Sampson Rodda Bray

M, b. 24 March 1850
  • Sampson Rodda Bray was baptized on 24 March 1850 in Madron, Cornwall.
  • He was the son of John Bellow Bray and Honor Williams.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Sampson Rodda Bray was living in the household of Honor Williams and John Bellow Bray in Jamaca Place, Madron. John senior was shown as a 52 year old basket maker born Breage, living with his 42 year old wife Honor also a basket maker born Breage and sons John 14,born Penzance, Digory 10, Peter 5, and Sampson P aged 1, all born Madron.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census Sampson Rodda Bray was living in the household of John Bellow Bray and Honor Williams in Jamaca Place, Madron. John is shown as the 62 year old head, a basket maker born Launceston, living with his wife Honor born Madron and son Sampson aged 10, a scholar born Madron.
  • At the age of 21 years, 8 months and 15 days, Sampson Rodda Bray married Mary Jane Richards on 9 December 1871 in Paul Parish Church. Sampson Rodda is show as a full age bachelor, residence Faugan, father John Blue ? Bray, basketmaker. Mary Jane was a full age spinster, father William Richards a farmer of Faugan. Samson signed with his mark and Mary Jane signed her name. They were married by banns. Witnesses to the marriage were Digory Bray and Richard Richards.
  • Sampson Rodda Bray immigrated circa 1890. Samson may have come to Australia before his wife and children through Sydney. The family settled in Eaglehawk, Victoria.

Children of Sampson Rodda Bray and Mary Jane Richards

Samson Rodda Bray

M, b. 9 August 1879, d. 12 October 1912
  • Samson Rodda Bray was born on 9 August 1879 in Victoria.
  • He was the son of John Bray and Catherine Hamilton Innes.
  • Samson Rodda Bray died on 12 October 1912 at age 33.

Sarah Jane Bray

F, b. 1872

Walter Garfield Bray

M, b. 24 May 1881, d. 21 February 1960

Walter Garfield Bray born Nortonville, California 1881, died 1960 San Francisco - taken 7 July 1912
  • Walter Garfield Bray was born on 24 May 1881 in Norville, Contra Costa, California, USA.
  • He was the son of Digory Hamlyn Bray and Grace Maddern.
  • Between 1917 and 1918 Walter was registered for the WW1 draught. He was living at 846 Haigh Street, San Francisco at the time and worked as a Sales Manager for John H Spohn & Co at 49 Main Street, San Francisco. He gave his next of kin as Grace M Bray living at 846 Haigh Street (Grace was his mother). Walter was 37 years old at the time of medium height and stout build with grey eyes and a bald head.
  • At the age of 37 years, Walter Garfield Bray married Carrie Belle Ensign, daughter of Eugine J Ensign, in 1919.
  • Walter Garfield Bray appeared on the census of 1930 in Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, California. Walter was shown as a 48 year old Manufacturers broker, born California living with his wife Belle C, parents born Ohio, also 48 and a Eugene J Ensign, 79, Bell's father, a widow whose parents were both born in Ohio.
  • Walter Garfield Bray died on 21 February 1960 in San Francisco, California, USA, at age 78. His social security number was SSN     554-46-3019.

William Bray

M, b. 1833
  • William Bray was born in 1833 in Cornwall.
  • He was the son of John Bellow Bray and Honor Williams.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census William Bray was living in the household of John Bellow Bray and Honor Williams in Jamaca Place, Madron. John senior was shown as a 40 year old basket weaver, living with his wife Honour aged 30, and sons William 8, and John 4. All were born in Cornwall.
  • William Bray immigrated to Eaglehawk, Victoria, in 1856.
  • William Bray married Jane Lilias Glass circa 1865 in Sandhurst, Victoria.

Children of William Bray and Jane Lilias Glass

William Bray

M, b. circa 1720

William Daniel Bray

M, b. 1 October 1863, d. 27 March 1897
  • William Daniel Bray was born on 1 October 1863 in Victoria.
  • He was the son of John Bray and Catherine Hamilton Innes.
  • William Daniel Bray died on 27 March 1897 in Eaglehawk, Victoria, at age 33.

