Alice May Parsons

F, b. 1884, d. 1971

Anna Caroline Parsons

F, b. 1806, d. 1884
  • Anna Caroline Parsons was also known as Hannah.
  • She was born in 1806 in Chale.
  • Her marriage, at 75 years, to Thomas Hooper, son of Thomas Hooper and Mary Unknown, was registered in the March 1881 Quarter, Isle of Wight, Hampshire Registration District. Anna was the widow of ... ARNOLD.
  • Anna Caroline Parsons died in 1884 in Godshill, Isle of Wight, Hampshire.

Clifford Henry Parsons

M, b. 12 September 1913
  • Clifford Henry Parsons was born on 12 September 1913 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Henry Parsons and Sarah Gillis.
  • Clifford Henry Parsons enlisted in the Australian Army on 4 June 1941 in Toowoomba. His service number was QX18238. He was living in Toowoomba at the time and gave his next of his as his father Henry. He was discharged on 4 Jul 1946 with the rank of Sapper in the 2/16 Field Company.

Constance Eliza Parsons

F, b. circa 1905

Cyril Clarence Joseph Parsons

M, b. 1909, d. 6 September 1955
  • Cyril Clarence Joseph Parsons was born in 1909 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Henry Parsons and Sarah Gillis.
  • Cyril Clarence Joseph Parsons died on 6 September 1955 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 7 September 1955 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Doris Milerson Parsons

F, b. 1911, d. 14 August 2009
  • Doris Milerson Parsons was born in 1911 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Henry Parsons and Sarah Gillis.
  • At the age of 23 years, Doris Milerson Parsons married George Mills Ness in 1934 in Queensland.
  • Before 2009,her husband, George Mills Ness died.
  • Doris Milerson Parsons died on 14 August 2009.
  • She was buried on 19 August 2009 in Toowoomba. Her funeral service was held at Burstow's Chapel, Ruthven Street, Toowoomba.

George Parsons

M, b. circa 1860
  • George Parsons was born circa 1860.
  • George Parsons married Hannah Lawrence circa 1885.

Child of George Parsons and Hannah Lawrence

Henry Parsons

M, b. 1884, d. 20 September 1956
  • Henry Parsons was born in 1884 in Queensland. He was the son of Henry Joseph Parsons and Eliza Mullens.
  • At the age of 24 years, Henry Parsons married Sarah Gillis, daughter of William Patrick Gillis and Eliza Izzard, in 1908 in Queensland.
  • Henry Parsons was listed as the next of kin of Clifford Henry Parsons when she enlisted in the Australian Army on 4 June 1941 in Toowoomba. His service number was QX18238. He was living in Toowoomba at the time and gave his next of his as his father Henry. He was discharged on 4 Jul 1946 with the rank of Sapper in the 2/16 Field Company.
  • On 24 March 1947,his wife, Sarah Gillis died in Queensland.
  • Henry Parsons died on 20 September 1956.
  • He was buried on 21 September 1956 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Children of Henry Parsons and Sarah Gillis

Kathleen Leonora Frances Parsons

F, b. 29 December 1889, d. 17 March 1960
  • Kathleen Leonora Frances Parsons was born on 29 December 1889 in Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset.
  • She was the daughter of George Parsons and Hannah Lawrence.
  • At the age of 28 years, 2 months and 2 days, Kathleen Leonora Frances Parsons married Rev Archibald William James Vowden, son of William Vowden and Elizabeth Weight, on 2 March 1918 in St George Church, Bristol, Gloucestershire. At the time of his marriage he was a Second Lieutenant in the Labour Corps and lived at 15 Jubilee Road, Bristol. Witnesses to the marriage were Elizabeth Vowden (Archibald's mother), William Vowden (Archibald's father), Edith Elizabeth Mansbridge (Archibald's sister), F Mansbridge, and Edith Parsons.
  • Kathleen Leonora Frances Parsons died on 17 March 1960 in Wickwar, Gloucestershire, at age 70.
  • She was buried in March 1960. She was buried in the Vowden family grave at Wickwar Parish Churchy, Gloucestershire.

Child of Kathleen Leonora Frances Parsons and Rev Archibald William James Vowden

Sarah Jane Parsons

F, b. circa 1880, d. 1943
  • Sarah Jane Parsons was born circa 1880. She was the daugther of George Alfred Parsons and Elizabeth Smith.
  • Sarah Jane Parsons married Alfred George Usher in 1899 in Queensland.
  • Sarah Jane Parsons died in 1943 in Queensland.

