Anna Elizabeth Berghofer1

F, b. 1821, d. 1864
  • Anna Elizabeth Berghofer was born in 1821.1,2
  • At the age of 21 years, Anna Elizabeth Berghofer married Conrad Mengel on 9 June 1842 in Murchausen, Germany.1,2
  • Anna Elizabeth Berghofer died in 1864 in Toowoomba.2

Children of Anna Elizabeth Berghofer and Conrad Mengel

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1918/C4933     Jost     Mengel     ;Conrad Mengel;     Anna Elizabeth Bieber.
  2. Mundia.com, online http://www.mundia.com

Elizabeth Berghoffer

F, b. 10 October 1872, d. 11 August 1969
  • Elizabeth Berghoffer was born on 10 October 1872 in Munchhausen, Hesse, Prussia.1
  • She was the daughter of Ludwig Berghoffer and Anna Barbara Cronau.1
  • In 1898 he was a maid.1
  • At the age of 25 years, 4 months and 15 days, Elizabeth Berghoffer married George James Hooper, son of John Hooper and Ann Burgess, on 25 February 1898 in Christ Church, Church of England, Boonah.2
  • In their book "The Hoopers", Elizabeth and John Hooper wrote :-"During their honeymoon (1935), Ann Hooper's granddaughter Audrey and her husband Len Volger vistied another George Burgess and his wife in Surry Hills. This couple were in their 80's and he was thought to be the son of Ann's youngest brother Samuel. Audrey's mother and brother, Elizabeth Hooper and Jack, travelled to Sydney by boat and also visited them. They were poor folk and asked for financial assistance.3"
  • Elizabeth Berghoffer died on 11 August 1969 in Chermside Hospital, Brisbane, at age 96.1
  • She was cremated on 12 August 1969 in Mt Thompson Crematorium.1

Children of Elizabeth Berghoffer and George James Hooper

Citations

  1. Annette Rawlings, "Descendants of John Hooper."
  2. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m
  3. John & Elizabeth Hooper, " Hoopers."

Ludwig Berghoffer1

M, b. 10 October 1847, d. 2 February 1930
  • Ludwig Berghoffer was born on 10 October 1847.1
  • Ludwig Berghoffer married Anna Barbara Cronau.1
  • Ludwig Berghoffer died on 2 February 1930 at age 82.1

Child of Ludwig Berghoffer and Anna Barbara Cronau

Citations

  1. Annette Rawlings, "Descendants of John Hooper."

Caroline Bergmann1

F, b. 1 August 1876, d. 1 September 1924
  • Caroline Bergmann was born on 1 August 1876 in Seven Mile Creek, Queensland.2
  • She was the daughter of Johann Carl Ludwig Bergmann and Anna Welbrook.2
  • At the age of 19 years, 9 months and 19 days, Caroline Bergmann married Oliver Hooper, son of John Hooper and Ann Burgess, on 20 May 1896 in Ebenezer, Queensland.1,2
  • Caroline Bergmann and Oliver Hooper appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Boonah. Oliver's occupation was given as farmer. His brother John Thomas worked in the area as a timber getter while his father was also a farmer.3
  • Caroline Bergmann died on 1 September 1924 in Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland, at age 48.2
  • She was buried in South Brisbane Cemetery.2

Children of Caroline Bergmann and Oliver Hooper

Citations

  1. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m
  2. Annette Rawlings, "Descendants of John Hooper."
  3. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com
  4. Annette Rawlings, "Descendants of John Hooper", John Hooper Descendants.

Johann Carl Ludwig Bergmann1

M, b. 1837, d. 28 August 1906
  • Johann Carl Ludwig Bergmann was born in 1837.1
  • Johann Carl Ludwig Bergmann married Anna Welbrook.1
  • Johann Carl Ludwig Bergmann died on 28 August 1906.1

