Johanna Emelie Minge

F, b. 1875, d. 6 June 1955

Child of Johanna Emelie Minge

Children of Johanna Emelie Minge and Hugo Paul Hoppe

Children of Johanna Emelie Minge and Heinrich (William) Erb

Pauline Minge

F, b. 1862, d. 1876
  • Pauline Minge was born in 1862.
  • She was the daughter of Ferdinand Minge and Johanna Emilie Zielke.
  • Pauline Minge died in 1876. She died on the voyage to Australia.
  • She immigrated on 6 October 1876 to Brisbane with Ferdinand Minge and Johanna Emilie Zielke. Ferdinand and Emilie both listed as 43, travelled on the Reichstag from Hamburg with their family Auguste 18, Pauline 14, Herman 9, Hirine 2 and Johanna an infant.

Mabel Robina Minhinnett

F, b. circa 1895

Luise Minkowski

F, b. 1816, d. 1895
  • Luise Minkowski was born in 1816 in Germany. She was the daughter of      - Minkowski and Katharine Kleefeld.
  • Luise Minkowski married George Gesler circa 1840.
  • Luise Minkowski and George Gesler immigrated to Townsville on 19 February 1874. George 57, and Louise 58 travelled as assisted passengers aboard the Lammershargen with August 16 and Otto 28 travelling as Free Passengers.
  • Luise Minkowski died in 1895 in Queensland.

Children of Luise Minkowski and George Gesler

Jenny (Jane) Minns

F, b. 1865, d. 14 November 1937
  • Jenny (Jane) Minns was born in 1865. She was the daughter of Michael Minns and Ann Cannon.
  • At the age of 33 years, Jenny (Jane) Minns married Denis Gavin in 1898 in Queensland.
  • In 1913,her husband, Denis Gavin died in Queensland.
  • Jenny (Jane) Minns died on 14 November 1937 in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • She was buried on 15 November 1937 in Toowong Cemetery.

Frederick Mischlewski

M, b. circa 1885

Alfred Edward Missen

M, b. 22 September 1871, d. 13 December 1960

Children of Alfred Edward Missen and Marian Annie Holdaway

Edith Amy Holdaway Missen

F, b. 1 March 1905, d. 29 July 1979

Edna Marian Missen

F, b. 25 November 1902, d. 30 December 1957

Edwin David Bateman Missen

M, b. 25 December 1912, d. 1997

Elsie Jane Missen

F, b. 20 August 1900, d. July 1967

Child of Elsie Jane Missen and Russell Harold Cooper

Irene Eva Missen

F, b. 25 September 1906, d. 1992

Janette Helen Missen

F, b. 22 July 1901, d. 6 February 1983

Leslie Alfred Charles Missen

M, b. 8 December 1907, d. 1998
  • Leslie Alfred Charles Missen was born on 8 December 1907 in Hamilton, New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Alfred Edward Missen and Marian Annie Holdaway.
  • Leslie Alfred Charles Missen died in 1998 in New Zealand.

Mary Missen

F, b. 1903, d. 1903

Albert Lance Mitchell

M, b. 1895, d. 1945
  • Albert Lance Mitchell was born in 1895 in New Zealand. He was the son of Esther and Charles William MITCHELL.
  • He embarked from Wellington on the"Devon" bound for Devonshire in WWI on 25 September 1916. He had enlisted in the New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 11th Reinforcements 1st Battalion, E Company giving his next of kin as Mrs Esther Mitchell (mother), 45 Burke Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand. He was a baker by trade.
  • At the age of 26 years, Albert Lance Mitchell married Ruby May Cresswell, daughter of Annie Amelia Madeira Cresswell, in 1921 in New Zealand.
  • Albert Lance Mitchell died in 1945 in New Zealand.