Children of Sarah Jane Parsons and Alfred George Usher

Alice Parton

F, b. 27 May 1875, d. 24 June 1924
  • Alice Parton was born on 27 May 1875 in Hilton, Staffordshire, England.
  • She was the daughter of Harriet Parton.
  • Alice Parton immigrated on 23 August 1882 to Moreton Bay with Margaret Moore and Thomas Parton. The family travelled on the Manora. Thomas and Margaret were both 54 years old. With them were their children William aged 14, Annie 18 and Alice aged 7. Thomas and Margaret's sons Thomas and George had come to Moreton Bay on the Scottish Admiralia in 1878.
  • At the age of 18 years, 4 months and 28 days, Alice Parton married August Graving, son of Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Grawich and Wilhemina Beier, on 25 October 1893 in Westbrook, Queensland.
  • Alice Parton and August Graving appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Djuan. August was a farmer.
  • In February 1908 a notice was placed in the Darling Downs Gazette to the effect "In response to the numerous inquiries we are pleased to state the little daughter of Mr. and Mrs Gus. Graving of Bellevue. Crow's Nest, who is now in St. Denis' Hospital, is now progressing as well as could be expected."
  • Alice Parton died on 24 June 1924 in Queensland at age 49.
  • She was buried in Emu Creek Cemetery.

Children of Alice Parton and August Graving

Alma Margaret Parton

F, b. 2 August 1909, d. 6 September 1984
  • Alma Margaret Parton was born on 2 August 1909 in Gatton, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of William Parton and Ethel Matilda Perkins.
  • Alma Margaret Parton died on 6 September 1984 in Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, at age 75.

Annie Parton

F, b. 13 November 1863, d. 31 May 1919
  • Annie Parton was born on 13 November 1863 in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Parton and Margaret Moore.
  • Annie Parton immigrated on 23 August 1882 to Moreton Bay with Margaret Moore and Thomas Parton. The family travelled on the Manora. Thomas and Margaret were both 54 years old. With them were their children William aged 14, Annie 18 and Alice aged 7. Thomas and Margaret's sons Thomas and George had come to Moreton Bay on the Scottish Admiralia in 1878.
  • At the age of 24 years, 10 months and 14 days, Annie Parton married Richard Devonshire on 27 September 1888 in Brisbane, Queensland. They had 9 nine more children from 1888 to 1906. Richard was a lengthsman/ganger for the railway and worked at Roadvale, Yuleba and Toowoomba.
  • Annie Parton died on 31 May 1919 in Queensland at age 55.
  • She was buried on 1 June 1919 in Drayton and Toowoomba Cemetery. METH2-004-0019.

Children of Annie Parton and Richard Devonshire

Blanche Margaret Parton

F, b. 11 July 1889, d. 4 October 1977
  • Blanche Margaret Parton was born on 11 July 1889 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Parton and Susan Harris.
  • Blanche Margaret Parton died on 4 October 1977 in Castle Hill, Sydney, New South Wales, at age 88.

Charlotte Eliza Parton

F, b. 3 February 1856, d. 1923
  • Charlotte Eliza Parton was born on 3 February 1856 in Staffordshire, England.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Parton and Margaret Moore.
  • Charlotte Eliza Parton immigrated on 19 July 1883. She travelled on the Kapunda which left Plymouth on 14 April 1883.
  • At the age of 32 years, Charlotte Eliza Parton married John Walsh in 1889 in Laidley, Queensland.
  • Charlotte Eliza Parton died in 1923 in Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales.

Elizabeth Ann Parton

F, b. 9 September 1877, d. 15 August 1878
  • Elizabeth Ann Parton was born on 9 September 1877 in England.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Parton and Susan Harris.
  • Elizabeth Ann Parton died on 15 August 1878. She died on the voyage from England to Australia. She was 11 months old.