Child of Johann Carl Ludwig Bergmann and Anna Welbrook

Citations

  1. Annette Rawlings, "Descendants of John Hooper."

Amelia Berholz

F, b. 1826, d. 1891
  • Amelia Berholz was born in 1826. She was the daughter of John BERHOLZ and Elizabeth LEHRAAG.1
  • Amelia Berholz married Johann Wrembeck circa 1853.
  • Amelia Berholz and Johann Wrembeck immigrated to Moreton Bay on 19 February 1874. Johann aged 54, and Amaly aged 47, travelled on the "Lammershagen" with their son Johann aged 10, Elizabeth 20 and Auguste 18. Johann's daughter Maria and her husband Frederick Sperling also travelled on the ship. A Frederick Wrembeck, then aged 26 and his wife Louise aged 25 came to Moreton Bay on the "Lammershen" on 18 January 1877 (may have been related.)2
  • In 1877,her husband, Johann Wrembeck died in Queensland.3
  • Amelia Berholz died in 1891 in Queensland.1

Children of Amelia Berholz and Johann Wrembeck

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1891/C1236     Amelia     Wrembeck     ;john Bierhals;     Elizabeth Lehraag.
  2. Queensland Archives, online http://www.archives.qld.gov.au/downloads/Indexes, Immigration record - Wrembeck Family.
  3. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1877/C720     John     Wrembeck;     Christian Wrembeck     - ** born Germany aged 57 years.

Edwin George Berridge1

M, b. 7 November 1908, d. December 1948
  • Edwin George Berridge was born on 7 November 1908 in Newport, Isle of Wight, Hampshire. His birth was registered with the spelling of Berridge.1,2,3,4
  • He was the son of William Burridge and Elizabeth James.1
  • Edwin George Berridge was baptized on 3 January 1909 in St Thomas Church, Newport.2
  • At the time of the 1911 census Edwin George Berridge was living in the household of William Burridge and Elizabeth James in 12 Stanley Terrace, Honey Hill, Newport, Isle of Wight, Hampshire. William was 40 years old, born Freshwater and working as a railway signalman for SWC Railway Company. Living with him were his wfie Elizabeth (with whom he had had five living children), 39 born Newport, and his step-daughters Myra S Teale, 12, born Farnbro, Hampshire; Constance Teale, 10, born Mary Hill, Glasgow and his children Winifred, 8; Jack L, 6; Bertrum L, 4; Edwin G, 2 and Marjorie aged 6 months. All these children were born in Newport.1
  • His marriage, at 23 years and 6 months, to Ellen Rosina Elsie Hayter was registered in the June 1932 Quarter in Isle of Wight, Hampshire Registration District.5
  • Edwin George Berridge died in December 1948 in Isle of Wight, Hampshire, at age 40.6,7

Citations

  1. British Census 1911, online http://www.ancestry.com
  2. Family Search, online https://www.familysearch.org
  3. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Births Dec 1908 Berridge      Edwin George      ;      I. Wight      2b     568.
  4. IOW Family History Society, online http://www.isle-of-wight-fhs.co.uk, Birth 1908      BERRIDGE Edwin George      ;JAMES, TEALE ;     Newport.
  5. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Marriages Jun 1932 Berridge      Edwin G     ;Hayter      Ellen R E; I.Wight      2b     1329.
  6. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Deaths Dec 1948 Berridge      Edwin G     ; 40;      I.Wight      6b     710.
  7. IOW Family History Society, online http://www.isle-of-wight-fhs.co.uk, Death 1948      BERRIDGE      Edwin George ;     40 years      ;      1907 - 1908       ;     East      E1/E216.      

Lelsie Bertram Berridge1

M, b. 18 August 1906, d. December 1960
  • Lelsie Bertram Berridge was also known as Bertram.
  • Lelsie Bertram Berridge was also known as Leslie Bertrum Burridge.
  • He was born on 18 August 1906 in Newport, Isle of Wight, Hampshire. His birth was registered with the spelling of Berridge.1,2,3,4
  • He was the son of William Burridge and Elizabeth James.1
  • Lelsie Bertram Berridge was baptized on 6 April 1910 in St Thomas Church, Newport.2
  • At the time of the 1911 census Lelsie Bertram Berridge was living in the household of William Burridge and Elizabeth James in 12 Stanley Terrace, Honey Hill, Newport, Isle of Wight, Hampshire. William was 40 years old, born Freshwater and working as a railway signalman for SWC Railway Company. Living with him were his wfie Elizabeth (with whom he had had five living children), 39 born Newport, and his step-daughters Myra S Teale, 12, born Farnbro, Hampshire; Constance Teale, 10, born Mary Hill, Glasgow and his children Winifred, 8; Jack L, 6; Bertrum L, 4; Edwin G, 2 and Marjorie aged 6 months. All these children were born in Newport.1
  • His marriage, at 28 years and 6 months, to Ellen Theresa Elliott was registered in the March 1935 Quarter in Isle of Wight, Hampshire Registration District.5
  • His death was recorded with the Isle of Wight, Hampshire Registration District in the December 1960 Quarter.6

