Bridget Mary Mahon

F, b. 13 December 1889, d. 25 October 1949
  • Bridget Mary Mahon was born on 13 December 1889 in Gowrie Junction, Queensland. She was the daughter of Thomas Mahon and Mary Kenefacke.
  • At the age of 19 years and 3 days, Bridget Mary Mahon married Michael James Hayden, son of Timothy Hayden and Catherine Bourke, on 16 December 1908 in Queensland.
  • On 23 January 1948,her husband, Michael James Hayden died in Queensland at age 67.
  • Bridget Mary Mahon died on 25 October 1949 in Queensland at age 59.
  • She was buried on 26 October 1949 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. RC2-002-0002 - She is buried with her father Thomas.

Children of Bridget Mary Mahon and Michael James Hayden

Helen Ramage Blackhall Mair

F, b. 15 May 1849, d. 26 May 1926
  • Helen Ramage Blackhall Mair was also known as Helen Ramage Miller Mair.
  • She was born on 15 May 1849.
  • At the age of 18 years, 8 months and 20 days, Helen Ramage Blackhall Mair married Charles Holdaway, son of John Holdaway and Amelia Eyles, on 4 February 1868 in New Zealand. They had a family of ten children.
  • Helen Ramage Blackhall Mair died on 26 May 1926 in Ballance, New Zealand, at age 77.
  • She was buried in Mangahao-Ballance Pahiatua Cemetery.
  • Charles and Helen's headstone reads:
    In loving memory of Charles Holdaway, died 11th February 1927, aged 83 years. "Forever with the Lord". In loving memory of Helen M, beloved wife of Charles Holdaway. Died 26th May 1926, aged 79 years. "Safe in the arms of Jesus".

Children of Helen Ramage Blackhall Mair and Charles Holdaway

Phobe Major

F, b. 1847
  • Phobe Major was born in 1847.
  • At the age of 29 years, Phobe Major married Noah Hockey, son of Isaac Hockey and Eliza Clark, on 15 December 1876 in Petites, Newfoundland, Canada.

Children of Phobe Major and Noah Hockey

Ada Makinson

F, b. 14 June 1904, d. 14 June 1983
  • Ada Makinson was born on 14 June 1904 in Bolton-le-Sands, Lancashire, England.
  • She was the daughter of Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason.
  • At the time of the 1911 census Ada Makinson was living in the household of Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason in Holden House, Westhouse, Kirkby Longsdale, Lancashire. Richard 38, was a farmer born Haldon living with his wife Betsy 34, born Bentham Yorkshire and their children Herbert 10, Harry 8, Ada 7, all born Bolton-le-Sands; Dorothy 5, Margaret 2, Betsy 1 all born Burton in Lonsdale.
  • Ada Makinson immigrated on 16 September 1911 with Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason. Richard and Betsy arrived on the Paporoa with their six children.
  • Ada Makinson appeared on the Electoral Roll with Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason between 1930 and 1937 in Emu Creek. Richard was a dairy farmer. Their son Herbert also farmed at Emu Creek.
  • Ada Makinson appeared on the Electoral Roll with Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason in 1936 in Emu Creek. Richard was a farmer. Their children Herbert, Ada, Eleanor and Betsy also lived at Emu Creek.
  • At the age of 36 years, Ada Makinson married Alfred Thomas Hanson in 1941 in Queensland.
  • She and Alfred Hanson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Stockyard Creek, Helidon. Alf was a farmer.
  • She and Alfred Hanson appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1949 and 1962 living at Alderley Street, Toowoomba. Alf was a farmer.
  • On 7 February 1952 Ada's husband Alfred Thomas Hanson died at the age of 46. He was buried in the Drayton and Toowoomba Cemetery the next day.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1962 living at Lock Street, Toowoomba.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1972 and 1980 living at 32 Hellier Street, Wynum.
  • Ada Makinson died on 14 June 1983 in Brisbane, Queensland, at age 79.
  • She was buried in Hemmant Cemetery.