Ethel Maria Parton

F, b. 24 November 1902, d. 30 August 1984

George Parton

M, b. 10 September 1861, d. 24 January 1927
  • George Parton was born on 10 September 1861 in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England.
  • He was the son of Thomas Parton and Margaret Moore.
  • George Parton immigrated on 30 October 1878 to Moreton Bay with Susan Harris and Thomas Parton. The family travelled on the Scottish Admiral. The records show Thomas was 24 years old, Susan 22 Their children Thomas and Elizabeth A were 2 and an infant. Elizabeth died on the voyage.
    Thomas' brother George also travelled with them. Thomas' parents Thomas and Margaret followed on the Manora in 1882.
  • George held many different jobs including a trek to Winton with a bulloock team. He also carted wool for the Jondaryan Woolshed and timber for Mt Binga Mill.
    When part of Emu Creek Station was opened up for selection, George was one of the fifteen selectors to secure a parcel of land. As with the other selectors of the area, George often supplimented his income by working at Emu Creek Station.
  • George Parton appeared on the Electoral Roll on 10 October 1885 living at Crow's Nest. leaseholder of Emu Creek.
  • He was a creditor of the insolvent estate of Cameron and Hebbel. A meeting of creditors in the insolvent estate of John Cameron and John Heinrich Hebbel trading as timber merchants of Toowoomba took place in Toowoomba. Amongst the creditors were Thomas Cullen £10 3s 4d, Thomas Brennan £39; H A Shum £34; Claud Cronk 44; George Parton £22.

  • He witnessed the marriage of Ethel Matilda Perkins and William Parton on 30 December 1896 in Mountain View, Emu Creek, Crow's Nest, Queensland; The marriage was solomised according to the rights of the Primative Methodist Church by Rev James Moorhouse. William was a carrier. Witnesses to the Marriage were George Parton and Ada Hudson.

  • At the age of 38 years, 10 months and 1 day, George Parton married Amelia Graving, daughter of Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Grawich and Wilhemina Beier, on 11 July 1900 in Emu Creek. Amelia was living at Middle Ridge when she was married. George and Amelia lived in Crows Nest for 11 years after their marriage before moving to Glenaven where they took part in mixed farming, dairying and cattle grazing. George also had a bullock team.
  • George Parton and Amelia Graving appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Djuan. George was a farmer and Amelia carried out home duties.
  • George Parton witnessed the burial of Cornelius O'Connor on 6 August 1922 in Emu Creek Cemetery.
  • George Parton died on 24 January 1927 in Queensland at age 65. After George's death the farm was run by family members.
  • He was buried in Emu Creek Cemetery.
  • The Methodist Church in Crow's Nest erected memorial plaques to early Crow's Nest Pioneers on the Church fence. George and Amelia's names were amongst them.

Children of George Parton and Amelia Graving

George Parton

M, b. 11 March 1903, d. 27 July 1971
  • George Parton was born on 11 March 1903 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • He was the son of George Parton and Amelia Graving.
  • George Parton witnessed the marriage of Lillian Mildred Parton and Jacob Albert Gscheidle on 20 April 1927 in the Methodist Church, Crow's Nest, Queensland; A report of the wedding appeared in "The Courier Mail" on 29 April 1927. It read:- " GSCHEIDLE-PARTON.
    A picturesque wedding took place on April 20 at the Methodist Church, Crow's Nest, when Mr. Jacob Albert Gscheidle (son of Mr. and Mrs. Gscheidle,(Kulpi) was married to Miss Lillian Mildred Parton (third daughter of the late Councillor and Mrs. Parton). The Rev. H. J. Garrett officiated. The bride, who was given away by her brother, Mr. George Parton, wore a beautiful gown of cream Marocain with the bodice finely tucked and beaded in opal, and palest pink, caught at left shoulder, with a spray of silver and pink beads. The skirt of French pleating was finished at the waist with a folded belt and opal buckle. Her veil was of the finest net embroidered in silk, and worn in cap effect with sprays of orange blossoms. She carried a bouquet of white cherries, and pink roses, finished with pink tulle, and streamers. Her sister, Miss Lizzie Parton, acted as bridesmaid, wearing a gown of pale mauve crepe de Chine, with a finely shirred skirt, the bodice being inlet with French pleating, finished with headings in the same tone of mauve and silver, with sprays at shoulder, and waist. Her cap was of silver satin, and she carried a bouquet of pink roses tied with tulle and streamers. Mr. C. Bidgood (Emu Creek) acted as best man. A wedding breakfast waa held at Preston's Cafe. The bride's gift to the bride groom was a wristlet watch, and the bridegroom's gift to the bride a fur stole The bridegroom's gift to the bridesmaid was a xylonite brush and comb. The mother of the bride was gowned in black satin, beaded in jet, with a hat to match The mother of the bridegroom was gowned in navy crepe de Chine, with a hat to match. The honeynoon is being spent at Tambourine Mountains and Brisbane. The bride wore a travelling dress of deep beige, embroidered in mulberry shades"
    The couple lived at "Nutgrove."
  • At the age of 25 years, 8 months and 17 days, George Parton married Lucy Joyce Pettinger, daughter of Ellen Pettinger Brewer, on 28 November 1928 in Queensland. They eventually moved to Kumbia and had 9 children.
  • George Parton and Lucy Joyce Pettinger appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1937 living at Emu Creek. George was a farmer.
  • George Parton and Lucy Joyce Pettinger appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Kumbia.
  • George Parton and Lucy Joyce Pettinger appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at Kumbia. George was a farmer.
  • George Parton and Lucy Joyce Pettinger appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1968 and 1972 living at Boole Road, Nanango. George was a farmer.
  • George Parton died on 27 July 1971 in Humbert River Station, Northern Territory, at age 68.

