Leonie Senior Sutcliffe Finch1

F, b. 28 October 1902

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1902/C3595     Leonie Senior Sutcliffe     Finch     ;Charles     ;Evangeline Gertrude Beatrice Sutcliffe.
  2. Family Tree Maker Geneology, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/
  3. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1927     C834     Frederick Edmund     Janz     ;Leonie Soniro Sutcliffe     Finch.

Margaret Ann Finch1

F, b. circa 1874, d. 3 September 1945
  • Margaret Ann Finch was born circa 1874. She was the daughter of James Finch and Margaret Harper.1,2
  • Margaret Ann Finch married George Horrocks, son of Thomas Horrocks and Eupemia Cunningham, in 1892 in Queensland.1,3
  • On 25 January 1941,her husband, George Horrocks died in Queensland.4,5
  • Margaret Ann Finch died on 3 September 1945 in Queensland.2,6
  • She was buried in Ma Ma Creek Cemetery.6

Children of Margaret Ann Finch and George Horrocks

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1901/C5689     George     Horrocks;     George     ;Margaret Ann Finch.
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1945/C3214     Margaret Ann     Horrocks;     James Finch     ;Margaret Harper.
  3. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1892/C58     Horrocks     ;George;     Finch     Margaret Ann.
  4. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1941/C498     George     Horrocks;     Thomas     ;Euphemia Cunningham.
  5. Chapelhill Family History, online http://www.chapelhill.homeip.net/FamilyHistory/Photos/, Headstone Inscription.
  6. Chapelhill Family History, online http://www.chapelhill.homeip.net/FamilyHistory/Photos/
  7. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1893/C3439     Thomas William     Horrocks;     George;     Margaret Ann Finch.
  8. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1896/C8477     James     Horrocks     ;George     ;Margaret Ann Finch.
  9. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1898/C8419     Margaret May     Horrocks;     George;     Margaret Ann Finch.
  10. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1904/C9037     Leonard Walter     Horrocks;     George;     Margaret Ann Finch.
  11. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1910/C11015     Robert Harold     Horrocks;     George;     Margaret Ann Finch.

Nathan Finch1

M, b. circa 1825
  • Nathan Finch was born circa 1825.1
  • His marriage to Ellen Carder was registered in the December 1846 Quarter in Sudbury, Essex Registration District. (Most likely were married in Borley.)1,2

Children of Nathan Finch and Ellen Carder

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1941     C3646     Charles     Finch;     Nathan ;     Mary Carty.
  2. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Marriages Dec 1846 Carder      Ellen; Finch      Nathan      ;       Sudbury      12     931.
  3. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1942     C1080     Emma     Theobald;     Nathan Finch;      Ellen -.

Margaret Findlay1

F, b. 1878, d. 19 July 1917
  • Margaret Findlay was born in 1878.1
  • She was the daughter of Patrick Findlay and Jane Draffen.1
  • At the age of 25 years, Margaret Findlay married James Hope, son of James Hope and Jane Gilchrist, in 1903 in Queensland. After their marriage they moved from the Geham area.2
  • Margaret Findlay died on 19 July 1917 in Queensland.1
  • She was buried in Cumkillenbar Historic Cemetery, Kaimkillenbun. She is buried next to her parents Patrick and Jane.3

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1917     C2732     Margaret     Hope     ;Patrick Findlay;      Jane Draffen.
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1903     C511     Margaret     Findlay;     James     Hope.
  3. Australian Cemeteries Index, online http://cemindex.arkangles.com/cemetery-inscriptions.php

Patrick Findlay1

M, b. circa 1850, d. 31 January 1932
  • Patrick Findlay was born circa 1850. He was the son of George Findlay and Penuel Grant.1,2
  • Patrick Findlay married Jane Draffen circa 1875.3
  • Patrick Findlay married Jane Gilchrist in 1917 in Queensland.1
  • Patrick Findlay died on 31 January 1932 in Queensland.2
  • He was buried in Cumkillenbar Historic Cemetery, Kaimkillenbun. He is buried with his first wife Jane Draffin.3

Child of Patrick Findlay and Jane Draffen

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1917     C1470     Patrick     Findlay;     Jane     Hope.
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1932     C351     Patrick     Findlay;     George Findlay;     Penuel Grant.
  3. Australian Cemeteries Index, online http://cemindex.arkangles.com/cemetery-inscriptions.php
  4. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1917     C2732     Margaret     Hope     ;Patrick Findlay;      Jane Draffen.

