William James McCONACHY 1855-? & Betsy 'Bessie' MILLER 1858-1930
Henty & 'Spring View' Sandford, Victoria, Australia
William James McCONACHY appears to have been b. 1855, Portland, Victoria son of Samuel McCONACHY and Isabella REID was married in 1881 at ___, Vic to Betsy 'Bessie' MILLER, b. 1858, Sandford, Vic, daughter of Stuart MILLER and Margaret Ann MORONEY.
William probably died after 1891 but details are unknown?????
Betsy died in 1930 and is buried in the Sandford Cemetery.
William James McCONACHY & Betsy 'Bessie' MILLER had the following known family:
- Margaret Isabella McCONACHY b. 1882, d. 1882, Sandford, Vic.
- Marion Florence McCONACHY b. 1883, Sandford, Vic, .............?
- Annie Beatrice McCONACHY b. 1885, Sandford, Vic, .............?
- Stuart Lawrence McCONACHY b. 1887, Henty, Vic, d. 1917, France...
Eva May McCONACHY b. 1889, Sandford, Vic, ..............?
Samuel George McCONACHY b. 1889, Sandford, Vic, m. 1912, Janet LANE.
Thomas John McCONACHY b. 1891, Sandford, Vic, m. 1913, Myrtle May ROSS
- enlisted WW1 10 Apr 1916
- served as Pte 993, 39th Battalion, AIF
- KIA 28 Jan 1917, Armentieres, France
- Named on Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll, Casterton War Memorial, Henty SS Honour Roll, Sandford War Memorial