Born: Rouchel Brook 1847
Died: Muswellbrook 1892
Mary Jane was the first daughter of Thomas and Mary. She was also a twin to Absalom.
We have almost no information about Mary other than she married Stephen James Dowell in 1875. She was Stephen Dowell’s second wife. They married just 4 months after the death of his first wife Sarah Jane Hooper. Sarah was the older sister of Mary’s sister in law Rebecca Hooper.
Stephen and Mary lived in Muswellbrook. They had seven children in addition to the three surviving children from Stephen’s frist marriage.
Stephen Dowell was a councilor and Mayor of Muswellbrook.
Both Mary and Stephen died and are buried in Muswellbrook.