Mary Abigail (Polly) Barnett (Goldsmith)

26 Sep 1847 - 7 Nov 1930

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Mary Abigail (Polly) Barnett (Goldsmith)

26 Sep 1847 - 7 Nov 1930
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BARNETT.-On the 7th November, at Ophrey Villa, 16 Bond street, Ballarat East, Mary Abigail, relict of the late Thomas Barnett, in her 84th year.

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Mary Abigail (Polly) Barnett (Goldsmith)


Ballarat New Cemetery

1233 Doveton Street North
Ballarat East, Ballarat City, Victoria


Forever With The Lord

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Children and grandchildren - died in infancy

Thomas - aged 75 years

Mary - born at Brighton


May 13, 2013


July 14, 2015

James Bartok

May 7, 2013

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Contributor: rubitonno3 Created: 5 years ago Updated: 5 years ago

BARNETT.-On the 7th November, at Ophrey Villa, 16 Bond street, Ballarat East, Mary Abigail, relict of the late Thomas Barnett, in her 84th year.

Life timeline of Mary Abigail (Polly) Barnett (Goldsmith)

Mary Abigail (Polly) Barnett (Goldsmith) was born on 26 Sep 1847
Mary Abigail (Polly) Barnett (Goldsmith) was 12 years old when Petroleum is discovered in Titusville, Pennsylvania leading to the world's first commercially successful oil well. Petroleum is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations beneath the Earth's surface. It is commonly refined into various types of fuels. Components of petroleum are separated using a technique called fractional distillation, i.e. separation of a liquid mixture into fractions differing in boiling point by means of distillation, typically using a fractionating column.
Mary Abigail (Polly) Barnett (Goldsmith) was 13 years old when Abraham Lincoln is elected as the 16th President of United States. Abraham Lincoln was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through the American Civil War—its bloodiest war and perhaps its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the economy.
Mary Abigail (Polly) Barnett (Goldsmith) was 30 years old when Thomas Edison announces his invention of the phonograph, a machine that can record and play sound. Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park", he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.
Mary Abigail (Polly) Barnett (Goldsmith) was 36 years old when Krakatoa begins to erupt; the volcano explodes three months later, killing more than 36,000 people. Krakatoa, or Krakatau, is a volcanic island situated in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra in the Indonesian province of Lampung. The name is also used for the surrounding island group comprising the remnants of a much larger island of three volcanic peaks which was obliterated in a cataclysmic 1883 eruption.
Mary Abigail (Polly) Barnett (Goldsmith) was 48 years old when George VI of the United Kingdom (d. 1952) George VI was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death in 1952. He was the last Emperor of India and the first Head of the Commonwealth.
Mary Abigail (Polly) Barnett (Goldsmith) was 58 years old when Albert Einstein publishes his first paper on the special theory of relativity. Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. He is best known to the general public for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2, which has been dubbed "the world's most famous equation". He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect", a pivotal step in the development of quantum theory.
Mary Abigail (Polly) Barnett (Goldsmith) was 67 years old when Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, were assassinated by a Yugoslav nationalist named Gavrilo Princip in Sarajevo, sparking the outbreak of World War I. Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria-Este was a member of the imperial Habsburg dynasty, and from 1896 until his death the heir presumptive (Thronfolger) to the Austro-Hungarian throne. His assassination in Sarajevo precipitated Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia, which in turn triggered a series of events that resulted in Austria-Hungary's allies and Serbia's declaring war on each other, starting World War I.
Mary Abigail (Polly) Barnett (Goldsmith) was 73 years old when The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified, guaranteeing women's suffrage in America. The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex. It was adopted on August 18, 1920.
Mary Abigail (Polly) Barnett (Goldsmith) died on 7 Nov 1930 at the age of 83
Grave record for Mary Abigail (Polly) Barnett (Goldsmith) (26 Sep 1847 - 7 Nov 1930), BillionGraves Record 3861419 Ballarat East, Ballarat City, Victoria, Australia