Ada Susannah Clara Books was born 14 June 1868 in Windsor, New South Wales, Australia to David Books (1832-1915) and Emma Douglass (1839-1924) and died 1 November 1945 Nepean District Hospital Penrith, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. She married Matthew Eber Chaseling (1865-1944) 10 February 1892 in Glebe, New South Wales, Australia.


Many researchers have confused her death with that of Ada Fullerton (1872-1950).

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Ω Birth
  • BDM Index ref for birth: 17885/1868
₪ Wedding
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¶ Death
  • BDM Index ref for death: 27459/1945
  • CHASELING.—November 1, 1945, at Nepean District Hospital, Ada Clara Chaseling of Nyoora, Castlereagh Road, via Penrith, widow of the late Matthew Eber Chaseling and dear mother of Alfred, aged 77 years.
The Sydney Morning Herald, Friday 2 November 1945, page 14.