George Parton

M, b. 4 January 1881, d. 1943
  • George Parton was born on 4 January 1881 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Thomas Parton and Susan Harris.
  • George Parton died in 1943 in Burwood, Sydney.

Gladys Parton

F, b. 21 June 1901, d. 11 April 1991

Harriet Parton

F, b. 8 September 1858, d. July 1876
  • Harriet Parton was born on 8 September 1858 in Staffordshire.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Parton and Margaret Moore.
  • Harriet Parton died in July 1876 in Lichfield, Staffordshire, at age 17.

Child of Harriet Parton

Henry Parton

M, b. 1910, d. 1910

Hilda Ruby Parton

F, b. 30 July 1898, d. 19 August 1969
  • Hilda Ruby Parton was born on 30 July 1898 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of William Parton and Ethel Matilda Perkins.
  • Hilda Ruby Parton commenced school at Pinelands State School on 30 April 1906. She was 7 years 5 months old. Thomas aged 5 years 6 months was also enrolled. Their father was a farmer at Pinelands.
  • At the age of 19 years, Hilda Ruby Parton married William Augustus Healey, son of William Augustus Healey and Elizabeth Mary Wright, in 1918 in Brisbane, Queensland. They lived in Eumundi, GGayndah, Mt Morgan and Rockhampton.
  • On 19 August 1961,her husband, William Augustus Healey died in Queensland.
  • Hilda Ruby Parton died on 19 August 1969 in Queensland at age 71.

James Herbert Parton

M, b. 8 September 1904, d. 5 January 1980
  • James Herbert Parton was born on 8 September 1904 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • He was the son of William Parton and Ethel Matilda Perkins.
  • At the age of 24 years, James Herbert Parton married Mary Eliza Comrie in 1929 in Queensland.
  • James Herbert Parton died on 5 January 1980 at age 75.

John Henry Parton

M, b. 28 January 1879, d. 1934
  • John Henry Parton was born on 28 January 1879 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Thomas Parton and Susan Harris.
  • John Henry Parton was listed as the next of kin of Richard Parton when she enlisted in the Australian Army on 15 August 1915 in Sydney. He was living in Sydney at the time and gave his next of kin as his brother John Henry. Ricahrd was a gas maker by trade. He was reported missing in France on 28 Jul 1916, and declared killed in action on 19 Jul 1916 at a court enquiry on 2 Sep 1917.
  • John Henry Parton died in 1934 in Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales.

Leslie Cecil Parton

M, b. 29 May 1915

Lillian Mildred Parton

F, b. 1906, d. 1986
  • Lillian Mildred Parton was born in 1906 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of George Parton and Amelia Graving.
  • At the age of 21 years, Lillian Mildred Parton married Jacob Albert Gscheidle, son of Gottlieb Friedrich Gscheidle and Freidrike Pauline Deuble, on 20 April 1927 in the Methodist Church, Crow's Nest, Queensland. A report of the wedding appeared in "The Courier Mail" on 29 April 1927. It read:- " GSCHEIDLE-PARTON.
    A picturesque wedding took place on April 20 at the Methodist Church, Crow's Nest, when Mr. Jacob Albert Gscheidle (son of Mr. and Mrs. Gscheidle,(Kulpi) was married to Miss Lillian Mildred Parton (third daughter of the late Councillor and Mrs. Parton). The Rev. H. J. Garrett officiated. The bride, who was given away by her brother, Mr. George Parton, wore a beautiful gown of cream Marocain with the bodice finely tucked and beaded in opal, and palest pink, caught at left shoulder, with a spray of silver and pink beads. The skirt of French pleating was finished at the waist with a folded belt and opal buckle. Her veil was of the finest net embroidered in silk, and worn in cap effect with sprays of orange blossoms. She carried a bouquet of white cherries, and pink roses, finished with pink tulle, and streamers. Her sister, Miss Lizzie Parton, acted as bridesmaid, wearing a gown of pale mauve crepe de Chine, with a finely shirred skirt, the bodice being inlet with French pleating, finished with headings in the same tone of mauve and silver, with sprays at shoulder, and waist. Her cap was of silver satin, and she carried a bouquet of pink roses tied with tulle and streamers. Mr. C. Bidgood (Emu Creek) acted as best man. A wedding breakfast waa held at Preston's Cafe. The bride's gift to the bride groom was a wristlet watch, and the bridegroom's gift to the bride a fur stole The bridegroom's gift to the bridesmaid was a xylonite brush and comb. The mother of the bride was gowned in black satin, beaded in jet, with a hat to match The mother of the bridegroom was gowned in navy crepe de Chine, with a hat to match. The honeynoon is being spent at Tambourine Mountains and Brisbane. The bride wore a travelling dress of deep beige, embroidered in mulberry shades"
    The couple lived at "Nutgrove."
  • Lillian Mildred Parton and Jacob Albert Gscheidle appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1943 living at Nutgrove. Jacob was a farmer.
  • On 22 May 1945,her husband, Jacob Albert Gscheidle died in Queensland at age 45.
  • At the age of 42 years, Lillian Mildred Parton married Herbert George Roberts Dann on 20 January 1948.
  • In 1972,her husband, Herbert George Roberts Dann died in Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • Lillian Mildred Parton died in 1986 in Queensland.

