"Mr Abraham Thomas married Miss Rebecca Priscilla Hetherington "

Abraham Thomas (James1) was born in 1848 in NSW - (Ref- NSW BDM V18481209 34A/1848) and died in 1923 in Tumut, NSW at age 75.


Abraham married Rebecca Priscilla Hetherington, daughter of Christopher Hetherington and Catherine Duffy, in 1894 in Kiandra, NSW. Rebecca was born on September 5, 1874 in Cooma, NSW and died on September 8, 1895 in Tumut, NSW at age 21.

The child from this marriage was:

Mark Alexander Edgel Thomas was born in 1895 in Tumut, NSW and died in 1947 in Cootamundra, NSW at age 52. - Mark married Miss Ethel May Jeffery, daughter of Albert Edward Danvers and Ada Jeffery, on January 27, 1920 in Tumut, NSW. Ethel was born on July 9, 1900 in Tumut, NSW and died on June 15, 1934 in Tumut, NSW at age 33. Another name for Ethel was Ethel M Danvers.

Second Marriage for Mark

Mark next married Miss Mary Sarah Cheetham in 1938 in Coonabarabran, NSW.

WW1 - War Service Mr Mark Alexander Edgell THOMAS

Regimental number 3254 - Religion Church of England

Occupation Labourer - Address Ravine near Tumut, New South Wales

Marital status Single - Age at embarkation 21 - Next of kin Friend, Arthur James Odlam, Russell Street, Tumut, New South Wales

Enlistment date 12 October 1916 - Rank on enlistment Private - Unit name 45th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement

AWM Embarkation Roll number 23/62/3

Embarkation details Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 25 November 1916 - Rank from Nominal Roll Private

Unit from Nominal Roll 45th Battalion - Fate Returned to Australia 4 January 1919

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