James Spillane

Male 1879 - 1965  (85 years)


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  • Name James Spillane 
    Born 3 Oct 1879 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Jul 1965 
    Buried Balaklava, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • After their marriage, Ethel and James lived at "Pine View" where their three children wer born. All their lives, Ethel and James were active in the community - Ethel maintaining active participation in the Red Cross, Country Women's Association, Methodist Ladies' Guild and the Watchman Hall Committee. During her lifetime she only missed one Balaklava Show. James represented Watchman Ward on the Balaklava District Council (for 28 years including a period as Chairman), was a life member of the Agricultural Bureau, and a President of the Balaklava Show Society. This deep involvement in community affairs has been continued by their children, Ethel maintained close links with all her relatives, providing a home for her sister Eliza and brother John, after the death of their father.
      Ethel and James celebrated their Diamond Wedding Anniversary in 1964, with a gathering of the family and friends at the Watchman Hall. After James' death, Ethel lived with her daughter Ethel (Ettie), She died in her 91st year and is buried with James. (The Tucker Family in Australia,1992)
    Person ID I4398  Tucker Family Tree | The descendants of James Tucker
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2007 

    Father John Spillane 
    Mother Anne 
    Family ID F1339  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ethel Veitch,   b. 3 Nov 1881, Balaklava,Gilbert, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1972  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 4 Oct 1904  Methodist Church, Watchman, South Austrlia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    50th Wedding Anniversary 4 Oct 1954  Mandilla Villa, Balaklava, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Married 04 October 1904 at Watchman Plains Methodist Church by the Rev A.J. S. Williams. 
    50th Wedding Anniversary - James and Ethel Spillane (n. Veitch)
    50th Wedding Anniversary - James and Ethel Spillane (n. Veitch)
    James and Ethel celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on Monday 4 October 1954. They were married at the Watchman Plains Methodist church by the Rev A. J. S. Williams on 4 October 1904. Their golden Wedding Announcement was published in The Advertiser Newspaper, Adelaide, South Australia, Monday 4 October 1954, Page 22.
    Children 
     1. Ethel Harriet Ann Spillane,   b. 19 Sep 1905,   d. 25 Jul 1965  (Age 59 years)
    +2. L.R.J. Spillane
    +3. Clyde Kingston James Spillane,   b. 26 Jan 1910,   d. 1985  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 18 May 2014 
    Family ID F1338  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Oct 1904 - Methodist Church, Watchman, South Austrlia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps50th Wedding Anniversary - Married 04 October 1904 at Watchman Plains Methodist Church by the Rev A.J. S. Williams. - 4 Oct 1954 - Mandilla Villa, Balaklava, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Balaklava, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S143] The Advertiser Newspaper, 22 (Reliability: 3), 4 Oct 1954.
      See attached Godlden Wedding Announcement published in The Advertiser Newspaper, Adelaide, South Australia, Monday 4 October 154, Page 22.


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