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Thomas Denis O'Sullivan **
Ellen Jordan **
(ca. 1832/1834-1912)
Alexander William Munro
Louisa Sargeant
Michael Francis Sullivan
Rosetta Munro

Edmund John Sullivan


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1. Leila May Power

Edmund John Sullivan

  • Born: 1902, Narrandera,,New South Wales,Australia
  • Marriage (1): Leila May Power on 23 Oct 1926 in St Joachim's Catholic Church, Lidcombe, New South Wales, Australia
  • Died: 9 Jun 1950, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia at age 48

bullet   Another name for Edmund was Jack.


bullet  General Notes:

Edmund and Leila's wedding was reported in the Narrandera Argus and Riverina Advertiser on 12 November 1926:


A wedding that created a good deal of interest locally was celebrated at St. Joachim's Church, Lidcombe, on Saturday, 23rd October. The, contracting, parties were Edmund John Sullivan, son of Mr. And Mrs. M. F. Sullivan, who are highly-esteemed residents of Narandera, but were unable to be present, and Leila May Power, daughter of Mr. and, Mrs. George Power, of The Crescent, Kingsland-road, Regent's Park. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Father McElligott. The bride, who was given away by her father, was attired in a handsome gown of Ivory crepe-de-chlne, pin tucked with guipure lace with the customary wreath of orange blossoms and bridal veil, the latter, bein g leant for the occasion by Mrs. H Nash of Narandera. Her bouquet, a present from the bridegroom, comprised carnations, roses, and lilacs. The bridesmaid was Miss Madge Keens, who looked particularly well in a salmon pink crepe-de-chine dress, pleated and trimmed with guipure lace, and hat to tone. The duties ot best man were carried out by Mr. Reginald Power, brother of tbe bride. Miss O'Shea sang Cooper's "Ave Maria," the organ, accompaniment boing played by Miss E. Todd, who also, played Mendelssohn's Wedding March, at the conclusion of the ceremony. The reception and wedding breakfast were held at the Town Hall, the guests numbering abont 70. The bride's mother, won) cinnamon morocain, embossed with ninou, and hat to tone. She carried an early Victorian posy; Mrs. Shep'pard, aunt of the bridegroom, petunia chepe-de-chine, hat to tone; Mrs. Fox, grandmother of the bride, black crepe-de-chine. overdress of black lace.
Mr. Murphy, an old friend of tho Power family, presided, and the usual toasts were duly honoured. Telegrams were read from the bridegroom's parents. Mr. J. Gordes spoke in eulogistic terms of the bride and bridegroom. Mr. McQillen, B. A., spoke of tbe great pleasure that was felt in having the company of Mrs. Fox at the breakfast.
The happy couple left for Katoomba on their wedding trip, the bride travelling in a dress of bois de-rose crepe -de -chine, with lace trimmings, and hat en suite. They were the recipients of a choice lot of presents. The future home of Mr. and Mrs. Sullivan will be at Narandera.

His Obituary appeared in the Narrandera Argus and Riverina Advertiser on 13 June 1950:

Mr. Edmund John Sullivan

A native of Narrandera, Mr. Edmund John Sullivan, died in the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital on Friday, at the age of 48 years, Mr. Sullivan was a son of Mr. Frank Sullivan, of Larmer Street, Narrandera, and the late Mrs. Rosetta Sul livan. He was educated at St. Joseph's Convent and spent his early life here, and worked at his trade as a carpenter. When he went to Sydney he secured other employment. He married Miss Leila Power, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Power, who resided here for many years until Mr. Power retired from the railway service. Mrs. Sullivan, four sons (John, Kevin, Leslie and Ronald) and two daughters (Norma and Margaret) survive him. Also surviving him are his father (Mr. M. F. Sullivan, Narrandera), three brothers\emdash Hubert (Narrandera) Leslie, Ronald (Sydney) and two sisters\emdash Vera (Mrs. V. Jackson, Enfield) and Doris (Mrs. J. Faulkner, Bethungra). One brother (Norman) predeceased him.


Edmund married Leila May Power, daughter of George E Power and Mary E Unknown, on 23 Oct 1926 in St Joachim's Catholic Church, Lidcombe, New South Wales, Australia. (Leila May Power was born in 1905 in Narrandera,,New South Wales,Australia and died after 9 Jun 1950.)

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