The deceased had spent 35 years in Victoria before moving to Western Australia. He and his wife had two little girls and two more were born and died while they lived in Kookynie. The story of both little girls appears in this website. His estate was valued at £108. 8s which was left to his wife. Jean had lived through the deaths of two of her daughters, in October 1904 and February 1905, only to face the death of her husband five months later. To assist with her living expenses, Jean took in washing and eventually remarried on 12 August 1908 to Thomas Arthur Gordon Brown (Marriage Registration 12/1908, Blackwood). The couple had a son in 1911. Jean died in December 1932 in Perth.