Harriet Apps was born 12 June 1842 in Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia to William Apps (1813-1901) and Philadelphia Foots (1813-1874) and died 5 July 1930 Dalton, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. She married Samuel John Friend (1840-1896) 8 May 1862 in St Peters, Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia.


Offspring of Samuel John Friend and Harriet Apps (1842-1930)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Philladephia Friend (1863-1910) 25 September 1863 Breadalbane, New South Wales, Australia 18 January 1910 Petersham, New South Wales, Australia William Wilson (1857-1937)
Samuel John Friend (1866-1942)
Mary Ann Friend (1867-1919) 7 July 1867 Breadalbane, New South Wales, Australia 2 June 1919 Gunning, New South Wales, Australia James Wilson (1861-1912) James Wilson (1861-1912) William Wilson (1857-1937)
Thomas Friend (1869-1942) 8 July 1869 Parkesbourne, New South Wales, Australia 21 April 1942 Goulburn District Hospital, Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia Hannah Brown (1873-1955)
Grace Elizabeth Friend (1875-1964)
William George Friend (1879-1944)
Walter Charles Friend (1880-1961)
Emily Christina Friend (1883-1967)



The death occurred in Dalton on Saturday of Mrs. Harriet Friend, widow of the late Mr. Samuel John Friend of Dalton, at the age of 88. Mrs. Friend had been indifferent health for some time. She was born at Campbelltown and had lived at Dalton for 56 years. Her husband was a farmer and orchardist. There were eight chidren, six of whom are living. The sons are Samuel, of Cootamundra, Thomas, of Parkesbourne; William, of Cootamundra, and Walter, of Dalton. All are on the land. The daughters are Mrs. W. Carthew, of Guidford, Sydney, and Mrs. D. J. Holdgate, of Dalton. The daughters who predeceased her were Mrs. W. Wilson (Temora) anld Mrs. J. Wilson (Gunning). There were 53 grand-children and 74 great-grandchildren. The late Mrs. Friend was known throughtout the district as a helper of those in distress, and the funeral on Sunday was one of the most largely attended for many years.

Goulburn Evening Penny Post, 8 July 1930, page 2 Edition: DAILY and EVENING

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