Martin Finnerty1

M, b. circa 1875
  • Martin Finnerty was born circa 1875.1
  • Martin Finnerty married Margaret Grant, daughter of George Urquhart Grant and Mary Jane O'Brien, on 5 August 1895 in Wesylean Church, Tenterfield, New South Wales. The marriage did not last and Martin was awarded a Decree Nisi on the grounds of desertion by Margaret as reported in the The Tenterfield Intercolonial Courier and Fairfield and Wallangarra Advocate on 1 May 1900 :- " At the Armidale Circuit Court on Wednesday last, Martin Finnerty, a farmer, petitioned for a divorce from his wife,Margaret Finnerty, nee Grant, on the grounds of desertion. The issues for trial were marriage and desertion.
    Mr.A. B. White, instructed by Mr. J. A. McDonald (agent for Mr. J. F. Thomas), appeared for petitioner.
    Martin Finnerty stated that he was married to Margaret Grant, in the Wesleyan Church at Tenterfield, on 5th August, 1895, by tho Rev. Rd. East. His wife was living with her mother at the time, and was then underage. He lived with his wife till March 26, 1896.
    Martin Finnerty, continuing his evidence, said he lived with his wife till the following March, when she left Tenterfield to go to Armidale Show, and he had not seen her since. Three days after she left Tenterfield, she wrote a letter, asking for money, and he sent her 15s. She promised to return the following Saturday, but did not do so. He saw a letter in his wife's handwriting three weeks later.
    Mary Jane French, mother of respondent, stated that she received a letter from respondent in April 1896, and burned it the same day. She said she did not intend to return to her husband, but did not give any reason.
    His Honor found both issues in favor of petitioner."1,2

Citations

  1. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Marriage 5694/1895      FINNERTY      MARTIN ;     GRANT      MARGARET ;     TENTERFIELD.
  2. Unknown newspaper title, The Tenterfield Intercolonial Courier and Fairfield and Wallangarra Advocate (NSW : 1900 - 1914) 1 May 1900.

Peter Fordyce Finnie1

M, b. 29 January 1909, d. 8 June 1981
  • Peter Fordyce Finnie was born on 29 January 1909 in Aberdeen, Scotland.1
  • At the age of 25 years, 5 months and 19 days, Peter Fordyce Finnie married Eileen Graham, daughter of John Isaac Graham and Annie Spies, on 18 July 1934. They had ten children.1,2
  • Peter Fordyce Finnie died on 8 June 1981 at age 72.1

Citations

  1. Mundia.com, online http://www.mundia.com
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1934/C3279     Finnie     Peter Fordyce;     Graham     Eileen.

Kate Finnity1

F, b. 1876, d. 1970

Children of Kate Finnity and Robert Henry Hunter

Citations

  1. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Marriage 1905/3582     Kate      Finnity ;     Robert Henry      Hunter.
  2. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Death 1970/43877     Hunter      Kate ;     94Y.
  3. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Death 1952/22335     Hunter      Robert Henry      ;68Y.
  4. Wellington City Council Cemetery Search, online http://www.wellington.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/search/…, Karori Cemetery.
  5. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Birth 1905/23623     Hunter      Keith Robert ;     Kate     ;Robert.
  6. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Birth 1908/2215     Hunter      Myra Maud Catherine ;     Kate;     Robert Henry.