Betsy Makinson

F, b. December 1909, d. 14 September 1987
  • Betsy Makinson was born in December 1909 in Burton in Londsdale, West Riding, Yorkshire, England.
  • She was the daughter of Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason.
  • At the time of the 1911 census Betsy Makinson was living in the household of Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason in Holden House, Westhouse, Kirkby Longsdale, Lancashire. Richard 38, was a farmer born Haldon living with his wife Betsy 34, born Bentham Yorkshire and their children Herbert 10, Harry 8, Ada 7, all born Bolton-le-Sands; Dorothy 5, Margaret 2, Betsy 1 all born Burton in Lonsdale.
  • Betsy Makinson immigrated on 16 September 1911 with Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason. Richard and Betsy arrived on the Paporoa with their six children.
  • At the age of 26 years and 7 months, Betsy Makinson married Thomas George Smith, son of Fred Smith and Roma Douglas Tigell, on 1 July 1936 in Queensland. They moved to Grahtham and then Laidley, Oakey and finally settled in Toowoomba.
  • Betsy Makinson and Thomas George Smith appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Brooklands, Grantham. Thomas was a farmer.
  • Betsy Makinson and Thomas George Smith appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at Hatton Vale, Laidley. Thomas was a farmer.
  • Betsy Makinson and Thomas George Smith appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1968 living at Devon Park, Oakey. Thomas was a farmer.
  • Betsy Makinson and Thomas George Smith appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1977 and 1980 living at 49 Drummond Street, Toowoomba. Thomas was a farmer.
  • On 2 December 1986,her husband, Thomas George Smith died in Queensland at age 75.
  • Betsy Makinson died on 14 September 1987 in Toowoomba at age 77.
  • She was buried the Garden of Remembrance, Toowoomba.

Dorothy Makinson

F, b. 14 December 1905, d. 8 May 1983
  • Dorothy Makinson was born on 14 December 1905 in Burton in Londsdale, West Riding, Yorkshire, England.
  • She was the daughter of Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason.
  • At the time of the 1911 census Dorothy Makinson was living in the household of Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason in Holden House, Westhouse, Kirkby Longsdale, Lancashire. Richard 38, was a farmer born Haldon living with his wife Betsy 34, born Bentham Yorkshire and their children Herbert 10, Harry 8, Ada 7, all born Bolton-le-Sands; Dorothy 5, Margaret 2, Betsy 1 all born Burton in Lonsdale.
  • Dorothy Makinson immigrated on 16 September 1911 with Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason. Richard and Betsy arrived on the Paporoa with their six children.
  • At the age of 23 years, 3 months and 27 days, Dorothy Makinson married George Macklin Helsham, son of George Macklin Helsham and Johanna Fredricka Augusta Erb, on 10 April 1929 in Crow's Nest, Queensland.
  • Dorothy Makinson and George Macklin Helsham appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1968 living at John Street, Crow's Nest. George was a labourer.
  • Dorothy Makinson and George Macklin Helsham appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1980 living at James Street, Crow's Nest.
  • Dorothy Makinson died on 8 May 1983 in Toowoomba, Queensland, at age 77.
  • She was buried on 10 May 1983 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Eleanor Makinson

F, b. 11 January 1912, d. 21 October 1981

Henry (Harry) Makinson

M, b. 1902, d. 1985
  • Henry (Harry) Makinson was born in 1902 in Bolton-le-Sands, Lancashire, England.
  • He was the son of Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason.
  • Henry (Harry) Makinson's birth was registered in the Oldham, Lancashire Registration District in the June 1902 Quarter.
  • At the time of the 1911 census Henry (Harry) Makinson was living in the household of Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason in Holden House, Westhouse, Kirkby Longsdale, Lancashire. Richard 38, was a farmer born Haldon living with his wife Betsy 34, born Bentham Yorkshire and their children Herbert 10, Harry 8, Ada 7, all born Bolton-le-Sands; Dorothy 5, Margaret 2, Betsy 1 all born Burton in Lonsdale.
  • Henry (Harry) Makinson immigrated on 16 September 1911 with Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason. Richard and Betsy arrived on the Paporoa with their six children.
  • Henry (Harry) Makinson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Whteside, North Pine. He was a labourer.
  • At the age of 27 years, Henry (Harry) Makinson married Ethel May Burrows on 16 March 1929 in St Mary's Catholic Church, Brisbane, Queensland. Ethel was the daughter of E Burrows, Bowen Street, Woodend, Ipswich.
  • Henry (Harry) Makinson and Ethel May Burrows appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at 200 Harcourt Street, Newfarm. Harry was a butter vendor.
  • Henry (Harry) Makinson and Ethel May Burrows appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Geham. Harry was a farmer.
  • Henry (Harry) Makinson and Ethel May Burrows appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1949 and 1977 living at Long Gully, Grandchester. Harry was a dairy farmer.
  • In 1979,his wife, Ethel May Burrows died in Queensland.
  • Henry (Harry) Makinson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1980 living at Long Gully, Grandchester. Harry was a dairy farmer.
  • Henry (Harry) Makinson died in 1985 in Queensland.

