Joseph Skilton Adams

M, b. September 1872, d. 9 November 1950
  • Joseph Skilton Adams's birth was registered in the Ware, Hertfordshire Registration District in the September 1872 Quarter. He was the son of Robert Adams and __ Skilton.
  • His marriage, at 20 years and 9 months, to Annie Selina Rowell was registered in the June 1893 Quarter, Isle of Wight, Hampshire Registration District.
  • Joseph Skilton Adams and Annie Selina Rowell immigrated on 31 July 1909. Joseph 35 and Annie 41 travelled on the SS Waipara with their two sons Bertram 14 and Leslie 12.
  • On 17 March 1910, Joseph Skilton Adams enrolled his son Leslie Walter Adams in Pinelands State School. He was 12 years 9 months old. His father was a farmer at Pinelands.

  • Joseph Skilton Adams and Annie Selina Rowell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Pinelands. Joseph was a farmer and Annie carried out home duties. Their sons were also farmers in the district.
  • Joseph Skilton Adams died on 9 November 1950 in Queensland at age 78.
  • He was buried on 11 November 1950 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of Joseph Skilton Adams and Annie Selina Rowell

Kenneth Stewart Campbell Adams

M, b. 18 September 1907, d. 15 July 1976
  • Kenneth Stewart Campbell Adams was born on 18 September 1907 in Queensland. He married Kathleen Isobel Thorsborne at Beenleigh. After her death he married Patricia Mary Haswell in Rockhampton.
  • He was the son of David James Adams and Jean Donald Campbell.
  • Kenneth Stewart Campbell Adams died on 15 July 1976 in Queensland at age 68. He is buried in Pinaroo Cemetery.

Leila Mavis Crawford Adams

F, b. 1912

Leslie Walter Adams

M, b. March 1897, d. 1983
  • Leslie Walter Adams's birth was registered in the Blean, Kent Registration District in the March 1897 Quarter.
  • He was the son of Joseph Skilton Adams and Annie Selina Rowell.
  • Leslie Walter Adams immigrated on 31 July 1909 with Joseph Skilton Adams and Annie Selina Rowell. Joseph 35 and Annie 41 travelled on the SS Waipara with their two sons Bertram 14 and Leslie 12.
  • Leslie Walter Adams commenced school at Pinelands State School on 17 March 1910. He was 12 years 9 months old. His father was a farmer at Pinelands.
  • At the age of 25 years, Leslie Walter Adams married Florence Anstine/Austene Stark, daughter of Herman Stark and Ellen Cosntance Heath Ranger, in 1923 in Queensland.
  • Leslie Walter Adams and Florence Anstine/Austene Stark appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Pinelands. Les was a farmer as was his father and brother Bert.
  • Leslie Walter Adams died in 1983 in Queensland.

Lewis John Adams

M, b. 25 July 1924, d. 1978
  • Lewis John Adams was born on 25 July 1924.
  • Lewis John Adams died in 1978 in New Zealand.

Lillia Margaret Crawford Adams

F, b. 1881, d. 1950
  • Lillia Margaret Crawford Adams was also known as Leila Margarita.
  • She was born in 1881 in New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of Alexander Adams and Mary Ann Johnston.
  • At the age of 23 years, Lillia Margaret Crawford Adams married George W Fraser in 1904 in Woollahra, New South Wales.
  • Lillia Margaret Crawford Adams died in 1950 in Chatswood, New South Wales.

Children of Lillia Margaret Crawford Adams and George W Fraser

Margaret Adams

F, b. 1860, d. 10 August 1930
  • Margaret Adams was born in 1860. She was the daugher of John Adams and Mary Boyd.
  • Margaret Adams married Joseph Quirey circa 1885.
  • Margaret Adams and Joseph Quirey appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Crow's Nest. No occupation was given for Joseph. Margaret carried out home duties.
  • Margaret Adams died on 10 August 1930 in Queensland.
  • She was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of Margaret Adams and Joseph Quirey

Margaret Jane Adams

F, b. 4 June 1870, d. 13 July 1959
  • Margaret Jane Adams was born on 4 June 1870 in Cabarlah, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John Adams and Matilda Stewart.
  • Margaret Jane Adams appeared on the Electoral Roll with John Adams and Matilda Stewart in 1903 in Geham. John was a farmer. Their daughters Margaret Jane and Elizabeth also lived at Geham and son George farmed there as did brother James. John's brother Robert was a labourer.
  • Margaret Jane Adams and John Adams appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Geham. He was a farmer and his daughter Margaret carried out home duties.
  • Margaret Jane Adams appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Geham. She carried out home duties.
  • Margaret Jane Adams died on 13 July 1959 in Queensland at age 89.
  • She was buried in Cabarlah Cemetery.

