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Robert Patrick Ambrose TOUHY

Burial Location:Kookynie  (details...)
Occupation: Miner
Place of Death: Princess Iris Gold Mine, Mt Morgans
Date of Death: 13 July 1906
Date of Burial:14 July 1906
Age:29 years
Cause of Death:Mine Accident - Fractured Vertebrae
OGM Ref#: 1927


This young man was married for just four months when he met with his fatal accident. James Michael Touhy was born in Ireland in 1834. His wife, also Irish, was born in 1836. Their family of five boys and four girls were spread between 1862 and 1876. They were: Mary Catherine Cecelia born 1862; Michael James born 1864; Margaret Josephine born 1865; Elizabeth Ann born 1868, died 1870; John born 1871; Charles born 1873; Annie Elizabeth born 1874; James born 1876.

Ann died in 1931 in Horsham, Victoria. Her husband died in 1881. Young Robert Patrick Ambrose is buried in Plot 31 of the Roman Catholic portion of the Kookynie Cemetery.

Parents:Ann (nee KENNEDY) and James Michael TOUHY (Farmer)
Spouse:Margaret Severene SORENSEN
Marriage Details:19 March 1906, Kookynie; Marriage Registration 19/1906, North Coolgardie
Birth Details:1878, Jung Jung, Victoria; Birth Registration 16651/1878, Horsham, Victoria
Death Certificate:40/1906, Mt Margaret
State Records Office: Robert Patrick Ambrose Touhy AU WA S59 cons3458 1906/175 Item - Part of APPLICATIONS FOR GRANTS OF LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION (ORIGINALS)