William Sampson Bray

M, b. 23 March 1875
  • William Sampson Bray was born on 23 March 1875 in Perranuthnoe.
  • He was the son of Sampson Rodda Bray and Mary Jane Richards.
  • William Sampson Bray was baptized on 21 April 1875 in Marazion Wesleyan Circuit. At the time his parents were living at Perranuthnoe.

Charles Brazier

M, b. circa 1860, d. 1945
  • Charles Brazier was born circa 1860. He was the son of William and Elizabeth Helbrien.
  • Charles Brazier married Jane Beverich in 1887 in Queensland.
  • Charles Brazier died in 1945 in Queensland.

Children of Charles Brazier and Jane Beverich

Charles Alfred Brazier

M, b. 1889, d. 1962
  • Charles Alfred Brazier was born in 1889 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Charles Brazier and Jane Beverich.
  • Charles Alfred Brazier died in 1962 in Queensland.

Frank Brazier

M, b. 1892, d. 1962

Harriet Sarah Brazier

F, b. 1882

John Brazier

M, b. 1860, d. 3 March 1944
  • John Brazier was born in 1860. He was the son of Edward Brazier and Sarah Ann Everson.
  • John Brazier married Annie Matthews circa 1880.
  • John Brazier and Annie Matthews immigrated to Mackay on 2 August 1882. John and Annie, both 21 travelled from Plymouth on the Almora with their son William aged 1.
  • In 1885,his wife, Annie Matthews died in Queensland.
  • At the age of 25 years, John Brazier married Emily Rachel Garner in 1885 in Queensland. John and Emily had six children - all of whom died as infants:- Ted 1886-1886, Charlie 1887-1888, George Herbert 1889-1889, Amy Gertrude 1889-1889 and Ethel 1893-1893.
  • John Brazier and Emily Rachel Garner appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Brazier's Brickworks. John was a brickmaker.
  • John Brazier and Emily Rachel Garner appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Kleinton. John was a brickmaker and Emily carried out home duties.
  • On 12 December 1920,his wife, Emily Rachel Garner died in Queensland.
  • John Brazier appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Kleinton. He was a brickmaker.
  • John Brazier died on 3 March 1944 in Brisbane, Queensland. His funeral notice appeared in The Courier Mail on 4 March 1944 :-" BRAZIER, Mr. John, Kleinton, via Toowoomba.— The Relatives & Friends of Mr. John Brazier, retired Brickmaker, are respectfully advised that he passed away at Brisbane yesterday morning. The Funeral will leave the Parlour, 400 Wickham Street. To-day (Saturday, at 12 noon for Mt. Thompson crematorium, arriving 12.30. No flowers. His ashes will be conveyed to Toowoomba at a later date for interment in the family grave at Highfields Cemetery. METROPOLITAN FUNERALS."
  • On 17 March 1944 his solicitors placed an advertisement inThe Courier Mail :- "Deceased: JOHN BRAZIER, formerly of Kleinton near Toowoomba, but recently of Southport, Brickmaker. Applicants: QUEENSLAND TRUSTEES LIMITED of Queen Street, Brisbane, WILLIAM BRAZIER, of 22 French Street, Toowoomba. Brickmaker, and JAMES WILLIAM WILKES, of Kleinton. Brickmaker, the Executors appointed by the will dated 5th September, 1941. Solicitors: B. J. BEIRNE & BEIRNE. Margaret Street, Toowoomba." Town, Agents: O'SHEA. CORSER, & WADLEY, 3 Queen Street. Brisbane.
  • He was buried in Cabarlah Cemetery. CE1-00C-0030.

Children of John Brazier and Annie Matthews

Thomas Brazier

M, b. 1884, d. 16 January 1956
  • Thomas Brazier was born in 1884 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Brazier and Annie Matthews.
  • At the age of 26 years, Thomas Brazier married Elizabeth Allen in 1910 in Queensland.
  • Thomas Brazier and Elizabeth Allen appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Kleinton. Thomas was a brickmaker.
  • Thomas Brazier and Elizabeth Allen appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Kleinton. Thomas was a brickmaker and Elizabeth carried out home duties. John Brazier was also a brickmaker.
  • Thomas Brazier died on 16 January 1956 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 17 January 1956 in Cabarlah Cemetery.