Martha Letita Adams

F, b. 1889, d. 1970
  • Martha Letita Adams was born in 1889 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of James Adams and Letita Green.
  • At the age of 23 years, Martha Letita Adams married William Pearce, son of Edwin John Pearce and Ann Horton, on 31 January 1912 in Queensland.
  • Martha Letita Adams and William Pearce appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1943 living at Pechey. William was a farmer.
  • In 1968,her husband, William Pearce died in Queensland.
  • Martha Letita Adams died in 1970 in Queensland.

Child of Martha Letita Adams and William Pearce

Mary Elizabeth Adams

F, b. 1883, d. 19 December 1885
  • Mary Elizabeth Adams was born in 1883 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of James Adams and Letita Green.
  • Mary Elizabeth Adams died on 19 December 1885 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 20 December 1885 in Cabarlah Cemetery.

Matilda Adams

F, b. 1885, d. 1886
  • Matilda Adams was born in 1885 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of James Adams and Letita Green.
  • Matilda Adams died in 1886 in Queensland.

Oliver Martin Adams

M, b. 1896, d. 1896
  • Oliver Martin Adams died in 1896 in Queensland.
  • He was born in 1896 in Queeensland. He was a twin to Ernest Albert.
  • He was the son of Arthur Patch and Alice Amelia Whyte.

Rheinhold Adams

M, b. circa 1885

Child of Rheinhold Adams and Nancy Helen Garrett

Robert Adams

M, b. 1839, d. 1919
  • Robert Adams was born in 1839 in Drummond, Ireland.
  • He was the son of James Adams and Matilda Crawford.
  • Robert Adams appeared on the Electoral Roll with John Adams and Matilda Stewart in 1903 in Geham. John was a farmer. Their daughters Margaret Jane and Elizabeth also lived at Geham and son George farmed there as did brother James. John's brother Robert was a labourer.
  • Robert Adams died in 1919 in Queensland.

Robert John Adams

M, b. 1878, d. 29 April 1919
  • Robert John Adams was born in 1878 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of James Adams and Letita Green.
  • Robert John Adams and Thomas Henry Adams served in the Boer War ( between 1899 and 1902.)
  • Robert John Adams appeared on the Electoral Roll with Letita Green and James Adams in 1903 in Geham. James was a farmer and their son Robert John was a labourer. James' brother John also farmed at Geham.
  • Robert John Adams began military service on 16 April 1917 in Western Australia. He was a 38 year old teamster, a widower and listed his next of kin as his son Robert James Adams of Swan Orphanage, Ellis Creek, Barragup WA. He was a trooper in the 29th Battalion Reinforcements and served in the Middle East and returned to Australia.
  • Robert John Adams died on 29 April 1919 in Western Australia. He died in hospital from pneumonia.

Selina Adams

F, b. circa 1860, d. 1923
  • Selina Adams was born circa 1860. She was the daughter of John Adams and Sarah.
  • Selina Adams married Henry John Burgess, son of Henry Burgess and Grace Difford, in 1883 in Penrith, New South Wales.
  • On 23 November 1903,her husband, Henry John Burgess died in New South Wales.
  • Selina Adams died in 1923 in Penrith, New South Wales.

Selwyn David John Adams

M, b. 16 October 1909, d. 7 September 1998
  • Selwyn David John Adams was born on 16 October 1909 in Queensland. He married Daphne Joy Daniells in Toowoomba.
  • He was the son of David James Adams and Jean Donald Campbell.
  • Selwyn David John Adams died on 7 September 1998 in Toowoomba at age 88.
  • He was buried on 12 September 1998 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Silias Adams

M, b. 1892, d. 1959

Stuart Donald Vivian Adams

M, b. 12 August 1914, d. 1980
  • Stuart Donald Vivian Adams was born on 12 August 1914 in Queensland. He married Dorothy Evans and served in WW2 as a Rat of Tobruk (QX10803.)
  • He was the son of David James Adams and Jean Donald Campbell.
  • Stuart Donald Vivian Adams died in 1980 in Queensland.

