Edwin Milton Hurley

M, b. 22 May 1893, d. 17 October 1970
  • Edwin Milton Hurley was born on 22 May 1893 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Michael Hurley and Deborah Patch.
  • At the age of 29 years, 2 months and 18 days, Edwin Milton Hurley married Annie Theresa Doyle, daughter of John James Doyle and Ann Handy, on 9 August 1922 in St Patrick's Church, Toowoomba, Queensland. After their marriage they settled at Nutgrove in a small house near the railway line.
  • Edwin Milton Hurley and Annie Theresa Doyle appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Coalbank. Edwin was a teamster.
  • On 10 August 1970,his wife, Annie Theresa Doyle died in Toowoomba, Queensland, at age 74.
  • Edwin Milton Hurley died on 17 October 1970 in Toowoomba, Queensland, at age 77.

Eileen Yasmar Hurley

F, b. 1917, d. 1988

Elizabeth Lilly Hurley

F, b. 1881

Child of Elizabeth Lilly Hurley and Ludwig Agnew (Andrew) Wockner

Ellen Hurley

F, b. 29 August 1851, d. 6 August 1933
  • Ellen Hurley was born on 29 August 1851 in Ipswich, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Daniel Hurley and Ellen Healy.
  • Ellen Hurley was baptized in 1854 in Queensland.
  • At the age of 18 years, 5 months and 1 day, Ellen Hurley married John Gracey, son of Charles Crumwell Gracey and Isabella Cartin, on 30 January 1870 in Queensland. Sometime in the 1870's John and Ellen took up land at Nutgrove near Cooyar.
  • Ellen Hurley: William Baartz was in the employ of Hon. J F McDougall. On 15 August his wife Maria visited the neighbouring Gracey selection with their children Frederick aged 6, and Elizabeth 3. While they were there Elizabeth disappeared and was though to have been taken by members of tribes of aboriginies from the Dalby and Nanango areas who were moving towards Leyburn.
  • In 1877 John and Ellen possibly ran a boarding house five miles on the Nanango side of Cooyar Station. The boarding house in mentioned in an article regarding the death of a man from Nanango.
  • On 21 December 1898 John was declaired insolvant.
  • On 11 April 1922,her husband, John Gracey died in Queensland.
  • Ellen Hurley appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1930 living at Pine Hills, Nutgrove. She carried out home duties and may have lived with one of her sons - Albert or Robert who both were carriers at Nutgrove at the time.
  • She was buried in Evergreen Cemetery.
  • Ellen Hurley died on 6 August 1933 in Nutgrove, Queensland, at age 81. Her obituary appeard in The Brisbane Courier: -" The death took place on August 6 at her home, at Nutgrove, of Mrs. Ellen Gracey, relict of the late Mr. John Gracey. The late Mrs. Gracey, who was 77 years of age, was one of the early pioneers, and took up land with her late husband at Nutgrove In the early seventies. She is survived by four daughters. Mesdames J. Hale (Kaimkillenbun), J. Pincott (Tarong). M. Smoothy (Wengenville), and Kathleen (Cooyar), and three sons, Messrs. Charles Gracey (Cooyar), A. J. Gracey (Nutgrove), and Robert Gracey (Nutgrove)."

Children of Ellen Hurley and John Gracey

Ellen Fay Hurley

F, b. circa 1916, d. 1928

Ernest Harold Hurley

M, b. 1901, d. 1981
  • Ernest Harold Hurley was born in 1901 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Michael Hurley and Deborah Patch.
  • At the age of 21 years, Ernest Harold Hurley married Rose Anna Kelly, daughter of William Peter Kelly and Mary O'Grady, on 7 April 1922 in Queensland. Some time after their marriage they purchased the home of Rose Anna's mother Mary in Cooyar before moving to a farm at Maclagan in 1927.
  • Ernest Harold Hurley died in 1981 in Queensland.

Flora Elizabeth Hurley

F, b. circa 1905

Flora Elizabeth Hurley

F, b. 1918, d. 1989
  • Flora Elizabeth Hurley was born in 1918 in Toowoomba. She married Thomas Langton.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Angus Hurley and Beatrice Pattle.
  • Flora Elizabeth Hurley died in 1989 in Hervey Bay.

Henry Albert Hurley

M, b. 1887

Honora Hurley

F, b. 1849
  • Honora Hurley was born in 1849 in New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of Daniel Hurley and Ellen Healy.
  • Honora Hurley was baptized in 1854 in Queensland.

James Hurley

M, b. 1901
  • James Hurley was born in 1901 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of William Denis Hurley and Frances Christine Connors.
  • On 9 December 1905,James Hurley's mother, Frances Christine Connors died in Nutgrove, Queensland, at age 35. She died in childbirth. After the death of their mother the children were taken to live with William's parents at Evergreen. Mae went to live with William's sisters Nellie and Annie in Sydney.
  • James Hurley appeared on the Electoral Roll with William Denis Hurley and Frances Trinder between 1913 and 1925 in Cooyar. William was a teamster and Frances carried out home duties. William's son James also a teamster, lived with them.
  • James Hurley appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Cooyar. James was a teamster.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1943 and 1949 living at Upper Cooyar. James was a labourer.
  • At the age of 44 years, James Hurley married Beatrice Pattle, daughter of Robert Michael Pattle and Alberta Mary Pincott, in 1945.

Jane Hurley

F, b. 1877
  • Jane Hurley was born in 1877 in Queensland. She was a twin to Minnie.
  • She was the daughter of Michael Hurley and Deborah Patch.
  • At the age of 22 years, Jane Hurley married James Blades in 1899 in Queensland.

Margaret Hurley

F, b. 29 December 1898
  • Margaret Hurley was born on 29 December 1898 in Nutgrove, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of William Denis Hurley and Frances Christine Connors.
  • On 9 December 1905,Margaret Hurley's mother, Frances Christine Connors died in Nutgrove, Queensland, at age 35. She died in childbirth. After the death of their mother the children were taken to live with William's parents at Evergreen. Mae went to live with William's sisters Nellie and Annie in Sydney.
  • At the age of 32 years, 1 month and 13 days, Margaret Hurley married Donald Stuart Sutherland on 14 February 1931 in St Stephen's Catholic Church, Toowoomba.

Margaret Hurley

F, b. 1854, d. 1925
  • Margaret Hurley was baptized in 1854 in Queensland.
  • She was born in 1854 in New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of Daniel Hurley and Ellen Healy.
  • At the age of 29 years, Margaret Hurley married Hugh McLoughlin in 1883 in Queensland.
  • Margaret Hurley died in 1925 in Queensland.

Mary Hurley

F, b. 1879

Mary Hurley

F, b. 1848, d. 16 March 1936
  • Mary Hurley was born in 1848 in Clifton Station.
  • She was the daughter of Daniel Hurley and Ellen Healy.
  • Mary Hurley died on 16 March 1936 in Queensland.

Mary Ann Rose Hurley

F, b. 1878, d. 1965
  • Mary Ann Rose Hurley was born in 1878 in Queensland. She was the daugther of Thomas Hurley and Johanna Moynahan. The family lived at Elbow Valley.
  • At the age of 28 years, Mary Ann Rose Hurley married Thomas John Toomey on 15 September 1906 in St Mary's Church, Warwick, Queensland. Mary's father Thomas resided at Elbow Valley and Thomas lived at Lucky Valley.
  • In November 1915 Thomas was taken to the Small Debts Court by an ex neighbour who claimed his cattle had ruined his wheat crop. At that time Thomas's lease on the land next door had expired a few months earlier and he was living at Mt Stuart.
  • The following article appeared in the Thomas and Mary Toomey signed an agreement to work for three years on a dairy farm belonging to Daniel Connolly who lived in Warwick. After seeing the farm "Thomas told Connolly that it was just the type of place he was looking for". However, in August 1920 Mary and Thomas took Daniiel to the Supreme court where they claimed £204/17/6 from Connolly. Daniel Connolly counter claimed for £160/8/4 "for certain alleged specific advances and supplies". One condition of the agreement between the Toomeys and Connolly was the a payment of £50 be made to the Toomeys if the farm was sold within two years. When Connolly sold the farm to Mitchell less than two years later he only offered the Toomeys a sum of £30. Thomas Toomey took him to court. They received a verdict in their favour with payment of £337 5s. 6d.
    The Toomeys remained on the farm working for Mr Mitchell in 1917.
  • On 20 August 1920 the following article appeared in the Warwick Daily News :- " BRISBANE, Thursday.—At the Supreme Court civil sittings to-day, in the case Toomey and Toomey v. Connolly, Mr. N. Macrossan (instructed by Messers. Dowling and Wilson) appeared for the plaintiffs, and Mr. Woolcock instructed by Messrs. Fitzgerald and Walsh, town agents for Mr. Edgar Brennan, of Warwick) for the defendant.
    This was a suit in which Thomas Toomey and Mary Rose Toomey claimed £294/17/6 from Daniel Connolly, alleged to be due in connection with the working of a dairy farm at Emu Creek, near Crow's Nest.
    The defendant counter claimed £160/8/4 in respect of certain alleged specificied advances and supplies.
    The cross-examinationof the defendant was concluded.
    Timothy Connolly, son of the defen dant, gave evidence of a corroborative nature.
    After counsel's address had been concluded the Court rose until to-morrow morning."

  • Mary Ann Rose Hurley and Thomas John Toomey appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1921 and 1930 living at Emu Creek. Thomas was a farmer. The family appear to have moved away from the area a few years later.
  • Mary Ann Rose Hurley and Thomas John Toomey appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1939 living at Boonenno, Kingaroy. Thomas was a farmer as was his sons Hurley and Patrick. Son John was a labourer.
  • In 1962,her husband, Thomas John Toomey died in Queensland.
  • Mary Ann Rose Hurley died in 1965 in Brisbane, Queensland.

Children of Mary Ann Rose Hurley and Thomas John Toomey

Mary Christine (Mae) Hurley

F, b. 9 December 1905
  • On 9 December 1905,Mary Christine (Mae) Hurley's mother, Frances Christine Connors died in Nutgrove, Queensland, at age 35. She died in childbirth. After the death of their mother the children were taken to live with William's parents at Evergreen. Mae went to live with William's sisters Nellie and Annie in Sydney.
  • Mary Christine (Mae) Hurley was born on 9 December 1905 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of William Denis Hurley and Frances Christine Connors.

Michael Hurley

M, b. 12 September 1845, d. 20 October 1902
  • Michael Hurley was born on 12 September 1845 in Boydtown, New South Wales.
  • He was the son of Daniel Hurley and Ellen Healy.
  • At the age of 23 years, 11 months and 11 days, Michael Hurley married Deborah Patch, daughter of Stephen Patch and Sarah Brett, on 23 August 1869 in Toowoomba.
  • Michael Hurley died on 20 October 1902 in Queensland at age 57.
  • He was buried in Evergreen Cemetery.

Children of Michael Hurley and Deborah Patch

Michael (John) Hurley

M, b. 1884, d. 1955
  • Michael (John) Hurley was also known as John Michael.
  • He was born in 1884 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Michael Hurley and Deborah Patch.
  • At the age of 28 years, Michael (John) Hurley married Ruth Pattle, daughter of Robert Michael Pattle and Alberta Mary Pincott, in 1912.
  • Michael (John) Hurley appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Cooyar. He was a labourer.
  • He and Ruth Pattle appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Cooyar. John was a teamster.
  • Michael (John) Hurley died in 1955 in Queensland.

Minnie Hurley

F, b. 1877
  • Minnie Hurley was born in 1877 in Queensland. She was a twin to Jane.
  • She was the daughter of Michael Hurley and Deborah Patch.
  • At the age of 22 years, Minnie Hurley married John McNamara in 1899 in Queensland.

Norman Angus Hurley

M, b. 1915, d. 2001
  • Norman Angus Hurley was born in 1915 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Thomas Angus Hurley and Beatrice Pattle.
  • At the age of 26 years, Norman Angus Hurley married an unknown person in 1941 in Cooyar.
  • Norman Angus Hurley died in 2001 in Mackay.

Robert Thomas Hurley

M, b. 1908, d. 1962
  • Robert Thomas Hurley was born in 1908 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of William Denis Hurley and Frances Trinder.
  • Robert Thomas Hurley appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Cooyar. He was a teamster.
  • Robert Thomas Hurley died in 1962 in Brisbane, Queensland.

Rosalie Agnes Hurley

F, b. 1891, d. 18 June 1948

Ruby Emilly Hurley

F, b. 1909

Sarah Nellie Hurley

F, b. 1889

Stephen Joseph Hurley

M, b. 1896, d. 1898
  • Stephen Joseph Hurley was born in 1896 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Michael Hurley and Deborah Patch.
  • Stephen Joseph Hurley died in 1898 in Queensland.

Thomas Angus Hurley

M, b. 1875, d. 10 August 1938
  • Thomas Angus Hurley was born in 1875 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Michael Hurley and Deborah Patch.
  • Thomas Angus Hurley appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1908 living at Cooyar Station. He was a stockman.
  • At the age of 37 years, Thomas Angus Hurley married Beatrice Pattle, daughter of Robert Michael Pattle and Alberta Mary Pincott, in 1912 in Queensland.
  • Thomas Angus Hurley appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Evergreen. He was a carrier.
  • He and Beatrice Pattle appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1937 living at Upper Cooyar Creek. He was a teamster and she carried out home duties.
  • Thomas Angus Hurley died on 10 August 1938 in West Maclagan, Queensland. The Queensland Times reported:- " COOYAR, August 10 While rounding up a bull in the rough range country at West Maclagan. Mr. T A Hurley (50). a grazier, of Upper Cooyar Creek. leaned over to evade the branch of a tree, the saddle girth broken, and he fell 40ft. down a gorge. He received severe head injuries, and although conscious when his companion reached him was dead when the latter re turned with assistance."

  • He was buried in Evergreen Cemetery.

Children of Thomas Angus Hurley and Beatrice Pattle

Thorleen May Hurley

F, b. 1913, d. 2000

Unnamed Male Hurley

M, b. 1883, d. 1883
  • Unnamed Male Hurley died in 1883 in Queensland.
  • He was born in 1883 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Michael Hurley and Deborah Patch.