William Brazier

M, b. 1881, d. 17 April 1972
  • William Brazier was born in 1881.
  • He was the son of John Brazier and Annie Matthews.
  • William Brazier immigrated on 2 August 1882 to Mackay with John Brazier and Annie Matthews. John and Annie, both 21 travelled from Plymouth on the Almora with their son William aged 1.
  • William Brazier died on 17 April 1972 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 19 April 1972 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. METH4-002-0025.

Alfred Breacher

M, b. December 1883, d. 1962
  • Alfred Breacher's birth was registered in the an unknown place , an unknown place Registration District in the December 1883 Quarter.
  • He was the son of Thomas Breacher and Mary Williams.
  • Alfred Breacher immigrated on 4 October 1887 to Queensland with Thomas Breacher and Mary Williams. Thomas 30, and Mary 30, travelled on the "Chyebassa" to Australia. Their three children came with them - Alfred aged 3, Mary 1 and an infant John. The baby may have been Thomas Jenkin Breacher who died on the voyage as there is no further record of a John Breacher.
  • Alfred Breacher and Mary Maud Breacher appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1908 living at Pattison Street, Mt Morgan. Alfred was a labourer and Mary was a dressmaker. Their mother Mary had applied for a mine house in Pattison Street 1897.
  • Alfred Breacher and Mary Maud Breacher appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Pattison Street, Mt Morgan. Alfred was a labourer and Mary was a dressmaker. Their sister Ann, who kept the house also lived at Pattison Street.
  • Alfred Breacher appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at Bingara Road, Bundaberg. He was a labourer.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Takalvan Road, Bundaberg. He was a labourer.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at Goomburrum, Bundaberg. His occupation was listed as labourer.
  • Alfred Breacher died in 1962 in Queensland.

Anne Jane Breacher

F, b. 1888, d. 1946
  • Anne Jane Breacher was born in 1888 in Queensland. She was born the same year as her father Thomas died.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Breacher and Mary Williams.
  • At the age of 21 years, Anne Jane Breacher married John Mathews in 1909 in Queensland.
  • Anne Jane Breacher appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Pattison Street, Mt Morgan. Ann kept house for her sister Mary and brother Alfred.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Tipperary Flat, Mt Morgan. Her husband John was a labourer at Rannes.
  • Anne Jane Breacher died in 1946 in Brisbane, Queensland.

Children of Anne Jane Breacher and John Mathews

John Breacher

M, b. 1887
  • John Breacher was born in 1887 in Wales.
  • He was the son of Thomas Breacher and Mary Williams.
  • John Breacher immigrated on 4 October 1887 to Queensland with Thomas Breacher and Mary Williams. Thomas 30, and Mary 30, travelled on the "Chyebassa" to Australia. Their three children came with them - Alfred aged 3, Mary 1 and an infant John. The baby may have been Thomas Jenkin Breacher who died on the voyage as there is no further record of a John Breacher.