Thomas Henry Adams

M, b. 1880, d. 1954
  • Thomas Henry Adams was born in 1880 in Cabarlah, Queensland.
  • He was the son of James Adams and Letita Green.
  • Thomas Henry Adams and Robert John Adams served in the Boer War ( between 1899 and 1902.)
  • The following article appeared in the The Courier Mail on 17 September 1940. " 42 YEARS' SERVICE IN ARMY AND POLICE. Senior-sergeant T. A. Adams, of the Valley police, who retired from the force on Saturday, his 60th birthday, has been in uniform, partly in the military,
    for 42 years. Born at Cabarlah, near Toowoomba, he joined the 7th Moreton Regiment in 1898. He was one of the 25 infantry-men picked to represent Queensland at the signing of the Federation in Sydney in 1900. He joined the Queensland Imperial Bushmen at the outbreak of the Boer War, and was on active service in South Africa until the end of the war in 1902. He joined the police force in 1905, and did valuable work in various country centres. He was promoted to senior-sergeant while at South Townsville in 1935. He will be entertained to-night by police attached to the Valley station."
  • The following article appeared in the The Courier-Mail on 25 May 1949. " EDMUND SWEENEY, Boer War veteran, the front rider depicted in this 48-year-old water colour (above) has died in Brisbane.
    This picture, entitled 'For the V.C.' was first printed in a Brisbane Courier supplement in 1901.
    Lines under the picture stated that an officer of the fifth Queensland contingent, writing from South Africa, said he had heard that one of the men, named Sweeney, had been recommended for the Victoria Cross. He rode back under fire to a man whose horse had been shot, and got the man up behind him. Then he himself was shot in the chest, and fell, gasping, 'Never mind me, save yourself, old chap, I'm done for.' Mr. Sweeney never received what would have been Queensland's first V.C, but was granted the Distinguished Conduct Medal. His brother (Mr. William Sweeney, Margate) said yesterday that the man he saved was former Police Sergeant Adams, of Cabarlah, near Toowoomba, now a plumber in Sydney. Mr. Sweeney, a former teamster and Main Roads Commission overseer, has left a widow and four children. He was 69."
  • Thomas Henry Adams died in 1954 in Liverpool, New South Wales.

Venetia Madge Matilda Adams

F, b. 4 December 1903, d. 26 May 1980
  • Venetia Madge Matilda Adams was born on 4 December 1903 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of David James Adams and Jean Donald Campbell.
  • At the age of 26 years and 14 days, Venetia Madge Matilda Adams married John Stanley Coulter on 18 December 1929 in Queensland.
  • Venetia Madge Matilda Adams died on 26 May 1980 in Pimpama at age 76.

Walter Adams

M, b. circa 1890

Child of Walter Adams and Gertrude Ethel Smith

Walter Francis Adams

M, b. circa 1920, d. December 1920
  • Walter Francis Adams was born circa 1920.
  • He was the son of Walter Adams and Gertrude Ethel Smith.
  • Walter Francis Adams died in December 1920.
  • He was buried on 29 December 1920 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

William Francis Adams

M, b. circa 1860
  • William Francis Adams was born circa 1860.
  • William Francis Adams married Frances Ann Cubis, daughter of Timothy Cubis and Harriet Ann Clements, in 1876 in New South Wales. Frances had at least 7 children but all were registered under the name of CUBIS, not ADAMS with no father's name listed.

William James Adams

M, b. 1876, d. 1964

William John Adams

M, b. 1878, d. 1949
  • William John Adams was born in 1878 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Adams and Matilda Stewart.
  • William John Adams died in 1949 in Queensland.

Annie Maria Addison

F, b. circa 1890
  • Annie Maria Addison was born circa 1890.
  • Annie Maria Addison married Robert John Crawford circa 1910.

Children of Annie Maria Addison and Robert John Crawford

John Spencer Addison

M, b. circa 1890

Oswald R Addley

M, b. circa 1895

Thomas (Dick) Ahern

M, b. 16 September 1920, d. 10 August 2004
  • Thomas (Dick) Ahern was born on 16 September 1920 in Ayr.
  • Thomas (Dick) Ahern died on 10 August 2004 at age 83.