This week, I went looking for the death notice for Martha Helen Johnston. Martha was the daughter of William Johnston and Catherine Marr. Catherine Marr was the sister of my great grandfather, Henry Palmer Marr. I knew from the death index that Martha’s surname at the time of her death was Cornford, but I didn’t yet know her husband’s name. Her death notice provided this information.
Her death notice was also in The Age.
Now that I had her husband’s name, I was able to find his death notice: