Dorothy May Mitchell

F, b. 26 March 1901, d. 18 January 1976
  • Dorothy May Mitchell was born on 26 March 1901 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of William John Mitchell and Rhoda Garrett.
  • Dorothy May Mitchell commenced school at an unknown place on 25 July 1907. Pinelands State School.
  • At the age of 23 years, 6 months and 5 days, Dorothy May Mitchell married Stanley Albert Rowe on 1 October 1924 in Queensland. They moved to the Nanango District.
  • In 1956,her husband, Stanley Albert Rowe died in Queensland.
  • Dorothy May Mitchell died on 18 January 1976 in Queensland at age 74.

Elizabeth Mitchell

F, b. circa 1828
  • Elizabeth Mitchell was born circa 1828.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Mitchell and Margaret Willis.
  • Elizabeth Mitchell was baptized on 27 May 1832. Elizabeth was most likely about 4 years old when she was baptised. She was baptised at the same time as her siblings James and Alexander.
  • Elizabeth Mitchell married Samuel Hooper, son of Samuel Hooper and Mary Pearce, on 30 November 1847 in Merriott. The marriage record shows:
    Samuel Hooper, 23 bachelor, Stratton Road, labourer, father Samuel Hooper a collier, witness James Sweet.
    Elizabeth Mitchell, 21, spinster, Eggwoods Lane, a domestic, father Thomas Mitchell a Thresher, witness Sarah Bailey.
  • Elizabeth Mitchell was widowed in November 1850 when died Samuel died.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census, Elizabeth Mitchell was living in the household of Thomas Mitchell and Margaret Willis in Merriott. Thomas is shown as a 74 year old pauper, living with his wife Margaret 69, and their son Robert 17, an agricultural labourer. Elizabeth Hooper a 23 year old married lodger, who worked as a glover and her two children Sarah aged 3 and Mary aged 1 were also lodging with the family.

Children of Elizabeth Mitchell and Samuel Hooper

Elizabeth Mitchell

F, b. circa 1833, d. 14 September 1902
  • Elizabeth Mitchell was born circa 1833 in St Feock, Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of Nicholas Mitchell.
  • Elizabeth Mitchell married James Vowden, son of Stephen Vowden and Ann Teague, on 27 June 1854 in St Feock. James, a master mariner and Elizabeth were both of full age, and both signed the register. The grooms residence was Ruan Lanihorne and the brides was St Feock. James father is shown as Stephen, and Elizabeth's as Nicholas, both fathers are labourers. The marriage was by licence and the witnesses were James Crowle and E Mitchell.
  • Elizabeth Mitchell appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in St Feock. Elizabeth is shown as the 27 year old wife of a sailor, born St Feock, living with her sons James aged 5 and William aged 1 month, both born in St Feock. Her daughter Elizabeth Mitchell is recorded as a visitor in Elizabeth's brother William's household.

  • She appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 in Feock. Elizabeth is shown as the household head, a mariner's wife aged 38 born Feock. She is living with her children James 15 a carpenter's apprentice, Elizabeth 13, a scholar, William 10 and Herbert 6 both scholars. All the children were born in Feock.

  • She appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in Gloucestershire. Elizabeth is shown as a 47 year old mariners wife born St Feock Cornwall living with her daughter Elizabeth M 23 a dressmaker born St Feock and son Frederick aged 6 born Gloucester. Her daugther in law Charlotte Vowden aged 27 born Gloucester a mariners wife is also living with them.

  • In 1888 Elizabeth Mitchell and James Vowden lived in 30 Upper Barton Hill Road, Gloucester.
  • Elizabeth Mitchell and James Vowden appeared on the census of 5 April 1891 in St Feock. James is shown as a 66 year old master mariner born Ruan Lanihorne living with his wife Elizabeth 58, born St Feock and their son Frederick aged 16 born Wickwar, Gloucestershire.
  • In 1892 Elizabeth Mitchell and William Vowden lived in St George, Gloucestershire.
  • On 12 October 1894,her husband, James Vowden died in Pill Feock at age 70. James died of renal disease.
  • At the time of the 31 March 1901 census, Elizabeth Mitchell was living in the household of George Rodway and Elizabeth Mitchell Vowden in Gloucestershire.