Ann Mitchell

F, b. circa 1826
  • Ann Mitchell was born circa 1826 in Merriott, Somerset.
  • She was the daughter of John Mitchell and Elizabeth Rodgers.
  • Ann Mitchell was baptized on 29 May 1831 in Merriott, Somerset. She was baptised with three of her younger siblings.
  • Ann Mitchell married Robert Hooper, son of Roger Hooper and Elizabeth Trask, on 23 December 1849 in Merriott, Somerset. The marriage record shows: Ann Mitchell, 24, spinster, Church Street, glove sewer, father John Mitchell a gardener. Witness Harriet Mitchell. Robert Hooper, 26, bachelor, abode Broadway, labourer, father Roger Hooper cattle doctor, witness, John Hooper.
  • Ann Mitchell and Robert Hooper appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Tinker's Lodge, Crewkerne, Somerset. Robert is shown as a 30 year old agricultural labourer, born Merriott, living with his wife Ann, 37, born Merriott and daughter Elizabeth, 6 months also born Merriott.
  • Ann Mitchell and Robert Hooper appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in Lower Street, Merriott, Somerset. Robert is shown as a 40 year old carter, living with his wife Ann aged 37, daughter Elizabeth 10, and sons Henry aged 8, and Edwin aged 3 months. The entire household were born in Merriott.
  • Ann Mitchell and Robert Hooper appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 in Farm Barton, Merriott, Somerset. Robert is shown as a46 year old agricultural labourer living with his wife Ann aged 45, daughter Elizabeth a 20 year old dressmaker, and son Edwin, a 13 year old labourer. All were born in Merriott.
  • Ann Mitchell was widowed on 28 July 1877 when died Robert.
  • Ann Mitchell married George Samways on 4 July 1882 in Merriott, Somerset. The marriage record shows: George Samways, 68, widower, living Bow, a shepherd, father Edward Samaways (deceased) a labourer, witness Joseph Hooper. Ann Hooper, 56, widow, Lower Street, father John Mitchell (deceased) a gardener, witness Elizabeth Hooper. Ann was Elizabeth's mother.

Children of Ann Mitchell and Robert Hooper

Augustus Charles (Gus) Mitchell

M, b. 6 December 1902, d. 1 March 1978
  • Augustus Charles (Gus) Mitchell was born on 6 December 1902 in Crow's Nest, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson.
  • Augustus Charles (Gus) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll with Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell in 1919 in Mountain Camp (North), Crow's Nest. Francis was a farmer and Mary carried out home duties. Their son Augustus, a stockman, gave his address as St Aubyn; son Frank was a farmer at St Aubyn and daughter Frances Maud carried out home duties.
  • Augustus Charles (Gus) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1928 living at St Aubyn, Crows Nest. He was a stockman.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1932 and 1937 living at Amaroo, Yeulba. He was a farmer.
  • Heenlisted in the AIF on 22 October 1939 in Toowoomba. He gave his next of kins as his father Francis Mitchell. Service number QX1126. He was discharged on 6 May 1944 with the rank of Signalman in the Signals First Aust Army.
  • Augustus Charles (Gus) Mitchell married Adelaide Mary Hopkins circa 1945.
  • On 21 July 1949, Augustus Charles (Gus) Mitchell was mentioned in his mother Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson's obituary. Mary Ann's obituary appeared in the Brisbane Telegraph. It read:- " Mrs. Mary Ann Mitchell, 84, who died in Toowoomba, was the wife of Mr. F. A. Mitchell, of St. Aubyn, Emu Creek, in the Crow's Nest district. She had lived in Toowoomba for many years.
    Eldest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Gleeson, who were pioneers of the Crow's Nest district, she was known for her kindness and her hospitality. Besides her husband, she is survived by four sons — Messrs. Frank (Brisbane), Gus (New Guinea) Michael, (Crows Nest), and John Mitchell (Toowoomba — and three daughters — Miss Madeline Mitchell (Toowoomba), and Mesdames R Naughton (Warwick) and G. Leadbetter (Brisbane.)"
  • Augustus Charles (Gus) Mitchell and Adelaide Mary Hopkins appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at New Clevland Road, Gumdale. He was a carpenter.
  • Augustus Charles (Gus) Mitchell and Adelaide Mary Hopkins appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1963 living at Manley. Gus was a farmer.
  • Augustus Charles (Gus) Mitchell and Adelaide Mary Hopkins appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1968 living at Green Hills, Calliope. Gus was a stockman.
  • Augustus Charles (Gus) Mitchell and Adelaide Mary Hopkins appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1972 living at Mt Usher Road, Boldercombe.
  • Augustus Charles (Gus) Mitchell and Adelaide Mary Hopkins appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1977 living at 36 William Street, Mt Morgan.
  • Augustus Charles (Gus) Mitchell died on 1 March 1978 in Mt Morgan, Queensland, at age 75.
  • He was buried in Mt Morgan Cemetery.