Herbert Makinson

M, b. March 1901, d. 3 June 1973
  • Herbert Makinson was born in March 1901 in Bolton-le-Sands, Lancashire.
  • He was the son of Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason.
  • At the time of the 1911 census Herbert Makinson was living in the household of Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason in Holden House, Westhouse, Kirkby Longsdale, Lancashire. Richard 38, was a farmer born Haldon living with his wife Betsy 34, born Bentham Yorkshire and their children Herbert 10, Harry 8, Ada 7, all born Bolton-le-Sands; Dorothy 5, Margaret 2, Betsy 1 all born Burton in Lonsdale.
  • Herbert Makinson immigrated on 16 September 1911 with Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason. Richard and Betsy arrived on the Paporoa with their six children.
  • Herbert Makinson appeared on the Electoral Roll with Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason in 1925 in Emu Creek. Richard was a dairy farmer. Their son Herbert also farmed at Emu Creek.
  • Herbert was the best man at the wedding of Henry (Harry) Makinson and Ethel May Burrows on 16 March 1929 in St Mary's Catholic Church, Brisbane, Queensland; Ethel was the daughter of E Burrows, Bowen Street, Woodend, Ipswich.
  • Herbert Makinson appeared on the Electoral Roll with Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason between 1930 and 1937 in Emu Creek. Richard was a dairy farmer. Their son Herbert also farmed at Emu Creek.
  • Herbert Makinson appeared on the Electoral Roll with Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason in 1936 in Emu Creek. Richard was a farmer. Their children Herbert, Ada, Eleanor and Betsy also lived at Emu Creek.
  • Herbert Makinson appeared on the Electoral Roll with Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason in 1943 in Woolmer. Richard was a dairy farmer. Their son Herbert also farmed at Woolmer.
  • Herbert Makinson and Richard Makinson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Woolmer. They were both farmers.
  • Herbert Makinson died on 3 June 1973 in Queensland at age 72.
  • He was buried on 6 June 1973 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Margaret Makinson

F, b. 27 April 1908, d. 4 June 1982
  • Margaret Makinson was born on 27 April 1908 in Burton in Londsdale, Yorkshire, England.
  • She was the daughter of Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason.
  • At the time of the 1911 census Margaret Makinson was living in the household of Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason in Holden House, Westhouse, Kirkby Longsdale, Lancashire. Richard 38, was a farmer born Haldon living with his wife Betsy 34, born Bentham Yorkshire and their children Herbert 10, Harry 8, Ada 7, all born Bolton-le-Sands; Dorothy 5, Margaret 2, Betsy 1 all born Burton in Lonsdale.
  • Margaret Makinson immigrated on 16 September 1911 with Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason. Richard and Betsy arrived on the Paporoa with their six children.
  • At the age of 25 years, 5 months and 14 days, Margaret Makinson married Alfred Douglas Smith, son of Fred Smith and Roma Douglas Tigell, on 11 October 1933 in Crow's Nest, Queensland.
  • Margaret Makinson and Alfred Douglas Smith appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1937 living at Flagstone Creek. Alf was a farmer.
  • Margaret Makinson and Alfred Douglas Smith appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at East Greenmount. Alf was a farmer.
  • Margaret Makinson and Alfred Douglas Smith appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1958 living at Greenwood, Oakey. Alf was a farmer.
  • Margaret Makinson and Alfred Douglas Smith appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1968 living at 15 Northland Street, Toowoomba. Alf was a farmer.
  • On 12 September 1974,her husband, Alfred Douglas Smith died in Toowoomba, Queensland, at age 65.
  • Margaret Makinson died on 4 June 1982 in Toowoomba, Queensland, at age 74.
  • She was buried on 7 June 1982 the Garden of Remembrance.