Lizzie Minnie Parton

F, b. 16 November 1908, d. 8 April 1978
  • Lizzie Minnie Parton was born on 16 November 1908 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of George Parton and Amelia Graving.
  • The following article appeared in The Queenslander on 16 January 1926. "Misses Lillian and Lizzie Parton (Emu Creek) are holidaying with relatives at Ivanhoe, Sydney."
  • Lizzie was a bridesmaid at the wedding of Lillian Mildred Parton and Jacob Albert Gscheidle, son of Gottlieb Friedrich Gscheidle and Freidrike Pauline Deuble, on 20 April 1927 in the Methodist Church, Crow's Nest, Queensland; A report of the wedding appeared in "The Courier Mail" on 29 April 1927. It read:- " GSCHEIDLE-PARTON.
    A picturesque wedding took place on April 20 at the Methodist Church, Crow's Nest, when Mr. Jacob Albert Gscheidle (son of Mr. and Mrs. Gscheidle,(Kulpi) was married to Miss Lillian Mildred Parton (third daughter of the late Councillor and Mrs. Parton). The Rev. H. J. Garrett officiated. The bride, who was given away by her brother, Mr. George Parton, wore a beautiful gown of cream Marocain with the bodice finely tucked and beaded in opal, and palest pink, caught at left shoulder, with a spray of silver and pink beads. The skirt of French pleating was finished at the waist with a folded belt and opal buckle. Her veil was of the finest net embroidered in silk, and worn in cap effect with sprays of orange blossoms. She carried a bouquet of white cherries, and pink roses, finished with pink tulle, and streamers. Her sister, Miss Lizzie Parton, acted as bridesmaid, wearing a gown of pale mauve crepe de Chine, with a finely shirred skirt, the bodice being inlet with French pleating, finished with headings in the same tone of mauve and silver, with sprays at shoulder, and waist. Her cap was of silver satin, and she carried a bouquet of pink roses tied with tulle and streamers. Mr. C. Bidgood (Emu Creek) acted as best man. A wedding breakfast waa held at Preston's Cafe. The bride's gift to the bride groom was a wristlet watch, and the bridegroom's gift to the bride a fur stole The bridegroom's gift to the bridesmaid was a xylonite brush and comb. The mother of the bride was gowned in black satin, beaded in jet, with a hat to match The mother of the bridegroom was gowned in navy crepe de Chine, with a hat to match. The honeynoon is being spent at Tambourine Mountains and Brisbane. The bride wore a travelling dress of deep beige, embroidered in mulberry shades"
    The couple lived at "Nutgrove."
  • At the age of 22 years, 1 month and 16 days, Lizzie Minnie Parton married Charles Gregory Bidgood, son of William Gregory Bidgood and Anna Barbara Salome (Emily) Anger, on 1 January 1931 in Queensland.
  • Lizzie Minnie Parton and Charles Gregory Bidgood appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1932 and 1937 living at Pine View, Emu Creek. Charles was a farmer.
  • Lizzie Minnie Parton and Charles Gregory Bidgood appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1943 and 1977 living at Fern Street, Blackbutt. Charlie was a farmer/labourer. Their children also worked in the timber industry.
  • Lizzie Minnie Parton died on 8 April 1978 in Brisbane, Queensland, at age 69.

Margaret May Parton

F, b. 1 February 1912, d. 6 November 1997