Robert Wither

3 April 1889–24 August 1971 (Age 82)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

The Life Summary of Robert

When Robert Wither was born on 3 April 1889, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, his father, John Wither, was 27 and his mother, Christina Harriet Jessop, was 20. He married Elizabeth Moore in 1909, in Newtown, New South Wales, Australia. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 24 August 1971, in Caringbah, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 82, and was buried in Sutherland (Shire), New South Wales, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Robert Wither
Elizabeth Moore
Marriage: 1909
Stanley George Wither
Robert Charles Wither
Edward Norman Wither
Harold Sydney Wither
John Frederick Wither
Edith Elizabeth Wither

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1909Newtown, New South Wales, Australia
  • Children


    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
    Age 12
    First Federal election.
    Age 22
    Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

    Name Meaning

    Probably an altered spelling of German Beuther, an occupational name for a beekeeper, from an agent derivative of Middle High German biute ‘beehive’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    • Robert Wither, "Find A Grave Index"

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