Frances Sheather was born 23 February 1840 in Morpeth, New South Wales, Australia to Stephen J Sheather (c1807-1855) and Hannah Tester (c1807-1893) and died 2 May 1907 in Jones Island, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. She married Robert Crittenden (?-?) . She married Benstead Staples (c1833-1890) 10 February 1857 in Maitland, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from the United Kingdom.


Offspring of Frances Sheather and Robert Crittenden (?-?)
Name Birth Death Joined with
William Crittenden (1856-1858)

Offspring of Frances Sheather and Benstead Staples (c1833-1890)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Ann Staples (1858-1942)
William Staples (1860-1927) 22 August 1860 Wingham, New South Wales, Australia 17 May 1927 Wangi Wangi, New South Wales, Australia Sarah Dykes (1860-1894)
Helen Bruce (1862-1947)

Emmeline Staples (1862-1950) 17 October 1862 Manning River, New South Wales, Australia 12 March 1950 Taree, New South Wales, Australia William Alfred Rose (c1863-1948)

Hezekiah James Staples (1864-1935)
Dinah Staples (1867-1883)
Harriet Esther Staples (1869-1951)
Arthur Henry Staples (1872-1875)
Alice Staples (1875-1953)
Albert Staples (1877-1942) 28 August 1877 Jones Island, New South Wales, Australia 18 July 1942 Cardiff, New South Wales, Australia Ellen Mary Ann Pereira (1879-1949)

Rosetta Staples (1881-1928)
Ada J Staples (1885-1935)

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