Mary Maud Breacher

F, b. June 1885
  • Mary Maud Breacher's birth was registered in the Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorganshire Registration District in the June 1885 Quarter.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Breacher and Mary Williams.
  • Mary Maud Breacher immigrated on 4 October 1887 to Queensland with Thomas Breacher and Mary Williams. Thomas 30, and Mary 30, travelled on the "Chyebassa" to Australia. Their three children came with them - Alfred aged 3, Mary 1 and an infant John. The baby may have been Thomas Jenkin Breacher who died on the voyage as there is no further record of a John Breacher.
  • Mary Maud Breacher and Alfred Breacher appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1908 living at Pattison Street, Mt Morgan. Alfred was a labourer and Mary was a dressmaker. Their mother Mary had applied for a mine house in Pattison Street 1897.
  • Mary Maud Breacher and Alfred Breacher appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Pattison Street, Mt Morgan. Alfred was a labourer and Mary was a dressmaker. Their sister Ann, who kept the house also lived at Pattison Street.
  • At the age of 38 years, Mary Maud Breacher married Arthur Jefferis, son of Robert Kemp Jefferis and Emily Ann Bright, in 1924 in Queensland. There were no children from this marriage.
  • Mary Maud Breacher and Arthur Jefferis appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1928 living at Electra Street, Bundaberg. Mary was shown as a nurse and Arthur a blacksmith. Bessie was also living with them.
  • In 1928 Mary Maud Breacher lived in Electra Street, Bundaberg.
  • In 1928 he was Nurse.
  • In 1930 Mary Maud Breacher lived in Fairymead Road, Bundaberg.
  • She and Arthur Jefferis appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1934 living at Electra Street, Bundaberg. Arthur was shown as living in Electra Street while Mary Maud's address was Fairymead Road. Either he hadn't changed his address, or they had separated.
  • Mary Maud Breacher and Arthur Jefferis appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1937 and 1943 living at Fairymead Road, Bundaberg. Arthur's occupation was shown as blacksmith and Mary Maud's as home duties. They appeared to have moved back to the house in Failymead Road.
  • On 29 June 1944,her husband, Arthur Jefferis died in Fairymead Road, Bundaberg, Queensland, at age 66.
  • Mary Maud Breacher appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1949 and 1954 living at Fairymead Road, Bundaberg. Her occupation was home duties.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1958 living at 16 Quay Street, Bundaberg. NOTE: A John Kevin Jefferis, a bank clerk, was living at 16 May Street.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1963 living at 4 Heal Street, Newfarm, Brisbane.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1968 living at Eventide Home, Sandgate North.

Thomas Breacher

M, b. 1856, d. 10 April 1888
  • Thomas Breacher was born in 1856 in Somerset, England. He was the son of Mary Ann and Thomas Breacher.
  • His marriage, at 27 years, to Mary Williams was registered in the March 1883 Quarter in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorganshire Registration District. Thomas was a miner.
  • Thomas Breacher and Mary Williams immigrated to Queensland on 4 October 1887. Thomas 30, and Mary 30, travelled on the "Chyebassa" to Australia. Their three children came with them - Alfred aged 3, Mary 1 and an infant John. The baby may have been Thomas Jenkin Breacher who died on the voyage as there is no further record of a John Breacher.
  • Thomas Breacher died on 10 April 1888 in Mt Morgan, Queensland.
  • He was buried in Mt Morgan Cemetery. The headstone was erected by his wife.

Children of Thomas Breacher and Mary Williams

Thomas Jenkin Breacher

M, b. June 1887, d. 1887
  • Thomas Jenkin Breacher's birth was registered in the an unknown place , an unknown place Registration District in the June 1887 Quarter.
  • He was the son of Thomas Breacher and Mary Williams.
  • Thomas Jenkin Breacher died at sea aboard the Chyebassa in 1887.
  • He immigrated on 4 October 1887 to Queensland with Thomas Breacher and Mary Williams. Thomas 30, and Mary 30, travelled on the "Chyebassa" to Australia. Their three children came with them - Alfred aged 3, Mary 1 and an infant John. The baby may have been Thomas Jenkin Breacher who died on the voyage as there is no further record of a John Breacher.

Fredericke Bredow

F, b. 1837, d. 1925
  • Fredericke Bredow was born in 1837 in Germany. She was the daugher of William Bredown and Mary.
  • Fredericke Bredow married Wilhelm Johann Heuer circa 1863.
  • Fredericke Bredow and Wilhelm Johann Heuer immigrated to Moreton Bay on 6 February 1866. Wilhelm 27 and Fredericke 28 tavelled on the Johann Caesar with their son Carl aged 9 months.
  • On 30 December 1909,her husband, Wilhelm Johann Heuer died in Queensland.
  • Fredericke Bredow died in 1925 in Queensland.

Children of Fredericke Bredow and Wilhelm Johann Heuer

Alice Breitenback

F, b. circa 1900

Eric Wilfred Brenchley

M, b. circa 1880
  • Eric Wilfred Brenchley was born circa 1880.
  • Eric Wilfred Brenchley married Edith Swain, daughter of Frederic John Baynham Swain and Caroline Phelps, in 1927 in Queensland.
  • Eric Wilfred Brenchley and Edith Swain appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1943 living at "Hillview", Crow's Nest. Eric was a farmer.
  • Eric Wilfred Brenchley appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at East Sydney.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1980 living at Macarthur, NSW.

