From Our Contribution
|Date of Birth||1847|
|Age at Death||78 years|
|Additional Names||Edwin Cockram|
|Transcription||At rest in loving memory of Edwin Cockram. Died: 13 January 1911. Age: 66 Years + Betsy Cockram wife of the above. Died: 30 August 1925. Age: 78 Years. Beautiful memory left behind.|
|Burial Date||30 August 1925|
Betsy Cockram (1847 - 30 August 1925) was born in England.
Betsy Cockram with her parents, came to WA as young English children on the ship, the “Sophia” in 1850. Before her marriage, Betsy acted as a housekeeper for her brother Thomas, while he was still single.
Married Edwin Cockram. The couple had 9 children, 6 sons and 3 daughters. They lost 2 of their daughters prematurely, leaving only Ada to survive into adulthood.