William John Abra

1 January 1877–4 December 1953 (Age 76)
Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia

The Life of William John

When William John Abra was born on 1 January 1877, in Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia, his father, Edward Charles ABRA, was 31 and his mother, Mary Ann Elizabeth Elmer, was 27. He married Elizabeth Agnes Rouse in 1899, in Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 4 December 1953, at the age of 76, and was buried in Point Clare, New South Wales, Australia.

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Family Time Line

William John Abra
1877–1953
Elizabeth Agnes Rouse
1880–1947
Marriage: 1899
Garnet John Abra
1900–1959
Leonard C Abra
1916–1916
William Irwin Abra
1901–1969
Cyril Edward Abra
1903–1974
Albert Norman Abra
1905–1952
Claude Benjamin Abra
1907–1984
Earl Clive Abra
1911–1987
Cecil Reginald Abra
1913–2003
Dorothy Beryl Abra
1918–1972
Lurlene Rose Abra
1923–1991

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1899
Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Charles ABRA

    Male1845–1910Male

    Mary Ann Elizabeth Elmer

    Female1850–1885Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1877

Age 0

Australia and England play the first-ever cricket Test match in Melbourne.
1892

Age 15

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
1901

Age 24

First Federal election.

Name Meaning

Hebrew, Greek: Found twice as a female name in the parish register of North Benfleet, Essex; abbreviated from Abraham, or derived more probably from Greek, a maid-servant, a waiting-maid.

Sources (3)

  • F A in entry for Norman Abra Pym, "Australia Cemetery Inscriptions, 1802-2005"
  • William John Abra, "Australia Cemetery Inscriptions, 1802-2005"
  • William John Abra, "Find A Grave Index"

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