Mary Brand

F, b. circa 1785, d. June 1839

Children of Mary Brand and William Lockwood

William Brand

M, b. circa 1850
  • William Brand was born circa 1850 in England.
  • William Brand married Isabella Cocking in 1887 in Queensland.

Child of William Brand and Isabella Cocking

Sir William Alfred Brand

M, b. 22 August 1888, d. 26 October 1979
  • Sir William Alfred Brand was born on 22 August 1888 in Childers.
  • He was the son of William Brand and Isabella Cocking.
  • At the age of 24 years and 9 months, Sir William Alfred Brand married Lady Myrtle Maud Kingston, daughter of Joseph Kingston and Jane Ellen Tonks, on 22 May 1913 in Queensland.
  • The following extract came from the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia "Sir William Alfred Brand (22 August 1888 – 26 October 1979) was an Australian politician. Born in Childers, Queensland, he was educated at state schools before becoming a sugarcane grower. He was president of the Australian Sugar Growers Association. In 1920, he was elected to the Queensland Legislative Assembly as the Country Party member for Burrum Burrum, transferring to Isis in 1932. He was Deputy Leader of the Opposition from 1944 to 1947. He retired from the Assembly in 1950, but in 1954 was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Country Party member for Wide Bay, which he held until his retirement in 1958. Brand was knighted in 1965. He died in 1979."
  • Sir William Alfred Brand died on 26 October 1979 in Childers, Queensland, at age 91.
  • He was buried in Appletree Creek Cemetery.

Child of Sir William Alfred Brand and Lady Myrtle Maud Kingston

Claris Alice Brasch

F, b. circa 1905

Alan Norman Brass

M, b. 15 October 1909
  • Alan Norman Brass was born on 15 October 1909 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John William Brass and Sarah Ann Lacey.
  • Alan Norman Brass commenced school at Pinelands State School on 22 July 1923. Alan was 13 years, 10 months old, and Kenneth 12 years, 5 months. Their father was a farmer at Pinelands at the time.

Doris Ethel Brass

F, b. 1902

Edna Rebecca Brass

F, b. 1905
  • Edna Rebecca Brass was born in 1905 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John William Brass and Sarah Ann Lacey.
  • Edna Rebecca Brass commenced school at Pinelands State School on 17 July 1911. She was 5 years, 7 months. Her father was a farmer at Pinelands.
  • At the age of 24 years, Edna Rebecca Brass married Edwin Cecil Henderson in 1929 in Queensland.
  • Edna Rebecca Brass appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at "Durham Brae", Pinelands. Edna carried out home duties and Edwin was a farmer.
  • In 1970,her husband, Edwin Cecil Henderson died in Brisbane, Queensland.

Eric William Brass

M, b. 29 November 1903, d. 1970

Eric William Brass 1904-1970. Photo thanks to Ancestry.com
  • Eric William Brass was born on 29 November 1903 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John William Brass and Sarah Ann Lacey.
  • Eric William Brass commenced school at Pinelands State School on 25 October 1909. The admission register showed Eric was 6 years, 6 months old (he was 5). His father was a farmer at Pinelands at the time.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll with Sarah Ann Lacey and John William Brass between 1925 and 1930 in "Durham Brae", Crow's Nest. John was a farmer and their son Eric a labourer/farmer.
  • At the age of 28 years, Eric William Brass married Alice Evelyn Davis, daughter of Alfred James Davis and Florence Louisa Fugill, in 1932 in Queensland.
  • Eric William Brass and Alice Evelyn Davis appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1934 living at "Durham Brae", Pinelands, Crow's Nest. Eric was a farmer.
  • Eric William Brass died in 1970 in Queensland.

John Brass

M, b. 1849, d. 16 September 1880

John Brass 1849-1880. Teacher. Photo thanks to Mary.

