Rita Wilhelmina Sarah Burcher

Rita Wilhelmina Sarah Burcher

Female 1909 - 1996  (87 years)

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  • Name Rita Wilhelmina Sarah Burcher 
    Born 8 Feb 1909  137 Cleveland St Redfern, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 23 Dec 1996  West Ryde, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Rita Wilhelmina Sarah Burcher is the first child of John and Rachel Burcher (n. Young). She was born on 8th February 1909 at 137 Cleveland St, Redfern, New South Wales, Australia.
      Before she married whe W.D & H.O. Wills Tobacco factory at Kensington, along side her cousin Ivy Hughes, who bordered with them.
      She was a young lady typical of her era, dancing, going to the pictures and swimming at the beach. She usually went to Bronte Beach by tram from Redfern.
      She married John Eric Stephenson in 1934 at Sydney New South Wales Australia and moved to West Ryde, a suburb of Sydney.
      There life in many ways was settle, as they were able to move into their own home early in their marriage. her brother Jack and his new bride Lola had their reception there in 1941. No effort was spared to make it a very happy occassion.
      Rita, like her mother and Aunts was a good cook, (everyone remembers her Lemon Meringue Pies) and a real home maker for Eric and their children.
      Each year they would holiday to places such as Foster on the North coast (She loved sea food). They played tennis then later in life lawn bowls.
      After Her father John Frederick Burcher died in 1955, Rita's mother Rachel went to live with them until her death in 1964.
      Rita andd Eric had four children Barbara, Judith, Ralph and Lois.
      Rit sied on 21st December 1996 aged 87.
    Person ID I2511  Tucker Family Tree | Bottcher family tree
    Last Modified 16 Aug 2008 

    Father Hans Fredrick Carl B÷ttcher,   b. 27 Jan 1884, Angermunde,Prussia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1955, 88 Baptist St Redfern, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Rachel Young,   b. 16 May 1882, New Ross, Wexford, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1964, West Ryde, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 30 May 1908  St Pauls Church of England Redfern, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Marriage Registration of John f Burcher and Rachel Young
    Marriage Registration of John f Burcher and Rachel Young
    John Frederick Carl Burcher married Rachel Young 1908 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Marriage Registration 3912/1908
    Family ID F0716  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Eric Stephenson,   b. 23 Mar 1909, West Wallsend, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1982, West Ryde, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married Abt 1934  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. B.J.R. Stephenson
    +2. J.M.R. Stephenson
    +3. Ralph John Stephenson,   b. 21 Sep 1944,   d. 11 Sep 1991, Barellan Point, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    +4. Lois Isobel Stephenson,   b. 14 Jun 1946
    Last Modified 19 Jul 2008 
    Family ID F1903  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Feb 1909 - 137 Cleveland St Redfern, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1934 - Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Dec 1996 - West Ryde, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Rita Wilhelmina Sarah Stephenson (nee Burcher)
    Rita Wilhelmina Sarah Stephenson (nee Burcher)
    Rita Wilhelmina Sarah Stephenson (nee Burcher) wife of John Eric Stephenson and daughter of Hans Fredrick Bottcher and Rachel Young.
    Rita and John Stephenson
    Rita and John Stephenson
    Rita Wilhelmina Sarah Stephenson (nee Burcher) and her husband John Eric Stephenson
    Family of Hans (John) Bottcher and Rachel Young
    Family of Hans (John) Bottcher and Rachel Young
    John Humphrey Burcher Hans (John) Fredrick Bottcher
    Rachel Burcher (nee Young) and Rita Burcher

  • Sources 
    1. [S419] Harvey and Gabriella Burcher (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S4] NSW BDM, New South Wales Government, Reg. No. 3912/1908 (Reliability: 3), 1908.
      See attached New South Wales Marriages Transcription for John Frederick Carl Burcher (Bottcher) and Rachel Young.


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