Mary Jane Sexton

F, b. 8 March 1876, d. July 1954
  • Mary Jane Sexton was born on 8 March 1876 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Joseph Sexton and Teresa Gillespie.
  • On 17 October 1896 The Darling Downs Gazette published an article referring to a dance held at Crow's Nest. Mary Jane was amongst the attendees. The article read:- "The first extended night's dance under the auspices of the Crow's Nest Quadrille Assembly took place Thursday night, and was a great success. About eighty people were present, the majority of the fair sex coming a long way to be present. The costumes worn by the ladies were greatly admired.
    Among those present were noticed : Miss Brown (Crow's Nest), pink silk bodice and black skirt; Misses Lalor (2) were neatly attired in pale blue; Miss Brady (Merritt's Creek), cream and navy blue; Mrs. Burke, black relieved with cardinal; Miss Connoly (Merritt's Creek), looked charming in white; Miss C. Connoly white and pink ; Miss Duff, blue and white; Misses Gleeson (2), (Crow's Nest) attired neatly in white with black bows; Mrs. J. Gleeson (Crow's Nest), brown and pink; Miss Hanrahan black and cream ; Miss Hayes (Crow's Nest), cream blouse and black skirt: Miss Hayden, salmon pink nun's veiling trimmed with pink ; Miss Lovelock peacock green costume with cream ; Miss McCarthy, black fingered serge and pale blue bodice; Mrs. Matthews, grey silk with cardinal, black skirt ; Miss McCarthy, while pongee muslin; Miss ODea cashmere with cream ribbon ; Miss Purtell, salmon pink pongee blouse, while silk skirt ; Miss Sexton (Emu Creek), white silk blouse with black skirt; Miss Woodward (Toowoomba), black serge skirt, white blouse with pile blue facings."
  • Mary Jane Sexton appeared on the Electoral Roll with Joseph Sexton and Teresa Gillespie in 1903 in Eva Street, Toowoomba. Joseph was a carpenter. Their daughter Mary Jane lived with them.
  • At the age of 26 years, Mary Jane Sexton married James Henry Brinkler, the son of Thomas Brinkler and Clara Mills in 1903 in Queensland.
  • Mary Jane Sexton died in July 1954 in Queensland at age 78.
  • She was buried on 9 July 1954 in Balmoral Cemetery.

William Joseph Sexton

M, b. 24 March 1893
  • William Joseph Sexton was born on 24 March 1893 in Queensland. He was a twin to Henry Patrick.
  • He was the son of Joseph Sexton and Teresa Gillespie.
  • William Joseph Sexton appeared on the Electoral Roll with Joseph Sexton and Teresa Gillespie in 1917 in Millmerran. Joseph was a carpenter. Their son Joseph was a labourer.
  • William Joseph Sexton appeared on the Electoral Roll with Teresa Gillespie and Joseph Sexton in 1922 in Millmerran. Joseph was a carpenter and William a labourer. Joseph's son Henry was also a labourer. Theresa gave her address as Pittsworth. The rest of the family still had Millmeran as their address and most likely had not updated their addresses on the roll.
  • William Joseph Sexton appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1928 living at Tasmania. William was a labourer.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1937 living at Tasmania. William was a miner.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at Dromedary. He was a labourer. A Lena Margaret Sexton also lived in Dromedary.

Elizabeth Doreen Seymour

F, b. 1912, d. 24 August 1998

George Brabin Seymour

M, b. 1909, d. 1956

George Robert Seymour

M, b. 1874, d. 30 December 1962
  • George Robert Seymour was born in 1874. He was the son of George Seymour and Elizabeth McBroom.
  • George Robert Seymour married Lizzie Victoria Mayfield Brabin circa 1908.
  • On 13 November 1910,his wife, Michael Quinn died in Queensland.
  • George Robert Seymour and Lizzie Victoria Mayfield Brabin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1937 living at Taylor's Siding. George was a farmer. Their son George was a labourer and daughter Doreen carried out home duties.
  • On 27 August 1954,his wife, Lizzie Victoria Mayfield Brabin died in Queensland.
  • George Robert Seymour died on 30 December 1962 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 31 December 1962 in Cabarlah Cemetery. CE1-00C-0019.