Citations

  1. British Census 1911, online http://www.ancestry.com
  2. Family Search, online https://www.familysearch.org
  3. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Births Sep 1906 Berridge      Leslie Bertram     ;       I. Wight      2b     607.
  4. IOW Family History Society, online http://www.isle-of-wight-fhs.co.uk, Birth 1906      BERRIDGE Leslie Bertram      ;JAMES ;     Newport.
  5. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Marriages Mar 1935 Berridge      Leslie B; Elliott      Nellie T      ;      I. Wight      2b     1180.
  6. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Deaths Dec 1960 BERRIDGE      Leslie B     ; 54;      I.Wight      6b     861.

Annie Berry1

F, b. 1886, d. 22 October 1931

Children of Annie Berry and Frederick John Lange

Citations

  1. Mundia.com, online http://www.mundia.com
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1931/B15541     Anne     Lange;     William Berry;     Mary Ann Grainger.
  3. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1886/C1670     Anne     Berry;     William;     Mary Ann Grainger.
  4. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1917/C1860     Berry     Annie     ;Lange     Frederick John.
  5. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1913/C14374     Rodney James     Lange;     Frederick John;     Anna Maria Spies.
  6. M Fowler, "E-mail - re Fitch/Muhling," e-mail to Audrey, 30/3/2013.

Frances Doris Berry1,2

F, b. 1908, d. 22 October 1975

Grave of Hugh Clifford Perina and Frances Doris (nee Berry), Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery
  • Frances Doris Berry was born in 1908. She was the daughter of Joseph William BERRY and Harriet Mary Louisa RUSSELL.1,3
  • At the age of 29 years, Frances Doris Berry married Hugh Clifford (Huey) Perina, son of Heinrich (Henry) Perina and Ada Alice Maud Loveday, on 18 December 1937 in St Pauls Church of England, Ipswich. An account of the wedding was published in "The Courier Mail" on Tuesday 21 December 1937. It read:- Perina — Berry ST. Pauls Church of England Ipswich, was chosen on December 18 for the marriage of Miss Francis Doris Berry (youngest daughter of Mrs.W. J. Berry, Park-street, and the late Mr. W. J. Berry) and Mr. Hugh Clifford Perina (youngest son of Mr. H. Perina, Glenmore, Crow's Nest, and the late Mrs. Perina). The Rev. R. S. Massey officiated, and the bride was given away by her brother, Mr. W. J. Berry. She wore an Ivory Chantilly lace over magnolia satin, and the whole of the gown and train was edged with double rouleau loops. A coronet of orange blossoms held her tulle veil, and she carried a shower bouquet. The bride was attended by her sister (Miss Hilda Berry) and Miss Evelyn Morre, wearing daffodil lace over satin, cut in peacock train effect. Their coronets were of fresh flowers, and their blue bouquets were finished with gilded wheat ears. Little Miss Janice Berry, niece of the bride, acted as flower girl. Mr. E. M. Perina (Crow's Nest) was best man and Mr. George Partridge (Gayndah) groomsman. At Whitehouse's Cafe, where the reception was held, the guests were re ceived by. Mrs. W. J. Berry, wearing a princess gown of black suede, georgette and lace, showing touches of gold. Leaving for the honeymoon, which will be a tour of the South Coast, the bride wore Avocado green romaine with French silk mousseline in applique.1,2
  • On 2 August 1970,her husband, Hugh Clifford (Huey) Perina died in Queensland at age 69.1,4
  • Frances Doris Berry died on 22 October 1975 in Queensland.1,5
  • She was buried on 24 October 1975 in Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery.1

