May Birrer

F, b. 18 August 1913, d. 23 March 2003
  • May Birrer was born on 18 August 1913 in Sandgate, Queensland. At the time Ida and Adolf were not married and according to the family they moved often when the children were small and were known as Carpenter, Birrer or Barnes at different times.
  • She was the daughter of Adolf Birrer and Ida May Barnes.
  • At the age of 14 May started work as a housemaid. When she was a few years older she met Con Robinson but her father refused to allow her marriage to a Catholic. However, on his death May converted to Catholicism and married Con.
  • May Birrer's and Cornelius James Robinson's first child Anthony was born 13 November 1932 in Sandgate, Queensland. He was born prematurely after May had a fall while visiting her father in hospital and did not survive.
  • At the age of 19 years, 3 months and 7 days, May Birrer married Cornelius James Robinson, son of Sidney Herbert Robinson and Mary Ellen McAuliffe, on 25 November 1932 in Queensland. May and Con lived in Red Hill and then Sandgate where Con worked for his father as a plumber.
  • The family lived in Miles where Con worked for the Railway for a short time. He joined the Army and May took the children back to Sandgate. After the War the family moved to Rockhampton and Yeppoon and then Toowoomba and Roma.
  • On 7 November 1975,her husband, Cornelius James Robinson died in Roma, Queensland, at age 61. He died from an asthma attack.
  • May Birrer died on 23 March 2003 at age 89.

Otto Birrer

M, b. 1892, d. 1956
  • Otto Birrer was born in 1892 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Adolf Birrer and Esther Tedford.
  • Otto Birrer appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Nutgrove, Cooyar. He was a farmer.
  • Otto Birrer died in 1956 in Queensland.

Patricia May Birrer

F, b. 1923, d. 1984

Robert Birrer

M, b. 1901, d. 1966
  • Robert Birrer was born in 1901 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Adolf Birrer and Esther Tedford.
  • At the age of 22 years, Robert Birrer married Evelyn Grace Connor in 1923 in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • Robert Birrer and Evelyn Grace Connor appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Meringandan. Robert was a carter.
  • Robert Birrer died in 1966 in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • He was buried on 2 August 1966 in Pinaroo Cemetery.

Daniel Bischof

M, b. 1870, d. 27 May 1940
  • Daniel Bischof was born in 1870. He was the son of Danile Bischof and Wilhelmine Bleish.
  • At the age of 22 years, Daniel Bischof married Wilhelmine (Albertine) Zupp, daughter of Frederick August Zupp and Amelia Gotz, in 1892 in Queensland.
  • Daniel Bischof died on 27 May 1940 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 28 May 1940 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. LUTH37-42-037-0009.

Children of Daniel Bischof and Wilhelmine (Albertine) Zupp

Elizabeth Bischof

F, b. circa 1880, d. 1970

Child of Elizabeth Bischof and George Michael Riethmuller

George Bischof

M, b. 1894, d. 1976
  • George Bischof was born in 1894 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Daniel Bischof and Wilhelmine (Albertine) Zupp.
  • At the age of 26 years, George Bischof married Edith May Bell in 1920 in Queensland.
  • George Bischof and Edith May Bell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Boodua. George was a farmer.
  • George Bischof died in 1976 in Queensland.

Henry Albert Bischof

M, b. 1896, d. 4 April 1969
  • Henry Albert Bischof was born in 1896 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Daniel Bischof and Wilhelmine (Albertine) Zupp.
  • At the age of 24 years, Henry Albert Bischof married Annie Dorfield in 1920 in Queensland.
  • Henry Albert Bischof and Annie Dorfield appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Boodua. Henry was a farmer.
  • Henry Albert Bischof died on 4 April 1969 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 5 April 1969 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. PLAW2-001-0032.

Claus Bischoff

M, b. 1841, d. January 1866
  • Claus Bischoff was born in 1841 in Germany.
  • Claus Bischoff married Julianne Margaretha Spies, daughter of Karsten Spies and Margaretha Catherina Carsten, circa 1864 in Germany.
  • Claus Bischoff and Julianne Margaretha Spies immigrated to Moreton Bay on 10 August 1865. Claus 25, and Julianne 20 travelled on the Peter Godeffroy. Also on board were her brothers Karsten and Henry Spies and half brother Karsten Peters.
  • Claus Bischoff died in January 1866 in Queensland.

