Mary Edith & John Cecil Macmichael
Mary Edith & John Cecil Macmichael
Date of Birth 18 March 1882
Place of Residence Launceston Tasmania Australia
Spouses Name Mary: Raymond Strahan Youl; John: Mabel Isabel Bowden
Childrens Names Mary: Not known; John: John Gatehouse & Keith Edward

Mary Edith Macmichael, known as May, and John Cecil Macmichael, were the two younger children of John Clement Macmichael (1843-1907) and his wife Emily Elizabeth Lucas (1850-1930). They were both born in Launceston: May on 16 Mar 1887 and John on 8 Mar 1882.

May married Raymond Strahan Youl on 12 Feb 1919 at the Holy Trinity Church in Launceston. She died aged 78 and was buried at Carr Villa on 11 Feb 1958 in Section B14 No. 15.

John Cecil married Mabel Isabel Bowden at the Holy Trinity Church in Launceston on 21 Jun 1917. Mabel was born on 31 Jan 1894, a daughter of Alfred Henry Edward Bowden and his wife Mary Dentith. John and Mabel had at least two sons: John Gatehouse, born on 13 Jun 1918 and died on 25 Jan 1939 and Keith Edward who died on 23 Oct 1942.

John Cecil died in Hobart and was cremated on 24 Feb 1954 at Cornelian Bay. His wife Mabel was cremated on 28 Nov 1968, also at Cornelian Bay.

Mary and John's parents and brothers Walter and Charles are also in the Launceston Family Album.

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