Jessie Crombie Firmston1

F, b. 8 August 1891, d. 12 December 1982
  • Jessie Crombie Firmston was born on 8 August 1891 in New Zealand. She was the daughter of Emma and Alfred FIRMSTON.2,3
  • At the age of 25 years, Jessie Crombie Firmston married Stanley Gordon Cresswell, son of Thomas Samuel Cresswell and Fanny Smith Gordon, in 1917 in New Zealand.1
  • On 15 September 1978,her husband, Stanley Gordon Cresswell died in Hutt Hospital, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, at age 90. His last address was 36 Oxford Terrace Lower Hutt, Wellington.4,5
  • Jessie Crombie Firmston died on 12 December 1982 in Hutt Hospital, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand, at age 91.2,5
  • She was cremated on 2 December 1985 Her body had been donated to the Medical School. Following his cremation her ashes were scattered.5

Citations

  1. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Marriage 1917/1832 Jessie Crombie Firmston; Stanley Gordon Cresswell.
  2. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Death 1982/51664 Cresswell Jessie Crombie; 8 August 1891.
  3. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Birth 1891/9154     Firmston      Jessie Crombie ;     Emma;     Alfred.
  4. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Death 1978/38250 Cresswell Stanley Gordon; 17 August 1888.
  5. Palmeston North City Council, NZ Duneden City Council, online http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/facilities/cemeteries/…

John Charles Fish1

M, b. 4 November 1906, d. 14 November 1975
  • John Charles Fish was born on 4 November 1906 in New Zealand. He was the son of John Charles and Louise FISH.1,2,3
  • John Charles Fish married Helen Mary Moss, daughter of Frank Moss and Amelia Catherine Holdaway, circa 1932. They had three children.1
  • John Charles Fish died on 14 November 1975 in New Zealand at age 69.1,2

Citations

  1. Tracing Adam, online http://tracingadam.7doves.com/
  2. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Death 1975/48313     Fish      John Charles ;     4 November 1906.
  3. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Birth 1907/4295     Fish      John Charles ;     Louise;     John Charles.

Annie B Fisher1

F, b. 1878
  • Annie B Fisher was born in 1878 in St Hellier, Jersey.1
  • She was the daughter of Charles John Fisher and Sarah Jane Hockey.1
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Annie B Fisher was living in the household of Sarah Jane Hockey and Charles John Fisher in 23 Marett Lane, St Hellier, Jersey. Charles is shown as a 39 year old Jeweller born England living with his 31 year old wife Sarah born England and their children all born in St Hellier:- Charles 12, a jeweller, Ernest 9, Walter7, Percy 4, Annie 3 and Sydney aged 9 months.2

Citations

  1. International Genealogy Index, online http://www.familysearch.org/, Submitted by member.
  2. Census 1881 British, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Search/frameset_search.asp, Family History Library Film      1342348 Public Records Office Reference RG11 Piece / Folio      5611 / 48 Page Number      30.

Charles John Fisher1

M, b. 1842
  • Charles John Fisher was born in 1842 in London.1
  • At the age of 26 years, Charles John Fisher married Sarah Jane Hockey in 1868 in St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands.1
  • Charles John Fisher and Sarah Jane Hockey appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in 23 Marett Lane, St Hellier, Jersey. Charles is shown as a 39 year old Jeweller born England living with his 31 year old wife Sarah born England and their children all born in St Hellier:- Charles 12, a jeweller, Ernest 9, Walter7, Percy 4, Annie 3 and Sydney aged 9 months.2

Children of Charles John Fisher and Sarah Jane Hockey

Citations

  1. International Genealogy Index, online http://www.familysearch.org/, Submitted by member.
  2. Census 1881 British, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Search/frameset_search.asp, Family History Library Film      1342348 Public Records Office Reference RG11 Piece / Folio      5611 / 48 Page Number      30.

Edward Fisher1

M, b. circa 1841

Citations

  1. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Marriages 3181/1866 FISHER EDWARD; SOPP ; CATHERINE ; TENTERFIELD.

Elizabeth Fisher1

F, b. circa 1795, d. September 1860
  • Elizabeth Fisher was born circa 1795 in Blendworth, Hampshire.1
  • Her death was recorded with the Catherington, Hampshire Registration District in the September 1860 Quarter.2

Children of Elizabeth Fisher

Citations

  1. Genes Reunited, online http://www.genesreunited.com.au, Graeme Adams - message.
  2. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Deaths Sep 1860 Primmer      Elizabeth     ;       Catherington     ; 2c     59.
  3. International Genealogy Index, online http://www.familysearch.org/, Batch Number: C062481.
  4. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Births Jun 1841 Primmer      James      ;      Catherington;      7     58.      