Cecil Joseph Mitchell

M, b. 9 December 1896, d. 13 September 1899

Constance Maud Mitchell

F, b. 30 September 1909, d. 13 February 1980
  • Constance Maud Mitchell was born on 30 September 1909 in Nanango, Queensland. She was a twin to Vivian.
  • She was the daughter of William John Mitchell and Rhoda Garrett.
  • At the age of 22 years and 7 days, Constance Maud Mitchell married David Henry Robert Chittick on 7 October 1931 in Toowoomba, Queensland. They moved to the Manaro District of Southern New South Wales.
  • Constance Maud Mitchell died on 13 February 1980 in Gerringong, NSW, at age 70.

Dorothy May Mitchell

F, b. 26 March 1901, d. 18 January 1976
  • Dorothy May Mitchell was born on 26 March 1901 in Grantham, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of William John Mitchell and Rhoda Garrett.
  • Dorothy May Mitchell commenced school at an unknown place on 25 July 1907. Pinelands State School.
  • At the age of 23 years, 6 months and 5 days, Dorothy May Mitchell married Stanley Albert Rowe on 1 October 1924 in St Stephens Presbteryn Church, Toowoomba, Queensland. They moved to the Nanango District.
  • In 1956,her husband, Stanley Albert Rowe died in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • Dorothy May Mitchell died on 18 January 1976 in Queensland at age 74.

Elizabeth Mitchell

F, b. circa 1828
  • Elizabeth Mitchell was born circa 1828.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Mitchell and Margaret Willis.
  • Elizabeth Mitchell was baptized on 27 May 1832. Elizabeth was most likely about 4 years old when she was baptised. She was baptised at the same time as her siblings James and Alexander.
  • Elizabeth Mitchell married Samuel Hooper, son of Samuel Hooper and Mary Pearce, on 30 November 1847 in Merriott, Somerset. The marriage record shows:
    Samuel Hooper, 23 bachelor, Stratton Road, labourer, father Samuel Hooper a collier, witness James Sweet.
    Elizabeth Mitchell, 21, spinster, Eggwoods Lane, a domestic, father Thomas Mitchell a Thresher, witness Sarah Bailey.
  • Elizabeth Mitchell was widowed in November 1850 when died Samuel died.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Elizabeth Mitchell was living in the household of Thomas Mitchell and Margaret Willis in Sockerty, Merriott, Somerset. Thomas is shown as a 74 year old pauper, living with his wife Margaret 69, and their son Robert 17, an agricultural labourer. Elizabeth Hooper a 23 year old married lodger, who worked as a glover and her two children Sarah aged 3 and Mary aged 1 were also lodging with the family.

Children of Elizabeth Mitchell and Samuel Hooper

Elizabeth Mitchell

F, b. circa 1833, d. 14 September 1902
  • Elizabeth Mitchell was born circa 1833 in St Feock, Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of Nicholas Mitchell.
  • Elizabeth Mitchell married James Vowden, son of Stephen Vowden and Ann Teague, on 27 June 1854 in St Feock, Cornwall. James, a master mariner and Elizabeth were both of full age, and both signed the register. The grooms residence was Ruan Lanihorne and the brides was St Feock. James father is shown as Stephen, and Elizabeth's as Nicholas, both fathers are labourers. The marriage was by licence and the witnesses were James Crowle and E Mitchell.
  • Elizabeth Mitchell appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in Trevella, St Feock, Cornwall. Elizabeth is shown as the 27 year old wife of a sailor, born St Feock, living with her sons James aged 5 and William aged 1 month, both born in St Feock. Her daughter Elizabeth Mitchell is recorded as a visitor in Elizabeth's brother William's household.
  • She appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 in Pill Creek, Feock. Elizabeth is shown as the household head, a mariner's wife aged 38 born Feock. She is living with her children James 15 a carpenter's apprentice, Elizabeth 13, a scholar, William 10 and Herbert 6 both scholars. All the children were born in Feock.
  • She appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in 46 Barton Hill Road, Bristol, Gloucestershire. Elizabeth is shown as a 47 year old mariners wife born St Feock Cornwall living with her daughter Elizabeth M 23 a dressmaker born St Feock and son Frederick aged 6 born Gloucester. Her daugther in law Charlotte Vowden aged 27 born Gloucester a mariners wife is also living with them.
  • In 1888 Elizabeth Mitchell and James Vowden lived in 30 Upper Barton Hill Road, Gloucester.
  • Elizabeth Mitchell and James Vowden appeared on the census of 5 April 1891 in St Feock, Cornwall. James is shown as a 66 year old master mariner born Ruan Lanihorne living with his wife Elizabeth 58, born St Feock and their son Frederick aged 16 born Wickwar, Gloucestershire.
  • In 1892 Elizabeth Mitchell and William Vowden lived in 13 Worsley Street, St George, Bristol, Gloucestershire.
  • On 12 October 1894,her husband, James Vowden died in Pill Feock at age 70. James died of renal disease.
  • At the time of the 31 March 1901 census Elizabeth Mitchell was living in the household of George Rodway and Elizabeth Mitchell Vowden in 17 Somerset Road, Bristol, Gloucestershire.
  • Elizabeth Mitchell died on 14 September 1902 in 17 Somerset Road, Knowle, Bristol, Gloucestershire. She died of apoplexy and paralysis.
  • She was buried in Avon View Cemetery, Bristol, Gloucestershire.
  • In 1924, her husband, Elizabeth Mitchell Vowden's death was registered in the Bristol, Gloucestershire Registration District. He was at age 66 years.
  • Between 1926 and 1932 Elizabeth Mitchell and William Vowden lived in 15 Jubilee Road, Bristol, Gloucestershire.