Citations

  1. Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery, online http://ww2.toowoombarc.qld.gov.au/index.php
  2. Australian Newspapers beta Trove (National Library of Australia), online http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/result?q=
  3. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1908/C5772     Frances Doris     Berry;     Joseph William;     Harriett Mary Louisa Russell.
  4. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1970     C5777     Hughy     Perina;     Henry Perina ;     Ada Alice Maud Loveday.
  5. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1975     C7358     Frances Doris     Perina;     Joseph William Berry      ;Harriet Mary Louisa Russell.

John Berry1

M, b. 1854

Citations

  1. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com

Ruby Irene Berry1

F, b. 30 November 1901, d. 6 April 1999
  • Ruby Irene Berry was born on 30 November 1901 in Stanthorpe, Queensland. She was the daughter of Frances Ann Grayson and John Charles Berry.1,2
  • At the age of 23 years, 10 months and 21 days, Ruby Irene Berry married George Matthews, son of Alexander Matthews and Mary Elizabeth Andrews, on 21 October 1925 in Toowoomba, Queensland.1,3
  • Ruby Irene Berry and George Matthews appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1932 and 1949 living at Pinelands. George was a farmer.4
  • Ruby Irene Berry died on 6 April 1999 in Redcliffe Hospital at age 97.1

Citations

  1. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Woodhead Family Tree.
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1901     C11912     Ruby Ireine     Berry;     John     ;Francis Ann Grayson.
  3. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1925     C3728     Ruby Irene     Berry;     George     Matthews.
  4. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com

James Murdock Bertram1

M, b. 6 December 1908, d. 17 December 1996
  • James Murdock Bertram was born on 6 December 1908 in Stonehouse, Scotland. He was the son of Gilbert Highet Bertram and Jance Probert Murdock.1,2
  • At the age of 24 years, 4 months and 9 days, James Murdock Bertram married Florence Olive French, daughter of Arthur John (Jack) French and Agnes Evans Jones, on 15 April 1933 in Queensland.1
  • James Murdock Bertram and Florence Olive French appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1936 and 1980 living at Ipswich.2
  • James Murdock Bertram died on 17 December 1996 at age 88.2

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1933/C1397 Bertram     James Murdoch;     French     ;Florence Olive.
  2. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Gary Kurz Family Tree.

Albert Victor Best1

M, b. circa 1880

Children of Albert Victor Best and Elizabeth Agnes Suttor

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1899     C2247     Elizabeth Agnes     Lutton     ;Albert Victor     Best.
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1899     C4515     Elva Florence     Best     ;Albert Victor     ;Elizabeth Agnes Suttor.

Beryl Best1

F, b. 1914, d. 29 April 1933
  • Beryl Best was born in 1914 in Brisbane, Queensland.1,2,3
  • She was the daughter of Elizabeth Agnes Suttor.1
  • Beryl Best died on 29 April 1933 in Brisbane General Hospital. An inquiry was held into her death :- BERYL BEST, late of 113 Alfred street, Valley, died at the Brisbane General Hospital on April 29. At an inquiry into her death, held before Mr. J. J. Leahy, Deputy City Coroner, at the City Coroner's Court on Saturday, Elizabeth Agnes Primmer, mother of the deceased girl, said that on April 24 she had consulted a doctor at the Brisbane General Hospital. On her return home she showed the witness a box of pills and a bottle of medicine. She remarked that the pills were intended to make her sleep. Before this she had complained she could not sleep and had a pain in her side. On April 26, said the witness, she left home at 10.50 p.m. for her pie stall, and returned at 4.30 a.m. Her daughter was lying face downwards and snoring She was taken to the Brisbane General Hospital, and died at 6.10 a.m. on April. 29. Dr. Eustace Russell and Dr. Pye said she had suffered from pneumonia. Her other daughter found the pill box, which was empty, in the kitchen of her home. The witness had at first thought that an over-dose of the pills had caused her daughter 's death, but was now satisfied that death was due to natural causes. She did not think her daugh ter had any intention of taking her own life. Constable P. K. O'Farrell said a post mortem examination was held on on the body of Beryl Best. The medi cal certificate was to the effect that death was due to pneumonia. The inquiry was closed."1,4

