David Richard Adams

M, b. 24 December 1896, d. 11 May 1966
  • David Richard Adams was born on 24 December 1896 in Queensland. He was the son of Daniel Smith Adams and Helen Donald.
  • At the age of 27 years, 3 months and 22 days, David Richard Adams married Audrey Alice Case, daughter of George Case and Ellen Jane Robinson, on 15 April 1924 in Queensland.
  • David Richard Adams died on 11 May 1966 in Queensland at age 69.
  • He was buried in Garden of Remembrance, Toowoomba. Plot      247-A-1 ;Memorial ID 179978452.

Eileen Edna Adams

F, b. 1909
  • Eileen Edna Adams was born in 1909 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of George Adams and Ethel Ellen May Leggatt.
  • On 29 September 1926 the results of recently held music examinations were published in The Brisbane Courier -.

Elizabeth Adams

F, b. 1800
  • Elizabeth Adams was born in 1800.
  • At the age of 27 years, Elizabeth Adams married David Hockey, son of Edmund Hockey and Mary Rugg, on 6 December 1827 in Somerset, England.

Elizabeth Adams

F, b. 1876, d. 10 February 1949
  • Elizabeth Adams was born in 1876 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John Adams and Matilda Stewart.
  • Elizabeth Adams appeared on the Electoral Roll with John Adams and Matilda Stewart in 1903 in Geham. John was a farmer. Their daughters Margaret Jane and Elizabeth also lived at Geham and son George farmed there as did brother James. John's brother Robert was a labourer.
  • Elizabeth Adams died on 10 February 1949 in Queensland.
  • She was buried in Cabarlah Cemetery.

Elizabeth Adams

F, b. 1843, d. 8 July 1925
  • Elizabeth Adams was born in 1843 in County Tyrone, Ireland.
  • She was the daughter of James Adams and Matilda Crawford.
  • At the age of 26 years, Elizabeth Adams married John Munro, son of Duncan Munro and Christiana Amelia Fraser, in 1869 in Queensland.
  • Elizabeth Adams witnessed the burial of Thomas John Munro on 8 March 1881 in Cabarlah Cemetery.
  • Elizabeth Adams and John Munro appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at an unknown place . John was a sawmill manager. Their daugher Jessie Elizabeth most likely lived with them. Duncan was a clerk and Hugh Fraser a selector, both living at Geham.
  • Elizabeth Adams died on 8 July 1925 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 9 July 1925 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Children of Elizabeth Adams and John Munro

Ellen Brevington Adams

F, b. circa 1885, d. 1978
  • Ellen Brevington Adams was born circa 1885. She was the daughter of John Brevington Adams and Annie Turner.
  • Ellen Brevington Adams married Edward Brennan, son of Thomas Brennan and Jane Meldon, in 1911 in Queensland.
  • Ellen Brevington Adams and Edward Brennan appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Ravensbourne. Edward was a teamster.
  • In 1969,her husband, Edward Brennan died in Queensland.
  • Ellen Brevington Adams died in 1978 in Queensland.

Ellen Jane Adams

F, b. 1877, d. 3 December 1897
  • Ellen Jane Adams was born in 1877 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of James Adams and Letita Green.
  • Ellen Jane Adams died on 3 December 1897 in Queensland.
  • She was buried in Cabarlah Cemetery.

Elsie A Adams

F, b. 1884

Emma Jane Adams

F, b. circa 1870, d. 1945
  • Emma Jane Adams was born circa 1870. She was the daughter of Richard Adams and Jane Stewart.
  • Emma Jane Adams married James Thomas Yule in 1903 in Queensland.
  • Emma Jane Adams died in 1945 in Queensland.

Child of Emma Jane Adams and James Thomas Yule

Esther Ruth Adams

F, b. 1890
  • Esther Ruth Adams was born in 1890 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of James Adams and Letita Green.
  • At the age of 27 years, Esther Ruth Adams married John Gibson in 1917 in Queeensland.