Ernest G Fisher1

M, b. 1871
  • Ernest G Fisher was born in 1871 in St Hellier, Jersey.1
  • He was the son of Charles John Fisher and Sarah Jane Hockey.1
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Ernest G Fisher was living in the household of Sarah Jane Hockey and Charles John Fisher in 23 Marett Lane, St Hellier, Jersey. Charles is shown as a 39 year old Jeweller born England living with his 31 year old wife Sarah born England and their children all born in St Hellier:- Charles 12, a jeweller, Ernest 9, Walter7, Percy 4, Annie 3 and Sydney aged 9 months.2

Citations

  1. International Genealogy Index, online http://www.familysearch.org/, Submitted by member.
  2. Census 1881 British, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Search/frameset_search.asp, Family History Library Film      1342348 Public Records Office Reference RG11 Piece / Folio      5611 / 48 Page Number      30.

Frank Lewis Fisher1

M, b. 1888, d. 1960

Citations

  1. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Marriages 1925/1199 Violet Constance Irene      Stanton;      Frank Lewis      Fisher.
  2. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Deaths 1960/37669     Fisher      Frank Lewis ;     72Y.

George Forsythe Fisher1

M, b. circa 1890

Citations

  1. Australian Newspapers beta Trove (National Library of Australia), online http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/result?q=, Queensland Figaro and Punch (Brisbane, QLD : 1885 - 1916) Thursday 2 July 1914.
  2. Australian Newspapers beta Trove (National Library of Australia), online http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/result?q=, Queensland Figaro and Punch (Brisbane, QLD : 1885 - 1916) Thursday 2 July 1914.

  3. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1914/C3484     Polzin     Emma Helena Veronica;     Fisher     George Forsyth.

John William Fisher1

M, b. circa 1890

Citations

  1. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Marriage 29414/1948      FISHER      JOHN WILLIAM ;     PEARCE      OLGA      LISMORE.

Owen C Fisher1

M, b. 1882
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Owen C Fisher was living in the household of Sarah Jane Hockey and Charles John Fisher in 23 Marett Lane, St Hellier, Jersey. Charles is shown as a 39 year old Jeweller born England living with his 31 year old wife Sarah born England and their children all born in St Hellier:- Charles 12, a jeweller, Ernest 9, Walter7, Percy 4, Annie 3 and Sydney aged 9 months.2
  • Owen C Fisher was born in 1882 in St Hellier, Jersey.1
  • He was the son of Charles John Fisher and Sarah Jane Hockey.1

Citations

  1. International Genealogy Index, online http://www.familysearch.org/, Submitted by member.
  2. Census 1881 British, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Search/frameset_search.asp, Family History Library Film      1342348 Public Records Office Reference RG11 Piece / Folio      5611 / 48 Page Number      30.

Percy Fisher1

M, b. 1877
  • Percy Fisher was born in 1877 in St Hellier, Jersey.1
  • He was the son of Charles John Fisher and Sarah Jane Hockey.1
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Percy Fisher was living in the household of Sarah Jane Hockey and Charles John Fisher in 23 Marett Lane, St Hellier, Jersey. Charles is shown as a 39 year old Jeweller born England living with his 31 year old wife Sarah born England and their children all born in St Hellier:- Charles 12, a jeweller, Ernest 9, Walter7, Percy 4, Annie 3 and Sydney aged 9 months.2

Citations

  1. International Genealogy Index, online http://www.familysearch.org/, Submitted by member.
  2. Census 1881 British, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Search/frameset_search.asp, Family History Library Film      1342348 Public Records Office Reference RG11 Piece / Folio      5611 / 48 Page Number      30.

