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BOOTE, Verna Ethel

Female 1921 - 1985  (63 years)


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  • Name BOOTE, Verna Ethel 
    Born 16 Nov 1921  Smithton, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Reference Number 460 
    _UID A66368C328404BE58F3FA37B3609C706C450 
    Buried 1985  Springvale, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 15 Mar 1985  Dandenong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I460  Edgoose
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2017 

    Father BOOTE, Robert Henry,   b. 29 Mar 1889, Smithton, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1971, Dandenong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother JACKSON, Lillian Louise,   b. 17 Oct 1894, Montagu, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1976, Dandenong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 9 Apr 1914  Smithton, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F320  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family EDGOOSE, Herbert Leslie,   b. 27 May 1916, St. Arnaud, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1988, Dandenong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 13 Jan 1942  Dandenong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. EDGOOSE, Alan John,   b. 1 Jul 1944, Dandenong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 2013, Monash, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. EDGOOSE, Lois Patricia,   b. 15 Oct 1948, Dandenong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1974, Dandenong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F316  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
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    VERNA ETHEL EDGOOSE nee BOOTE 1921-1985

    Verna Ethel Boote, who married Herbert Leslie Edgoose (1916-1988) in 1942, was buried in the Botanical Cemetery at Springvale, Victoria, Australia.

    Letters from AUSTRALIA At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

  • Notes 
    • VERNA ETHEL EDGOOSE nee BOOTE 1921-1985

      Verna Ethel BOOTE was born on 16 November 1921 at Smithton, Tasmania, daughter of Robert H. and Lillian BOOTE. Robert BOOTE had married Lillian LOUIS.

      "ENGAGEMENT
      Verna Ethel, elder daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R.H. BOOTE, Close st., Dandenong, to Sgt. Herbert Leslie EDGOOSE, RAAF, younger son of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. EDGOOSE, Sleeth ave., Dandenong."
      (The Argus, 18 November 1941)

      She married Herbert Leslie EDGOOSE at Dandenong, Victoria, Australia, on 13 January 1942.

      From the 1942 Electoral Roll of Dandenong, Flinders, Victoria, Australia:
      EDGOOSE Herbert Leslie
      *EDGOOSE Verna Ethel

      They had the following children:
      Alan John EDGOOSE on 1 July 1944. Alan died on 10 October 2013.
      Lois Patricia EDGOOSE on 15 October 1948. Lois died in 1974.

      From the 1946 Electoral Roll of 20 Close Street in the Subdivision of Dandenong (abbreviations expanded):
      *EDGOSE (sic) Herbert Leslie, bank clerk.
      (Note: He was actually listed at 1 Sleeth Avenue, Dandenong, with his parents Elmitt Jesse and Ethel Matilda whose names are immediately above his in the list, but this is possibly a misprint).
      EDGOOSE Verna Ethel, home duties
      (findmypast)

      From the 1949 Electoral Roll of Dandenong, La Trobe, Victoria, Australia:
      EDGOOSE Herbert Leslie
      *EDGOOSE Verna Ethel

      From the 1954 Electoral Roll of Dandenong, La Trobe, Victoria, Australia:
      EDGOOSE Herbert Leslie
      *EDGOOSE Verna Ethel

      From the 1963 Electoral Roll of Dandenong, Bruce, Victoria, Australia (abreviations expanded):
      EDGOOSE Herbert Leslie, 47 Clow street, bank clerk
      *EDGOOSE Verna Ethel, 47 Clow street, home duties

      In 1967 she lived at 47 Clow Street, Noble Park, Victoria, Australia.

      From the 1972 Electoral Roll of Dandenong, Holt, Victoria, Australia, (abbreviations expanded):
      EDGOOSE Herbert Leslie, 47 Clow Street, Dandenong 3175, bank clerk
      *EDGOSE Verna Ethel, 47 Clow Street, Dandenong 3175, home duties
      EDGOOSE Alan John, 47 Clow Street, Dandenong 3175, carpenter
      EDGOOSE Lois Patricia, 47 Clow Street, Dandenong 3175, clerk

      From the 1977 Electoral Rolls of Dandenong, Chelsea, Victoria, Australia (abbreviations expanded):
      EDGOOSE Herbert Leslie
      *EDGOOSE Verna Ethel

      From the 1980 Electoral Roll of Dandenong, Holt, Victoria, Australia (abbreviations expanded):
      EDGOOSE Herbert Leslie
      *EDGOOSE Verna Ethel

      She died at Dandenong, Victoria, Australia, on 15 March 1985. The memorial in Springvale Botanical Cemetery reads as follows:
      IN LOVING MEMORY OF
      VERNA ETHEL
      EDGOOSE
      PASSED AWAY 15TH MARCH 1985
      BELOVED WIFE OF BERT
      LOVING MOTHER OF
      ALAN AND LOIS
      A WONDERFUL WIFE AND MOTHER
      (Billion Graves)
      (The Death Index, Victoria 1921-1985 gives Mulgrave as the place of death)

      (revised 31.03.2016)