George Adams

M, b. 29 June 1874, d. 21 July 1955
  • George Adams was born on 29 June 1874 in Cabarlah, Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Adams and Matilda Stewart.
  • In 1901 George was listed as a farmer of Geham in the 1901 Crow's Nest Post Office Directory.
  • George Adams appeared on the Electoral Roll with John Adams and Matilda Stewart in 1903 in Geham. John was a farmer. Their daughters Margaret Jane and Elizabeth also lived at Geham and son George farmed there as did brother James. John's brother Robert was a labourer.
  • At the age of 33 years, George Adams married Ethel Ellen May Leggatt, daughter of George Leggatt and Henrietta Norris, in 1908 in Queensland.
  • George Adams and Ethel Ellen May Leggatt appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Cabarlah. George was a farmer. They lived at Woodlands.
  • On 20 July 1955,his wife, Ethel Ellen May Leggatt died in Queensland.
  • George Adams died on 21 July 1955 in Queensland at age 81.
  • He was buried in Cabarlah Cemetery.

Children of George Adams and Ethel Ellen May Leggatt

Gwenneth Serena Adams

F, b. circa 1915, d. 6 August 1972
  • Gwenneth Serena Adams was born circa 1915. She was the daughter of Henry Adams and Jessie Mildred Moore.
  • Gwenneth Serena Adams married Stanley Shannon, son of Thomas Shannon and Caroline Elizabeth Saal, in 1938 in Queensland.
  • Gwenneth Serena Adams and Stanley Shannon appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Merritts Creek. He was a dairyman.
  • In 1964,her husband, Stanley Shannon died in Queensland.
  • Gwenneth Serena Adams died on 6 August 1972 in Queensland.
  • She was buried in Cabarlah Cemetery. UNIT-00D-0027.

Helen Robertson Adams

F, b. 1848, d. 1919
  • Helen Robertson Adams was born in 1848.
  • At the age of 21 years, Helen Robertson Adams married Charles St Vincent Verrall in 1869.
  • Helen Robertson Adams died in 1919 in Queensland.

Child of Helen Robertson Adams and Charles St Vincent Verrall

Henry Stewart Adams

M, b. 22 May 1883, d. 17 July 1966
  • Henry Stewart Adams was born on 22 May 1883 in Cabarlah, Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Adams and Matilda Stewart.
  • At the age of 31 years, Henry Stewart Adams married in 1915 in Queensland. Henry was living at Rosehill, Geham at the time and Jessie was from Glenmore, Goombungee.
  • He and Jessie Mildred Moore appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1934 living at Cabarlah. Henry was a farmer.
  • Henry Stewart Adams died on 17 July 1966 in Queensland at age 83.

Iris May Adams

F, b. 1913
  • Iris May Adams was born in 1913 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Joseph George Adams and Annie Askin.
  • On 29 September 1926 the results of recently held music examinations were published in The Brisbane Courier - "Music Examinations.-In the practical music examination held recently at St. Joseph's Convent, under the auspices of the Trinity College of Music, London, Dr. C. Edgar Ford, F.T.O.M., F.R.G.O., being the examiner, all the candidates presented were successful. They were:-Pupils of the Sisters of St. Joseph.-Senior division: Nerrie Jefferson. Intermediate: Olive Sondergeld. Junior: Doreen Littleton, Erin Birrer. First steps: Constance McDiarmid. Pupils of Miss M. Askin. Intermediate division: Ellen Andrews. Junior: Mary Strack, Betsy Strack. Preparatory: Dorrie Andrews, Stella Davis. Pupils of Miss A. Gleeson.-Higher local division: Cecily Gleeson. Preparatory:
    Eileen Adams. First steps: Ivy Adams. Pupil of Mrs. Rogash.-Junior division:
    May Lavender."
  • Iris was a bridesmaid at the wedding of Roy Askin and Marjory Ellen Sattler on 10 May 1930 in Queensland; The Daily Standard reported [not very accurately] on the wedding. "On May 10, at the Neil-street Methodist Church, Geham, the wedding took place of Mr. R. Askin (second son of Mr. and Mrs. L. Askin, Crow's Nest) and Miss Marjorie Sattler (youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
    H. Sattler, Geham). Rev. J. Stirling (Crow's Nest) officiated.
    The bride, who was given away by her father, was gowned in corded brocaded taffeta, adorned with a shoulder posy of lily of the valley; her veil, which was worn with a wreath of orange blossoms, was lent by Mrs. R. L. Askin, and fell In soft folds below the uneven hemline of her gown. She carried a bouquet of sweet peas and jonquils, tied with white satin streamers.
    Miss Iris Adams, who was bridesmaid, wore a deep cream mariette frock, with a pointed hip yoke, and finished with a shoulder posy of yellow roses. She carried a bouquet of yellow chrysanthemums tied with satin streamers.
    Mr. Cyril Askin was best man. After the ceremony a reception was held at the Cafe Alexandria. Mrs. Sattler, who received the guests, wore a frock of brown brocaded morocain and a hat to harmonise. Mrs. L. Askin was frocked in navy blue crepe de Chino, worn with a hat to tone.
    On leaving for the honeymoon, which is being spent in Brisbane, Mrs. R. Askin wore a tweed tailored costume, with a velour hat to harmonise."
  • At the age of 28 years, Iris May Adams married Ronald Ralph Rickaby in November 1941 in St Stephen's Presbyterian Church, Toowoomba. The Courer-Mail reported " RICKABY— ADAMS. — St. Stephen's Presbyterian Church, Toowoomba, was the scene of the wedding of Miss Iris May Adams (eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Adams, Cabarlah) and Lieutenant Ronald Ralph Rickaby (elder son of Mr. B. Rickaby, Maleny, and of the late Mrs. Rickaby). The Rev. N. H. Joughin officiated. With her picture frock of white organza the bride wore a tulle veil caught with an orange blossom coronet. She carried lilies. Miss Edna Adams, bridesmaid, wore mist blue taffetas striped in pink. The topknot of her blue veil matched her pink and blue bouquet. Lieutenant A. Beech was best man. A reception was held at the Cafe Alexandra.