Sydney H Fisher1

M, b. 1880
  • Sydney H Fisher was born in 1880 in St Hellier, Jersey.1
  • He was the son of Charles John Fisher and Sarah Jane Hockey.1
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Sydney H Fisher was living in the household of Sarah Jane Hockey and Charles John Fisher in 23 Marett Lane, St Hellier, Jersey. Charles is shown as a 39 year old Jeweller born England living with his 31 year old wife Sarah born England and their children all born in St Hellier:- Charles 12, a jeweller, Ernest 9, Walter7, Percy 4, Annie 3 and Sydney aged 9 months.2

Citations

  1. International Genealogy Index, online http://www.familysearch.org/, Submitted by member.
  2. Census 1881 British, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Search/frameset_search.asp, Family History Library Film      1342348 Public Records Office Reference RG11 Piece / Folio      5611 / 48 Page Number      30.

Walter S Fisher1

M, b. 1874
  • Walter S Fisher was born in 1874 in St Hellier, Jersey.1
  • He was the son of Charles John Fisher and Sarah Jane Hockey.1
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Walter S Fisher was living in the household of Sarah Jane Hockey and Charles John Fisher in 23 Marett Lane, St Hellier, Jersey. Charles is shown as a 39 year old Jeweller born England living with his 31 year old wife Sarah born England and their children all born in St Hellier:- Charles 12, a jeweller, Ernest 9, Walter7, Percy 4, Annie 3 and Sydney aged 9 months.2

Citations

  1. International Genealogy Index, online http://www.familysearch.org/, Submitted by member.
  2. Census 1881 British, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Search/frameset_search.asp, Family History Library Film      1342348 Public Records Office Reference RG11 Piece / Folio      5611 / 48 Page Number      30.

Coralis Gladys Ethel Fissenden1

F, b. 1900, d. 1960
  • Coralis Gladys Ethel Fissenden was born in 1900 in New Zealand.1,2,3
  • At the age of 21 years, Coralis Gladys Ethel Fissenden married Gilbert Beach, son of John Octavius Beach and Eleanor Sutton, in 1921 in New Zealand.1
  • In 1959,her husband, Gilbert Beach died in New Zealand.4
  • Coralis Gladys Ethel Fissenden died in 1960 in New Zealand.2

Child of Coralis Gladys Ethel Fissenden and Gilbert Beach

Citations

  1. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Marriage 1921/9765     Coralis Gladys Ethel Fissenden ;Gilbert      Beach.
  2. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Death 1960/21376     Beach      Coralis Gladys Ethel ;     59Y.
  3. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Birth 1900/9758     Fissenden      Coralis Gladys Ethel ;     Elizabeth;     Phillip.
  4. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Death 1959/25749     Beach      Gilbert;      66Y.
  5. Tracing Adam, online http://tracingadam.7doves.com/

Alfred Fitch1

M, b. 2 January 1885, d. 1 May 1887
  • Alfred Fitch was born on 2 January 1885 in Queensland.1,2
  • He was the son of John Fitch and Karolina Puschmann.1
  • Alfred Fitch died on 1 May 1887 in Queensland at age 2.2

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1885/C2663     Alfred     Fitch;     John;     Carolina Puschmann.
  2. Mundia.com, online http://www.mundia.com

Alfred Charles Fitch1

M, b. 1917, d. 1 December 2001
  • Alfred Charles Fitch was born in 1917.1
  • He was the son of Sydney Fitch and Anna Julianna Sperling.1
  • Alfred Charles Fitch commenced school in 1922 at Pinelands State School. His father was a farmer at Pinelands.1
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Crow's Nest. Alf was a labourer.2
  • Alfred Charles Fitch died on 1 December 2001.3
  • He was buried on 5 December 2001 in Milmerran Cemetery. LAWS1-00I-0011.3

Citations

  1. School Reunion Committee, "Pinelands SS."
  2. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs, Sub Div Crow's Nest 1943.
  3. Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery, online http://ww2.toowoombarc.qld.gov.au/index.php

Alice Fitch1

F, b. circa 1875, d. 1879
  • Alice Fitch was born circa 1875.1
  • She was the daughter of John Fitch and Eliza Kidd.1
  • Alice Fitch died in 1879 in Queensland.1

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1879/C579     Alice     Fitch;     John Fitch;     Eliza Kidd.

