Mary Agnes Sinnott

Mary Agnes Sinnott

Female 1855 - 1918  (62 years)

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  • Name Mary Agnes Sinnott 
    Born 4 Oct 1855  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Emerald Hill 
    Gender Female 
    Electoral Roll 1903  South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    20 Avoca Street, South Yarra 
    Electoral Roll 1909  Fawkner, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    20 Avoca Street, South Yarra 
    Electoral Roll 1914  Henty, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    Gladstone parade, Elsternwick 
    _FSFTID M71H-JB7 
    _UID F5CCEC12D5E348559CED1357FFC2B0AD256F 
    Died 15 Feb 1918  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8
    Buried 15 Feb 1918  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address:
    Frankston cemetery 
    Person ID I80  Treefive
    Last Modified 5 Sep 2016 

    Father William Sinnott,   b. 1815, Carne, County Wexford Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1898, Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Sarah Jane Richardson,   b. 31 May 1837, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1872, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 4 Nov 1854  Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family ID F25  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Hockin,   b. 21 Mar 1839, Chacewater, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1911, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 22 Apr 1880  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Address:
    St Patrick's Cathedral 
    Children 
     1. Estella Jane Hockin,   b. 9 Sep 1881, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1957, Adelaide, South Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Constance Helen Hockin,   b. 28 Sep 1884, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1963, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Dorothy Emma Hockin,   b. 6 Nov 1886, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1963, Beaconsfield, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     4. Evelyn Agnes Hockin,   b. 6 Aug 1888, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1933, MD Bgtn, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     5. Gertrude May Hockin,   b. 1890, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1981  (Age 91 years)
     6. William Hockin,   b. 29 Jan 1892, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1966, Canning, Western Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Family ID F26  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    01059 Mary Agnes (Sinnott) Hockin
    01059 Mary Agnes (Sinnott) Hockin
    00671 Mary Agnes (Sinnott) Hockin
    00671 Mary Agnes (Sinnott) Hockin

  • Notes 


    • Mary Agnes was the first child of William Sinnott and his second wife, Sarah Jane Richardson.  She was seventeen years old when her mother died and so no doubt was responsible for helping to care for her younger siblings.
       
      She married William Hockin on 22 Apr 1880 at St Patrick's Cathedral in Melbourne.  In the early 1900s, the couple lived at 20 Avoca Street in Randwick, a suburb of Melbourne. The marriage was not a happy one - it appears to have been a business deal between her father and William Hockin, as a ship and land were transferred to her, prior to her marriage, and shortly before her father was declared insolvent. In the court case in 1882, brought by her cousin Edmund Sinnott as a creditor of her father, Mary Agnes’ brother -in-law, John Hockin, was her solicitor. The case was dismissed and the other creditors paid.  William Hockin, like Mary Agnes’ father, was involved with shipping.

      William and Mary Agnes had five daughters:
      Estella Jane (1881-1957);
      Constance Helen (1884-abt 1963);
      Dorothy Emma(1887-1963);
      Evelyn Agnes (1888-1933); and
      Gertrude May (1890-1981).
      Finally, the much wanted son William (1892-1966) arrived.

      After William died in 1911, Mary Agnes lived at Elsternwick, a suburb of Melbourne.
       
      Mary Agnes died in Feb 1918 in Melbourne at the age of 62.  She is buried at Frankston and William is buried at Kew.
       
      Due to all the sadness in the family, the relationship between William and Mary Agnes was not discussed within the family, so knowledge of events in the late 19th and early 20th centuries is scarce.

  • Sources 
    1. [S169] BIR043 Birth Sinnott, Mary Agnes.

    2. [S1580] Electoral Roll Australia 1903 Victoria, Southern Melbourne, South Yarra, Agnes Hockin; female; 9 September 2013.

    3. [S1581] Electoral Roll Australia 1909 Victoria, Fawkner, South Yarra, Agnes Hockin; female; 9 September 2013.

    4. [S1583] Electoral Roll Australia 1914 Vic, Henty, Elsternwick, Mary Agnes Hockin; female; 9 September 2013.

    5. [S852] TRE072 Family tree Hockin, John (Bill Sims).

    6. [S4031] ancestry.com Web: International, Find A Grave Index.

    7. [S3175] DTH Death Index Victoria, Australia, Mary Agnes Hockin; 1502; Frankston; 1918; William Sinnott and Sarah Jane Richardson; 62Y.

    8. [S5328] DTH Hockin, Mary Agnes, Mary Agnes Sinnott Hockin; Frankston Cemetery, Frankston, Vctoria, Australia; 32297009; 15 Feb 1918.

    9. [S1078] TRE099 Family tree (gedcom) - Ward database 17 May 2013 (Karel Saint).

    10. [S293] MAR014 Marriage Sinnott, William and Richardson, Sarah Jane.

    11. [S856] MAR080 Marriage Hockin, William and Sinnott, Mary Agnes.

    12. [S3026] MAR199 Marriage Sinnott, Mary Agnes and Hockin, William.