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Jurd, John  
Grave Details
Name:  John Jurd
Died:  23rd July 1904
Age:  90 years
Cemetery:  St Jude's Cemetery, Central MacDonald
Location:  row 3 plot 2


Additional Notes:

[Left Headstone] WE SAW HIM SUFFERING / IT CAUSED US BITTER GRIEF, / TO SEE HIM SLOWLY PINE AWAY, / AND COULD NOT GIVE RELIEF. // [Stonemason] SYDNEY

[Plaque] To Live On On The Hearts And Minds Descendants Is To Never Die / To The Everlasting Memory of // John / The Beloved Husband of / Mary Ann Jurd / who died on July 23rd 1904 / Aged 90 years / We saw his suffering day by day / It caused us bitter grief / To see him slowly pine away / And could not get relief // Mary Ann / The Beloved Wife of / John Jurd / who died on April 6th 1887 / Aged 69 years / Long days and nights she bore with pain / To seek for rest, but all in vain / Till god himself who thought it best / To end her suffereings gave her rest // and their children // John 1835 - 1914 / Daniel Richard 1837 - 1896 / Jane Elizabeth 1839 - 1879 / Eliza Frances 1842 - 1915 / Charlotte 1845 - 1917 // Henry Joseph 1848 - 1915 / Mary Ann 1850 - 1936 / Sarah Ann 1853 - 1937 / Richard 1856 - 1942 / William John 1859 - 1946 // Commemorating the centenary of the death of John, the first Australian born Jurd / Erected by The Descendants of Daniel & Elizabeth Jurd Association on 25th July 2004

 

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