Guistene (Justine) Bischoff

F, b. 5 November 1840, d. 11 November 1918
  • Guistene (Justine) Bischoff was born on 5 November 1840 in Prussia. She was the daughter of David Bischoff.
  • Guistene (Justine) Bischoff married David Morgenstern circa 1865.
  • Guistene (Justine) Bischoff and David Morgenstern immigrated to Queensland on 29 May 1900. David, 54 and Justine 53 (ages may have been lowered to ensure they were eligible to immigrate) came on the Jumna with three children Louisa (Elisea) 23, Pauline 15 and Maria aged 5 (may have been Louisa's daughter). Their daughter Karoline and her husband Wilhelm Wolski had arrived in Queensland seven years earlier. Their son Carl and his wife and family followed them in 1908. They settled in the Djuan district.
  • On 25 June 1917,her husband, David Morgenstern died in Queensland at age 80.
  • Guistene (Justine) Bischoff died on 11 November 1918 in Queensland at age 78.
  • She was buried in Bergen Djuan Cemetery.

Children of Guistene (Justine) Bischoff and David Morgenstern

Emma Bishop

F, b. 1860
  • Emma Bishop was born in 1860.
  • At the age of 25 years, Emma Bishop married Joseph Neller in 1885 in Brisbane, Queensland.

Child of Emma Bishop and Joseph Neller

George Henry Bishop

M, b. circa 1890

Gladys Winifred Bishop

F, b. 1891, d. 30 January 1967
  • Gladys Winifred Bishop was born in 1891.
  • At the age of 28 years, Gladys Winifred Bishop married Joscelyn Jefferis Downes, son of Charles Downes and Louisa Martha Jefferis, in 1919 in Perth, Western Australia. The couple met at Rosenstamms (a Fremantle exporter) where they both worked.
  • Gladys Winifred Bishop died on 30 January 1967 in Mt Lawley, Perth, Western Australia.
  • She was buried in Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth.

Children of Gladys Winifred Bishop and Joscelyn Jefferis Downes

Jane Bishop

F, b. circa 1800
  • Jane Bishop was born circa 1800.
  • Jane Bishop married Thomas Chivell on 6 June 1824 in St Agnes, Cornwall. Surname spelt CHIAVELL.

Child of Jane Bishop and Thomas Chivell

Lucy Bishop

F, b. 1878, d. 16 September 1962
  • Lucy Bishop was born in 1878. She was the daughter of William Bishop and Ann Ryan.
  • At the age of 28 years, Lucy Bishop married John Donovan, son of Denis Donovan and Catherine Callaghan, in 1906 in Queensland.
  • Lucy Bishop and John Donovan appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Cabarlah. John was a farmer.
  • Lucy Bishop and John Donovan appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Cabarlah. John was a farmer.
  • Lucy Bishop died on 16 September 1962 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 18 September 1962 in Cabarlah Cemetery. RC1-00E-0003.

Lucy Layton Bishop

F, b. 12 December 1819, d. 31 December 1905
  • Lucy Layton Bishop was baptized on 12 December 1819 in Buckland Common Parish, Cholesbury, Buckinghamshire. She was the daughter of Thomas Bishop and Lydia Brackley.
  • At the age of 19 years, 10 months and 3 days, Lucy Layton Bishop married Henry Fountain on 15 October 1839 in Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire. Henry was a blacksmith and Lucy a dressmaker.
  • On 11 February 1891,her husband, Henry Fountain died in Tarara, Henry Street, Waverley, Sydney, at age 73.
  • Lucy Layton Bishop died on 31 December 1905 in Waverley, Sydney, at age 86.
  • She was buried in Waverley Cemetery. She was buried with her husband in the family plot.

Child of Lucy Layton Bishop and Henry Fountain

Jane Bisset

F, b. 1853
  • Jane Bisset was born in 1853.
  • At the age of 18 years, Jane Bisset married Jabez Poke in 1871 in Horton, Tasmania.