  • Elizabeth Mitchell died on 14 September 1902 in Knowle, Gloucestershire. She died of apoplexy and paralysis.
  • Elizabeth was buried in Gloucestershire.
  • In 1924, her husband, Elizabeth Mitchell Vowden's death was registered in the Gloucestershire Registration District. He was at age 66 years.
  • Between 1926 and 1932 Elizabeth Mitchell and William Vowden lived in Gloucestershire.

Children of Elizabeth Mitchell and James Vowden

Elizabeth Jane Mitchell

F, b. December 1856
  • Elizabeth Jane Mitchell's birth was registered in the St Austell, Cornwall Registration District in the December 1856 Quarter. She married in Cornwall and stayed there when her parents immigrated to Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of William (Luke) Mitchell and Mary Jolly.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census, Elizabeth Jane Mitchell was living in the household of William (Luke) Mitchell and Mary Jolly in Gorran, Cornwall. William 39, born Gorran a grocer & draper lived with his wife Mary 42, born Plymouth, Devon and children Bessie J, 14, an assistant, William J 12, scholar, Mary 10 scholar and Francis 8 a scholar. All the children were born in Gorran. William's mother Jane Mitchell, a 68 year old widow born St Austell also lived with the family.

  • Bessie may have married before her parents immigrated to Australia.

Ellen (Blanche) Mitchell

F, b. 21 August 1906, d. 2 August 2004
  • Ellen (Blanche) Mitchell was born on 21 August 1906 in Highfields, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson.
  • Ellen (Blanche) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1931 living at Grand Hotel, Goomeri. She was a nurse.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll with Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson in 1932 in Grand Hotel, Goomeri. Francis was a licenced victualler and Mary carried out home duties. Daughters Ellen, a nurse and Florence, a waitress, Madeline, home duties and Frances Maud, home duties also lived at the hotel. Son John was a barman.
  • Ellen (Blanche) Mitchell's family was involved in an accident that caused the death of Frances (Maud) Mitchell on 24 April 1933 at Queensland. A report of the accident was published in The Brisbane Courier on her death was published on the 13 Apr 1933 - " A serious motor accident occurred on the Nanango-Kingaroy road about 10.30 a.m. to-day. Mr. F. A. Mitchell, licensee of the Grand Hotel, Goomeri, accompanied by his wife and three daughters, Misses Maude Francis, Blanche Ellen, and Marie Mitchell, were proceeding to Toowoomba to attend the wedding of Miss Blanche Mitchell, one of the occupants of the car, which had been arranged to take place in Toowoomba on Monday next. When rounding a curve approaching the Meandu Creek Bridge, about two miles from Nanango, the car appeared to continue straight on, and dashed
    over the side of the bridge, falling into a dry creek 15ft. below. A passing motorist dragged the occupants from the wreckage, and communicated with the Nanango police. Dr. P. G. M'Reddie was early on the scene, and the five injured persons were conveyed by the Kingaroy Ambulance to the Nanango Hospital. Mrs. Mitchell sustained a broken thigh, and all are suffering from severe shock and other injuries. The car was badly smashed.".
    Then on 26 April the following appeard. "The death occurred at the Nanango Hospital on Monday last of Miss Maude Mitchell, following a motor accident on the Kingaroy Road, in which her mother and sister were also seriously injured. The late Miss Mitchell was a native of Crow's Nest, but for the past four years had resided with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Mitchell, of the Grand Hotel, Goomeri. Deceased was a popular member of the younger set, and she will be mourned by a large circle of friends in the Darling Downs and Goomeri districts. A sad feature of her death was that the accident occurred when the family was motoring to Toowoomba to attend the wedding of Miss Blanche Mitchell to Mr. Ray Norton (sic) of Allora. "
  • At the age of 26 years, 10 months and 7 days, Ellen (Blanche) Mitchell married Raymond John Naughton on 28 June 1933 in Queensland.Raymond was a dentist. They lived in Allora and Warwick before moving to Brisbane where Raymond died in 1979 aged 79 and was buried in Mt Gravatt Cemetery.
  • On 21 July 1949, Ellen (Blanche) Mitchell was mentioned in her mother Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson's obituary. Mary Ann's obituary appeared in the Brisbane Telegraph. It read:- " Mrs. Mary Ann Mitchell, 84, who died in Toowoomba, was the wife of Mr. F. A. Mitchell, of St. Aubyn, Emu Creek, in the Crow's Nest district. She had lived in Toowoomba for many years.
    Eldest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Gleeson, who were pioneers of the Crow's Nest district, she was known for her kindness and her hospitality. Besides her husband, she is survived by four sons — Messrs. Frank (Brisbane), Gus (New Guinea) Michael, (Crows Nest), and John Mitchell (Toowoomba — and three daughters — Miss Madeline Mitchell (Toowoomba), and Mesdames R Naughton (Warwick) and G. Leadbetter (Brisbane.)"
  • Ellen (Blanche) Mitchell died on 2 August 2004 in Queensland at age 97.
  • Ellen was buried on 5 August 2004 in Mt Gravatt Cemtery.

