Mrs Emily Elizabeth Macmichael was born in Hobart on 15 Jul 1850, a daughter of Thomas John Lucas and his wife Emily Jane Sims. On 18 Jul 1877 Emily was married to John Clement Macmichael at St Paul's Anglican Church, Launceston, by Rev. Barkway. The couple had four children between 1878 and 1887. The family lived at St Marys, and later in Tamar Street, Launceston and 'The Cedars' at Newnham. Emily died aged 80 on 27 Aug 1930 and was buried at Carr Villa in Section B No. 79. Her husband and all four children are in the Launceston Family Album. See The Examiner 23 Sep 2006, p. 32.