Bernard Graham

M, b. 1861, d. 3 July 1929
  • Bernard Graham was born in 1861 in Highfields.
  • He was the son of John Graham and Catherine McCaul.
  • At the age of 27 years, Bernard Graham married Maria Clear/Clare in 1888 in Queensland.
  • Bernard Graham and Maria Clear/Clare appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Crow's Nest. Bernard was a teamster.
  • Bernard Graham died on 3 July 1929 in Queensland.

Catherine Mary Graham

F, b. 12 May 1866, d. 5 August 1938
  • Catherine Mary Graham was born on 12 May 1866 in Highfields, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John Graham and Catherine McCaul.
  • At the age of 16 years, 3 months and 20 days, Catherine Mary Graham married Edward John Dalton, son of Edward Dalton and Margaret Cane, on 1 September 1882 in Queensland.
  • Catherine Mary Graham and Edward John Dalton appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Douglas. Edward was a farmer.
  • Catherine Mary Graham and Edward John Dalton appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1930 living at Taylor's Siding. No occupation was listed for Edward. Kate carried out home duties.
  • On 1 September 1932 Edward and Catherine celebrated their 50 wedding anniversary. The following article appeared in The Brisbane Courier:-
    The 50th anniversary of the wedding of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Dalton, Erin Vale, Merritt's Creek, Crow's Nest line, was celebrated on September 1 at their residence, where they have resided for 50 years. Mr. Dalton is a native of Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland, and arrived in Queensland in 1865. , Mrs. Dalton, who was formerly Miss Catherine Graham, is a native of Toowoomba. The marriage was solemnised at St. Patrick's Cathedral, Toowoomba, on September 1, 1882, the celebrant being the late Rev. Father T. O'connell. Members of the family present at the jubilee celebrations were : Sister M. Oliver (All Hallows Convent), Sister M. Monica (Rosalie Convent), and Sister M. Gerald (All Hallows' Con- vent, Sisters of Mercy), Mrs. M. Kelly (Birnam), Mrs. C. Cooke (Mitchell), Mrs. D. Wright (Toowoomba), Mrs. J. McMahon (Toowoomba), married daughters; Messrs. E. J. Dalton (Mitchell), Michael Dalton (Milton), Bernard Dalton (Southport), and Thomas Dalton (Taylor's Siding), sons. On the anniversary morning Mass was celebrated at Mr. and Mrs. Dalton's home by the Rev. Father T. McCormack (Roma), a relative of the family, A banquet was held, over which the Rev. Father Hayes (Crow's Nest) presided."
  • Catherine Mary Graham died on 5 August 1938 in Queensland at age 72.
  • She was buried on 6 August 1938 in Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery.

Children of Catherine Mary Graham and Edward John Dalton

Eileen Graham

F, b. 20 September 1917, d. 3 May 1990
  • Eileen Graham was born on 20 September 1917 in Oakey.
  • She was the daughter of John Isaac Graham and Annie Spies.
  • At the age of 16 years, 9 months and 28 days, Eileen Graham married Peter Fordyce Finnie on 18 July 1934. They had ten children.
  • Eileen Graham died on 3 May 1990 at age 72.