Florence (Marie) Mitchell

F, b. 27 June 1910, d. 18 July 1997
  • Florence (Marie) Mitchell was born on 27 June 1910 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson.
  • Florence (Marie) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll with Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson in 1932 in Grand Hotel, Goomeri. Francis was a licenced victualler and Mary carried out home duties. Daughters Ellen, a nurse and Florence, a waitress, Madeline, home duties and Frances Maud, home duties also lived at the hotel. Son John was a barman.
  • Florence (Marie) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll with Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson in 1934 in Royal Hotel, Nambour. Their son John was the licensed victualler. Daughters Madeline and Marie also lived at the hotel.
  • Florence (Marie) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll with Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson in 1936 in School of Arts Hotel, Toowoomba. Mary Ann was a hotel keeper. Their daughters Madeline and Marie carried out home duties and son John was a barman.
  • At the age of 31 years, Florence (Marie) Mitchell married Gregory Leadbetter, a shop assistant in 1942 in Toowoomba. Gregory died in 1986.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1948 living at 239 James Street, Toowoomba. She lived with her husband Gregory, a shop assistant.
  • On 21 July 1949, Florence (Marie) Mitchell was mentioned in her mother Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson's obituary. Mary Ann's obituary appeared in the Brisbane Telegraph. It read:- " Mrs. Mary Ann Mitchell, 84, who died in Toowoomba, was the wife of Mr. F. A. Mitchell, of St. Aubyn, Emu Creek, in the Crow's Nest district. She had lived in Toowoomba for many years.
    Eldest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Gleeson, who were pioneers of the Crow's Nest district, she was known for her kindness and her hospitality. Besides her husband, she is survived by four sons — Messrs. Frank (Brisbane), Gus (New Guinea) Michael, (Crows Nest), and John Mitchell (Toowoomba — and three daughters — Miss Madeline Mitchell (Toowoomba), and Mesdames R Naughton (Warwick) and G. Leadbetter (Brisbane.)"
  • Florence (Marie) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1954 and 1980 living at 30 Drayton Road, Toowoomba. She lived with her husband Gregory, a shop assistant.
  • Florence (Marie) Mitchell died on 18 July 1997 in Queensland at age 87.