Children of Jane Bisset and Jabez Poke

Alice M A Black

F, b. 1891

Ann Black

F, b. 1 September 1836, d. 24 July 1923
  • Ann Black was born on 1 September 1836 in Ireland. She was the daughter of Thomas Black and Annie.
  • She immigrated to Queensland in October 1855. She sailed from Dublin on the James Ferney.
  • At the age of 20 years, 10 months and 10 days, Ann Black married Johann Heinrich (Henry) Saal on 11 July 1857 in Goomburra, Queensland. They were pioneer settlers at Saalsbury, Spring Creek.
  • On 16 September 1913,her husband, Johann Heinrich (Henry) Saal died in Queensland at age 79.
  • Ann Black died on 24 July 1923 in Queensland at age 86.
  • She was buried on 25 July 1923 in Clifton Cemetery.

Children of Ann Black and Johann Heinrich (Henry) Saal

David George Black

M, b. 25 December 1901, d. 1956
  • David George Black was born on 25 December 1901 in Brooklet, Ballina, New South Wales. He was the twin of Harman.
  • He was the son of William Black and Sarah Amelia Lucinda (Emma) Johnston.
  • David George Black enlisted in the Australian Army on 7 February 1942 in Lismore, New South Wales, He was living at Dunoon when he enlisted and gave his next of kin as Sarah Black, his mother. His service number was N438555. He was discharged on 24 September 1945 with the rank of Private in the 1 BN V D C PTD.
  • David George Black died in 1956 in Lismore, New South Wales.

Florence Black

F, b. 1908, d. 1908

Harman Albert Black

M, b. 25 December 1901
  • Harman Albert Black was born on 25 December 1901 in Brooklet, Ballina, New South Wales. He was the twin of David.
  • He was the son of William Black and Sarah Amelia Lucinda (Emma) Johnston.
  • At the age of 27 years, Harman Albert Black married Joan H Braid in 1929 in Lismore, New South Wales.
  • Harman Albert Black enlisted in the Army during WWII on 26 June 1942 in Byron Bay His service number was N438366. He listed his next of kin as Joan Black. Albert was discharged with the rank of Lance Corporal on 25 September 1945 in the 1st Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps Part Time duty.

Henry C Black

M, b. 1899, d. 1899

Jessie Black

F, b. 19 August 1863, d. 26 July 1931

Jessie Bailey (nee Black) with her daughter Mabel Myrtle Bailey c 1920 - thanks to David Bailey
  • Jessie Black was born on 19 August 1863 in Brisbane. She was the daughter of John BLACK and Janet CAMERON.
  • At the age of 17 years, 6 months and 24 days, Jessie Black married Thomas Bailey, son of Thomas Bailey and Mary Mooney, on 15 March 1881 in Gowrie Road, Toowoomba, Queensland. They selected property at Charlton and called it firstly Gowrie View and then Avonvale.
  • Jessie Black appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1908 living at Bum Bum Creek. Jessie carrried out domestic duties. Thomas does not appear on the roll. There is a Thomas George, dairyman also living at Bum Creek and a Catherine Janet.
  • On 18 February 1911 the Department of Education compiled a list of children who were currently attending the Mossview School, but were residing near the proposed Jubilee Vale school. Thomas and Jessie's daughter Mabel 12 was on that list. They lived on Portion 12 (John Barnes property), Djuan which was about 1 mile from the proposed new school as compared to 4 miles from the Mossview School. Her name is crossed off the list so she may not have attended.
  • She and Thomas Bailey appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Bum Bum Creek. Thomas is a dairyman.
  • Somethime between 1915 and 1924, Thomas and Jessie managed a dairy farm for Jack and Isabell McGreevy at Anduramba.
  • Jessie Black and Thomas Bailey appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1922 living at Anduramba, Crow's Nest. Thomas was a farmer and Jessie carried out home duties.
  • Jessie Black and Thomas Bailey appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1930 living at Meringandan. Thomas did not have an occupation.
  • Jessie Black died on 26 July 1931 in Queensland at age 67.
  • She was buried on 27 July 1931 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Children of Jessie Black and Thomas Bailey

