Margaretta Dorothea Wilkens

F, b. 1853, d. 6 February 1943
  • Margaretta Dorothea Wilkens was born in 1853 in Hanover, Germany. She was the daughter of - WILKENS and - DEBRODT.
  • Margaretta Dorothea Wilkens married Ernst Wilhelm August Hornke circa 1876 in Berlin, Germany. Ernst was a wheelwright by trade.
  • Margaretta Dorothea Wilkens and Ernst Wilhelm August Hornke immigrated to Gravesend, England, on 6 July 1886. Ernst and Margaretta travelled on the "SS Duke of Westminster", 2024 tons under the command of Master W. Turner. With them were their two daughters Emma and Anna. They may have been travelling with another family the Hennings.
  • Margaretta Dorothea Wilkens and Ernst Wilhelm August Hornke appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1908 living at Plainby, Crow's Nest. Ernst was a farmer. Their daughter Anna lived with them.
  • Margaretta Dorothea Wilkens and Ernst Wilhelm August Hornke appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Pechey. Ernst was a a farmer.
  • On 23 December 1935,her husband, Ernst Wilhelm August Hornke died in Whichello. The Courier Mail reported on 23 Dec 1935 - " Ernest William August Hohnke, farmer, of the Whichello district, a few miles from Crow's Nest, was found dead last night on his farm. Hohnke, who was about 83 years of age, lived alone on the property. Death is believed to have been due to natural causes."
  • Margaretta Dorothea Wilkens died on 6 February 1943 in Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland.
  • She was buried on 9 February 1943 in Toowong Cemetery.

Children of Margaretta Dorothea Wilkens and Ernst Wilhelm August Hornke

Agnes Elizabeth Wilkes

F, b. 1908

Albert John Wilkes

M, b. 1904, d. 1969

Alexander James Wilkes

M, b. 30 September 1868, d. 4 July 1952
  • Alexander James Wilkes was born on 30 September 1868.
  • He was the son of William Richard Wilkes and Catherine King.
  • At the age of 28 years, Alexander James Wilkes married Margaret Mary Hanrahan, daughter of Denis Hanrahan and Annie Dalton, in 1897 in Queensland.
  • Alexander James Wilkes and Margaret Mary Hanrahan appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Perseverance. Alexander was a teamster at the Perseverance Mill.
  • Alexander James Wilkes and Margaret Mary Hanrahan appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1909 and 1913 living at Perseverance. Alex was a teamster.
  • Alexander James Wilkes and Margaret Mary Hanrahan appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1921 living at Hampton. He was a labourer.
  • Alexander James Wilkes died on 4 July 1952 in Queensland at age 83.
  • He was buried on 5 July 1952 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. RC5-011-0006.

Children of Alexander James Wilkes and Margaret Mary Hanrahan

Alexander James Wilkes

M, b. 1909, d. 1977

Alfred Edwin Wilkes

M, b. 1904

Annie May Wilkes

F, b. 1902, d. 14 March 1963
  • Annie May Wilkes was born in 1902 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Alexander James Wilkes and Margaret Mary Hanrahan.
  • Annie May Wilkes died on 14 March 1963 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 15 March 1963 in Cabarlah Cemetery. RC5-011-0005.

Beatrice Rose Wilkes

F, b. March 1875, d. 29 July 1875
  • Beatrice Rose Wilkes was born in March 1875 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of William Richard Wilkes and Catherine King.
  • Beatrice Rose Wilkes died on 29 July 1875 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 31 July 1875 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Catherine Elenor Wilkes

F, b. 1861, d. 2 April 1936

Children of Catherine Elenor Wilkes and Patrick John Hayden

Daniel Patrick Wilkes

M, b. circa 1915, d. 1977

Ethel Beryl Wilkes

F, b. 1915, d. 30 November 1995

Ferdinand John Wilkes

M, b. 29 June 1866, d. 13 November 1956

George Wilkes

M, b. 1854, d. 26 March 1871
  • George Wilkes was baptized in 1854 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of William Richard Wilkes and Catherine King.
  • George Wilkes died on 26 March 1871 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 27 March 1871 in Drayton and Toowoomba Cemetery.

