A new theme for my blog to match my passion for history
Trove Tuesday – Anne at Mountain Run
Contributing to the #TroveTuesday theme of Amy Houston from Branches, Leaves & Pollen:
Anne was the elder sister of my ancestor Catherine Glynn. A housemaid from County Roscommon in Ireland, she emigrated to Australia in 1842 on the Agnes Ewing
I described the sad death of her daughter Anne in 1856 in my last Trove Tuesday post, Anne herself died four years later, after falling and being crushed by the dray cart in which she was riding. She was with her husband Philip Cullen, returning from visiting relatives:
Fatal Accident. (1860, December 25). The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 – 1954), p. 8.
Retrieved October 22, 2012, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28626134
Can only imagine how hard these tragedies must have been for Philip, losing his child and then his wife in a short space of time. He lived until 1894, I don’t know yet if he re-married.