Male Infant Black

M, b. 1908, d. 1908

Margaret Jane Black

F, b. 5 February 1854, d. 12 May 1932
  • Margaret Jane Black was born on 5 February 1854 in Gerringong, New South Wales. She was daughter of Thomas BLACK and Charlotte Alice HINDMARSH.
  • At the age of 21 years, 2 months and 29 days, Margaret Jane Black married David Johnston, son of John Alexander Johnston and Mary Crawford, on 4 May 1875 in Kiama, New South Wales. David and Margaret dairied in Gerringong on their property "Omega Retreat."
  • Margaret Jane Black and David Johnston moved to Richmond River in 1885 with their five children, Maude, Gertrude, Jack, Thomas, and David. Four more, Norman, George, Ralph and James were born during the next nine years.
  • Margaret Jane Black and David Johnston moved to "Ellenthorpe", Tenterfield, New South Wales in 1900.
  • Margaret Jane Black died on 12 May 1932 in Tenterfield, New South Wales, at age 78.
  • She was buried in Tenterfield Cemetery.
  • DEATH
    Mrs Margaret Jane Johnston
    It is with feeling of deep regret and much sympathy for the relatives that the news of the passing in her sleep of Mrs Margaret Jane Johnston of "Ellenthorpe" Tenterfield was received last Friday morning. The deceased lady was very well known and most highly respected by a large circle of friends in this district and on the Richmond. Her passing removes one who has endeared herself to many by her kindly sympathy and generous spirit.
    The late Mrs Johnston was the eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs Thomas Black and was born at Gerringong in 1854, being 78 years old at the time of her death. Her father was an Ulster man with Huguenot strain in his ancestry. Her mother was the daughter of the nephew of Governor Hindmarsh, a Governor of South Australia in its early days.
    Her father was a great churchman and was acknowledged to have been one of the pillars of South Coast Methodism. The deceased lady followed in the footsteps of her parents, and was an ardent church worker from the age of 16 years, and for many years was the Vice President of the Ladies' Church Aide Society of the Tenterfield Methodist Church.
    After her marriage to Mr David Johnston 57 years ago, they lived at "Omega Retreat", Gerringong, being engaged in the dairy industry. Later they moved to Richmond River, and after 15 years pioneering the Big Scrub, they moved, with their young family to Tenterfield, where they have lived for the past 32 years. On the 4 May 1925 they celebrated their golden wedding amidst a happy gathering of family and friends.
    She is survived by her husband, six sons and two daughters. The daughters are Miss Maude Johnston and Mrs S J Staines. The sons are Jack, Thomas, Cyril, George, Ralph, and James. One son Norman paid the supreme sacrifice at the Great War.
    There are 32 grandchildren and three great grand children. Three brothers also survive- Messers Robert, John and William Black together with five sisters Mrs W H East, Mrs J Dinning (Sydney), Mrs George Morrow (Roseville), and the Misses Charlotte and Isobel Black (Sydney).
    The funeral directed by Mr J P Cooper, was very well attended on Saturday afternoon, when there was a large representation of all sections of the community gathered to pay their last tribute of respect. The service was conducted at the home and at the graveside by Rev W H Willey who spoke in complimentary terms of the consistent life of the deceased. There was a great number of beautiful floral tributes sent by sympathetic friends. The remains were laid to rest in the Methodist portion of the local Cemetery.

Children of Margaret Jane Black and David Johnston

Mary Black

F, b. 1872, d. 29 April 1949
  • Mary Black was born in 1872.
  • At the age of 54 years, Mary Black married George Henry Primmer, son of Benjamin Primmer and Sarah Tasker, on 22 February 1926 in New Zealand.
  • On 6 October 1934,her husband, George Henry Primmer died in Auckland, New Zealand, at age 68. His death was reported in the New Zealand Herald:- "PRIMMER—On October 6. 1934, at 47 Park Road, Auckland, George Henry, loved husband of Mary Primmer, formerly of Christchurch; aged 68 years. Private interment from Watney Sibun and Sons' chapel, Newmarket, at 10.30 a.m. tomorrow (Tuesday), for Hillsborough Cemetery."
  • Mary Black died on 29 April 1949 in New Zealand.

Muriel M Black

F, b. 1906

Robert E Black

M, b. circa 1891

Robert Leslie Black

M, b. 1899, d. 1933