Children of Elizabeth Mitchell and James Vowden

Elizabeth Jane Mitchell

F, b. December 1856
  • Elizabeth Jane Mitchell's birth was registered in the St Austell, Cornwall Registration District in the December 1856 Quarter. She married in Cornwall and stayed there when her parents immigrated to Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of William (Luke) Mitchell and Mary Jolly.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Elizabeth Jane Mitchell was living in the household of William (Luke) Mitchell and Mary Jolly in Church Town, Gorran, Cornwall. William 39, born Gorran a grocer & draper lived with his wife Mary 42, born Plymouth, Devon and children Bessie J, 14, an assistant, William J 12, scholar, Mary 10 scholar and Francis 8 a scholar. All the children were born in Gorran. William's mother Jane Mitchell, a 68 year old widow born St Austell also lived with the family.
  • Bessie may have married before her parents immigrated to Australia.

Ellen (Blanche) Mitchell

F, b. 21 August 1906, d. 2 August 2004
  • Ellen (Blanche) Mitchell was born on 21 August 1906 in Highfields, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson.
  • Ellen (Blanche) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1931 living at Grand Hotel, Goomeri. She was a nurse.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll with Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson in 1932 in Grand Hotel, Goomeri. Francis was a licenced victualler and Mary carried out home duties. Daughters Ellen, a nurse and Florence, a waitress, Madeline, home duties and Frances Maud, home duties also lived at the hotel. Son John was a barman.
  • Ellen (Blanche) Mitchell's family was involved in an accident that caused the death of Frances (Maud) Mitchell on 24 April 1933 at Meandu Creek Bridge, Nanango, Queensland. A report of the accident was published in The Brisbane Courier on her death was published on the 13 Apr 1933 - " A serious motor accident occurred on the Nanango-Kingaroy road about 10.30 a.m. to-day. Mr. F. A. Mitchell, licensee of the Grand Hotel, Goomeri, accompanied by his wife and three daughters, Misses Maude Francis, Blanche Ellen, and Marie Mitchell, were proceeding to Toowoomba to attend the wedding of Miss Blanche Mitchell, one of the occupants of the car, which had been arranged to take place in Toowoomba on Monday next. When rounding a curve approaching the Meandu Creek Bridge, about two miles from Nanango, the car appeared to continue straight on, and dashed
    over the side of the bridge, falling into a dry creek 15ft. below. A passing motorist dragged the occupants from the wreckage, and communicated with the Nanango police. Dr. P. G. M'Reddie was early on the scene, and the five injured persons were conveyed by the Kingaroy Ambulance to the Nanango Hospital. Mrs. Mitchell sustained a broken thigh, and all are suffering from severe shock and other injuries. The car was badly smashed.".
    Then on 26 April the following appeard. "The death occurred at the Nanango Hospital on Monday last of Miss Maude Mitchell, following a motor accident on the Kingaroy Road, in which her mother and sister were also seriously injured. The late Miss Mitchell was a native of Crow's Nest, but for the past four years had resided with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Mitchell, of the Grand Hotel, Goomeri. Deceased was a popular member of the younger set, and she will be mourned by a large circle of friends in the Darling Downs and Goomeri districts. A sad feature of her death was that the accident occurred when the family was motoring to Toowoomba to attend the wedding of Miss Blanche Mitchell to Mr. Ray Norton (sic) of Allora. "
  • At the age of 26 years, 10 months and 7 days, Ellen (Blanche) Mitchell married Raymond John Naughton on 28 June 1933 in Goomeri, Queensland.Raymond was a dentist. They lived in Allora and Warwick before moving to Brisbane where Raymond died in 1979 aged 79 and was buried in Mt Gravatt Cemetery.
  • On 21 July 1949, Ellen (Blanche) Mitchell was mentioned in her mother Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson's obituary. Mary Ann's obituary appeared in the Brisbane Telegraph. It read:- " Mrs. Mary Ann Mitchell, 84, who died in Toowoomba, was the wife of Mr. F. A. Mitchell, of St. Aubyn, Emu Creek, in the Crow's Nest district. She had lived in Toowoomba for many years.
    Eldest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Gleeson, who were pioneers of the Crow's Nest district, she was known for her kindness and her hospitality. Besides her husband, she is survived by four sons — Messrs. Frank (Brisbane), Gus (New Guinea) Michael, (Crows Nest), and John Mitchell (Toowoomba — and three daughters — Miss Madeline Mitchell (Toowoomba), and Mesdames R Naughton (Warwick) and G. Leadbetter (Brisbane.)"
  • Ellen (Blanche) Mitchell died on 2 August 2004 in Brisbane, Queensland, at age 97.
  • She was buried on 5 August 2004 in Mt Gravatt Cemtery.

