Eva Gertrude Cato

#313, b. 17 May 1887

Individual's Timeline

Birth17 May 1887Eva Gertrude Cato1
Marriage29 June 1923Eva Gertrude Cato2,3
Death2 August 1941Andrew Alexander Waugh4
Marriage1941Eva Gertrude Cato5

Primary events

  • Birth: Eva Gertrude Cato was born on 17 May 1887 in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.1
  • Marriage: She married Andrew Alexander Waugh on Friday, 29 June 1923, when they were 61 years ~&~ 36 years, 1 month and 12 days old. There was no mention of a previous husband, or the name of CORNISH, in the newspaper notice of the marriage.2,3
  • (Widow) Death: In 1941, at the age of 54 years, 2 months and 16 days, Eva Gertrude was left a widow by the death of Andrew Alexander Waugh; 2 sons Andrew and Bertram. Wife not mentioned in his obit.4
  • Marriage: Eva Gertrude Cato married David Robert Law in 1941 in Armidale, New South Wales, Australia.5

Secondary circumstances

  • Married Name: Her married name was Law.5
  • Married Name: Her married name was Waugh.2
  • Married Name: Her married name was Cornish.
  • Occupation: Eva was a shop assistant.6
  • Residence: In 1933 Eva Gertrude lived in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. Named as a daughter (Mrs A WAUGH) living in Launceston when her father died.

Voter Enrolements

  • In 1919 Eva Gertrude Cato was enrolled to vote at the same address in Launceston West as William Francis Cato; before Eva's marriage as she is still under the name of CATO.6

Family of Eva Gertrude Cato and Andrew Alexander Waugh

Family of Eva Gertrude Cato and David Robert Law


  1. Digger - Tas BMD Digger databases on CD, Surname: CATO
    Given Names: EVA GERTRUDE
    Event: Birth
    Father/Spouse Surname: WILLIAM FRANCIS
    Mother/Spouse Given Names: LUCAS ISABELLA ELIZABETH
    Day: 17
    Month: 5
    Year: 1887
    Sex: F
    Spouse Age:
    Spouse Sex:
    Registration Place: LAUNCESTON
    Registration Number: 347/1887
    Reference: RGD 33.
  2. Trove Digitised Newspapers, Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Mon 4 Sep 1933 Page 6.
  3. Trove Digitised Newspapers, Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Sat 4 Aug 1923 Page 1.
  4. Trove Digitised Newspapers, The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Tue 5 Aug 1941 Page 4.
  5. Find my past web sites, online http://www.findmypast.com or http://www.findmypast.com.au,
    First name(s)     Eva Gertrude
    Last name     Waugh
    Denomination     -
    Marriage year     1941
    Registration year     1941
    Registration district     Armidale
    State     New South Wales
    Country     Australia
    Spouse's first name(s)     David Robert
    Spouse's last name     Law
    Registration number     9444
    Volume reference     -
    Cross reference     -
    Record set     New South Wales Marriages 1788-1945
    Category     Life Events (BDMs)
    Subcategory     Marriages & divorces
    Collections from     Australia & New Zealand.
  6. Australian Voter Rolls 1901 - 1936, online http://search.ancestry.com.au