Children of George Robert Seymour and Lizzie Victoria Mayfield Brabin

Irene Seymour

F, b. 1913, d. 16 July 1918

Jean Seymour

F, b. 1914

Margaret Winifred Seymour

F, b. 1910, d. 1942
  • Margaret Winifred Seymour was born in 1910 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of George Robert Seymour and Lizzie Victoria Mayfield Brabin.
  • At the age of 25 years, Margaret Winifred Seymour married Walter Henry Goodin in 1935, in Queensland.
  • Margaret Winifred Seymour died in 1942 in Queensland.

Winsome Freda Seymour

F, b. circa 1917, d. 31 March 1974

Leonard George Shadbolt

M, b. 30 April 1922, d. 12 March 1991

William Franklin Shadbolt

M, b. circa 1895

Child of William Franklin Shadbolt and Ethel May Butler

Alfred (Ernest) Shafer

M, b. 1886, d. September 1950
  • Alfred (Ernest) Shafer was also known as Ernest Alfred Birrer.
  • He was born in 1886 in Queensland. Alfred or Ernest was born after his father's death. When his mother married Adolp BIRRER, Ernest took the BIRRER surname.
  • He was the son of Friedrich Shafer and Esther Tedford.
  • At the age of 24 years, Alfred (Ernest) Shafer married Henrietta (Ettie) Burke, daughter of Edward (Ned) Burke and Catherine Smith, in 1910 in Queensland. Ernest was a carpenter and painter. He built their first home in Crow's Nest.
  • Alfred (Ernest) Shafer and Henrietta (Ettie) Burke appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Albert Street, Crow's Nest. Alfred was a carpenter.
  • Alfred (Ernest) Shafer died in September 1950 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 16 September 1950 in Lutwyche Cemetery.

Children of Alfred (Ernest) Shafer and Henrietta (Ettie) Burke

Charles Friedrick Shafer

M, b. 1830
  • Charles Friedrick Shafer was born in 1830.
  • Charles Friedrick Shafer married Mary Sorence circa 1850.

Child of Charles Friedrick Shafer and Mary Sorence

Friedrich Shafer

M, b. 1851, d. before 1885
  • Friedrich Shafer was also known as Frederick.
  • He was born in 1851 in Germany.
  • He was the son of Charles Friedrick Shafer and Mary Sorence.
  • At the age of 30 years, Friedrich Shafer married Esther Tedford, daughter of William Tedford and Margaret McGee, on 3 December 1881 in Queensland. Esther was a 24 year old spinster born Toowoomba, living at Spring Creek, the daughter of William TEDFORD, a farmer and Margaret MCGEE. Frederick was a 30 year old farmer of Spring Creek, born Wurtenburg, Germany, the son of Charles Frederick SCHAFER, a tinsmith and Mary SORENCE. Witnesses to the marriage were Herbert Augustus SHUM and Margaret SHUM.
  • Friedrich Shafer died before 1885 in Queensland. A son, Alfred Ernest SCHAFER/SHAFER/BIRRER was born in 1866.

Children of Friedrich Shafer and Esther Tedford

Mary Shafer

F, b. 1883, d. 1953

Children of Mary Shafer and Thomas Henry Peters

Caroline Elizabeth Shannon

F, b. 4 October 1895, d. 1 September 1988

Cecil Thomas Shannon

M, b. 24 November 1914, d. 9 February 1992
  • Cecil Thomas Shannon was born on 24 November 1914 in Crow's Nest.
  • He was the son of Thomas John Shannon and Ada Alice Maud Owen.
  • Cecil Thomas Shannon enlisted in the Australian Army on 31 May 1942 in Crow's Nest. Cecil was living at Ravensbourne at the time he enlisted and gave his next of kin as his father Thomas. He was discharged on 9 Aug 1944 with the rank of Private in the 7th Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps.
  • Cecil purchased a 25 acre property belonging to Mr Campbell at Cabarlah and donated it to the Presbyterian Church as a memorial to his forebares particularly his father Thomas John Shannon. It was named Shannon Memorial Park and was opened by the church on 3 April 1954. Cecil financed his purchase from profits he made from his Shannon's Chips vans which visited almost every country show in Queensland and northern NSW. Cecil was awarded a Order of Australia for his contribution to the Carnimval of Flowers.
  • Cecil Thomas Shannon died on 9 February 1992 at age 77.
  • He was buried on 11 February 1992 in Cabarlah Cemetery. UNIT-00E-0024.