Florence (Marie) Mitchell

F, b. 27 June 1910, d. 18 July 1997
  • Florence (Marie) Mitchell was born on 27 June 1910 in Crow's Nest, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson.
  • Florence (Marie) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll with Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson in 1932 in Grand Hotel, Goomeri. Francis was a licenced victualler and Mary carried out home duties. Daughters Ellen, a nurse and Florence, a waitress, Madeline, home duties and Frances Maud, home duties also lived at the hotel. Son John was a barman.
  • Florence (Marie) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll with Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson in 1934 in Royal Hotel, Nambour. Their son John was the licensed victualler. Daughters Madeline and Marie also lived at the hotel.
  • Florence (Marie) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll with Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson in 1936 in School of Arts Hotel, Toowoomba. Mary Ann was a hotel keeper. Their daughters Madeline and Marie carried out home duties and son John was a barman.
  • At the age of 31 years, Florence (Marie) Mitchell married Gregory Leadbetter, a shop assistant in 1942 in Toowoomba. Gregory died in 1986.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1948 living at 239 James Street, Toowoomba. She lived with her husband Gregory, a shop assistant.
  • On 21 July 1949, Florence (Marie) Mitchell was mentioned in her mother Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson's obituary. Mary Ann's obituary appeared in the Brisbane Telegraph. It read:- " Mrs. Mary Ann Mitchell, 84, who died in Toowoomba, was the wife of Mr. F. A. Mitchell, of St. Aubyn, Emu Creek, in the Crow's Nest district. She had lived in Toowoomba for many years.
    Eldest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Gleeson, who were pioneers of the Crow's Nest district, she was known for her kindness and her hospitality. Besides her husband, she is survived by four sons — Messrs. Frank (Brisbane), Gus (New Guinea) Michael, (Crows Nest), and John Mitchell (Toowoomba — and three daughters — Miss Madeline Mitchell (Toowoomba), and Mesdames R Naughton (Warwick) and G. Leadbetter (Brisbane.)"
  • Florence (Marie) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1954 and 1980 living at 30 Drayton Road, Toowoomba. She lived with her husband Gregory, a shop assistant.
  • Florence (Marie) Mitchell died on 18 July 1997 in Brisbane, Queensland, at age 87.

