettes and bunches of violets.
The two train-bearers were Miss Sophia Fuller and Miss Ettie Whittiker. They wore dainty white frocks, with white satin bands and rosettes in their hair.
Mr. John Fuller (brother of the bridegroom) was best man.
After the ceremony the party drove to Adelong Crossing where the wedding breakfast was served at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. John Fuller, the parents of the bridegroom, who also celebrated their golden wedding on the same occasion, having been married fifty years on that day. About a hundred couples sat down to breakfast.
The happy young couple were the recipients of a valuable collection of presents, and also Mr. and Mrs. John Fuller sr. Mr. J. Brocco presided, and, in brief terms, proposed the health of the bride and bridegroom, congratulating the happy pair on their union. The bridegroom responding, then proposed the toast of the bridesmaids, Mr. John Fuller responding on their behalf. Several other toasts were proposed and duly honored.
About six o'clock in the evening an adjournment was made to the hall, where some sixty couples tripped the light fantastic until daylight, when all wended their way homewards, after having had a most enjoyable time.
The following is the list of presents received:—
Barge crew (Adelong Crossing), silver cruet and egg stand
Mrs G W Whittiker, pair of vases
Miss Roots, pair vases
Mrs Antill, silver jam dish
Miss Sheather, pair vases
Mr A Elhick, sugar basin
Miss Annie Elphick, butter basin
Miss Sarah Chalker, biscuit barrel.
Miss Luff, fruit dish
Mr W Watson (Donkey Hill), silver butter basin
Mr W Luff, pair vases
Mrs Luff, pair bronze vases
Mr W Bibo, biscuit barrell
Mrs Chalker, silver tray
Mrs Walsh, butter basin
Mr and Mrs Manns, pair butter basins
Miss Clarke, butter basin
Mrs J Hardwick, cups and saucers
Mrs Walsh, floral cheese dish
Mrs J Brocco, fancy tea pot
Miss Gardiner, pair ornaments
Mrs Whittiker, pair vases
Mrs Stapleton, pair vases
Mrs J Neaves, pair cake dishes
Mr and Mrs Clark, pair vases
Mrs J C Bradley, pair picture frames, pillow shams and bed-spread
Mrs H Antill, pair photo frames
Miss Ada Sheather, butter dish
Mr Tom Fuller, jug and pair glasses
Miss D Sheather,, half-a-dozen egg cups
Mr Gittoes, silver butter dish
Miss N Thompson, jam dishes
Miss Doreen Stapleton, box perfumery
Mr Leo Fuller, ruby cut-glass butter basin
Mrs Boon, pair vases Mrs R Neave, tea pot
Mrs John Perkins silver butter dish
Mrs Jamieson, fruit dish
Mr Robertson, half-a-dozen plates, basin and jug and glass jam dish
Mr J Hastie, sugar basin
Mr A Clark, pair ruby vases
Mrs Sheather, pair vases
Miss Franklin, butter basin
Mrs Luff, butter basin
Mrs E Luff, pair toilet glasses
Miss Franklin, glass butter dish
Mrs W J Lufl, opal fruit dish
Miss Mary Whittiker, pair vases
Miss B Spicer, silver and oak butter dish
Mrs D Hogan, jug and sugar basin
Miss E Cark, silver butter dish
Mr Hasler, butter basin and sugar basin
Mrs W Argaet, cups and saucers and bread and butter plates.
Mr W Spicer, biscuit barrell
Mr and Mrs W Robertson, shaving mug and salad bowl
Mr and Mrs Davis, silver fruit stand and tea pot and jug
Mr J Milles, biscuit barrell and pair silver jam dishes
Theo Miller, tea pot
Mr Arnold Miller, jam dish
Mr Al Miller, biscuit barrell
Mr J Woodbridge, half-a-dozen silver tea spoons
Mrs Manns, half-a-dozen knives and forks
Mrs Clark, butter dish
Miss Bradley jewelcase, butter and jam dish
Miss Dooley, jug
Miss Elphick, fruit dish
Mrs J Fuller, clock and vases
Mrs J Cupitt, sugar basin
Following is a list of the presents received bv Mr and Mrs John Fuller Sr. :—
Mrs James Fuller, "Golden Wedding" cake
Mr Theo Miller, tobacco pouch
Mrs Sheather, cigarette tray
Mrs W Luff, pair vases;
Mrs J Hardwck, tea pot
Mrs R Clark, tea pot
Mr R J Whittiker, pair jam dishes
Mrs and Miss Luff, opal fruit dishes
Miss Roots, ruby butter dish
Mr G Ellis, silver salt cellars
Mrs Antlill sr., breakfast cruet.
