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Andrew Gosper was born 5 April 1861 in Colo, New South Wales, Australia to Henry Gosper (1833-1904) and Jane Matilda Gosper (1834-1907) and died 27 August 1942 Grafton District Hospital, Grafton, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Sophia Ellen Child (1867-1942) 24 November 1886 in Southampton, New South Wales, Australia.



Children



Offspring of Andrew Gosper and Sophia Ellen Child (1867-1942)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Authur Joseph Gosper (1887-1949) 26 August 1887 Grafton, New South Wales, Australia 27 December 1949 Innisfail, Queensland, Australia Annie Cooper (1889-1960)
Alfred Ernest Gosper (1889-1971)
Alice Jane Gosper (1891-1947)
Ephraim Gosper (1893-1958)
Emma May Gosper (1896-1941)
Andrew Henry Gosper (1903-1956)
Eva Sophia Gosper (1906-1991)










Obituary

MR. ANDREW GOSPER.

WOOLGOOLGA, Thurs.—The death occurred in the Grafton District Hospital on Friday, August 28, of Mr. Andrew Gosper of Woolgoolga.

The deceased was born at Colo 82 years ago. Over 50 years ago he came to the North Coast and settled at Carr's Creek, Grafton, where for many years he was engaged in farming pursuits. He later transferred to Queensland. About five years ago he retired from active work, and acquired a property in Woolgoolga, where he resided.

The shock of the sudden death of his wife just three months ago affected his health, and he was twice admitted to hospital. A daughter, Mrs. Alf Tuckey, of Halfway Creek, also predeceased him a little over 12 months ago.

Two other daughters survive him. They are Mrs. J. McLaughlin, Upper Corindi, and Mrs. Morris, of Queensland, also four sons: Arthur, of Woolgoolga, and Ernie., Ephraim and Harry, of Queensland. Mrs. J. Lawrence and Mrs. Erickson, of South Grafton, are sisters of the deceased, and Messrs. Harry, Moses, Esra, of Woolgoolga, and Aaron and Heber Gosper of Sydney, are brothers. Clement, who died in New Zealand, and Asher, who died in Grafton some years ago, were also brothers.

Daily Examiner, 5 September 1942, page 2





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