Anastasia (May) Brennan

F, b. 1903
  • Anastasia (May) Brennan was born in 1903 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Richard James Brennan and Margaret Mary McCaul.
  • In 1908,Anastasia (May) Brennan's mother, Margaret Mary McCaul died in Queensland.
  • Anastasia was a bridesmaid at the wedding of Catherine Mary (Kathleen) Brennan and James Henry McErlean, son of Hugh McErlean and Nancy (Annie) McErlean, on 22 February 1922 in St Patrick's Church, Toowoomba, Queensland; The Brisbane Courier reported:-" At St. Patrick's Church on Wednesday morning the wedding was celebrated by the Rev. Father Murphy of Miss Kathleen Brennan (daughter of Mr. Richard Brennan, Ravensbourne) and Mr. Henry McErlean (son of the late Mr. Hugh McErlean and Mrs. McErlean, Ravensbourne). The bride wore, a frock of ivory embroidered crepe de Chine, and her embroidered tulle veil was arranged over a wreath of orange blossoms. A bouquet of while asters and roses, tied with white satin ribbon, was carried. There was one maid in attendance. Miss May Brennan (the bride's sister), who wore a frock of white chiffon voile, inserted with lace, and a broad-leafed Leghorn hat, sashed with pink ribbon and set with pink roses. She carried a bouquet of pink asters and dahlias tied with pink ribbons. Mr. Francis McErlean attended his brother as best man. After the ceremony the wedding party was entertained at the residence of Mrs. T. Pobar, at Willowburn, and on leaving later for Brisbane Mrs. McErlean wore a costume of navy blue crepe de Cline and a white hat. "
  • At the age of 20 years, Anastasia (May) Brennan married Henry Algar in 1923 in Queensland.

Ann Brennan

F, b. 30 January 1898, d. 27 October 1987
  • Ann Brennan was born on 30 January 1898 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Brennan and Jane Meldon.
  • Ann Brennan appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Hampton. She carried out home duties.
  • Ann Brennan died on 27 October 1987 at age 89.

Ann Brennan

F, b. 1854, d. November 1932
  • Ann Brennan was born in 1854.
  • Ann Brennan married James Murphy circa 1872.
  • Ann Brennan and James Murphy immigrated on 2 December 1876. James 28, Ann 22, and their children Julia 2 and John 1 travelled on the British Nation which left Plymouth on 26 Aug 1876. Also on board were John 38 and Bridget 39 Brennan and their daughter Margaret aged 2.
  • Ann Brennan died in November 1932 in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • She was buried on 22 November 1932 in Toowong Cemetery. She is buried with Michael Joseph Healy, the husband of her daughter Julia.

Children of Ann Brennan and James Murphy

Annie Florence Brennan

F, b. 1904

Bernard Brennan

M, b. 1898, d. 1966
  • Bernard Brennan was born in 1898 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Richard James Brennan and Margaret Mary McCaul.
  • In 1908,Bernard Brennan's mother, Margaret Mary McCaul died in Queensland.
  • At the age of 26 years, Bernard Brennan married Ellen Margaret Kirkwood in 1924 in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Helidon. He was a labourer. His wife Ellen also lived in Helidon.
  • Bernard Brennan died in 1966 in Brisbane, Queensland.

Bridget Agatha Brennan

F, b. 1885, d. 23 March 1948
  • Bridget Agatha Brennan was born in 1885 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Nicholas Brennan and Ann Carroll.
  • Bridget Agatha Brennan appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Cabarlah. She carried out home duties and most likely lived with her parents Nicholas and Ann.
  • At the age of 28 years, Bridget Agatha Brennan married Thomas Joseph Costello, son of Patrick Costello and Ellen Welsh, in 1913 in Queensland.
  • Bridget Agatha Brennan and Thomas Joseph Costello appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at an unknown place . Thomas was a farmer.
  • Bridget Agatha Brennan died on 23 March 1948 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 24 March 1948 in Cabarlah Cemetery. RC1-00E-0015.

Children of Bridget Agatha Brennan and Thomas Joseph Costello