George Wilkes

M, b. September 1871, d. September 1871

George Wilkes

M, b. 1890

George Leo Wilkes

M, b. 1911, d. 1978

Georgina Julia Wilkes

F, b. 1900, d. 1985

Georgina Julia Wilkes

F, b. 9 October 1872, d. 27 January 1944
  • Georgina Julia Wilkes was born on 9 October 1872.
  • She was the daughter of William Richard Wilkes and Catherine King.
  • Georgina Julia Wilkes appeared on the Electoral Roll with William Richard Wilkes and Catherine King in 1903 in Cabarlah. William was a farmer. Catherine and their daughter Georgina carried out domestic duties.
  • Georgina Julia Wilkes and Catherine King appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1908 living at Cabarlah. Catherine and Georgina carried out home duties.
  • On 1 June 1910,Georgina Julia Wilkes's mother, Catherine King died in Queensland.
  • Georgina Julia Wilkes died on 27 January 1944 in Cabarlah, Queensland, at age 71. Georgina collapsed in the yard of the cottage she shared with her sister Hannah. The Courier Mail reported :-"OLD WOMEN'S GRIM ORDEAL
    TOOWOOMBA, Monday. — After Miss Georgina Julia Wilkes, 70, had collapsed in the garden of her cottage, she and her 80-year-old blind sister, who was unable to help, continued calling to one another until Georgina was unable to reply. A baker's boy from Meringandan found the body of the younger woman on Saturday in the garden of the cottage, which is about a mile off the Cabarlah road when hecalled during the week. She left the cottage on the previous Sunday, intending to go to the cow yard to milk a cow, and must have collapsed when about 30 yards from the cottage. No one called at the cottage during the week. When the baker's boy called on Saturday and found that bread he had left in a box on the main road the previous Saturday had not been collected he made investigations"
    and
    "TOOWOOMBA, Tuesday. — A 79-year-old blind woman, Hannah May Wilkes, sat by the dead body of her sister near their home calling for help all night. This was revealed at the inquest to-day on Georgina Julia Wilkes, 70, of Cabarlah. Evidence disclosed that the blind woman heard her sister cry out: 'I am falling.' The blind woman went to her assistance and found her by following her voice. She covered her sister with a blanket and sat by her side all night. In the morning the blind woman managed to get back to the kitchen, but she was unable to get herself anything to eat. This occurred on January 23 and the body of the dead woman and her sister were not found until January 29. The blind woman is now an inmate of St. Vincent's Hospital. The inquiry was closed."
  • She was buried on 31 January 1944 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. RC6-001-0021.

Gilbert William Wilkes

M, b. 1893, d. 1958

Hannah May Wilkes

F, b. 1867, d. 4 April 1950
  • Hannah May Wilkes was born in 1867.
  • She was the daughter of William Richard Wilkes and Catherine King.
  • Hannah May Wilkes went through a harrowing ordeal after the death of her sister Georgina Julia Wilkes on 27 January 1944 in Cabarlah, Queensland, Georgina collapsed in the yard of the cottage she shared with her sister Hannah. The Courier Mail reported :-"OLD WOMEN'S GRIM ORDEAL
    TOOWOOMBA, Monday. — After Miss Georgina Julia Wilkes, 70, had collapsed in the garden of her cottage, she and her 80-year-old blind sister, who was unable to help, continued calling to one another until Georgina was unable to reply. A baker's boy from Meringandan found the body of the younger woman on Saturday in the garden of the cottage, which is about a mile off the Cabarlah road when hecalled during the week. She left the cottage on the previous Sunday, intending to go to the cow yard to milk a cow, and must have collapsed when about 30 yards from the cottage. No one called at the cottage during the week. When the baker's boy called on Saturday and found that bread he had left in a box on the main road the previous Saturday had not been collected he made investigations"
    and
    "TOOWOOMBA, Tuesday. — A 79-year-old blind woman, Hannah May Wilkes, sat by the dead body of her sister near their home calling for help all night. This was revealed at the inquest to-day on Georgina Julia Wilkes, 70, of Cabarlah. Evidence disclosed that the blind woman heard her sister cry out: 'I am falling.' The blind woman went to her assistance and found her by following her voice. She covered her sister with a blanket and sat by her side all night. In the morning the blind woman managed to get back to the kitchen, but she was unable to get herself anything to eat. This occurred on January 23 and the body of the dead woman and her sister were not found until January 29. The blind woman is now an inmate of St. Vincent's Hospital. The inquiry was closed."
  • Hannah May Wilkes died on 4 April 1950 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 6 April 1950 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. RC6-007-0044.