Mrs Hamilton, silver tray
Miss Ella Roots, half-a-dozen egg cups and butterdish
Miss Edie Franklin, butter dish
Mrs Joe Luff, honey jar
Mrs A. H Antill, clock
Mrs G Sheather, honey jar
Mr A Clark, picture frames
Mr Leslie Fuller, silver tray
Mr and Mrs J C Fuller, pair fancy cups
Mrs John Perkins, silver butter basin - (Ref- The Tumut Advocate and Farmers & Settlers' Adviser (NSW : 1903 - 1925)(about) Previous issue Tuesday 13 June 1911 Page 2).
7. Flora Spicer was born in 1879 in Tumut parents JOHN & HANNAH - (Ref- NSW BDM 24350/1879). Wagga Wagga. (From Our Own Corresnondent) Tuesday. November 18 -
A wedding took place at Lower Tarcutta on November 2, the contracting parties being Mr. Arthur James Wpodbridge; eldest son of Mr. Alfred Woodbridge of Lower Tarcutta, and Miss Florence Spicer second daughter of Mr John Spicer of Tumbarumba. - (Ref- Albury Banner and Wodonga Express (NSW : 1896 - 1939)(about) Previous issue Friday 18 November 1910 Page 18). - In 1910 married Mr Arthur J WOODBRIDGE SPICER in ADELONG NSW - (Ref- NSW BDM 11183/1910.)
1898 - Land in the Cool Country. Cooma, Monday.-
Owing to the severity of the season in the Lower Riverina, there are numerous inquiries in the Cooma district for summer grazing areas on the mountains.
The sale of several annual occupation licenses for the mountain country in Kiandra and Jindabyne districts took place at the Crown Lands Office to day. There were bidders from Hay, Yass, Narrandera, and various parts of Monaro. There was good competition for several blocks. Seventeen in all were submitted, ranging from 1460 to 5900 acres in extent. The Kiandra blocks (about 6000 acres) were occured by
Mr. A. B, Trigg, of Yass, for £60.
S. Ryrie secured 2500 acres, five miles from Kiandra, at the upset price of £6 2s Gd ;
Mr. J. Spicer, of Kiandra, 2700 acres, six miles from Kiandra, at £5 2s, the upset price; - (Ref- Goulburn Evening Penny Post (NSW : 1881 - 1940)(about) Previous issue Saturday 5 November 1898 Page 7).
- APPROVAL OP ANNUAL LEASE APPLICATIONS.- The applications for Annual Lease hcreuoder specified have been ap proved :- LAND DISTRICT of COOMA.
- No. 32675, John Spicer, West Denison, Adaminaby, 1260 acres, parish Nungar, county Wallace, annual rent £8. - (Ref- The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser (NSW : 1862 - 1931)(about) Previous issue Friday 5 May 1905 Page 2).
Gazette Notices. -
Sale at the lands office, Tumut, on Weduesday, llth December. Country-lots: — Approval of Annual Lease applications:— John Spicer, 330 acres, p Tarcutta, c Wynyard; annual- rent,:£1/14/5.. - (Ref- The Tumut Advocate and Farmers & Settlers' Adviser (NSW : 1903 - 1925)(about) Previous issue Tuesday 5 November 1907 Page 2).
ALF. E. WALLIS & CO. PRIVATE SALES. ALF. E. Wallis and Co., Albury and Wagga, report having sold privately during the month of January,
456 ewes a/c T. Ingram, Tarcuta Hoad;
474 ewes, a/c Frank Post, Pullitop;
ewes, a/c D. U. Tovey, The Rock;
93 ewes, a/c J. M'Geachy, Cross Roads;
400 2 and 4 tooth ewes, a'c C. Hills. Coppabella;
985 wethers, a/c D. Conroy, The Koek;
857 ewes a/c Keane Bros., Colombo Plains;
1224 merino wethers, a/c Lloyd and Brunskill, Wagga.
190 ewes, a/c W. Mallon, Wagga; 912 we thers Messrs. Lloyd Bros., Westbrook;
215 lambs, a/c W. Mallon, Wagga;
49 Lincoln stud rams, a/c (t. Waddol, Bethungra;
8 cows, a/-; J. James, Wagga;
39 bullocks, a/c Thos. Quilty. Carboona;
20 cows and calves, a/c John Spicer, Tumbarumba. - (Ref- Albury Banner and Wodonga Express (NSW : 1896 - 1939)(about) Previous issue Friday 9 February 1912 Page 4).
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