John Harrison

M, b. circa 1873, d. 1941
  • John Harrison was born circa 1873 in Malham Moor, Yorkshire, England. He was the son of John Henry Harrison and Elizabeth Battersby.
  • His marriage to Ada Annie Armstrong was registered in the June 1895 Quarter in Settle, Yorkshire West Riding Registration District.
  • In the 1920's John Harrison established a steam sawmill on Pierce's Creek. In the 1930's the engine was shifted to Old Woman's Hut Creek. His son Ben operated this sawmill until the 1950's when Ben set up a new electric mill in Emu Creek Road, Crow's Nest. The mill was sold to Clark's Sawmilling in 1963.
  • In 1921,his wife, Ada Annie Armstrong died in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • John Harrison appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1926 living at Crow's Nest. His occupation was given as a farmer, although he ran a sawmill with his son Ben.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll with Ben Harrison and Myrtle Avelina Blinco in 1930 in Gordale, Crow's Nest. Ben was a farmer as was his father.
  • John Harrison died in 1941 in Queensland.
  • On 16 May 1942 the following notice appeared in "The Courier Mail"-
    "IN THE SUPREME COURT OF QUEENSLAND, In the WILL of JOHN HARRISON, late of Crow's Nest, In the State of Queensland. Sawmlller, deceased. Notice is hereby given that after the expiration of fourteen days from the date of the publication here of an application will be made to this Honourable Court that PROBATE of the WILL of he abovenamed John Harrison be ceased may be granted to BEN HARRISON of Crow's Nest In the State of Queensland Sawmiller a lawful son of he said deceased the Sole Executor named in the said Will. Any person interested who desires to object to the application or to be heard upon It, may file a Caveat, in the Registry at any time before the grant is made. Dated this Eleventh day of May, 1942. EDWARD W. CLEARY & LEE, Solicitors for the said Ben Harrison. 45a Russell Street, Toowoomba."

Children of John Harrison and Ada Annie Armstrong

Kathleen Mary Harrison

F, b. 27 August 1899, d. 2 January 1984

Myrtle Kathleen Harrison

F, b. 27 May 1917, d. 2 September 1982
  • Myrtle Kathleen Harrison was born on 27 May 1917 in Waipawa, New Zealand.
  • At the age of 26 years, 2 months and 8 days, Myrtle Kathleen Harrison married Terence Geoffrey Norgate, son of Ernest Percival Norgate and Amy Edith Walsh, on 4 August 1943 in New Zealand.
  • On 29 August 1979,her husband, Terence Geoffrey Norgate died in New Plymouth, New Zealand, at age 62.
  • Myrtle Kathleen Harrison died on 2 September 1982 in New Zealand at age 65.

Tom Harrison

M, b. 1886, d. 1960

William Edward Harrison

M, b. circa 1895, d. 1932

Amos Harriss

M, b. June 1851, d. 31 July 1916
  • Amos Harriss's birth was registered in the an unknown place , an unknown place Registration District in the June 1851 Quarter. He was the son of Fred William Harriss and Harriet Harriss and grew up in the village near Bury, St Edmonds in Suffolk. The family were all farm labourers and Methodist.
  • At the age of 23 years and 4 months, Amos Harriss married Virginia Prewer-Docking in October 1874 in All Saints Church, Chevington.
  • Amos Harriss and Virginia Prewer-Docking immigrated on 27 March 1876. Amos, 24 and Virginia 19 travelled on the Western Monarch leaving London on 9 Dec 1875. During the 5 month voyage Virginia suffered badly from sea sickness and she never went on board any kind of boat again.
    Amos found work with a dairy farmer at Kangaroo Point in Brisbane. They later moved to Toowoomba and worked in a confectary factory. However, indoor work did not suit Amos so he took a job on a farm at Gowrie Little Plains. He then worked on the Railway at Mitchell on the banks of the Maronoa River. Later they transfered to Toowoomba to do the same work and when the railway work had finished Amos selected land at Ravensbourne just outside Toowoomba and built a house in the scrub.
  • On 3 March 1882,Amos Harriss's son, Frederick Henry Harriss was buried in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.
  • Amos Harriss and Virginia Prewer-Docking lived in "Rose Hill", Ravensbourne.
  • In 1899 when a family photo was taken at Rose Hill farm, Ravensbourne.
  • In 1901 Amos' was listed on the Crow's Nest Post Office directory as a farmer of Ravensbourne.
  • Amos Harriss and Virginia Prewer-Docking appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Ravensbourne. Amos was a farmer.
  • Amos Harriss and Virginia Prewer-Docking appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1905 living at Ravensbourne. Amos was a farmer and Virginia carried out domestic duties. Their son William was a labourer at Ravensbourne Settlement.
  • Amos Harriss appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1909 living at Ravensbourne. Amos was a farmer and Virginia carried out home duties as did their daughter Emma. Their son William was a labourer.
  • On 22 December 1911 Amos resigned his appointment as Justice of the Peace at Ravensbourne. He had held the position from 1905.
  • He and Virginia Prewer-Docking appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Ravensbourne. Amos was a farmer.
  • Amos Harriss died on 31 July 1916 in Ravensbourne, Queensland, at age 65. He died of a heart attack and left the running of the farm to Amos. Virginia later went to live with William in Toowoomba.
  • He was buried in Ravensbourne Cemetery.