Isabella Adams

F, b. circa 1857
  • Isabella Adams was born circa 1857 in London Bow. She was the daughter of William Adams and Isabella Park, William was a well knownEngineer and locomotive designer of the middle 1800's.
  • Her marriage to Gilbert Henry Garrett, son of Thomas Poynder Garrett and Ann Mary Jefferis, was registered in the March 1883 Quarter Registration District.
  • On 10 March 1889,her husband, Gilbert Henry Garrett died in Newcastle at age 34. His obituary read :- GILBERT HENRY GARRETT (1) was born at Tamworth on the 4th of March, 1855, and was educated at he Clergy Orphan School, Canterbury. From youth his taste lay in the direction of engineering, and accordingly he was educated wi th a view of embracing t h a t profession, becoming a pupil under Mr. W. Adams, of the Great Eastern Railway. Afterwards, when that gentleman was made Locomotive Superintendent of the London and South-Western Railway, Mr. Garrett was appointed his assistant. In this capacity he materially rendered great help in re-arranging the works connected with that company. A vacancy occurring a t Messrs. Sterne and Co.’s Works, Glasgow, he was made manager, and remained there for about three years. After the death of Mr. Douglass, of Messrs. Stephenson’s Works, Newcastle, he was appointed to direct the affairs of t h a t well-known establishment i n September 1885. Thi s office he filled wi th conspicuous ability up to the time of his premature death, which occurred on the 10th of March, 1889. Mr. Garrett was elected an Associate Member of the Institut ion
    on the 1st of March, 1881.

    1 These particulars are derived from a notice in the Newcastle Daily Chronicle
    for March 12,1889.
  • Isabella Adams appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 in Putney. Isabella is shown as a 44 year old born London Bow. There is also a Nancy Helen Garrett living in Putney, aged 13, born Newcaaslte on Tyne.

Children of Isabella Adams and Gilbert Henry Garrett

Ivor Stuart Adams

M, b. 1908, d. 10 August 1995
  • Ivor Stuart Adams was born in 1908 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of George Adams and Ethel Ellen May Leggatt.
  • Ivor Stuart Adams died on 10 August 1995.
  • He was buried on 14 August 1995 in Cabarlah Cemetery. UNIT-00E-0001.

James Adams

M, b. 1845, d. 7 July 1939
  • James Adams was born in 1845 in County Derry, Northern Ireland.
  • He was the son of James Adams and Matilda Crawford.
  • At the age of 30 years, James Adams married Letita Green in 1875 in Queensland.
  • James Adams's son, Joseph Adams was buried in Cabarlah Cemetery.
  • On 20 December 1885,James Adams's daughter, Mary Elizabeth Adams was buried in Cabarlah Cemetery.
  • In 1901 James was listed as a farmer of Geham in the 1901 Crow's Nest Post Office Directory.
  • James Adams and Letita Green appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Geham. James was a farmer and their son Robert John was a labourer. James' brother John also farmed at Geham.
  • On 3 April 1921,his wife, Letita Green died in Queensland at age 64.
  • James Adams appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1930 living at Cabarlah. He was a grazier.
  • James Adams died on 7 July 1939 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 8 July 1939 in Cabarlah Cemetery. UNIT-00A-0001.