Citations

  1. Australian Newspapers beta Trove (National Library of Australia), online http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/result?q=, Sunday Mail (Brisbane) (Qld. : 1926 - 1954) Sunday 25 June 1933 p 17 Article.
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1933     B20705     Beryl     Best     -      Elizabeth Agnes Suttor ** then Best born Brisbane, Queensland aged 18 years.
  3. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1914     B36934     Beryl     Best     ;     Elizabeth Agnes Suttor.
  4. Australian Newspapers beta Trove (National Library of Australia), online http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/result?q=, Sunday Mail (Brisbane) (Qld. : 1926 - 1954) Sunday 29 April 1934 p 6 Family Notices.

Cyril McDonald Best1

M, b. 1906

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1906     C10664     Cyril McDonald     Best;     Albert Victor     ;Elizabeth Agnes Suttor.

Edwin Best1

M, b. 1864
  • Edwin Best was born in 1864 in Chiselborough, Somerset, England.1
  • He was the son of Oliver Best and Dinah Hockey.1
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Edwin Best was living in the household of Oliver Best and Dinah Hockey in Chiselborough, Somerset, England. Oliver is shown as a 38 year old farm labourer born Chiselborough, living with his wife Dinah 37 and children John 9, Edwin 7, Mary 5 and Emily 2 all born Chiselborough.1
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Edwin Best was living in the household of Oliver Best and Dinah Hockey in 5 Lower Fair Place, Chiselborough, Somerset. Oliver is shown as a 47 year old farm labourer living with his wife Dinah, and children Edwin 17 a labourer; Mary Jane 15 a domestic servant; Emily 12 a domestic servant and Walter 10 a scholar. All the family were born in Chiselborough.2

Citations

  1. Hockey Ancestors (Rootsweb) - Carol Leatham, online http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, 1871 Census.
  2. Census 1881 British, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Search/frameset_search.asp, Family History Library Film      1341575 Public Records Office Reference      RG11
    Piece / Folio      2390 / 84 Page Number      10.

Eliza Jane Best1

F, b. circa 1880, d. 1943

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1983     57141     Theodore Moffatt     Burghardt;     Carl Fredreck Theodore ;     Eliza Jane Best.
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1943     C386     Eliza Jane     Burghardt;     Richard Henry Francis Best ;     Catherine Moffat.
  3. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1899     C577     Eliza Jane     Best;     Carl Frederick Theodore     Burghardt.     

Elva Florence Best1

F, b. 1899

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1899     C4515     Elva Florence     Best     ;Albert Victor     ;Elizabeth Agnes Suttor.

Emily Best1

F, b. 1869
  • Emily Best was born in 1869 in Chiselborough, Somerset, England.1
  • She was the daughter of Oliver Best and Dinah Hockey.1
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Emily Best was living in the household of Oliver Best and Dinah Hockey in Chiselborough, Somerset, England. Oliver is shown as a 38 year old farm labourer born Chiselborough, living with his wife Dinah 37 and children John 9, Edwin 7, Mary 5 and Emily 2 all born Chiselborough.1
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Emily Best was living in the household of Oliver Best and Dinah Hockey in 5 Lower Fair Place, Chiselborough, Somerset. Oliver is shown as a 47 year old farm labourer living with his wife Dinah, and children Edwin 17 a labourer; Mary Jane 15 a domestic servant; Emily 12 a domestic servant and Walter 10 a scholar. All the family were born in Chiselborough.2

Citations

  1. Hockey Ancestors (Rootsweb) - Carol Leatham, online http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, 1871 Census.
  2. Census 1881 British, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Search/frameset_search.asp, Family History Library Film      1341575 Public Records Office Reference      RG11
    Piece / Folio      2390 / 84 Page Number      10.