Allan Benjamin Charles Fitch1

M, b. 27 November 1919, d. 1999
  • Allan Benjamin Charles Fitch was born on 27 November 1919 in Crow's Nest, Queensland.1
  • He was the son of William John Fitch and Esther Clara Evans.1
  • Allan Benjamin Charles Fitch commenced school on 27 January 1925 at Pinelands State School. He was 5 years 1 month old. His father was a farmer at Pinelands.2
  • He enlisted in the Australian Army on 30 May 1941 in Crow's Nest He was living at Crow's Nest at the time he enlisted and gave his next of kin as his mother Esther. His service number was QX37464 (Q103336). He was discharged on 6 November 1944 with the rank of Private in the 25th Battalion.3
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Mountain Camp. He was a farmer, most likely still living with his parents.4
  • Allan Benjamin Charles Fitch died in 1999.1

Citations

  1. Mundia.com, online http://www.mundia.com
  2. School Reunion Committee, "Pinelands SS."
  3. Record Search, National Archives of Australia, online http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/recordsearch/index.aspx
  4. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs, Sub Div Crow's Nest 1943.

Amelia Fitch1

F, b. 1888, d. 5 February 1959

Child of Amelia Fitch

Children of Amelia Fitch and Albert Joseph Schultz

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1888/C4728     Amelia     Fitch     ;John;     Karolina Puschmann.
  2. Mundia.com, online http://www.mundia.com
  3. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1957/B19799     Albert Joseph     Schultz;     Martin;     Auguste Pankise.
  4. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1959/B30317     Amelia     Schultz;     John Fitch;     Karoline Puschmann.
  5. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1908/C10432     Dorothy     Fitch     ;     Amelia Fitch.

Annie Fitch1

F, b. 7 November 1889, d. 13 March 1968
  • Annie Fitch was born on 7 November 1889.1,2
  • She was the daughter of John Fitch and Karolina Puschmann.3
  • At the age of 23 years, 1 month and 4 days, Annie Fitch married Wilhelm Frederick Sperling, son of William Sperling and Wilhelmine Caroline Welke, on 11 December 1912 in Queensland.1,4,2
  • Annie Fitch and Wilhelm Frederick Sperling appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Pinelands, Crow's Nest. Wilhelm was a farmer and Annie carried out home duties.5
  • Annie Fitch and Wilhelm Frederick Sperling appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Mountain Camp. William was a farmer.6
  • Annie Fitch was listed as the next of kin of Frederick William Sperling when she enlisted in the Australian Army on 30 May 1941. He was living at Crow's Nest at the time he enlisted and gave his next of kin as his mother Anne. His brother Edmond also enlisted. His service number was Q103357. He was discharged on 16 April 1946 with the rank of Private in the 25th Australian Infantry Battalion.7
  • On 2 April 1943,her husband, Wilhelm Frederick Sperling died in Queensland.8,9
  • Annie Fitch died on 13 March 1968 in Crow's Nest at age 78.2
  • She was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of Annie Fitch and Wilhelm Frederick Sperling

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1914/C13400     Edmond John     Sperling     ;Wilhelm Friedrich     ;Annie Fitch.
  2. Mundia.com, online http://www.mundia.com
  3. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1889/C5062     Ann     Fitch     ;John     ;Karolina Puschmann.
  4. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1912/C3532     Fitch     Annie;     Sperling     Wilhelm Frederick.
  5. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs Sub Div Crows Nest 1913.
  6. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs Sub Div Crow's Nest 1930.
  7. Record Search, National Archives of Australia, online http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/recordsearch/index.aspx
  8. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1943/C2591     Wilhelm Frederick     Sperling     ;Wilhelm;     Wilhelmine Caroline Welke.
  9. Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery, online http://ww2.toowoombarc.qld.gov.au/index.php