Henry Graham

M, b. 1838, d. 25 May 1919
  • Henry Graham was born in 1838. He was the son of John Graham and Charlotte Beatty.
  • At the age of 49 years, Henry Graham married Jane Savage in 1887 in Queensland.
  • Henry Graham gave the bride away at the wedding of Norman White and Eliza Breydon on 17 September 1901 in Queensland; The Brisbane Courier reported on 21 September :- WEDDING AT BROOKLYN. White-Breydon. The marriage of Norman White, eldest son of Mr. J. White, of Crow's Nest, to Eliza, youngest daughter of Mrs. Graham, of Brooklyn, took place at the Methodist Church, Brooklyn, on Tuesday, 17th instant, the church being beautifully decorated for the occasion. The Rev. Charles Wesley officiated. The bride was given away by Mr. H. Graham, and looked charming in a gown of Duchess satin veiled with cream silk lace, trimmed with pearl passementeries and orange blossom, and carried a very pretty shower bouquet. The bridesmaids were Miss Black and Miss Crawford. The first wore cream crepe with trans parent yoke and collar, bodice prettily tucked, and trimmed with blue chiffon, and a very pretty crinoline straw hat,'trimmed with blue chiffon and cream roses; the second bridesmaid wore cream nun's veiling, fancy transparent yoke, trimmed peacock bebe ribbon, crinoline straw hat, trimmed with peacock chiffon and cerise roses. The bridesmaids had pretty bangles, the gift of the bridegroom, and carried handsome bouquets. The best man was Mr. Ray White, and the groomsman Mr. J. Breydon. Mrs. Graham, mother of the bride, wore a costume of fine black bengaline, trimmed with lace, over cream satin, finished with jet bonnet ensuite Mrs. J. White, mother of bridegroom, wore a very handsome dress of brocade with garniture of cream chiffon, edged with chenille. The wedding was a very quiet one. Mr. and Mrs. Graham re ceived a few relatives and friends after the cere mony. Some very handsome presents were re ceived, and numerous cheques; bridegroom to bride, pearl and diamond brooch set in a crescent, and a gold muff chain , bride to bride groom, valuable Cutler writing-desk. The travelling dress was of biscuit coloured voile, richly trimmed with cream silk guipure, and hat en suite. the bride and the bridegroom drove in from Brooklyn and caught the mail train from Crow's Nest, en route for Maryborough.
  • Henry Graham and Jane Savage appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Djuan. Henry was a grazier.
  • Henry Graham purchased 640 acres of land from John Barnes. John Barnes sold all of his properties at Emu Creek when he left the district. The Darling Downs Gazette reported the outcome on 23 March 1912 " The auction of John Barnes, Emu Creek selections, was a great success. 'Redmond's Block' 640 acres, was sold to H. Graham, 'Station Block' 640 acres, to John Breydon, 'Sexton's Block' 160 acres, to John Maddern, and 'Rhodes Block' 160 acress, to Egbert Maddern. The sale was conducted by Mr. Ray White, and was one of the most successful sales hold for a long time."
  • On 4 March 1919,his wife, Jane Savage died in Queensland.
  • Henry Graham died on 25 May 1919 in Queensland.
  • On 31 May 1919 Henry Graham's obituary appeared in The Queenslander. It read:- Henry Graham, one of the oldest residents of the Emu Creek district,near Crow's Nest, and one of the first selectors of the Crow's Nest district, died in Toowoomba on Monday, at the age of 80 years, after a short illness. The late Mr. Graham was pre-deceased by his wife about two months ago.
  • He was buried in Emu Creek Cemetery.
  • The Methodist Church in Crow's Nest erected memorial plaques to early Crow's Nest Pioneers on the Church fence. Henry's Graham's name, along with that of his wife Jane (nee Savage, formerly Breydon), & step son John Breydon were amongst them.
    Memorial Plaque to Henry Graham, Jane Graham (formerly Beydon) & John Breydon - Crow's Nest Methodist Church

James Graham

M, b. 1852, d. 16 January 1892
  • James Graham was born in 1852 in Essex, England. He was the son of Jacob Graham and Caroline Everington.
  • He appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in Plaistow, Essex. Isaac was nine years old , born Woolwich in Kent. His father was a dock labourer.
  • He appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 in Plaistow, Essex, England. He was a cable worker living with his parents and siblinga.
  • At the age of 35 years, James Graham married Jane Bridgeman, daughter of Thomas Bridgeman and Jane Eyles, on 17 December 1887. James was a saddler from England.
  • James Graham selected land - This is what is now known as the "Kilburnie" district.
    in 1891 in Queensland.
  • James Graham died on 16 January 1892 in Toowoomba, Queensland. James died of heart disease. Jane and her children continued to work the farm after his death.
  • He was buried on 18 January 1892 in Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery. Section CE 1-6 4 40. His burial record shows he was 39 years old.

Children of James Graham and Jane Bridgeman

John Graham

M, b. circa 1831, d. 6 February 1878
  • John Graham was born circa 1831 in Ireland.
  • John Graham married Catherine McCaul, daughter of Thomas McCaul and Mary Mullin, in 1853. John was a shepherd, carrier.
  • John Graham died on 6 February 1878 in Charters Towers.
  • He was buried on 7 February 1878 in Charters Towers Cemetery.

Children of John Graham and Catherine McCaul

John Graham

M, b. 1864, d. 1932
  • John Graham was born in 1864 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Graham and Catherine McCaul.
  • John Graham died in 1932 in Queensland.

John Isaac Graham

M, b. 5 October 1888, d. 1956

Child of John Isaac Graham and Annie Spies

Margaret Graham

F, b. 1860, d. 17 December 1926
  • Margaret Graham was born in 1860 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John Graham and Catherine McCaul.
  • Margaret Graham died on 17 December 1926.

Marion Graham

F, b. circa 1910

Mary Ann Graham

F, b. 5 October 1888, d. 19 January 1981

Children of Mary Ann Graham and Arthur Henry Tanzer

Mary Ann Graham

F, b. circa 1856, d. 16 February 1875
  • Mary Ann Graham was born circa 1856 in Ireland.
  • She was the daughter of John Graham and Catherine McCaul.
  • Mary Ann Graham died on 16 February 1875.

Richard William Graham

M, b. circa 1860
  • Richard William Graham was born circa 1860.
  • Richard William Graham married Lilian Stephens circa 1889.

Child of Richard William Graham and Lilian Stephens

Thomas Graham

M, b. 1858, d. 1917
  • Thomas Graham was born in 1858 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Graham and Catherine McCaul.
  • Thomas Graham died in 1917 in Queensland.

William Graham

M, b. circa 1854

Paul Hermann Gramenz

M, b. 1891

Ansine Grandrepo

F, b. 1837
  • Ansine Grandrepo was born in 1837.
  • Ansine Grandrepo married Peter Thomsen circa 1865.
  • Ansine Grandrepo and Peter Thomsen immigrated to Moreton Bay on 8 January 1873. Peter N aged 48, Anna 36, Niels 8 and Christine 6 travelled on the Lammershagen as assisted passengers, sailing from Hamburg on 6 Oct 1872. On arrival the passengers were quaranteened.

Children of Ansine Grandrepo and Peter Thomsen

Charlotte Grandy

F, b. 1836, d. 26 June 1924
  • Charlotte Grandy was born in 1836. She was the daughter of William Grandy and -- Lockwood.
  • Her marriage, at 28 years, to George Arnold Usher was registered in the December 1864 Quarter in Sculcoates, East Riding, Yorkshire Registration District.
  • Charlotte Grandy and George Arnold Usher immigrated to Moreton Bay on 9 September 1865. Arnold 30 and Charlotte 28, travelled on the Melmerby with 9 year old Edmund. A son George was born on the voyage.
  • On 31 December 1917,her husband, George Arnold Usher died in Queensland.
  • Charlotte Grandy died on 26 June 1924 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 27 June 1924 in Drayton and Toowoomba Cemetery. METH3-001-0068.

Children of Charlotte Grandy and George Arnold Usher

Laurence Mayne Grange

M, b. 13 September 1913, d. 5 September 1986
  • Laurence Mayne Grange was born on 13 September 1913 in New Zealand. He was the son of Katherine Angela Isabel and Stanley Grange.
  • At the age of 24 years, 8 months and 20 days, Laurence Mayne Grange married Mary Hill (Molly) Simmonds, daughter of Harold Ernest Simmonds and Mary Spragg, on 2 June 1938. They had two daughters.
  • Laurence Mayne Grange died on 5 September 1986 at age 72.

Louise Granse

F, b. 1841, d. 11 December 1929
  • Louise Granse was born in 1841 in Germany. She was the daughter of Friedrich Granse.
  • Louise Granse married Carl Johann Friedrich Krienke circa 1870.
  • On 9 February 1901,her husband, Carl Johann Friedrich Krienke died in Queensland.
  • Louise Granse died on 11 December 1929 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 12 December 1929 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. LUTH37-42-038-0035 - There is also an inscription for their daughter Bertha Helena Willims on the headstone.

Children of Louise Granse and Carl Johann Friedrich Krienke

Alexander Grant


Child of Alexander Grant and Margaret Stewart

Caroline Ann Grant

F, b. circa 1855
  • Caroline Ann Grant was born circa 1855.
  • Caroline Ann Grant married Phillip Marshall circa 1870.

Donald Grant

M, b. 1879

Dorothy Bradford Grant

F, b. 11 October 1923, d. 25 March 1980

Edward Grant

M, b. 1870, d. 1956
  • Edward Grant was born in 1870 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of George Edwin Grant and Bridget Conway.
  • At the age of 38 years, Edward Grant married Elizabeth French Cossart, daughter of John Cossart and Martha French, on 15 April 1908 in Queensland. Their marriage notice appeared in "The Queenslander" on Saturday 9 May, 1908. GRANT—COSSART.-On April 15, at St. James's Church of England, Toowoomba, by the Rev. Teasdale Cockell, Edward, eldest son of Mr. G. E. Grant, Toowoomba, to Elisabeth French, fourth daughter of Mr. John Cossart, Toowoomba.
  • Edward Grant died in 1956 in Queensland.

Children of Edward Grant and Elizabeth French Cossart

Edward Roy Grant

M, b. 7 August 1908

Emma Louisa Grant

F, b. 1862, d. 31 July 1921
  • Emma Louisa Grant was born in 1862. She was the daughter of John Grant and Ann Coles.
  • At the age of 17 years, Emma Louisa Grant married James Matthias (Graham) Grehan in 1879 in Queensland.
  • Conditional approval for Emma Louisa Grant's selection of landwas given on 24 November 1888. James selected 40 acres of land at Ravensbourne. "For the agricultural township farms adjoining the village of Ravensbourne there was great competition, many of the portions being applied for from four to ten times over. The ballot had to be resorted to in no less than 50 cases; this, with the refunding of the amounts paid by the unsuccessful applicants, necessarily occupied  a deal of time, and it was not till half-past 6 O'clock that the business was concluded, and the court closed. By 7 o'clock the whole of the refundments had been paid over to 115 applicants. The 76 portions adjoining the village of Ravensbourne, granted at the land court, were  apportioned among 62 selectors, so there is every probability of the village settlement of Ravensbourne proving a success. The total area granted at the court was 5025 acres among 68 applicants."
  • On 3 May 1892 The Darling Downs Gazette reported:- "SATURDAY, 1st. OCTOBER. (Before Captain Goodill, P.M.) LARCENY OF BEEF
    James Matthias Grehan, on remand, was charged with stealing a bag of beef from the Toowoomba railway platform on the 19th September last. After the evidence taken on the previous occasion had been read over,Mr. Inspector Graham called Edmond Boland, who deposed that he was a butcher residing in Toowoomba on the 9th September last sent 1 bag of beef to Grantham, and another on the 19th to John Molen. at Grantham ; sent it to the railway station and delivered it there to be for warded to the address ; was told it had not arrived; received no letter; whatever from accused respecting that meet; the bag was similar to that produced ; accused had beef of witness before ; held the railway people responsible for the beef; did not remember selling any beef to accused for perhaps a couple of years. Charles Voclker deposed that he was a butcher employed by Mr. Boland ; got in structions from him to pack a bag of meat for Grantham; it was a bag like that produced. William Burke, clerk at the railway station, deposed to receiving a bag of meat from Mr. Boland on 19th September, addressed to Mr. Molen, Grantham ; the bag was put on the platform and afterwards found to be missing.
    Accused, on being asked to plead, pleaded not guilty. The Bench considered the charge fully proved, and ordered accused to pay ,£10, in default to be imprisoned for two months."
  • On 25 June 1892 James applied for a Victuallers licence for his premises at Hampton. The Darling Downs Gazette reported:- "I, MATTHIES GREHAN, of Hampton, Contractor, hereby give Notice that I intend to apply at the next Quarterly Meeting of the said Licensing Authority for a Provisional Certificate under the said Art, for the premises belonging to me and situated on Hampton in tho Police District of Crow's Nest. The said premises are partly erected, and will, when finished, be in all respects in accordance with the requirements of the said Act and plans in the office of the Clerk of Petty Sessions, Crow's Nest Dated this 21st day of June, 1892. MATTHIES GREHAN."
  • She's husband James Matthias (Graham) Grehan forfeited his selection at Ravensbourne. The Darling Downs Gazette reported " Re the appeal of Jno. McLaughlan for a determination of the value of improvements on agricultural farm No. 2141, forfeited by James M. Grehan. The Land Board found that the improvements on this selection, the value of which is claimed by James Matthias Grehan, are valueless to the present selector, John McLaughlan."
  • Emma Louisa Grant appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1909 and 1913 living at Hampton. She carried out home duties.
  • Emma Louisa Grant died on 31 July 1921 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 1 August 1921 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. RC3-005-0050.

Children of Emma Louisa Grant and James Matthias (Graham) Grehan

Children of Emma Louisa Grant

Frank Sidney Grant

M, b. circa 1900

George C Grant

M, b. circa 1870
  • George C Grant was born circa 1870.
  • George C Grant married Rosina Unknown.

Child of George C Grant and Rosina Unknown

George Duncan Grant

M, b. 1874, d. 1 November 1942
  • George Duncan Grant was born in 1874 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of George Urquhart Grant and Mary Jane O'Brien.
  • George Duncan Grant enlisted in the AIF on 5 August 1916 in Brisbane. His service number was 2992 and he listed his mother, Mary Jane French as his next of kin. She lived in Sydney at the time. He served overseas and was discharge on 10 February 1918 suffering acute arthritus and selinity. On 21 May 1937 he wrote to the Victoria Barracks in Brisbane asking for a duplicate of his discharge certificate as he had lost (presumably stolen) the original. At the time he was living in Peachester near Beerwah.
  • George Duncan Grant died on 1 November 1942 in Dunwich.