Emmanuel Best1

M, b. circa 1855

Citations

  1. International Genealogy Index, online http://www.familysearch.org/, Submitted by member.

Horace Best1

M, b. 1911, d. 1973
  • Horace Best was born in 1911 in Brisbane, Queensland.1
  • He was the son of Elizabeth Agnes Suttor.1
  • Horace Best died in 1973 in Queensland.2

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1911     B26829     Horace     Best     ;     Elizabeth Agnes Suttor.
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1973     B39958     Horace     Best     -      Elizabeth Agnes Suttor.

Hubert Clement Best1

F, b. 1882, d. 1962

Citations

  1. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Marriage 1922/7996 Mabel Annie Norgate; Hubert Clement Best.
  2. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Death 1962/35553     Best      Hubert Clement ;     80Y.

John Best1

M, b. circa 1869
  • John Best was born circa 1869.1
  • John Best married Elizabeth Cridge Hooper, daughter of Mary Hooper, on 25 April 1895 in Merriott, Somerset. The marriage record shows: John Best, 26, bachelor, Norton Sub Hamdon, a labourer, father Frederick Best a labourer, witness Charles Cable. Elizabeth Hooper, 27 spinster, Merriott, fathers name and occupation not given, witness Emily Hooper.1

Citations

  1. Merriott Family Genealogy - Sue Osborne, online http://www.merriottfamiliesgenealogy.net/index.htm

John Best1

M, b. 1862
  • John Best was born in 1862 in Chiselborough, Somerset, England.1
  • He was the son of Oliver Best and Dinah Hockey.1
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census John Best was living in the household of Oliver Best and Dinah Hockey in Chiselborough, Somerset, England. Oliver is shown as a 38 year old farm labourer born Chiselborough, living with his wife Dinah 37 and children John 9, Edwin 7, Mary 5 and Emily 2 all born Chiselborough.1

Citations

  1. Hockey Ancestors (Rootsweb) - Carol Leatham, online http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, 1871 Census.

Maria Best1

F, b. 1868, d. 10 December 1956
  • Maria Best was born in 1868 in New Zealand.2
  • At the age of 23 years, Maria Best married Frank Cresswell, son of Edward Cresswell and Ann Eyles, on 10 June 1891 in Palmeston North, New Zealand.1,3,4
  • Maria Best and Frank Cresswell lived in Ballance, New Zealand, on 13 October 1917 when their son Douglas left for Liverpool during WWI. They moved to 81 Manawatu St., Palmerston North, which is the address recorded on their son Edward's War Record with the Commomwealth War Graves Commission. Edward died in Ypes on 29 November 1917.5
  • On 29 November 1917,their son, Edward George Cresswell died in Ypres, Belgium, at age 23.4,6
  • On 23 July 1952,her husband, Frank Cresswell died in Palmeston North, New Zealand, at age 84. He was living at 61 MANAWATU ST at the time of his death and was a farmer.1,7,8
  • Maria Best died on 10 December 1956 in New Zealand. She was a widow living at 61 Manawatu Street at the time of her death.7,9
  • She was buried on 12 December 1956 in Kelvin Grove Cemetery and Crematorium, Palmeston North.7

Children of Maria Best and Frank Cresswell

Citations

  1. Dorothy Perkins, "The Eyles & Gillis Settlers, 1636-1987."
  2. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Birth 1868/822     Best      Maria ; no parents names given on index.
  3. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Marriage 1891/624 Maria Best ; Frank Cresswell.
  4. Tracing Adam, online http://tracingadam.7doves.com/
  5. Auckland Museum Cenotaph, online http://muse.aucklandmuseum.com/databases/Cenotaph/…, War Record Douglas Victor Cresswell.
  6. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Death 1918/21226 Cresswell Edwin George ; age not recorded on index.
  7. Palmeston North City Council, NZ, online http://www.pncc.govt.nz/ServicesAndFacilities/…
  8. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Death 1952/25068 Cresswell Frank ; 84Y.
  9. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Death 1956/27923 Cresswell Maria ; 88y.
  10. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Birth 1892/13085 Cresswell Frank Wilfred; Maria; Frank.
  11. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Birth 1894/9862 Cresswell Edward George ; Maria; Frank.
  12. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Birth 1896/9627 Cresswell Douglas Victor ; Maria; Frank.
  13. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Birth 1898/19404 Cresswell Allan Aarau; Maria; Frank.
  14. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Birth 1903/18363 Cresswell Olive Pearl; Maria; Frank.
  15. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Birth 1905/11082 Violet Mildred; Maria; Frank.
  16. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Birth 1906/4246 Cresswell Jane Beatrice ; Maria; Frank.