Benjamin Fitch1

M, b. 21 April 1887, d. 29 May 1977
  • Benjamin Fitch was born on 21 April 1887 in Queensland.1
  • He was the son of John Fitch and Karolina Puschmann.1
  • Ben was a champion cyclist. In 1908 he won his first major championship, a 50 mile race, at Rocklea in Brisbane. In 1910 and 1911 he rode from Warnambool to Melbourne later from Bendigo to Melbourne, he then road from Melbourne to Crow's Nest in eight days. He rode and won in many races in many places. His last ride was in Crow's Nest just before WWI.2
  • Benjamin Fitch and Sydney Fitch appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Pinelands, Crow's Nest. Ben was a carpenter and Sidney a farmer.3
  • Benjamin Fitch was the best man at the wedding of John William Anger and Sarah Ann Bretz on 29 October 1913 in St Luke's Church, Toowomba; An article on the wedding appeared in the Darling Downs Gazette "ANGER— BETZ. At St. Luke's Church yesterday morning at 12.30, the marriage took place of Mr J. Anger, son of Mr and Mrs. C. A. Anger, of Pechey, to Miss S. Bretz, daughter of Mrs John Bretz, Groomsville, Crow's Nest. The Rev. Canon Oakeley officiated. The bride was given away by her father, and looked very graceful in her lovely wedding gown of ivory, duchesse satin, the draped skirt; caught at one side with a large satin rose and finished with a 'Sunshine' sash. The cross-over bodice was draped with Brussels lace, and opened over a vest of finely tucked net and lace, a large satin rose appearing en corsage. A handsome veil of embroidered Brussels net, draped over a coronet of orange blossoms completed the toilette. The bridegroom's gift was a gold brooch. The bride was attended by her sisters, Isabel and Maud, as bridesmaids. They wore pretty white silk frocks with sprays of orange blossom and white droop hats trimmed with rosettes of silk, Miss Isabel's being wreathed with pink flowers. The bridegroom presented them with pretty gold brooches. Mr. Benjamin Fitch supported the bridegroom as best man. After the ceremony the bridal party drove to the Bain Studio, where they were photographed, and afterwards to the Harp of Erin Hotel, where the wedding breakfast was held. On leaving for Brisbane and Tweed Heads, where the honeymoon will be spent, the bride wore a coat and skirt of navy serge with a cream vest, and a smart bowler hat of navy tagel with swathed crown of floral silk, finished at the side with a pretty lancer plume.4,5,6
  • Benjamin Fitch began military service on 6 January 1916 in Toowoomba. He was a 28 year old painter and listed his father John as his next of kin. He served in the 41st Batallion. He was wounded in action in France on 12 Oct 1917 and returned to England with the rank of Lt Corporal where he married an English girl.7
  • At the age of 30 years, 9 months and 3 days, Benjamin Fitch married Nellie Brighton on 24 January 1918 in London, England.8
  • Benjamin Fitch and Nellie Brighton appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1939 living at Crow's Nest. He was a painter.9
  • Benjamin Fitch and Nellie Brighton appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Crow's Nest. Ben was a painter and Nellie carried out home duties.10
  • On 18 April 1975,his wife, Nellie Brighton died in Queensland.11,12
  • Benjamin Fitch died on 29 May 1977 at age 90.8
  • He was buried on 31 May 1977 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.11

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1887/C4276     Benjamin     Fitch     ;John     ;Karolina Puschmann.
  2. Crows Nest & District Tourist and Progress Association Inc, " From Tall Timbers", Page 322.
  3. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1913 Div Darling Downs, Sub Div Crow's Nest.
  4. Hirning Family Tree, online http://www.hirning.org/australia/salome.html
  5. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1913/C3600     Bretz     Sarah Ann     ;Anger     John William.
  6. Australian Newspapers beta Trove (National Library of Australia), online http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/result?q=, Darling Downs Gazette (Qld. : 1881 - 1922) Thursday 30 October 1913 p 6 Article.
  7. Record Search, National Archives of Australia, online http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/recordsearch/index.aspx, Service Record Benjamin Fitch.
  8. Mundia.com, online http://www.mundia.com
  9. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs, Sub Div Crow's Nest 1930-1939.
  10. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs, Sub Div Crow's Nest 1943.
  11. Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery, online http://ww2.toowoombarc.qld.gov.au/index.php
  12. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1975     C3335     Nellie     Fitch     Walter William Brighton      Clera -.