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Charles Derwent Dowdell Clara Martha Dowdell Louisa Madeline Dowdell Amy Dowdell Ella Emmeline Dowdell Charles Seymour Dowdell Frank Percival Dowdell George Gabriel Henderson Kenneth Thorne Henderson Rupert Howard Henderson Alan Dudley Henderson Melanie Henderson Lynette Henderson Wilton Henderson Leslie Gerald Dowdell May Gertrude Dowdell Mona Anita Dowdell Douglas Ludlow Dowdell Martha Marshall Mini tree diagram

Jessie Isobel Dowdell 1

2nd Oct 18651 - 19511

Life History

2nd Oct 1865

Born in Hobart Town, Tasmania, Australia.1

1891

Married George Gabriel Henderson in St. Columba's Church of England, Hawthorn.1

22nd Nov 1891

Birth of son Kenneth Thorne Henderson in Hawthorn (Melbourne), Victoria, Australia.1

1893

Birth of son Rupert Howard Henderson in Hawthorn (Melbourne), Victoria, Australia.1

1894

Birth of son Alan Dudley Henderson in Hawthorn (Melbourne), Victoria, Australia.1

25th Feb 1901

Birth of daughter Melanie Henderson in Hawthorn (Melbourne), Victoria, Australia.1

12th Oct 1908

Birth of daughter Lynette Henderson in Hawthorn (Melbourne), Victoria, Australia.1

26th Apr 1915

Death of son Alan Dudley Henderson in Gallipoli campaign.1

8th May 1915

Death of son Rupert Howard Henderson in Gallipoli campaign.1

1939

Death of George Gabriel Henderson.1

1951

Died.1

Other facts

 

Buried in Boroondara Cemetary.1

 

Occupation Governess.1

 

Awarded: CBE.1

 

Birth of son Wilton Henderson in Hawthorn (Melbourne), Victoria, Australia.1

Sources

  • 1. Research by Dr Margaret Henderson.

Supporting Evidence

Biography Jessie Isobel Henderson CBE 1865 - 1951 Memories of a Grand-daughter

(3,700 words) Available as a pdf file, Word file, or visit the library of evidence to open the document as a web page.

Biography of Kenneth Thorne Henderson

(4,400 words) Available as a pdf file, Word file, or visit the library of evidence to open the document as a web page.

Jessie Isobel Dowdell

Photograph provided by Dr Margaret Henderson.

Jessie Isobel Dowdell

4 generations

Photograph provided by Dr Margaret Henderson (pictured).

(centre)Grannie Dowdell (Martha Dowdell nee Marshall),
(left to right) Jessie Isobel Henderson (nee Dowdell),
Rev Kenneth Thorne Henderson and Dr Margaret Henderson.

Grannie Dowdell, Jessie Isobel Henderson, Rev Kenneth Thorne Henderson and Dr Margaret Henderson
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