Clarence Victor Shannon

M, b. 1923, d. 13 July 1985
  • Clarence Victor Shannon was born in 1923.
  • He was the son of Thomas John Shannon and Ada Alice Maud Owen.
  • Clarence Victor Shannon died on 13 July 1985.
  • He was buried in Cabarlah Cemetery. UNIT-00E-0025.

David Shannon

M, b. circa 1860, d. 1864

David Henry Shannon

M, b. 1883, d. 1958
  • David Henry Shannon was born in 1883 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Thomas Shannon and Caroline Elizabeth Saal.
  • David Henry Shannon appeared on the Electoral Roll with Thomas Shannon and Caroline Elizabeth Saal in 1930 in Merritts Creek. Thomas was a farmer. Sons George and William were also a farmers. Daughter Lillian carried out home duties, son David was a teamster and son Stanley a dairyman.
  • David Henry Shannon appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Merritts Creek. He was a teamster.
  • David Henry Shannon died in 1958 in Queensland.

David Park Shannon

M, b. 1833, d. 8 December 1895
  • David Park Shannon was born in 1833. He was the son of Bernard Shannon and Martha Park.
  • David Park Shannon married Jemima McCormack circa 1855.
  • David Park Shannon and Jemima McCormack immigrated in 1864. David and Jemima immigrated with their children Martha, Thomas and David who died on the voyage.
  • On 22 June 1871,David Park Shannon's son, George Shannon was buried in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.
  • David Park Shannon died on 8 December 1895 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 10 December 1895 in Cabarlah Cemetery. UNIT-00A-0021.

Children of David Park Shannon and Jemima McCormack

David Park Shannon

M, b. 1869, d. 3 March 1896
  • David Park Shannon was born in 1869 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of David Park Shannon and Jemima McCormack.
  • At the age of 27 years, David Park Shannon married Ellen Burnett in 1896 in Queensland.
  • David Park Shannon died on 3 March 1896 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 5 March 1896 in Cabarlah Cemetery. UNIT-00A-0023.

Edward David Shannon

M, b. 1893, d. 1951
  • Edward David Shannon was born in 1893 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Shannon and Elizabeth Ann Maguire.
  • At the age of 24 years, Edward David Shannon married Ann Pearce, daughter of Edwin John Pearce and Ann Horton, in 1917 in Queensland.
  • Edward David Shannon and Ann Pearce appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1943 living at Whichello. Edward was a farmer.
  • Edward David Shannon died in 1951 in Queensland.

Elizabeth Ann Shannon

F, b. 1899

Eveline Ethel Shannon

F, b. 1907

George Shannon

M, b. 1865, d. 21 June 1871
  • George Shannon was born in 1865 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of David Park Shannon and Jemima McCormack.
  • George Shannon died on 21 June 1871 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 22 June 1871 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

George Shannon

M, b. 9 April 1891, d. 27 February 1950
  • George Shannon was born on 9 April 1891 in Mt Pleasant.
  • He was the son of Thomas Shannon and Caroline Elizabeth Saal.
  • At the age of 41 years, George Shannon married Frances May Lillian Cook in 1933 in Queensland.
  • George Shannon died on 27 February 1950 at age 58.
  • He was buried in Cabarlah Cemetery. UNIT-00C-0026.

Gladys Shannon

F, b. 1905

Jemima Shannon

F, b. 1896

John Shannon

M, b. 10 October 1868, d. 28 January 1942
  • John Shannon was born on 10 October 1868.
  • He was the son of David Park Shannon and Jemima McCormack.
  • At the age of 20 years, John Shannon married Elizabeth Ann Maguire, daughter of Edward Maguire and Hannah Colcough, in 1889 in Queensland.
  • John Shannon and Elizabeth Ann Maguire appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Douglas. John was a farmer. His mother Jemima was also living at Douglas perhaps with John and Elizabeth.
  • John Shannon died on 28 January 1942 in Queensland at age 73.
  • He was buried in Cabarlah Cemetery. UNIT-00C-0013.

Children of John Shannon and Elizabeth Ann Maguire