Elizabeth Berghoffer

F, b. 10 October 1872, d. 11 August 1969
  • Elizabeth Berghoffer was born on 10 October 1872 in Munchhausen, Hesse, Prussia.
  • She was the daughter of Ludwig Berghoffer and Anna Barbara Cronau.
  • In 1898 he was a maid.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • Elizabeth Berghoffer died on 11 August 1969 in Chermside Hospital, Brisbane, at age 96.
  • She was cremated on 12 August 1969 in Mt Thompson Crematorium.

Children of Elizabeth Berghoffer and George James Hooper

Ludwig Berghoffer

M, b. 10 October 1847, d. 2 February 1930
  • Ludwig Berghoffer was born on 10 October 1847.
  • Ludwig Berghoffer married Anna Barbara Cronau.
  • Ludwig Berghoffer died on 2 February 1930 at age 82.

Child of Ludwig Berghoffer and Anna Barbara Cronau

Caroline Bergmann

F, b. 1 August 1876, d. 1 September 1924
  • Caroline Bergmann was born on 1 August 1876 in Seven Mile Creek, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Johann Carl Ludwig Bergmann and Anna Welbrook.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Caroline Bergmann died on 1 September 1924 in Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland, at age 48.
  • She was buried in South Brisbane Cemetery.

Children of Caroline Bergmann and Oliver Hooper

Johann Carl Ludwig Bergmann

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

Child of Johann Carl Ludwig Bergmann and Anna Welbrook

Amelia Berholz

F, b. 1826, d. 1891
  • Amelia Berholz was born in 1826. She was the daughter of John BERHOLZ and Elizabeth LEHRAAG.
  • 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.)
  • In 1877,her husband, Johann Wrembeck died in Queensland.
  • Amelia Berholz died in 1891 in Queensland.

Children of Amelia Berholz and Johann Wrembeck

Edwin George Berridge

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.
  • He was the son of William Burridge and Elizabeth James.
  • Edwin George Berridge was baptized on 3 January 1909 in St Thomas Church, Newport.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Edwin George Berridge died in December 1948 in Isle of Wight, Hampshire, at age 40.

Lelsie Bertram Berridge

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.
  • He was the son of William Burridge and Elizabeth James.
  • Lelsie Bertram Berridge was baptized on 6 April 1910 in St Thomas Church, Newport.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • His death was recorded with the Isle of Wight, Hampshire Registration District in the December 1960 Quarter.

Annie Berry

F, b. 1886, d. 22 October 1931

Children of Annie Berry and Frederick John Lange

Frances Doris Berry

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.
  • 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.
  • On 2 August 1970,her husband, Hugh Clifford (Huey) Perina died in Queensland at age 69.
  • Frances Doris Berry died on 22 October 1975 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 24 October 1975 in Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery.

John Berry

M, b. 1854

Ruby Irene Berry

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.
  • 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.
  • Ruby Irene Berry and George Matthews appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1932 and 1949 living at Pinelands. George was a farmer.
  • Ruby Irene Berry died on 6 April 1999 in Redcliffe Hospital at age 97.

James Murdock Bertram

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.
  • 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.
  • James Murdock Bertram and Florence Olive French appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1936 and 1980 living at Ipswich.
  • James Murdock Bertram died on 17 December 1996 in Brisbane at age 88.

Albert Victor Best

M, b. circa 1880
  • Albert Victor Best was born circa 1880.
  • Albert Victor Best married Elizabeth Agnes Suttor in 1899 in Queensland.

Children of Albert Victor Best and Elizabeth Agnes Suttor

Beryl Best

F, b. 1914, d. 29 April 1933
  • Beryl Best was born in 1914 in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Elizabeth Agnes Suttor.
  • 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."

Cyril McDonald Best

M, b. 1906

Edwin Best

M, b. 1864
  • Edwin Best was born in 1864 in Chiselborough, Somerset, England.
  • He was the son of Oliver Best and Dinah Hockey.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Eliza Jane Best

F, b. circa 1880, d. 1943

Elva Florence Best

F, b. 1899

Emily Best

F, b. 1869
  • Emily Best was born in 1869 in Chiselborough, Somerset, England.
  • She was the daughter of Oliver Best and Dinah Hockey.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Emmanuel Best

M, b. circa 1855

Horace Best

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

Hubert Clement Best

F, b. 1882, d. 1962

John Best

M, b. circa 1869
  • John Best was born circa 1869.
  • 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.

John Best

M, b. 1862
  • John Best was born in 1862 in Chiselborough, Somerset, England.
  • He was the son of Oliver Best and Dinah Hockey.
  • 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.

Maria Best

F, b. 1868, d. 10 December 1956
  • Maria Best was born in 1868 in New Zealand.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • On 29 November 1917,their son, Edward George Cresswell died in Ypres, Belgium, at age 23.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • She was buried on 12 December 1956 in Kelvin Grove Cemetery and Crematorium, Palmeston North.

Children of Maria Best and Frank Cresswell

Mary Best

F, b. 1866
  • Mary Best was born in 1866 in Chiselborough, Somerset, England.
  • She was the daughter of Oliver Best and Dinah Hockey.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Olive Murial Best

F, b. 1902

Oliver Best

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.
  • He was the son of Robert Best and Jane Unknown.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • His death was recorded with the Yeovil, Somerset Registration District in the March 1901 Quarter.

Children of Oliver Best and Dinah Hockey

Robert Best

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

Child of Robert Best and Jane Unknown

Walter Best

M, b. 1881
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Walter 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.
  • Walter Best was born in 1881 in Chiselborough, Somerset, England.
  • He was the son of Oliver Best and Dinah Hockey.