Richard Makinson

M, b. 3 August 1916, d. 13 September 2014
  • Richard Makinson was born on 3 August 1916 in Crow's Nest, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason.
  • In the early1960's Richard and Catherine Makinson moved from HINTON at Emu Creek to a larger property on the Darling Downs. 640 acres of the scrub were sold in November of 1960. Share farmers continued to dairy on the property for three years until in 1968 it was bought by Ron Clark, the then owner of the Crow's Nest Sawmill. Ron lived in Toowoomba at the time.
  • Richard Makinson appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1977 and 1980 living at Meringandan. Richard was a farmer.
  • Richard Makinson died on 13 September 2014 in Toowoomba at age 98.
  • He was buried on 19 September 2014 the Garden of Remembrance, Toowoomba.

Richard Makinson

M, b. 1 July 1872, d. 11 May 1952
  • Richard Makinson was born on 1 July 1872 in Bolton-le-Sands, Lancashire, England. He was the son of John Walker Makinson and Margaret Bownass, and was baptized on 22 Sep 1872, Bolton-le-Sands.
  • At the age of 28 years, 1 month and 28 days, Richard Makinson married Betsy Isobel Mason on 29 August 1900 in Bolton-le-Sands, Lancashire, England.
  • Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason appeared on the census of 2 April, 1911 in Holden House, Westhouse, Kirkby Longsdale, Lancashire. Richard 38, was a farmer born Haldon living with his wife Betsy 34, born Bentham Yorkshire and their children Herbert 10, Harry 8, Ada 7, all born Bolton-le-Sands; Dorothy 5, Margaret 2, Betsy 1 all born Burton in Lonsdale.
  • Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason immigrated on 16 September 1911. Richard and Betsy arrived on the Paporoa with their six children.
  • In 1912 John and Harriet Barnes sold their property to Richard Makinson (who was from Yorkshire). John is said to have moved to Crow's Nest and became a money lender. Richard Makinson eventually established a dairy on the property, but was heavily in debt to John. It appears that he was often late in making repayments and John would threaten to reclaim the land. John eventually specified a time and date he required full payment. It is said that Richard paid the money with one minute to spare, possibly having received an inheritance from a relative in England.
    A Queenslander house was moved from Rocky Gully Road (near the present Emu Creek Hall) to the property. It was divided in two for transport to the property to be rebuilt. During the move the name, which formed part of the verandah fretwork, was broken and it is unknown if the house was HINTON or HILTON - the Makinsons going with Hinton.
  • Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1915 living at Whiteside, Dayboro.
  • Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Emu Creek. Richard was a dairy farmer. Their son Herbert also farmed at Emu Creek.
  • Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1937 living at Emu Creek. Richard was a dairy farmer. Their son Herbert also farmed at Emu Creek.
  • Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at Emu Creek. Richard was a farmer. Their children Herbert, Ada, Eleanor and Betsy also lived at Emu Creek.
  • Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Woolmer. Richard was a dairy farmer. Their son Herbert also farmed at Woolmer.
  • On 12 June 1944,his wife, Betsy Isobel Mason died in Queensland.
  • Richard Makinson and Herbert Makinson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Woolmer. They were both farmers.
  • Richard Makinson died on 11 May 1952 in Queensland at age 79.
  • He was buried on 12 May 1952 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of Richard Makinson and Betsy Isobel Mason

Anna Malitz

F, b. circa 1830
  • Anna Malitz was born circa 1830.
  • Anna Malitz married Julius Santowski circa 1855.

Children of Anna Malitz and Julius Santowski

Harriet Mallalieu

F, b. 1814, d. December 1893
  • Harriet Mallalieu was born in 1814 in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.
  • Her marriage, at 48 years, to Reverend Alexander Cossart Hasse, son of Christian Frederick Hasse and Ann Cossart, was registered in the December 1862 Quarter, Yorkshire Registration District.
  • Her death was recorded with the Shardlow, Derbyshrie Registration District in the December 1893 Quarter.

Susan Mallard

F, b. circa 1810

Alexandrina A R Mallet

F, b. 1910
  • Alexandrina A R Mallet was born in 1910 in Lismore, New South Wales. She was the daughter of Hannah M Mallet.
  • At the age of 19 years, Alexandrina A R Mallet married Lionel Owen Werner, son of George Werner and Elizabeth Jane Bezanson, in 1929 in Lismore, New South Wales, Australia. They lived at Mole Vale, Tenterfield.
  • The following article appeared in the The Northern Star on 25 July 1936. It reported that "Mrs. Lionel Werner, of Tenterfield is at present an inmate of St. Vincent's Hospital, Lismore, where she is to undergo an operation. Meanwhile her small son, is staying with Mrs. Werner's aunt, Mrs. E. J. Johnson, of Clovas."
  • On 17 October 1941 the Northern Star (lismore) reported that - "Mr. and Mrs. L O. Werner and their son, Jim, of Noble Vale, Tenterfield, have returned home after a fortnight's motor tour of the Richmond, Brunswick and Byron Bay districts."

Arnold William Malony

M, b. 7 January 1902

Eileen Rebecca Malony

F, b. 24 September 1900

Gladys Maria Malony

F, b. 3 November 1904

Ida Alice Malony

F, b. 7 June 1903

Michael Malony

M, b. 1870, d. 29 September 1966
  • Michael Malony was born in 1870.
  • At the age of 30 years, Michael Malony married Alice Ann Burgess, daughter of William Burgess and Rebecca Beckett, on 24 February 1900 in St Patrick's Church, Latrobe, Tasmania.
  • Michael Malony died on 29 September 1966 in Sheffield.
  • He was buried in Sheffield General Cemetery.

Child of Michael Malony and Alice Ann Burgess

William Malony

M, b. circa 1877, d. 20 January 1956
  • William Malony was born circa 1877.
  • William Malony married Maria Jane Burgess, daughter of William Burgess and Rebecca Beckett, on 17 July 1901 in Latrobe Catholic Church, Tasmania.
  • On 13 November 1953,his wife, Maria Jane Burgess died in Devon Hospital at age 72.
  • William Malony died on 20 January 1956.
  • He was buried in Railton Catholic Cemetery.

Children of William Malony and Maria Jane Burgess

Ethel May Mancktelow

F, b. circa 1890

Alice Manderson

F, b. 29 March 1887, d. 29 May 1970
  • Alice Manderson was born on 29 March 1887.
  • At the age of 20 years, Alice Manderson married Benjamin Albert Musch in 1908 in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • Alice Manderson died on 29 May 1970 at age 83.

Child of Alice Manderson and Benjamin Albert Musch

  • Eva Musch+ b. 16 March 1908, d. 11 September 1968

Laurie Manley

M, b. circa 1910

Elizabeth Manly

F, b. 1871, d. 1959
  • Elizabeth Manly was born in 1871. She was the daughter of Thomas Manly and Julianna Caulfield.
  • At the age of 22 years, Elizabeth Manly married John Sloss on 23 November 1893 in Victoria.
  • On 17 November 1953,her husband, John Sloss died in Queensland at age 90.
  • Elizabeth Manly died in 1959 in Queensland.

Children of Elizabeth Manly and John Sloss

Andrew Mann

M, b. 24 November 1841, d. 3 June 1879
  • Andrew Mann was born on 24 November 1841 in Clare, Tandargee, Armagh, Ireland.
  • At the age of 22 years, Andrew Mann married Marcella May Cameron in 1864 in Drayton, Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • Andrew Mann died on 3 June 1879 in Tenterfield, New South Wales, at age 37.

Child of Andrew Mann and Marcella May Cameron

Edward Fitzgerald Mann

M, b. 1919, d. 13 November 1963
  • Edward Fitzgerald Mann was born in 1919.
  • He was the son of Patrick Louis Mann and Catherine Josephine O'Donnell.
  • Edward Fitzgerald Mann and Catherine Josephine O'Donnell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Crow's Nest. Catherine was a dairy farmer and Edward a farm labourer. Margaret Eileen carried out home duties.
  • Edward Fitzgerald Mann died on 13 November 1963 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 14 November 1963. RC3-014-0046 - He is buried with his brother Patrick.

Eva May Mann

F, b. 1890, d. 23 June 1974
  • Eva May Mann was born in 1890 in Queensland. She was the daughter of Francis Mann and Bridget Connorty.
  • At the age of 19 years, Eva May Mann married Albert James Gracey, son of John Gracey and Ellen Hurley, on 4 August 1909 in St Patricks Church, Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • Eva May Mann and Albert James Gracey appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1930 living at Nutgrove. Albert, like his brother Robet was a carrier. Eva carried out home duties. Albert's mother may have lived with them.
  • Eva May Mann and Albert James Gracey appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Nutgrove. Albert was a carrier.
  • On 8 March 1950,her husband, Albert James Gracey died in Nutgrove, Queensland, at age 69.
  • Eva May Mann died on 23 June 1974 in Queensland.
  • She was buried in Evergreen Cemetery.

Children of Eva May Mann and Albert James Gracey

Jean Mann

F, b. 18 December 1867, d. 1929

Hermann Robert Emil (Dick) Werner and Jean (nee Mann) and their family. Photo taken c 1900. Photo courtesy of Helen J.
  • Jean Mann was also known as Jane.
  • She was born on 18 December 1867 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Andrew Mann and Marcella May Cameron.
  • At the age of 20 years, Jean Mann married Hermann Robert Emil Werner, son of Louis H R Werner and Magdalena (Rosina) Albig, in 1888 in Tenterfield, New South Wales, Australia.
  • On 12 September 1912 The Tamworth Daily Observer reported that Richard had been given as send off from Tenterfiled when he moved to Inverell. The article read -" TENTERFIELD.
    A very pleasing ceremony took place at tho School of Arts on Saturday evening last, the occasion being a presentation to Mr. R. Werner, an old and esteemed member of the Institute, and a native of Tenterfield, on the eve of his departure for Inverell, where he intends residing in the future. There was a large attendance of members and others, the chair being occupied by his Worship the Mayor and president of the Institution (Mr. G. H. Mitchell). The presentation took the form of a purse of sovereigns."
  • Jean Mann was listed as the next of kin of George Andrew Werner when he enlisted in the Australian Army on 4 November 1915. He joined the 1st AIF. He was 22 years old and a farm labourer living at Swan Peak, Elsmore, Inverell. He had been a shoemaker by trade having worked for two years at the Boot Factory at Tenterfield. His mother, was given as next of kin.
    George was posted for service in France on 4th May 1916. His Unit was the 33rd Batallion. On the 19th July 1917 he was promoted to Company Sergent Major. On the 15th March 1918 he was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal, DCM for Conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. According to the London Gazette 4th March 1918. Page 2759 - "on the 12th October 1917 near PASSCHENDAELE this W.O. went forward of our lines in search of wounded, working over marshy ground and under heavy shell fire, he brought in two wounded men. His Company suffered heavy casualties and had only one Officer left. He was chiefly responsible for the radid and efficient organisation of his Company. He did excellent work in consolidating the new line.
    Throughout the operation he displayed great courage, coolness and determination. Although the conditions was very adverse he maintained a most cheerful and optomistic attitude and set an excellent example to his men."
    George's service number was 1510 - Company Sergeant Major, 33rd Bn., Australian Infantry AIF.
  • On 31 March 1918,their son, George Andrew Werner died in France.
  • On 16 May 1919 Jean Mann and Hermann Robert Emil Werner lived at Lawrence Street, Inverell. In January 1919, the address was Brodie's Plains, Inverell; on 3 February 1919, Jean gave her address as c/- Nurse Werner (Louisa Werner, Hermann's sister), Villa Santamarina, Albion Street, Waverly. Louisa herself wrote a letter on 16 April 1919 to the District Commandant enquiring as to the whereabouts of George's medal and in May 1920 Robert gave his address as c/- Mr A Draper, Bannockburn, Inverell.
  • Jean Mann died in 1929 in Inverell, New South Wales.

Children of Jean Mann and Hermann Robert Emil Werner