Children of Amos Harriss and Virginia Prewer-Docking

Amos Benjamin Harriss

M, b. 25 February 1916, d. 6 November 1986
  • Amos Benjamin Harriss was born on 25 February 1916.
  • He was the son of William Richard Harriss and Elizabeth Barnes.
  • Amos Benjamin Harriss appeared on the Electoral Roll with William Richard Harriss and Elizabeth Barnes in 1943 in Ravensbourne. William was a farmer and Elizabeth carried out home duties. Their son Amos was also a farmer.
  • Amos Benjamin Harriss died on 6 November 1986 at age 70.

Amos Francis Harriss

M, b. 28 January 1891, d. 23 May 1937
  • Amos Francis Harriss was born on 28 January 1891 in Ravensbourne, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Amos Harriss and Virginia Prewer-Docking.
  • Amos Francis Harriss was present when a family photo was taken at Rose Hill farm, Ravensbourne with Amos Harriss and Virginia Prewer-Docking in 1899.
  • Amos Francis Harriss continued to run the Gross Hill farm at Ravensbourne after the death of Amos Harriss on 31 July 1916 in Ravensbourne, Queensland. His mother went to live with his brother William in Toowoomba
    ; He died of a heart attack and left the running of the farm to Amos. Virginia later went to live with William in Toowoomba.
  • Amos Francis Harriss appeared on the Electoral Roll with William Richard Harriss and Elizabeth Barnes in 1921 in Ravensbourne. William was a labourer and Elizabeth carried out home duties. His brothers Amos and Nathaniel were a farmers at Ravensbourne and mother Virginia and sister Elsie carried out home duties.
  • Amos Francis Harriss appeared on the Electoral Roll with Virginia Prewer-Docking in 1925 in Ravensbourne. Amos and Nathan were farmers.
  • Amos Francis Harriss appeared on the Electoral Roll with William Richard Harriss and Elizabeth Barnes between 1928 and 1935 in Ravensbourne. William was a labourer and Elizabeth carried out home duties. His brother Amos was a farmer at Ravensbourne and mother Virginia carried out home duties.
  • Amos Francis Harriss died on 23 May 1937 in Queensland at age 46.
  • He was buried on 24 May 1937 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Edith Harriss

F, b. 3 January 1877, d. 7 September 1952
  • Edith Harriss was born on 3 January 1877 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Amos Harriss and Virginia Prewer-Docking.
  • At the age of 20 years, Edith Harriss married Herbert Arthur Smith in 1898 in Queensland. They eventually moved to New Zealand around 1907.
  • Edith Harriss and Herbert Arthur Smith appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Llyod's Selection, Goombungee. Herbert was a blacksmith.
  • Edith Harriss died on 7 September 1952 in Lower Hutt, New Zealand, at age 75.

Elizabeth Virginia (Jean) Harriss

F, b. 15 January 1912, d. 9 August 2001

Elsie Florence Harriss

F, b. 26 July 1900, d. 6 February 1991
  • Elsie Florence Harriss was born on 26 July 1900 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Amos Harriss and Virginia Prewer-Docking.
  • Elsie Florence Harriss appeared on the Electoral Roll with William Richard Harriss and Elizabeth Barnes in 1921 in Ravensbourne. William was a labourer and Elizabeth carried out home duties. His brothers Amos and Nathaniel were a farmers at Ravensbourne and mother Virginia and sister Elsie carried out home duties.
  • At the age of 24 years, Elsie Florence Harriss married Henry Charles Thomsen, son of Edward Thomsen and Eliza Margaretha Suhr, in 1925 in Queensland.
  • Elsie Florence Harriss and Henry Charles Thomsen appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1930 living at Perseverance. Henry was a farmer.
  • Elsie Florence Harriss died on 6 February 1991 in Toowoomba at age 90.
  • She was buried on 7 February 1991 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. METH5-003-0039.