Howard Cecil Wilkes

M, b. 1895, d. 1970

James Albert Wilkes

M, b. 1882, d. 15 August 1947
  • James Albert Wilkes was born in 1882.
  • He was the son of John Wilkes and Emily Rachel Garner.
  • James Albert Wilkes immigrated on 23 August 1883 with Emily Rachel Garner and John Wilkes. Emily 26, and John 28 travelled on the Duke of Westminister with their children William 3, Rose 2 and James 1.
  • At the age of 21 years, James Albert Wilkes married Maria Augusta (Elizabeth) Heilig, daughter of Johann Friedrich Carl Heilig and Henrietta Kolberg, in 1903 in Queensland.
  • James Albert Wilkes and Maria Augusta (Elizabeth) Heilig appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1905 and 1908 living at Koorjarewon (Highfields). James was a labourer.
  • James Albert Wilkes appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Kleinton. He was a farmer.
  • James Albert Wilkes died on 15 August 1947 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 16 August 1947 in Cabarlah Cemetery.

Children of James Albert Wilkes and Maria Augusta (Elizabeth) Heilig

James William Wilkes

M, b. 1880, d. 1957
  • James William Wilkes was born in 1880.
  • He was the son of John Wilkes and Emily Rachel Garner.
  • James William Wilkes immigrated on 23 August 1883 with Emily Rachel Garner and John Wilkes. Emily 26, and John 28 travelled on the Duke of Westminister with their children William 3, Rose 2 and James 1.
  • At the age of 23 years, James William Wilkes married Fanny Lavinia Sweeting in 1903 in Queensland.
  • James William Wilkes and Fanny Lavinia Sweeting appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Kleinton. James was a labourer as was their son Alfred.
  • James William Wilkes died in 1957 in Queensland. (shown as James William.)

Child of James William Wilkes and Fanny Lavinia Sweeting

John Wilkes

M, b. 1854, d. 1885
  • John Wilkes was born in 1854. He was the son of James Wilkes.
  • John Wilkes married Emily Rachel Garner circa 1880.
  • John Wilkes and Emily Rachel Garner immigrated on 23 August 1883. Emily 26, and John 28 travelled on the Duke of Westminister with their children William 3, Rose 2 and James 1.
  • John Wilkes died in 1885 in Queensland.

Children of John Wilkes and Emily Rachel Garner

John Edward Wilkes

M, b. 1884, d. 1885
  • John Edward Wilkes was born in 1884 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Wilkes and Emily Rachel Garner.
  • John Edward Wilkes died in 1885 in Queensland.

Margaret Mary Wilkes

F, b. 1913

Mary Christina Wilkes

F, b. 1854

Percy John Wilkes

M, b. 1898, d. 1967
  • Percy John Wilkes was born in 1898 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Alexander James Wilkes and Margaret Mary Hanrahan.
  • Percy John Wilkes appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1919 living at Hampton. He was a school teacher.
  • Percy John Wilkes died in 1967 in Queensland.

Rose Wilkes

F, b. 1881
  • Rose Wilkes was born in 1881.
  • She was the daughter of John Wilkes and Emily Rachel Garner.
  • Rose Wilkes immigrated on 23 August 1883 with Emily Rachel Garner and John Wilkes. Emily 26, and John 28 travelled on the Duke of Westminister with their children William 3, Rose 2 and James 1.
  • At the age of 20 years, Rose Wilkes married James Smith Turner in 1901 in Queensland.

Rose Violet Wilkes

F, b. 1913, d. 3 January 1999