  • John Brass was born in 1849 in England. He was the son of Michael Brass and Sarah.
  • His marriage, at 22 years, to Rebecca Lemmon was registered in the June 1871 Quarter in Sunderland, Durham Registration District.
  • John Brass and Rebecca Lemmon immigrated to Queensland on 7 February 1877. John 28, and Rebecca 25, travelled on the
    Galmis with their two children John 3 and Sarah A aged 4.
  • John was a teacher. on 29 April 1879 he was transferred from Pimpama Island School to Crow's Nest as the head teacher. The school had been opened on 12 March 1877 with Mr Jenkinson being the first teacher, followed by Mr David Moylan. Both had been at odds with the Department and not popular with the parents. However John was both efficient and popular but it appears not in robust health - a fact drawn to the attention of the School Committee by the Department. He died while in September the following year and was replaced by Samuel Jackson.
  • On 19 November 1879,John Brass's daughter, Margaret Lemmon Brass was buried in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.
  • John Brass died on 16 September 1880 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 17 September 1880 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. METH1-004-0039.

Children of John Brass and Rebecca Lemmon

John William Brass

M, b. December 1873, d. 1950
  • John William Brass's birth was registered in the Sunderland, Durham Registration District in the December 1873 Quarter.
  • He was the son of John Brass and Rebecca Lemmon.
  • John William Brass immigrated on 7 February 1877 to Queensland with John Brass and Rebecca Lemmon. John 28, and Rebecca 25, travelled on the
    Galmis with their two children John 3 and Sarah A aged 4.
  • At the age of 25 years, John William Brass married Sarah Ann Lacey, daughter of William Lacey and Sarah Ann McCullogh, in 1899 in Crow's Nest, Queensland.
  • On 24 March 1900 John was granted a certificate for 80 acres of land at Crow's Nest.
  • He was a member of the first Crow's Nest Band in 1902; Band members were Raymond White, Frederick Williams, Alf Colthrup, James Gleeson, Walter George Benton, Norman White, John William Brass, Thomas Askin, Alfred William Blinco, Tim Gleeson, Anthony Lavery, James Connolly, James Nathanial Cole and HENDY.
  • John William Brass and Sarah Ann Lacey appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Crow's Nest. John was a farmer.
  • John William Brass enrolled his children Leonard John Brass and Doris Ethel Brass in Pinelands State School on 1 March 1909. He was a farmer at Pinelands at the time. All of the Brass chidren commenced school at Pinelands
    ; Leonard was 8 years, 9 months and Doris 6 years, 11 months old. Their father was a farmer at Pinelands.
  • Jack Brass, Norman White and his brother Ray White were foundation members of the Crow's Nest Brass Band. Here Jack is with Ray White and Ms Littleton.
  • John William Brass and Sarah Ann Lacey appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1930 living at "Durham Brae", Crow's Nest. John was a farmer and their son Eric a labourer/farmer.
  • John William Brass died in 1950 in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • The Methodist Church in Crow's Nest erected memorial plaques to early Crow's Nest Pioneers on the Church fence. John's name was amongst them.

Children of John William Brass and Sarah Ann Lacey

Kenneth Herbert Brass

M, b. 16 February 1911, d. 1950
  • Kenneth Herbert Brass was born on 16 February 1911 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John William Brass and Sarah Ann Lacey.
  • Kenneth Herbert Brass commenced school at Pinelands State School on 22 July 1923. Alan was 13 years, 10 months old, and Kenneth 12 years, 5 months. Their father was a farmer at Pinelands at the time.
  • Kenneth Herbert Brass died in 1950 in Brisbane, Queensland.

Leonard John Brass

M, b. 1900, d. 1970
  • Leonard John Brass was born in 1900 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John William Brass and Sarah Ann Lacey.
  • Leonard John Brass commenced school at Pinelands State School on 1 March 1909. Leonard was 8 years, 9 months and Doris 6 years, 11 months old. Their father was a farmer at Pinelands.
  • Leonard John Brass died in 1970 in Queensland.

Margaret Jane Brass

F, b. 1877, d. 1878
  • Margaret Jane Brass was born in 1877 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John Brass and Rebecca Lemmon.
  • Margaret Jane Brass died in 1878 in Queensland.

Margaret Lemmon Brass

F, b. 1879, d. 18 November 1879
  • Margaret Lemmon Brass was born in 1879 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John Brass and Rebecca Lemmon.
  • Margaret Lemmon Brass died on 18 November 1879 in Queensland. She was 8 months old.
  • She was buried on 19 November 1879 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Myra Florence Brass

F, b. 15 July 1907
  • Myra Florence Brass was born on 15 July 1907 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John William Brass and Sarah Ann Lacey.
  • Myra Florence Brass commenced school at Pinelands State School on 7 August 1915. She was 7 years 10 months old. She appears to have been living with Alex and Sarah (nee Brass) Andrew, her uncle and aunt. Alex was farmer at Pinelands at the time.
  • At the age of 24 years, Myra Florence Brass married Dudley Servern Fisher Thomas in 1932 in Queensland.