Frances (Maud) Mitchell

F, b. 26 December 1899, d. 24 April 1933
  • Frances (Maud) Mitchell was born on 26 December 1899 in Highfields, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson.
  • Frances (Maud) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll with Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell in 1919 in Mountain Camp (North), Crow's Nest. Francis was a farmer and Mary carried out home duties. Their son Augustus, a stockman, gave his address as St Aubyn; son Frank was a farmer at St Aubyn and daughter Frances Maud carried out home duties.
  • Frances (Maud) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll with Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson between 1925 and 1926 in Mountain Camp, Crow's Nest. Francis was a farmer and Mary Ann carried out home duties. Their children Francis Matthew, a farmer and Francis Maud lived at St Auburn - most likely with their parents.
  • Frances (Maud) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll with Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson in 1932 in Grand Hotel, Goomeri. Francis was a licenced victualler and Mary carried out home duties. Daughters Ellen, a nurse and Florence, a waitress, Madeline, home duties and Frances Maud, home duties also lived at the hotel. Son John was a barman.
  • Frances (Maud) Mitchell died on 24 April 1933 in Meandu Creek Bridge, Nanango, Queensland, at age 33. A report of the accident was published in The Brisbane Courier on her death was published on the 13 Apr 1933 - " A serious motor accident occurred on the Nanango-Kingaroy road about 10.30 a.m. to-day. Mr. F. A. Mitchell, licensee of the Grand Hotel, Goomeri, accompanied by his wife and three daughters, Misses Maude Francis, Blanche Ellen, and Marie Mitchell, were proceeding to Toowoomba to attend the wedding of Miss Blanche Mitchell, one of the occupants of the car, which had been arranged to take place in Toowoomba on Monday next. When rounding a curve approaching the Meandu Creek Bridge, about two miles from Nanango, the car appeared to continue straight on, and dashed
    over the side of the bridge, falling into a dry creek 15ft. below. A passing motorist dragged the occupants from the wreckage, and communicated with the Nanango police. Dr. P. G. M'Reddie was early on the scene, and the five injured persons were conveyed by the Kingaroy Ambulance to the Nanango Hospital. Mrs. Mitchell sustained a broken thigh, and all are suffering from severe shock and other injuries. The car was badly smashed.".
    Then on 26 April the following appeard. "The death occurred at the Nanango Hospital on Monday last of Miss Maude Mitchell, following a motor accident on the Kingaroy Road, in which her mother and sister were also seriously injured. The late Miss Mitchell was a native of Crow's Nest, but for the past four years had resided with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Mitchell, of the Grand Hotel, Goomeri. Deceased was a popular member of the younger set, and she will be mourned by a large circle of friends in the Darling Downs and Goomeri districts. A sad feature of her death was that the accident occurred when the family was motoring to Toowoomba to attend the wedding of Miss Blanche Mitchell to Mr. Ray Norton (sic) of Allora. "
  • She was buried on 25 April 1933 in Nanango Cemetery.

Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell

M, b. 10 December 1862, d. 23 September 1958
  • Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell was born on 10 December 1862 in Gorran, Cornwall, England. He was named after Queen Victoria's husband Prince Albert Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel of Sax, Coberg.
  • He was the son of William (Luke) Mitchell and Mary Jolly.
  • Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell was baptized on 8 February 1863 in Wesleyan Methodist Church, Mevagissey, Cornwall.
  • He's birth was registered in the St Austell, Cornwall Registration District in the March 1863 Quarter.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell was living in the household of William (Luke) Mitchell and Mary Jolly in Church Town, Gorran, Cornwall. William 39, born Gorran a grocer & draper lived with his wife Mary 42, born Plymouth, Devon and children Bessie J, 14, an assistant, William J 12, scholar, Mary 10 scholar and Francis 8 a scholar. All the children were born in Gorran. William's mother Jane Mitchell, a 68 year old widow born St Austell also lived with the family.
  • Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell immigrated on 9 October 1874 to Maryborough, Queensland, with William (Luke) Mitchell. William arrived on the Great Queensland with his two sons John 15 and Francis 11. His wife Mary and daughter Mary arrived two years later on the Sepia.
  • Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell commenced school at Crow's Nest State School in 1875. The last school he had attended was in England.
  • He attested that John Maddern and Mary Ann Cossarthad lived on, and improved their selection Kedron Brook before gaining the Deed of Grant on 18 August 1884; John and Mary Ann Maddern obtained the Deed of Grant to Kedron Brook. In the five years he had worked on the land he had added a home worth £40.00.00; 1/2 acres of garden valued at £20.00.00; 1/4 mile of paling fences to the value of £20.00.00 and two miles of rail fence valued at £80.00.00 - a total of £160.00.00. Charles Barnes and F A Michell attested to John's residency, and the improvements he had made over the five years.
  • At the age of 29 years, 11 months and 14 days, Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell married Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson, daughter of Mathew Gleeson and Sarah Walsh, on 24 November 1892 in Queensland.
  • Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1908 living at Djuan. Francis was a farmer and Mary Ann carried out home duties. They did not appear on the 1905 roll for the Crow's Nest District but re-appear living at Bum Bum Creek in 1908.
  • In May 1906 Francis was the president of the Emu Creek progress assiocation. During their latest meeting the association voted to write to the Minister of Railways for a definite answer regarding the extension of the railway line to Emu Creek. Likewise a letter would go the the Postmaster regarding a service to the area.
  • On 1 October 1908,their daughter, Sarah Mary Theresa (May) Mitchell died in Crow's Nest, Queensland, at age 13. The following article appeared in the Darling Downs Gazette on 3 October 1908:- "The death of May Mitchell, aged 14 took place this afternoon. It appears that the deceased, who was not feeling well, was brought into town yesterday, and seemed fairly well until toward evening when she grew delirious and was nearly continuously so up to the end. Dr Overend was in attendance, but the case was beyond relief and death was due to brain fever and heart failure Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell are amongst the oldest residents of this district and much sympathy is expressed for them in their bereavement”.
  • Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Mountain Camp, Crow's Nest. He was a farmer and she carried out home duties.
  • He and William John Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Horse Creek, Bundi, Taroom. Both William and Francis were listed as graziers. Francis was also listed as a grazier on the 1909 and 1919 roll.
  • Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1919 living at Mountain Camp (North), Crow's Nest. Francis was a farmer and Mary carried out home duties. Their son Augustus, a stockman, gave his address as St Aubyn; son Frank was a farmer at St Aubyn and daughter Frances Maud carried out home duties.
  • Shortly after his arrival in Australia in 1923, Sidney Skinner was sent by the Immigration Authority to work on Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell's property at Bum Bum Creek, Crow's Nest.
  • He and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1926 living at Mountain Camp, Crow's Nest. Francis was a farmer and Mary Ann carried out home duties. Their children Francis Matthew, a farmer and Francis Maud lived at St Auburn - most likely with their parents.
  • Sometime during 1929 Francis sold his property at St Aubyn and purchased the Grand Hotel at Goomeri. To raise funds for the purchase he gave the seller a second mortgage over a number of his properties in Brisbane.
  • Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1932 living at Grand Hotel, Goomeri. Francis was a licenced victualler and Mary carried out home duties. Daughters Ellen, a nurse and Florence, a waitress, Madeline, home duties and Frances Maud, home duties also lived at the hotel. Son John was a barman.
  • Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell's family was involved in an accident that caused the death of Frances (Maud) Mitchell on 24 April 1933 at Meandu Creek Bridge, Nanango, Queensland. A report of the accident was published in The Brisbane Courier on her death was published on the 13 Apr 1933 - " A serious motor accident occurred on the Nanango-Kingaroy road about 10.30 a.m. to-day. Mr. F. A. Mitchell, licensee of the Grand Hotel, Goomeri, accompanied by his wife and three daughters, Misses Maude Francis, Blanche Ellen, and Marie Mitchell, were proceeding to Toowoomba to attend the wedding of Miss Blanche Mitchell, one of the occupants of the car, which had been arranged to take place in Toowoomba on Monday next. When rounding a curve approaching the Meandu Creek Bridge, about two miles from Nanango, the car appeared to continue straight on, and dashed
    over the side of the bridge, falling into a dry creek 15ft. below. A passing motorist dragged the occupants from the wreckage, and communicated with the Nanango police. Dr. P. G. M'Reddie was early on the scene, and the five injured persons were conveyed by the Kingaroy Ambulance to the Nanango Hospital. Mrs. Mitchell sustained a broken thigh, and all are suffering from severe shock and other injuries. The car was badly smashed.".
    Then on 26 April the following appeard. "The death occurred at the Nanango Hospital on Monday last of Miss Maude Mitchell, following a motor accident on the Kingaroy Road, in which her mother and sister were also seriously injured. The late Miss Mitchell was a native of Crow's Nest, but for the past four years had resided with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Mitchell, of the Grand Hotel, Goomeri. Deceased was a popular member of the younger set, and she will be mourned by a large circle of friends in the Darling Downs and Goomeri districts. A sad feature of her death was that the accident occurred when the family was motoring to Toowoomba to attend the wedding of Miss Blanche Mitchell to Mr. Ray Norton (sic) of Allora. "
  • Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1934 living at Royal Hotel, Nambour. Their son John was the licensed victualler. Daughters Madeline and Marie also lived at the hotel.
  • Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at School of Arts Hotel, Toowoomba. Mary Ann was a hotel keeper. Their daughters Madeline and Marie carried out home duties and son John was a barman.
  • Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at 239 James St, Toowoomba. Their son John Vincent was a labourer.
  • On 23 June 1949,his wife, Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson died in Toowoomba, Queensland, at age 84.
  • Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at 239 James Street, Toowoomba. His son John, a labourer and John's wife Alice lived with them.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1958 living at 239 James St, Toowoomba.
  • Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell died on 23 September 1958 in Queensland at age 95.
  • He was buried on 24 September 1958 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Children of Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson

Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell

M, b. 30 September 1893, d. 23 June 1979
  • Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell was born on 30 September 1893 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson.
  • Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll with Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell in 1919 in Mountain Camp (North), Crow's Nest. Francis was a farmer and Mary carried out home duties. Their son Augustus, a stockman, gave his address as St Aubyn; son Frank was a farmer at St Aubyn and daughter Frances Maud carried out home duties.
  • Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll with Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson between 1925 and 1926 in Mountain Camp, Crow's Nest. Francis was a farmer and Mary Ann carried out home duties. Their children Francis Matthew, a farmer and Francis Maud lived at St Auburn - most likely with their parents.
  • Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Injune. He was an engine driver.
  • At the age of 38 years, Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell married Lilah Ilene Thies, daughter of Carl Diederich (Frederick) Thies and Wilhelmine Maria Albertine (Minnie) Humberdross, on 30 September 1931 in Queensland.
  • Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell and Lilah Ilene Thies appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1932 and 1943 living at Crow's Nest. Francis was a butcher and Lilah carried out home duties.
  • Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell and Lilah Ilene Thies appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at 8 Gratton Street, Buranda. Frank was a railway employee.
  • On 21 July 1949, Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell was mentioned in his mother Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson's obituary. Mary Ann's obituary appeared in the Brisbane Telegraph. It read:- " Mrs. Mary Ann Mitchell, 84, who died in Toowoomba, was the wife of Mr. F. A. Mitchell, of St. Aubyn, Emu Creek, in the Crow's Nest district. She had lived in Toowoomba for many years.
    Eldest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Gleeson, who were pioneers of the Crow's Nest district, she was known for her kindness and her hospitality. Besides her husband, she is survived by four sons — Messrs. Frank (Brisbane), Gus (New Guinea) Michael, (Crows Nest), and John Mitchell (Toowoomba — and three daughters — Miss Madeline Mitchell (Toowoomba), and Mesdames R Naughton (Warwick) and G. Leadbetter (Brisbane.)"
  • Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell and Lilah Ilene Thies appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at 87 Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba. Frank was a railway employee.
  • Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell and Lilah Ilene Thies appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1958 living at 8 Albert Street, Woolloongabba, Brisbane. He was a railway employee, their son lived with them. He was a shunter.
  • Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell and Lilah Ilene Thies appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1963 and 1968 living at 38 Brisbane Street, Annerley.
  • Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell and Lilah Ilene Thies appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1972 and 1977 living at 19 Salisbury Street, Woolloongabba.
  • Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell died on 23 June 1979 in Brisbane, Queensland, at age 85.
  • He was buried on 25 June 1979 in Mt Gravatt Cemetery.

Frederick James Mitchell

M, b. 1890, d. 1944
  • Frederick James Mitchell was born in 1890 in New Zealand. He was the son of Emily and Thomas John MITCHELL.
  • At the age of 30 years, Frederick James Mitchell married Annie Florence Bridgeman, daughter of James Adams Bridgeman and Mary Ann Rampton, in 1920.
  • Frederick James Mitchell died in 1944 in New Zealand.