Children of James Adams and Letita Green

James Adams

M, b. 1879, d. 1939
  • James Adams was born in 1879 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of James Adams and Letita Green.
  • James Adams died in 1939 in Queensland.

James Adams

M, b. 1803, d. 18 October 1892
  • James Adams was born in 1803 in County Tyrone, Ireland. He was the son of Arthur Adams and Elizabeth Black.
  • James Adams married Matilda Crawford circa 1830.
  • On 17 August 1877,his wife, Matilda Crawford died in Queensland.
  • James Adams died on 18 October 1892 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 20 October 1892 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. His headstone shows she was from Geham, Highfields.

Children of James Adams and Matilda Crawford

Jean Estelle Lillian Adams

F, b. 1905, d. 3 October 1971
  • Jean Estelle Lillian Adams was born in 1905 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of David James Adams and Jean Donald Campbell.
  • Jean Estelle Lillian Adams died on 3 October 1971 in Queensland. She is buried at Lutwyche with her parents. Jean was a nurse. She never married and cared for her parents in their old age.

John Adams

M, b. 1841, d. 21 April 1929
  • John Adams was born in 1841 in Drummond, Ireland.
  • He was the son of James Adams and Matilda Crawford.
  • At the age of 28 years, John Adams married Matilda Stewart in 1869 in Queensland.
  • John Adams appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1901 living at an unknown place . John was listed as a farmer of Geham in the 1901 Crow's Nest Post Office Directory.
  • He and Matilda Stewart appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Geham. John was a farmer. Their daughters Margaret Jane and Elizabeth also lived at Geham and son George farmed there as did brother James. John's brother Robert was a labourer.
  • On 30 December 1912,his wife, Matilda Stewart died in Cabarlah, Queensland.
  • John Adams and Margaret Jane Adams appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Geham. He was a farmer and his daughter Margaret carried out home duties.
  • John Adams died on 21 April 1929 in Queensland.
  • He was buried in Cabarlah Cemetery.

Children of John Adams and Matilda Stewart

Joseph Adams

M, b. 1879, d. December 1880
  • Joseph Adams was born in 1879 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of James Adams and Letita Green.
  • Joseph Adams died in December 1880 in Queensland.
  • He was buried in Cabarlah Cemetery.

Joseph George Adams

M, b. 1886, d. 16 December 1979
  • Joseph George Adams was born in 1886 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of James Adams and Letita Green.
  • At the age of 26 years, Joseph George Adams married Annie Askin, daughter of Richard Askin and Emma Thatcher, in 1912 in Queensland.
  • In January 1918 Joseph was made a Justice of the Peace.
  • Joseph George Adams and Annie Askin appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1930 living at Cabarlah. Joseph was a farmer.
  • Joseph George Adams gave the bride away at the wedding of Leslie Andrew McPhail and Daisy Emma Askin on 8 June 1925 in Neil Street Methodist Church, Toowoomba. The Queenslander reported "A quiet but pretty wedding was celebrated, in the Neil-street Methodist Church on Monday morning, when Miss Daisy E. Askin (second youngest daughter of Mrs. K. Askin and the late Mr. R. Askin, of Crow's Nest) was married to Mr. Andrew Leslie M'Phail (youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. John M'Phail, of Pierce Creek). The Rev. H. Garrett (Crow's Nest) officiated. The bride who was given away by her brother-in-law, Mr. T. Adams, wore her travelling frock, which was composed of sand crepe Marocain, straight-lined, beautifully beaded frock, with which a close fitting navy blue hat was worn. Miss May Askin (sister of the bride) attended as bridesmaid, and wore a frock of lemon fugi silk, trimmed with pin tucks and stitchery. A small black, satin cloche was also worn. Mr. Albert Barnes was best man. The honeymoon is being spent in Brisbane and at the seaside"
    At the time of their marriage Dailsy lived in Crow's Nest and worked in the library. After their marriage Les and Daisy moved to River Trees in New South Wales and eventually settled in Wilson's Downfall. He signed his portion of the Pierce Creek farm over to his sister Jessie in 1937.
  • The following article appeared in the The Courier-Mail on 3 October 1941. "Patrick Costello, 23, farm hand, and Joseph Adams, 55 farmer, both of Cabarlah, were knocked off their horses on the Cooby Creek road by a limb which fell from a burning tree as they were returning from fighting a bush fire. Costello received a fracture of the pelvis and Adams an incised wound over the right eye and abrasions on the left hand. The Toowoomba ambulance took Costello to the Toowoomba General Hospital and Adams to a private hospital.
  • Joseph George Adams died on 16 December 1979 in Queensland.
  • He was buried in Cabarlah Cemetery.