Emma Virginia Harriss

F, b. 1888, d. 22 April 1919

Children of Emma Virginia Harriss and John William (William John) Shedden

Frederick George Harriss

M, b. 1893, d. 13 September 1918
  • Frederick George Harriss was born in 1893 in Crow's Nest, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Amos Harriss and Virginia Prewer-Docking.
  • Frederick George Harriss was present when a family photo was taken at Rose Hill farm, Ravensbourne with Amos Harriss and Virginia Prewer-Docking in 1899.
  • Frederick George Harriss enlisted in the AIF on 11 August 1916 in Warwick. His service number was 3618 and he gave his mother, Virginia who lived at Ravensbourne, as his next of kin. He was a blacksmith by trade and had served a five year apprenticeship under Jameson at Crow's Nest. He served in France.
  • Frederick George Harriss was killed in action on 13 September 1918 in France. WWI.
  • He was buried in Roisel Communal Cemetery, Somme, France.

Frederick Henry Harriss

M, b. 1881, d. 2 February 1882
  • Frederick Henry Harriss was born in 1881 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Amos Harriss and Virginia Prewer-Docking.
  • Frederick Henry Harriss died on 2 February 1882 in Queensland. He was seven months old.
  • He was buried on 3 March 1882 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

May Harriet Susan Harriss

F, b. 1898, d. 1915

Naomi Ruth Harriss

F, b. 1885, d. 3 July 1964
  • Naomi Ruth Harriss was born in 1885 in Ravensbourne, Queensland. She married William Horton in 1907 at Ravensbourne, and moved to Darranil, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Amos Harriss and Virginia Prewer-Docking.
  • Naomi Ruth Harriss was present when a family photo was taken at Rose Hill farm, Ravensbourne with Amos Harriss and Virginia Prewer-Docking in 1899.
  • Naomi Ruth Harriss died on 3 July 1964 in Hervey Bay.

Nathanial Henry Harriss

M, b. 1896, d. 6 December 1969
  • Nathanial Henry Harriss was born in 1896 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Amos Harriss and Virginia Prewer-Docking.
  • Nathanial Henry Harriss was present when a family photo was taken at Rose Hill farm, Ravensbourne with Amos Harriss and Virginia Prewer-Docking in 1899.
  • Nathanial Henry Harriss appeared on the Electoral Roll with William Richard Harriss and Elizabeth Barnes in 1921 in Ravensbourne. William was a labourer and Elizabeth carried out home duties. His brothers Amos and Nathaniel were a farmers at Ravensbourne and mother Virginia and sister Elsie carried out home duties.
  • Nathanial Henry Harriss appeared on the Electoral Roll with Virginia Prewer-Docking in 1925 in Ravensbourne. Amos and Nathan were farmers.
  • Nathanial Henry Harriss died on 6 December 1969.

