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Nellie Carpenter WILLIAMS


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Born PA, USA ?? Died ??

Married 1907 PA, USA ?? to Sidney Alexander SANDS

The Sydney Morning Herald - Tue 29 Apr 1930 p.10
SANDS.-April 14, at No 6344 Woodbine-avenue, Overbrook, Philadelphia, Penn, USA, following an operation for appendicitis, Dr Sidney Sands, third son of the late William and Marcella L Sands of Goulburn, NSW, husband of Nellie Carpenter (nee Williams) ...


This snapshot of Nellie C W Sands's life was captured by the 1940 U.S. Census.
Nellie C W Sands was born about 1881. In 1940, she was 59 years old and lived in Heidelberg, Pennsylvania.

Nelly C Williams
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Marriage Index, 1885-1951
No full date?

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., Marriage Index, 1885-1951:
Nelly C Williams
Spouse: Sidney A Sands
Marriage Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Marriage Year: 1907
Marriage License Number: 218919
Digital GSU Number: 4141933

U.S., Newspapers.com Marriage Index, 1800s-1999:
Dr Sidney A Sena [sic]
[Dr Sidney A Sandt] [sic]
Residence Date: Abt 1907
Residence Place: Goulburn
Occupation: Dentist
Occupation 2: Dentist
School: University of Pennsylvimia Dental College
Marriage Date: 14 Oct 1907
Spouse: Nellie C Williams

Thanks Geoff.

Where did they live between 1908 and 1931?

Arrived Ellis Is, NY with spouse Nelly from Liverpool, England per 'Mauretania' 28 Mar 1908.

Dentist yes - born Goulburn NSW.

St. Saviour Goulburn County of Argyle
No. 4386 Sidney Alexander b. 12 Jan 1878 c. 26 Feb 1878 William & Marcella Lynch - Sands - Goulburn - Auctioneer - Alfred Teed Puddicombe
Sidney A Sands
Age in 1930: 52
Birthplace: England
Home in 1930: Philadelphia, Philadelphia
Street Address: Woodbine Avenue
Ward of City: 34
Block: 137
House Number: 6344
Home Owned or Rented: Owned
Home Value: 15, 500
Age at First Marriage: 29
Able to Read and Write: Yes
Father's Birthplace: England
Mother's Birthplace: England
Immigration Year: 1908
Naturalization: Naturalized
Occupation: Dentist
Sidney A Sands 52
HeadNelly C W Sands 49 Wife
John L Sands 15 Son

Thanks Geoff.

A few errors there. Father born Glamorgan. Mother born Middlesex so England right for one out of three.
1860 MARRIAGES Solemnized in the District of -
No. 118 (Duplicate) 28th May 1860 Redfern
William Sands - Bachelor - Wales - Bricklayer - 22 - Goulburn - John & Eleanor (Williams) Sands - Farmer
Marcella Lynch Anderson - Spinster - London - 20 - Redfern - James & Eleanor (Hanly) Anderson - Clerk in Equity Office
Married in the Church of St. Paul According to the rites of the Church of England
Parties signed: William Sands, Marcella Lynch Sands late Anderson
Witnesses: James Anderson, Jhn Henderson, Annie Anderson
By me Robert Taylor Officiating Minister