Child of Joseph George Adams and Annie Askin

Joseph Skilton Adams

M, b. September 1872, d. 9 November 1950
  • Joseph Skilton Adams's birth was registered in the Ware, Hertfordshire Registration District in the September 1872 Quarter. He was the son of Robert Adams and __ Skilton.
  • His marriage, at 20 years and 9 months, to Annie Selina Rowell was registered in the June 1893 Quarter, Isle of Wight, Hampshire Registration District.
  • Joseph Skilton Adams and Annie Selina Rowell immigrated on 31 July 1909. Joseph 35 and Annie 41 travelled on the SS Waipara with their two sons Bertram 14 and Leslie 12.
  • On 17 March 1910, Joseph Skilton Adams enrolled his son Leslie Walter Adams in Pinelands State School. He was 12 years 9 months old. His father was a farmer at Pinelands.

  • Joseph Skilton Adams and Annie Selina Rowell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Pinelands. Joseph was a farmer and Annie carried out home duties. Their sons were also farmers in the district.
  • Joseph Skilton Adams died on 9 November 1950 in Queensland at age 78.
  • He was buried on 11 November 1950 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of Joseph Skilton Adams and Annie Selina Rowell

Kenneth Stewart Campbell Adams

M, b. 18 September 1907, d. 15 July 1976
  • Kenneth Stewart Campbell Adams was born on 18 September 1907 in Queensland. He married Kathleen Isobel Thorsborne at Beenleigh. After her death he married Patricia Mary Haswell in Rockhampton.
  • He was the son of David James Adams and Jean Donald Campbell.
  • Kenneth Stewart Campbell Adams died on 15 July 1976 in Queensland at age 68. He is buried in Pinaroo Cemetery.

Leila Mavis Crawford Adams

F, b. 1912

Leslie Walter Adams

M, b. March 1897, d. 1983
  • Leslie Walter Adams's birth was registered in the Blean, Kent Registration District in the March 1897 Quarter.
  • He was the son of Joseph Skilton Adams and Annie Selina Rowell.
  • Leslie Walter Adams immigrated on 31 July 1909 with Joseph Skilton Adams and Annie Selina Rowell. Joseph 35 and Annie 41 travelled on the SS Waipara with their two sons Bertram 14 and Leslie 12.
  • Leslie Walter Adams commenced school at Pinelands State School on 17 March 1910. He was 12 years 9 months old. His father was a farmer at Pinelands.
  • At the age of 25 years, Leslie Walter Adams married Florence Anstine/Austene Stark, daughter of Herman Stark and Ellen Cosntance Heath Ranger, in 1923 in Queensland.
  • Leslie Walter Adams and Florence Anstine/Austene Stark appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Pinelands. Les was a farmer as was his father and brother Bert.
  • Leslie Walter Adams died in 1983 in Queensland.

Lillia Margaret Crawford Adams

F, b. 1881, d. 1950
  • Lillia Margaret Crawford Adams was also known as Leila Margarita.
  • She was born in 1881 in New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of Alexander Adams and Mary Ann Johnston.
  • At the age of 23 years, Lillia Margaret Crawford Adams married George W Fraser in 1904 in Woollahra, New South Wales.
  • Lillia Margaret Crawford Adams died in 1950 in Chatswood, New South Wales.

Children of Lillia Margaret Crawford Adams and George W Fraser

Margaret Adams

F, b. 1860, d. 10 August 1930
  • Margaret Adams was born in 1860. She was the daugher of John Adams and Mary Boyd.
  • Margaret Adams married Joseph Quirey circa 1885.
  • Margaret Adams and Joseph Quirey appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Crow's Nest. No occupation was given for Joseph. Margaret carried out home duties.
  • Margaret Adams died on 10 August 1930 in Queensland.
  • She was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of Margaret Adams and Joseph Quirey