Susan Emily Harriss

F, b. circa 1900, d. 1967

William Richard Harriss

M, b. 20 August 1882, d. 20 February 1961
  • William Richard Harriss was born on 20 August 1882 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Amos Harriss and Virginia Prewer-Docking.
  • William Richard Harriss was present when a family photo was taken at Rose Hill farm, Ravensbourne with Amos Harriss and Virginia Prewer-Docking in 1899.
  • William Richard Harriss appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Ravensbourne. He was a labourer living at the Settlement.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll with Amos Harriss and Virginia Prewer-Docking in 1905 in Ravensbourne. Amos was a farmer and Virginia carried out domestic duties. Their son William was a labourer at Ravensbourne Settlement.
  • William Richard Harriss appeared on the Electoral Roll with Amos Harriss in 1909 in Ravensbourne. Amos was a farmer and Virginia carried out home duties as did their daughter Emma. Their son William was a labourer.
  • At the age of 28 years, 7 months and 14 days, William Richard Harriss married Elizabeth Barnes, daughter of Benjamin Barnes and Mary Batten, on 3 April 1911 in St Lukes Church, Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • William Richard Harriss and Elizabeth Barnes appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Ravensbourne. William was shown as a labourer.
  • After the death of his father Amos in Ravensbourne, Queensland, his mother Virginia came to live with him; He died of a heart attack and left the running of the farm to Amos. Virginia later went to live with William in Toowoomba.
  • William Richard Harriss and Elizabeth Barnes appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1921 living at Ravensbourne. William was a labourer and Elizabeth carried out home duties. His brothers Amos and Nathaniel were a farmers at Ravensbourne and mother Virginia and sister Elsie carried out home duties.
  • William Richard Harriss appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Ravensbourne. William was a farmer. His brothers Nathan and Amos also lived at Ravensbourne as did his mother Virginia.
  • He and Elizabeth Barnes appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1928 and 1935 living at Ravensbourne. William was a labourer and Elizabeth carried out home duties. His brother Amos was a farmer at Ravensbourne and mother Virginia carried out home duties.
  • William Richard Harriss and Elizabeth Barnes appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Ravensbourne. William was a farmer and Elizabeth carried out home duties. Their son Amos was also a farmer.
  • William Richard Harriss and Elizabeth Barnes appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Ravensbourne. William was a farmer and Elizabeth carried out home duties. They didn't appear on the roll in 1954.
  • William Richard Harriss died on 20 February 1961 in Queensland at age 78.
  • He was buried on 21 February 1961 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. CE5A-009-0023.

Children of William Richard Harriss and Elizabeth Barnes

Lillian Myrtle Hart

F, b. 1892, d. 2 April 1973
  • Lillian Myrtle Hart was born in 1892. She was the daughter of Ely Hart and Caroline Giles.
  • At the age of 18 years, Lillian Myrtle Hart married Henry Crighton in 1910 in Queensland.
  • Lillian Myrtle Hart and Henry Crighton appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Whichell's, Pechey. Henry was a farmer.
  • Lillian Myrtle Hart died on 2 April 1973 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 3 April 1973 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. METH5-005-0023.

Children of Lillian Myrtle Hart and Henry Crighton

Mary Hart

F, b. circa 1825
  • Mary Hart was born circa 1825.
  • Mary Hart married James Brooks circa 1860.

Child of Mary Hart and James Brooks

Mary Hart

F, b. 1839, d. 23 March 1919
  • Mary Hart was born in 1839. She was the daughter of William Hart and Johanna Hayes.
  • Mary Hart married Denis Murphy circa 1860.
  • Mary Hart died on 23 March 1919 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 24 March 1919 in Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery. RC3-001-0052.

Children of Mary Hart and Denis Murphy

Meryl Mavis Hart

F, b. circa 1917, d. 21 June 1978
  • Meryl Mavis Hart was born circa 1917. She was the daughter of     Nicholas Judge Hart and
    Margaret Willey.
  • Meryl Mavis Hart married Alan George Plant, son of George Henry Plant and Annie Miller Richardson, circa 1935.
  • Meryl Mavis Hart died on 21 June 1978 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 23 June 1978 in Cabarlah Cemetery.

Norah Hart

F, b. circa 1880

Child of Norah Hart and William George Lammas

Fredrick Hartge

M
  • Fredrick Hartge witnessed the burial of Mary Stuart on 24 December 1877 in Liverpool Cemetery, Sydney; Presbyterian Section.

Allen Harth

M, b. 1900, d. 1973
  • Allen Harth was born in 1900 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Christian Frederick Harth and Helene (Lena) Ehrlich.
  • At the age of 24 years, Allen Harth married Emily Evelyn Woodland in 1924 in Queensland.
  • Allen Harth died in 1973 in Queensland.

Alma Isabell Harth

F, b. 1904

Ann Maria Harth

F, b. April 1880, d. 1 January 1881

Annie Beatrice Harth

F, b. 1898

Annie Elsie (Anna Louisa) Harth

F, b. 30 July 1895, d. 24 March 1982
  • Annie Elsie (Anna Louisa) Harth was born on 30 July 1895 in Goombungee, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Konrad Harth and Hermine Zeckomski.
  • At the age of 24 years, 1 month and 12 days, Annie Elsie (Anna Louisa) Harth married Marshall May on 11 September 1919 in Queensland.
  • Annie Elsie (Anna Louisa) Harth died on 24 March 1982 in Queensland at age 86.