Mary Best1

F, b. 1866
  • Mary Best was born in 1866 in Chiselborough, Somerset, England.1
  • She was the daughter of Oliver Best and Dinah Hockey.1
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Mary Best was living in the household of Oliver Best and Dinah Hockey in Chiselborough, Somerset, England. Oliver is shown as a 38 year old farm labourer born Chiselborough, living with his wife Dinah 37 and children John 9, Edwin 7, Mary 5 and Emily 2 all born Chiselborough.1
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Mary Best was living in the household of Oliver Best and Dinah Hockey in 5 Lower Fair Place, Chiselborough, Somerset. Oliver is shown as a 47 year old farm labourer living with his wife Dinah, and children Edwin 17 a labourer; Mary Jane 15 a domestic servant; Emily 12 a domestic servant and Walter 10 a scholar. All the family were born in Chiselborough.2

Citations

  1. Hockey Ancestors (Rootsweb) - Carol Leatham, online http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, 1871 Census.
  2. Census 1881 British, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Search/frameset_search.asp, Family History Library Film      1341575 Public Records Office Reference      RG11
    Piece / Folio      2390 / 84 Page Number      10.

Olive Murial Best1

F, b. 1902

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1902     C10857     Olive Muriel     Best     ;Albert Victor     ;Elizabeth Agnes Suttor.
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1899     C2247     Elizabeth Agnes     Lutton     ;Albert Victor     Best.

Oliver Best1

M, b. 14 August 1836, d. March 1901
  • Oliver Best was baptized on 14 August 1836 in St Peter and St Pauls Chruch, Chiselborough, Somerset.1,2
  • He was the son of Robert Best and Jane Unknown.2
  • At the age of 22 years, 6 months and 1 day, Oliver Best married Dinah Hockey, daughter of Thomas Hockey and Elizabeth Chant, on 15 February 1859 in Chiselborough, Somerset, England.1,3
  • Oliver Best and Dinah Hockey appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 in Chiselborough, Somerset, England. Oliver is shown as a 38 year old farm labourer born Chiselborough, living with his wife Dinah 37 and children John 9, Edwin 7, Mary 5 and Emily 2 all born Chiselborough.4
  • Oliver Best and Dinah Hockey appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in 5 Lower Fair Place, Chiselborough, Somerset. Oliver is shown as a 47 year old farm labourer living with his wife Dinah, and children Edwin 17 a labourer; Mary Jane 15 a domestic servant; Emily 12 a domestic servant and Walter 10 a scholar. All the family were born in Chiselborough.5
  • His death was recorded with the Yeovil, Somerset Registration District in the March 1901 Quarter.6

Children of Oliver Best and Dinah Hockey

Citations

  1. International Genealogy Index, online http://www.familysearch.org/, Submitted by member.
  2. Hockey Ancestors (Rootsweb) - Carol Leatham, online http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi
  3. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Marriages Mar 1859 Best      Oliver Hockey Dinah Yeovil      5c     791.
  4. Hockey Ancestors (Rootsweb) - Carol Leatham, online http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, 1871 Census.
  5. Census 1881 British, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Search/frameset_search.asp, Family History Library Film      1341575 Public Records Office Reference      RG11
    Piece / Folio      2390 / 84 Page Number      10.
  6. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Deaths Mar 1901 Best      Oliver      67      Yeovil      5c     296.

Robert Best1

M, b. circa 1797
  • Robert Best was born circa 1797 in Norton Sub Hamdon.1
  • Robert Best married Jane Unknown on 21 May 1823 in St Mary the Virgin Church, Norton Sub Hamdon.1

Child of Robert Best and Jane Unknown

Citations

  1. Hockey Ancestors (Rootsweb) - Carol Leatham, online http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi