Annie Isabella Gracey

F, b. 9 September 1885, d. 8 July 1960
  • Annie Isabella Gracey was born on 9 September 1885 in Crow's Nest.
  • She was the daughter of John Gracey and Ellen Hurley.
  • At the age of 23 years, Annie Isabella Gracey married Edward Mark Smoothy, son of Henry Smoothy and Isabella Thompson, in 1909 in Queensland.
  • In August 1933 Annie Isabella Gracey and Edward Mark Smoothy lived in Wengenville (Bunya Mountains).
  • On 6 August 1933,Annie Isabella Gracey's mother, Ellen Hurley died in Nutgrove, Queensland, at age 81. Her obituary appeard in The Brisbane Courier: -" The death took place on August 6 at her home, at Nutgrove, of Mrs. Ellen Gracey, relict of the late Mr. John Gracey. The late Mrs. Gracey, who was 77 years of age, was one of the early pioneers, and took up land with her late husband at Nutgrove In the early seventies. She is survived by four daughters. Mesdames J. Hale (Kaimkillenbun), J. Pincott (Tarong). M. Smoothy (Wengenville), and Kathleen (Cooyar), and three sons, Messrs. Charles Gracey (Cooyar), A. J. Gracey (Nutgrove), and Robert Gracey (Nutgrove)."
  • In 1948,her husband, Edward Mark Smoothy died in Queensland.
  • Annie Isabella Gracey died on 8 July 1960 in Queensland at age 74.
  • She was buried in Nanango Cemetery.

Bernard Joseph Gracey

M, b. 1911, d. 1954

Catherine Gracey

F, b. 16 September 1850, d. 7 September 1931
  • Catherine Gracey was born on 16 September 1850 in County Clough, Ireland.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Crumwell Gracey and Isabella Cartin.
  • Catherine Gracey immigrated in 1872.
  • At the age of 25 years, Catherine Gracey married Joseph Fenton in 1876 in Queensland.
  • On 22 January 1879 was granted a Certificate for the selection of 93 acres of land in Cooyar Parish.
  • Catherine Gracey and Joseph Fenton appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Djuan. Joseph snr was a farmer, as were his sons George, Joseph jnr and John. Kate carried out home duties.
  • Catherine Gracey and Joseph Fenton appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1908 living at Thornville. Joseph was a farmer and Kate carried out home duties. His sons Joseph, John and George also farmer at Thornville. Daughter Catherine may have worked in Cooyar which she gave as her address, and Mary Elizabeth most likely still lived with the family. Son Robert was a labourer at Cooyar. By 1925 to family seems to have moved to Cooyar where Thomas was a labourer, George a tobacconist and James a teamster.
  • Catherine Gracey and Joseph Fenton appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Cooyar. He was a storekeeper. Their daughter Jane carried out home duties.
  • On 22 August 1914,her husband, Joseph Fenton died in Queensland at age 66.
  • Catherine Gracey appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Cooyar. She carried out home duties and possibly lived with her son James or Thomas.
  • Catherine Gracey died on 7 September 1931 in Queensland at age 80.

Children of Catherine Gracey and Joseph Fenton

Catherine (Jean) Gracey

F, b. 29 January 1912
  • Catherine (Jean) Gracey was born on 29 January 1912 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Albert James Gracey and Eva May Mann.
  • On 9 August 1928 Jean was knocked down by a motor cycle in Bowen Bridge Road. The Brisbane Courier reported:- "Jean Gracey (adult), of Nutgrove Cooyar, was knocked down on Bowen Bridge road last evening by a motor cycle, which fractured her left leg and inflicted lacerations and contusions on her head with the possibility of a fractured skull. The Ambulance Brigade took, her to the General Hospital, where her condition at a late hour was not considered to be serious."
  • On 26 April 1936 Catherine (Jean) Gracey lived in Ipswich. Her visit to her parents was reported in The Courier Mail "Miss Gracey has returned to Ipswich after spending a holiday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Gracey at Nutgrove."
  • She began military service on 28 January 1942 in Brisbane. Jean was living at Nutgrove at the time she enlisted and gave her father Albert as her next of kin. She was discharged with the rank of Lieutenant from the RAANS on 2 Jun 1950.
  • On 17 November 1942 The Queensland Counrty Life reported" Sister J. Gracey, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gracey, of Nutgrove, Toowoomba, is now serving in a military hospital in Australia, but is due shortly for leave, which she intends spending with her parents."

Charles Crum Gracey

M, b. 12 December 1874, d. 17 June 1952
  • Charles Crum Gracey was born on 12 December 1874 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Gracey and Ellen Hurley.
  • At the age of 34 years, Charles Crum Gracey married Margaret Frances Cronin in 1909 in Queensland.
  • In June 1912,Charles Crum Gracey's son, John James Gracey was buried in Evergreen Cemetery.
  • Charles Crum Gracey appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Nutgrove. He was a grazier.
  • In February 1926 Margaret was applied for and was granted a provisional license for a second hotel in Cooyar as reported in The Brisbane Courier :- "New Hotel at Cooyar -The hearing of the application by Margaret Frances Gracey for the granting of a new license and the erection of a second hotel at Cooyar, to which objection had been lodged by the owner and licensee of the present hotel, Messrs Lourigan and Page was concluded in the Licensing Court, Toowoomba, before Mr F.C.M. Barne, P. M. yesterday. After the conclusion of addresses by counsel, the P.M. granted a provisional certificate, conditional on the premises being erected in accordance with the plans and specifications produced in court, with the necessary alterations shown thereon, the building to be completed within seven months, failing which the provisional certificate would be cancelled"
    An attempt was made in May 1929 to burn down the hotel. Luckily Margaret was able to douse the fire - " CHARGE OF ARSON. Gordon McRoberts was charged with having, on March 16, 1929, at Cooyar, wilfully and unlawfully set fire to the Royal Mail Hotel. Mr. T. Lehane (instructed by Mr. E. W. Cleary) appeared for the defendant, who pleaded not guilty.
    In relating the facts of the case, Mr. O'Driscoll said that the licensee of the hotel was Mrs. Gracey. Defendant commenced boarding at the hotel In March last, and was known to Mrs. Gracey for about a year. There was a lobby just inside the main entrance to the hotel in which was a pianola. There was also a stairway to the upper story from the lobby, and a stairway at the back of the hotel. Near room 7, in which tile fire occurred, there was a tank stand. Defendant occupied room No. 11 on the day of the fire. He was in bed most of the day, but got up for tea. He went over to another hotel, and had a conversation with some people and returned about 8 p.m. At the time the postmaster at Cooyar was playing the pianola, and was with his wife entertaining some friends. Defendant remained in the stairway listening to the music, and later went to his room. To get there he would have to pass room 7. The room contained the usual furniture. The post-master and friends left the hotel at 9 p.m. Mrs. Gracey then gave a man a drink at the back door, and inside immediately after her attention was attracted to a flickering light. She rushed to room 7, in which the light appeared to be, and knocked. Receiving no reply, she opened the door and found the room in flames. There was a strong smell of kerosene. She rushed out on to the balcony to get some water. Defendant was then in bed, apparently awake. She took a jug or water from his room. The fire was extinguished before much damage was done. In the drawer of the duchess in room 7 there was a bottle partly filled with kerosene. Defendant was questioned, but denied that he had any inflammable material in his possession. A bottle of petrol also was found behind the door. There were no corks in the bottles, and none were found In room 7. On being questioned, defendant denied any knowledge of the fire. The next morning Constable Yesberg went to the defendant's room, where the latter admitted that the portmanteau found in his room was his property. In it were two bottles of petrol. The bottles found in room 7 were sent to the C.I.B., Brisbane, where fingerprints on them were found to be in agreement with those of the defendant.
    After, evidence had been given by Constable Yesberg the court adjourned until this morning. His Honour intimated to the jury that they would not be looked up for the night.
  • He and Margaret Frances Cronin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Cooyar. Charles was a labourer.
  • On 6 August 1933,Charles Crum Gracey's mother, Ellen Hurley died in Nutgrove, Queensland, at age 81. Her obituary appeard in The Brisbane Courier: -" The death took place on August 6 at her home, at Nutgrove, of Mrs. Ellen Gracey, relict of the late Mr. John Gracey. The late Mrs. Gracey, who was 77 years of age, was one of the early pioneers, and took up land with her late husband at Nutgrove In the early seventies. She is survived by four daughters. Mesdames J. Hale (Kaimkillenbun), J. Pincott (Tarong). M. Smoothy (Wengenville), and Kathleen (Cooyar), and three sons, Messrs. Charles Gracey (Cooyar), A. J. Gracey (Nutgrove), and Robert Gracey (Nutgrove)."
  • Charles Crum Gracey died on 17 June 1952 in Queensland at age 77.

Children of Charles Crum Gracey and Margaret Frances Cronin

Charles Crumwell Gracey

M, b. circa 1825
  • Charles Crumwell Gracey was also known as Crum.
  • He was born circa 1825.
  • Charles Crumwell Gracey married Isabella Cartin circa 1850.

Children of Charles Crumwell Gracey and Isabella Cartin

Colin Allenby Gracey

M, b. 20 December 1922, d. February 1965
  • Colin Allenby Gracey was born on 20 December 1922 in Nutrgrove.
  • He was the son of Robert John Gracey and Gladys Mary Hile.
  • Colin Allenby Gracey enlisted in the Australian Airforce on 2 September 1943. He gave his next of kin as his father Robert and was living at Rosalie Plains at the time he enlisted. He was discharged on 19 May 1945 with the rank of Aircraftsman 1 from the 104 Fighter Control.
  • Colin Allenby Gracey died in February 1965 in Queensland at age 42.
  • He was buried on 2 February 1965 in Mt Gravatt Cemetery.

John Gracey

M, b. 1845, d. 11 April 1922
  • John Gracey was born in 1845 in Loughisland, County Down, Ireland.
  • He was the son of Charles Crumwell Gracey and Isabella Cartin.
  • In February 1869 He was working as a shearer at Felton Station when he gave a 5s. subscription to the Toowoomba Hospital Fund.
  • At the age of 25 years, John Gracey married Ellen Hurley, daughter of Daniel Hurley and Ellen Healy, on 30 January 1870 in Queensland. Sometime in the 1870's John and Ellen took up land at Nutgrove near Cooyar.
  • In July 1873 John's application to select 200a. 2p. Parish of Cooyar was accepted.
  • John Gracey: William Baartz was in the employ of Hon. J F McDougall. On 15 August his wife Maria visited the neighbouring Gracey selection with their children Frederick aged 6, and Elizabeth 3. While they were there Elizabeth disappeared and was though to have been taken by members of tribes of aboriginies from the Dalby and Nanango areas who were moving towards Leyburn.
  • In June 1876 John was charged in the Toowoomba Magistrates Court with stealing a mare and horse belonging toJohn Carlyle of Middle Ridge but was acquitted. He was working as a stockman on Rosalie Plains at the time of the alledged theft.
  • In 1877 John and Ellen possibly ran a boarding house five miles on the Nanango side of Cooyar Station. The boarding house in mentioned in an article regarding the death of a man from Nanango.
  • On 21 December 1898 John was declared insolvant.
  • John Gracey died on 11 April 1922 in Queensland.
  • He was buried in Evergreen Cemetery.

Children of John Gracey and Ellen Hurley

John James Gracey

M, b. 18 April 1912, d. 18 June 1912
  • John James Gracey was born on 18 April 1912 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Charles Crum Gracey and Margaret Frances Cronin.
  • John James Gracey died on 18 June 1912 in Queensland.
  • He was buried in June 1912 in Evergreen Cemetery.

John James Gracey

M, b. 2 July 1920, d. 2011
  • John James Gracey was born on 2 July 1920 in Dalby.
  • He was the son of Albert James Gracey and Eva May Mann.
  • John James Gracey enlisted in the 9th Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps on 20 May 1942 in Cooyar. He was living at Nutgrove at the time and gave his next of kin as his father Albert. He was discharged on 21 Oct 1945.
  • At the age of 27 years, John James Gracey married Gladys Millicent Hurley, daughter of Edwin Milton Hurley and Annie Theresa Doyle, in 1948.
  • John James Gracey died in 2011 in Clifton.

Kathleen Mary Gracey

F, b. 2 February 1889, d. 8 December 1981
  • Kathleen Mary Gracey was born on 2 February 1889 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John Gracey and Ellen Hurley.
  • On 6 August 1933,Kathleen Mary Gracey's mother, Ellen Hurley died in Nutgrove, Queensland, at age 81. Her obituary appeard in The Brisbane Courier: -" The death took place on August 6 at her home, at Nutgrove, of Mrs. Ellen Gracey, relict of the late Mr. John Gracey. The late Mrs. Gracey, who was 77 years of age, was one of the early pioneers, and took up land with her late husband at Nutgrove In the early seventies. She is survived by four daughters. Mesdames J. Hale (Kaimkillenbun), J. Pincott (Tarong). M. Smoothy (Wengenville), and Kathleen (Cooyar), and three sons, Messrs. Charles Gracey (Cooyar), A. J. Gracey (Nutgrove), and Robert Gracey (Nutgrove)."
  • Kathleen Mary Gracey died on 8 December 1981 in Queensland at age 92.
  • She was buried on 11 December 1981 in Pinaroo Cemetery.

Mary Gracey

F, b. circa 1876, d. 1957
  • Mary Gracey was born circa 1876 in Cooyar.
  • She was the daughter of John Gracey and Ellen Hurley.
  • Mary Gracey appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Commercial Hotel, Queen Street, Crow's Nest. She carried out domestic duties.
  • Mary Gracey married John Hale on 14 February 1905 in Queensland.
  • On 6 August 1933,Mary Gracey's mother, Ellen Hurley died in Nutgrove, Queensland, at age 81. Her obituary appeard in The Brisbane Courier: -" The death took place on August 6 at her home, at Nutgrove, of Mrs. Ellen Gracey, relict of the late Mr. John Gracey. The late Mrs. Gracey, who was 77 years of age, was one of the early pioneers, and took up land with her late husband at Nutgrove In the early seventies. She is survived by four daughters. Mesdames J. Hale (Kaimkillenbun), J. Pincott (Tarong). M. Smoothy (Wengenville), and Kathleen (Cooyar), and three sons, Messrs. Charles Gracey (Cooyar), A. J. Gracey (Nutgrove), and Robert Gracey (Nutgrove)."
  • On 6 August 1933 Mary Gracey and John Hale lived in Kaimkillunbun.
  • Mary Gracey died in 1957 in Queensland.

Mary Gracey

F, b. circa 1848, d. 1919

Mary Ellen Theresa Gracey

F, b. 30 October 1909, d. 19 November 1963
  • Mary Ellen Theresa Gracey was born on 30 October 1909 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Crum Gracey and Margaret Frances Cronin.
  • Mary Ellen Theresa Gracey died on 19 November 1963 in South Australia at age 54.

Maureen Gracey

F, b. circa 1916, d. 1932

Robert Gracey

M, b. 1 August 1879, d. 2 August 1879
  • Robert Gracey was born on 1 August 1879 in Queensland.
  • Robert Gracey died on 2 August 1879 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Gracey and Ellen Hurley.

Robert John Gracey

M, b. 12 December 1894, d. 4 April 1968
  • Robert John Gracey was born on 12 December 1894 in Nutgrove.
  • He was the son of John Gracey and Ellen Hurley.
  • Robert John Gracey appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Nutgrove. He was a carrier.
  • At the age of 25 years, Robert John Gracey married Gladys Mary Hile in 1920 in Queensland.
  • Robert John Gracey and Gladys Mary Hile appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1930 living at Nutgrove. Robert was a carrier and Gladys carried out home duties.
  • On 26 June 1928,Robert John Gracey's son, Robert John Gracey was buried in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.
  • On 6 August 1933,Robert John Gracey's mother, Ellen Hurley died in Nutgrove, Queensland, at age 81. Her obituary appeard in The Brisbane Courier: -" The death took place on August 6 at her home, at Nutgrove, of Mrs. Ellen Gracey, relict of the late Mr. John Gracey. The late Mrs. Gracey, who was 77 years of age, was one of the early pioneers, and took up land with her late husband at Nutgrove In the early seventies. She is survived by four daughters. Mesdames J. Hale (Kaimkillenbun), J. Pincott (Tarong). M. Smoothy (Wengenville), and Kathleen (Cooyar), and three sons, Messrs. Charles Gracey (Cooyar), A. J. Gracey (Nutgrove), and Robert Gracey (Nutgrove)."
  • Robert John Gracey enlisted in the 32nd Garrison Battalion on 27 June 1941 in Brisbane. He stated he was living at Oakey at the time and gave his next of kin as his wife Grace. He was discharged on 19 Jul 1943 with the rank of Private.
  • He was listed as the next of kin of Colin Allenby Gracey when she enlisted in the Australian Army on 2 September 1943. He gave his next of kin as his father Robert and was living at Rosalie Plains at the time he enlisted. He was discharged on 19 May 1945 with the rank of Aircraftsman 1 from the 104 Fighter Control.
  • Robert John Gracey and Gladys Mary Hile appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Cooyar. Robert was a farmer.
  • Robert John Gracey died on 4 April 1968 in Queensland at age 73.
  • He was buried on 8 April 1968 in Mt Gravatt Cemetery.

Children of Robert John Gracey and Gladys Mary Hile

Robert John Gracey

M, b. 1921, d. 25 June 1928
  • Robert John Gracey was born in 1921.
  • He was the son of Robert John Gracey and Gladys Mary Hile.
  • Robert John Gracey died on 25 June 1928 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 26 June 1928 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Rose Gracey

F, b. 1852, d. 1933
  • Rose Gracey was born in 1852 in County Down, Ireland.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Crumwell Gracey and Isabella Cartin.
  • Rose Gracey married Charles Cullen circa 1870.
  • Rose Gracey and Charles Cullen immigrated to Queensland on 12 December 1889. Charles 38 and Rose 26 ? (36) travelled on the Jumna with their children Mary 17, Charles 11, Kae 9, John 5 and James 1.
  • Rose Gracey died in 1933 in Queensland.

Rose Ellen Gracey

F, b. 24 August 1883, d. 3 December 1951
  • Rose Ellen Gracey was born on 24 August 1883.
  • She was the daughter of John Gracey and Ellen Hurley.
  • At the age of 24 years, Rose Ellen Gracey married Oliver John Pincott, son of Mary Bertha Pincott, in 1908 in Queensland.
  • On 6 August 1933,Rose Ellen Gracey's mother, Ellen Hurley died in Nutgrove, Queensland, at age 81. Her obituary appeard in The Brisbane Courier: -" The death took place on August 6 at her home, at Nutgrove, of Mrs. Ellen Gracey, relict of the late Mr. John Gracey. The late Mrs. Gracey, who was 77 years of age, was one of the early pioneers, and took up land with her late husband at Nutgrove In the early seventies. She is survived by four daughters. Mesdames J. Hale (Kaimkillenbun), J. Pincott (Tarong). M. Smoothy (Wengenville), and Kathleen (Cooyar), and three sons, Messrs. Charles Gracey (Cooyar), A. J. Gracey (Nutgrove), and Robert Gracey (Nutgrove)."
  • On 6 August 1933 Rose Ellen Gracey and Oliver John Pincott lived in Tarong.
  • Rose Ellen Gracey died on 3 December 1951 in Queensland at age 68.
  • She was buried in Nanango Cemetery.

Unnamed Female Gracey

F, b. 16 October 1871, d. 17 October 1871
  • Unnamed Female Gracey was born on 16 October 1871 in Queensland.
  • Unnamed Female Gracey died on 17 October 1871 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John Gracey and Ellen Hurley.

Unnamed Female Gracey

F, b. 11 January 1873, d. 11 January 1873
  • Unnamed Female Gracey died on 11 January 1873 in Queensland.
  • She was born on 11 January 1873 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John Gracey and Ellen Hurley.

Unnamed Male Gracey

M, b. 4 October 1870, d. 1871
  • Unnamed Male Gracey was born on 4 October 1870 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Gracey and Ellen Hurley.
  • Unnamed Male Gracey died in 1871 in Queensland.

Frances Mabel Gracie

F, b. 1892, d. 1971
  • Frances Mabel Gracie was born in 1892 in New Zealand. He was the son of Frances and Alexander GRACIE.
  • At the age of 31 years, Frances Mabel Gracie married Frank Bridgeman, son of Thomas Henry Bridgeman and Charlotte Ann Stockman, in 1923 in New Zealand.
  • Frances Mabel Gracie died in 1971 in New Zealand.

Carl Grading

M, b. 1860

Albert Graf

M, b. 1893, d. 1968
  • Albert Graf was born in 1893 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Gottfried Graf and Catherina Zimmerman.
  • Albert Graf appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Meringandan. Albert was a farmer.
  • Albert Graf died in 1968 in Queensland.
  • He was buried in Meringandan Cemetery.

Alexander Graf

M, b. 24 May 1873, d. 27 May 1873
  • Alexander Graf was born at sea aboard the Frieeburn on 24 May 1873. He was a twin to Pauline.
  • He was the son of Christian Alexander Stucker and Paulina Graf.
  • Alexander Graf died on 27 May 1873 at sea. He was three days old.

Alfred Edward Graf

M, b. 1895, d. 1973
  • Alfred Edward Graf was born in 1895 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Gottfried Graf and Catherina Zimmerman.
  • At the age of 31 years, Alfred Edward Graf married Dulcie Willis in 1926 in Queensland.
  • Alfred Edward Graf and Dulcie Willis appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1926 living at William Street, Crow's Nest. Alf was a motor car driver.
  • Alfred Edward Graf and Dulcie Willis appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at William Street, Crow's Nest. He was a motor car driver.
  • Alfred Edward Graf died in 1973 in Queensland.

Alfred Gottfried Graf

M, b. 1884, d. 1884

Bertha Johanna Graf

F, b. 27 July 1902, d. 24 June 1983