Outback Graves Markers

Rose Teresa (SMYTH) SAVAGE

Burial Location:Kookynie  (details...)
Place of Death: Leonora Hospital
Date of Death: 30 April 1912
Age:26 years
Cause of Death:Bright's Disease
OGM Ref#: 1983
Headstone:OGM Aluminium


Rose was the daughter of two Irish immigrants, both hailing from County Cavan, Ireland, Rose was the youngest of nine children, all of whom were born in South Australia. The young woman's father, Patrick Smyth, was born in County Cavan, Ireland, in 1841. He married Margaret Dowd in 1869 in Mintaro, South Australia. Their family of nine included fouorn 1871; Patrick born 1873; John Joseph born 1875; Michael Francis born 1876; David Ambrose born 1878; Mary Josephine born 18r girls and five boys, of which Rose was the youngest, born in 1885. The others were Annie Philomena born 1870; Bridget born 1880; Andrew Aloysius born 1881.

At some stage between 1885 and the turn of the century, the family moved to Boulder.  Patrick Smyth died 1901 in Fremantle (Death Registration 1093/1901, Fremantle - in the name Smith) and his wife died 30 March 1907 in Perth. Henry Oliver Savage died in 1952 in Northam.


Parents:Margaret (nee DOWD) and Patrick SMYTH
Spouse:Henry Oliver SAVAGE
Marriage Details:1910, Boulder; Marriage Registration 34/1910, Boulder
Children:John James born 1911, Birth Registration 531/1911, Boulder
Birth Details:Born Farrell's Flat, South Australia; Birth Registration 353/423, Frome
Death Certificate:8/1912, Mt Margaret - updated to 4300008/1912, Mt Margaret
Comments:Rose' birth date was identified after the plaque had been made, so her age is stated as 25 on the plaque and it should be 26. She died just prior to her 27th birthday.