Sarah Elizabeth Brass

F, b. March 1872, d. 16 April 1965
  • Sarah Elizabeth Brass's birth was registered in the Sunderland, Durham Registration District in the March 1872 Quarter.
  • She was the daughter of John Brass and Rebecca Lemmon.
  • At the age of 29 years, Sarah Elizabeth Brass married Alexander Andrew, son of William Andrew and Louise Morley, in 1902.
  • Sarah Elizabeth Brass appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Anduramba, Crow's Nest. She carried out home duties. Her husband Alexander was not registered. Her brother in law Alfred Sydney was also living at Anduramba at the time.
  • She and Alexander Andrew appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Anduramba, Crow's Nest. Alexander was a farmer.
  • Sarah Elizabeth Brass and Alexander Andrew appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Glen Glamis, Pinelands. Alexander was a grazier.
  • Sarah Elizabeth Brass and Alexander Andrew appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at Glen Glamis, Pinelands. Alexander was a grazier of "Glen Glamis" while Sarah was shown as living at Pinelands. Their daughter Rebe also lived at "Glen Glamis."
  • Sarah Elizabeth Brass died on 16 April 1965 at age 93.
  • She was buried on 17 April 1965 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Children of Sarah Elizabeth Brass and Alexander Andrew

Edward Charles Brauer

M, b. 1909, d. 9 April 1992
  • Edward Charles Brauer was born in 1909 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of William Frederick Brauer and Annie Malwine Heuer.
  • Edward Charles Brauer died on 9 April 1992 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 11 April 1992 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Frederick Wilhelm Brauer

M, b. 1890, d. 1975

Henry August Brauer

M, b. 1892, d. 1937
  • Henry August Brauer was born in 1892 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of William Frederick Brauer and Annie Malwine Heuer.
  • Henry August Brauer appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1921 living at Ravensbourne. He was a grazier.
  • Henry August Brauer died in 1937 in Queensland.

Katherine May Brauer

F, b. 1901, d. 1963

Leslie Brauer

M, b. circa 1917, d. 1981

Lily Jane Brauer

F, b. 27 December 1904, d. 29 July 1994

Minnie Elizabeth Brauer

F, b. 1895, d. 1984
  • Minnie Elizabeth Brauer was born in 1895 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of William Frederick Brauer and Annie Malwine Heuer.
  • At the age of 20 years, Minnie Elizabeth Brauer married Charles McLauchlan, son of John McLauchlan and Hannah Robson, in 1915 in Queensland.
  • Minnie Elizabeth Brauer was listed as the next of kin of Charles McLauchlan when he enlisted in the Australian Army on 14 April 1943 in Eight Mile Plains. He was living at Eight Mile Plains at the time he enlisted and gave his next of kin as Minnie McLaughlan. He was discharged from the 4th Battalion Defence Corps on 21 Oct 1945 with the rank of Private.
  • In 1961,her husband, Charles McLauchlan died in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • Minnie Elizabeth Brauer died in 1984 in Queensland.

Ruth Mabel Brauer

F, b. 1903

Sarah Ann Brauer

F, b. 1896, d. 1973

William Frank Brauer

M, b. 1899, d. 1972

William Frederick Brauer

M, b. 1867, d. 1941
  • William Frederick Brauer was born in 1867 in Brisbane, Queensland. He was the son of Fredericke Brauer.
  • At the age of 22 years, William Frederick Brauer married Annie Malwine Heuer, daughter of Wilhelm Johann Heuer and Fredericke Bredow, in 1889 in Queensland.
  • William Frederick Brauer appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Palinby. William was a farmer.
  • He and Annie Malwine Heuer appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1913 and 1925 living at Ravensbourne. William was a farmer.
  • William Frederick Brauer died in 1941 in Queensland.

Children of William Frederick Brauer and Annie Malwine Heuer

Alexander Bray

M, b. 24 April 1867, d. 4 September 1867

Alexander Duncan Bray

M, b. 1 June 1873, d. 1916

Amy Bray

F, b. 1886, d. 13 January 1959