Frances (Maud) Mitchell

F, b. 26 December 1899, d. 24 April 1933
  • Frances (Maud) Mitchell was born on 26 December 1899 in Highfields, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson.
  • Frances (Maud) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll with Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell in 1919 in Mountain Camp (North). Francis was a farmer and Mary carried out home duties. Their son Augustus, a stockman, gave his address as St Aubyn; son Frank was a farmer at St Aubyn and daughter Frances Maud carried out home duties.
  • Frances (Maud) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll with Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson between 1925 and 1926 in Mountain Camp. Francis was a farmer and Mary Ann carried out home duties. Their children Francis Matthew, a farmer and Francis Maud lived at St Auburn - most likely with their parents.
  • Frances (Maud) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll with Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson in 1932 in Grand Hotel, Goomeri. Francis was a licenced victualler and Mary carried out home duties. Daughters Ellen, a nurse and Florence, a waitress, Madeline, home duties and Frances Maud, home duties also lived at the hotel. Son John was a barman.
  • Frances (Maud) Mitchell died on 24 April 1933 in Queensland at age 33. A report of the accident was published in The Brisbane Courier on her death was published on the 13 Apr 1933 - " A serious motor accident occurred on the Nanango-Kingaroy road about 10.30 a.m. to-day. Mr. F. A. Mitchell, licensee of the Grand Hotel, Goomeri, accompanied by his wife and three daughters, Misses Maude Francis, Blanche Ellen, and Marie Mitchell, were proceeding to Toowoomba to attend the wedding of Miss Blanche Mitchell, one of the occupants of the car, which had been arranged to take place in Toowoomba on Monday next. When rounding a curve approaching the Meandu Creek Bridge, about two miles from Nanango, the car appeared to continue straight on, and dashed
    over the side of the bridge, falling into a dry creek 15ft. below. A passing motorist dragged the occupants from the wreckage, and communicated with the Nanango police. Dr. P. G. M'Reddie was early on the scene, and the five injured persons were conveyed by the Kingaroy Ambulance to the Nanango Hospital. Mrs. Mitchell sustained a broken thigh, and all are suffering from severe shock and other injuries. The car was badly smashed.".
    Then on 26 April the following appeard. "The death occurred at the Nanango Hospital on Monday last of Miss Maude Mitchell, following a motor accident on the Kingaroy Road, in which her mother and sister were also seriously injured. The late Miss Mitchell was a native of Crow's Nest, but for the past four years had resided with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Mitchell, of the Grand Hotel, Goomeri. Deceased was a popular member of the younger set, and she will be mourned by a large circle of friends in the Darling Downs and Goomeri districts. A sad feature of her death was that the accident occurred when the family was motoring to Toowoomba to attend the wedding of Miss Blanche Mitchell to Mr. Ray Norton (sic) of Allora. "
  • Frances was buried on 25 April 1933 in Nanango Cemetery.

Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell

M, b. 10 December 1862, d. 23 September 1958
  • Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell was born on 10 December 1862 in Cornwall, England. He was named after Queen Victoria's husband Prince Albert Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel of Sax, Coberg.
  • He was the son of William (Luke) Mitchell and Mary Jolly.
  • Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell was baptized on 8 February 1863 in Cornwall.
  • He's birth was registered in the St Austell, Cornwall Registration District in the March 1863 Quarter.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census, Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell was living in the household of William (Luke) Mitchell and Mary Jolly in Gorran, Cornwall. William 39, born Gorran a grocer & draper lived with his wife Mary 42, born Plymouth, Devon and children Bessie J, 14, an assistant, William J 12, scholar, Mary 10 scholar and Francis 8 a scholar. All the children were born in Gorran. William's mother Jane Mitchell, a 68 year old widow born St Austell also lived with the family.

  • Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell immigrated on 9 October 1874 to Queensland with William (Luke) Mitchell. William arrived on the Great Queensland with his two sons John 15 and Francis 11. His wife Mary and daughter Mary arrived two years later on the Sepia.
  • Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell commenced school at Crow's Nest State School in 1875. The last school he had attended was in England.
  • He attested that John Maddern and Mary Ann Cossarthad lived on, and improved their selection Kedron Brook before gaining the Deed of Grant on 18 August 1884; John and Mary Ann Maddern obtained the Deed of Grant to Kedron Brook. In the five years he had worked on the land he had added a home worth £40.00.00; 1/2 acres of garden valued at £20.00.00; 1/4 mile of paling fences to the value of £20.00.00 and two miles of rail fence valued at £80.00.00 - a total of £160.00.00. Charles Barnes and F A Michell attested to John's residency, and the improvements he had made over the five years.
  • At the age of 29 years, 11 months and 14 days, Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell married Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson, daughter of Mathew Gleeson and Sarah Walsh, on 24 November 1892 in Queensland.
  • Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1908 living at Djuan. Francis was a farmer and Mary Ann carried out home duties. They did not appear on the 1905 roll for the Crow's Nest District but re-appear living at Bum Bum Creek in 1908.
  • In May 1906 Francis was the president of the Emu Creek progress assiocation. During their latest meeting the association voted to write to the Minister of Railways for a definite answer regarding the extension of the railway line to Emu Creek. Likewise a letter would go the the Postmaster regarding a service to the area.
  • On 1 October 1908,their daughter, Sarah Mary Theresa (May) Mitchell died in Queensland at age 13. The following article appeared in the Darling Downs Gazette on 3 October 1908:- "The death of May Mitchell, aged 14 took place this afternoon. It appears that the deceased, who was not feeling well, was brought into town yesterday, and seemed fairly well until toward evening when she grew delirious and was nearly continuously so up to the end. Dr Overend was in attendance, but the case was beyond relief and death was due to brain fever and heart failure Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell are amongst the oldest residents of this district and much sympathy is expressed for them in their bereavement”.
  • Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Mountain Camp. He was a farmer and she carried out home duties.
  • He and William John Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Horse Creek, Bundi. Both William and Francis were listed as graziers. Francis was also listed as a grazier on the 1909 and 1919 roll.
  • Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1919 living at Mountain Camp (North). Francis was a farmer and Mary carried out home duties. Their son Augustus, a stockman, gave his address as St Aubyn; son Frank was a farmer at St Aubyn and daughter Frances Maud carried out home duties.
  • Shortly after his arrival in Australia in 1923, Sidney Skinner was sent by the Immigration Authority to work on Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell's property at Bum Bum Creek.
  • He and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1926 living at Mountain Camp. Francis was a farmer and Mary Ann carried out home duties. Their children Francis Matthew, a farmer and Francis Maud lived at St Auburn - most likely with their parents.
  • Sometime during 1929 Francis sold his property at St Aubyn and purchased the Grand Hotel at Goomeri. To raise funds for the purchase he gave the seller a second mortgage over a number of his properties in Brisbane.
  • Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1932 living at Grand Hotel, Goomeri. Francis was a licenced victualler and Mary carried out home duties. Daughters Ellen, a nurse and Florence, a waitress, Madeline, home duties and Frances Maud, home duties also lived at the hotel. Son John was a barman.
  • Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell's family was involved in an accident that caused the death of Frances (Maud) Mitchell on 24 April 1933 at Queensland. A report of the accident was published in The Brisbane Courier on her death was published on the 13 Apr 1933 - " A serious motor accident occurred on the Nanango-Kingaroy road about 10.30 a.m. to-day. Mr. F. A. Mitchell, licensee of the Grand Hotel, Goomeri, accompanied by his wife and three daughters, Misses Maude Francis, Blanche Ellen, and Marie Mitchell, were proceeding to Toowoomba to attend the wedding of Miss Blanche Mitchell, one of the occupants of the car, which had been arranged to take place in Toowoomba on Monday next. When rounding a curve approaching the Meandu Creek Bridge, about two miles from Nanango, the car appeared to continue straight on, and dashed
    over the side of the bridge, falling into a dry creek 15ft. below. A passing motorist dragged the occupants from the wreckage, and communicated with the Nanango police. Dr. P. G. M'Reddie was early on the scene, and the five injured persons were conveyed by the Kingaroy Ambulance to the Nanango Hospital. Mrs. Mitchell sustained a broken thigh, and all are suffering from severe shock and other injuries. The car was badly smashed.".
    Then on 26 April the following appeard. "The death occurred at the Nanango Hospital on Monday last of Miss Maude Mitchell, following a motor accident on the Kingaroy Road, in which her mother and sister were also seriously injured. The late Miss Mitchell was a native of Crow's Nest, but for the past four years had resided with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Mitchell, of the Grand Hotel, Goomeri. Deceased was a popular member of the younger set, and she will be mourned by a large circle of friends in the Darling Downs and Goomeri districts. A sad feature of her death was that the accident occurred when the family was motoring to Toowoomba to attend the wedding of Miss Blanche Mitchell to Mr. Ray Norton (sic) of Allora. "
  • Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1934 living at Royal Hotel, Nambour. Their son John was the licensed victualler. Daughters Madeline and Marie also lived at the hotel.
  • Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at School of Arts Hotel, Toowoomba. Mary Ann was a hotel keeper. Their daughters Madeline and Marie carried out home duties and son John was a barman.
  • Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at 239 James St, Toowoomba. Their son John Vincent was a labourer.
  • On 23 June 1949,his wife, Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson died in Queensland at age 84.
  • Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at 239 James Street, Toowoomba. His son John, a labourer and John's wife Alice lived with them.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1958 living at 239 James St, Toowoomba.
  • Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell died on 23 September 1958 in Queensland at age 95.
  • Francis was buried on 24 September 1958 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Children of Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson

Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell

M, b. 30 September 1893, d. 23 June 1979
  • Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell was born on 30 September 1893 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson.
  • Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll with Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell in 1919 in Mountain Camp (North). Francis was a farmer and Mary carried out home duties. Their son Augustus, a stockman, gave his address as St Aubyn; son Frank was a farmer at St Aubyn and daughter Frances Maud carried out home duties.
  • Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll with Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson between 1925 and 1926 in Mountain Camp. Francis was a farmer and Mary Ann carried out home duties. Their children Francis Matthew, a farmer and Francis Maud lived at St Auburn - most likely with their parents.
  • Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Injune. He was an engine driver.
  • At the age of 38 years, Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell married Lilah Ilene Thies, daughter of Carl Diederich (Frederick) Thies and Wilhelmine Maria Albertine (Minnie) Humberdross, on 30 September 1931 in Queensland.
  • Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell and Lilah Ilene Thies appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1932 and 1943 living at Crow's Nest. Francis was a butcher and Lilah carried out home duties.
  • Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell and Lilah Ilene Thies appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Buranda. Frank was a railway employee.
  • On 21 July 1949, Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell was mentioned in his mother Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson's obituary. Mary Ann's obituary appeared in the Brisbane Telegraph. It read:- " Mrs. Mary Ann Mitchell, 84, who died in Toowoomba, was the wife of Mr. F. A. Mitchell, of St. Aubyn, Emu Creek, in the Crow's Nest district. She had lived in Toowoomba for many years.
    Eldest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Gleeson, who were pioneers of the Crow's Nest district, she was known for her kindness and her hospitality. Besides her husband, she is survived by four sons — Messrs. Frank (Brisbane), Gus (New Guinea) Michael, (Crows Nest), and John Mitchell (Toowoomba — and three daughters — Miss Madeline Mitchell (Toowoomba), and Mesdames R Naughton (Warwick) and G. Leadbetter (Brisbane.)"
  • Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell and Lilah Ilene Thies appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at Woolloongabba. Frank was a railway employee.
  • Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell and Lilah Ilene Thies appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1958 living at Woolloongabba. He was a railway employee, their son lived with them. He was a shunter.
  • Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell and Lilah Ilene Thies appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1963 and 1968 living at Annerley.
  • Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell and Lilah Ilene Thies appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1972 and 1977 living at Woolloongabba.
  • Francis Matthew Luke (Frank) Mitchell died on 23 June 1979 in Queensland at age 85.
  • Francis was buried on 25 June 1979 in Mt Gravatt Cemetery.

Frederick James Mitchell

M, b. 1890, d. 1944
  • Frederick James Mitchell was born in 1890 in New Zealand. He was the son of Emily and Thomas John MITCHELL.
  • At the age of 30 years, Frederick James Mitchell married Annie Florence Bridgeman, daughter of James Adams Bridgeman and Mary Ann Rampton, in 1920.
  • Frederick James Mitchell died in 1944 in New Zealand.

George Mitchell

M, b. circa 1895
  • George Mitchell was born circa 1895.
  • About in 1922 George Mitchell then began a defacto relationship with Violet Elizabeth Tidd.They had three children together.

Children of George Mitchell and Violet Elizabeth Tidd

Hannah Mitchell

F, b. 1775, d. March 1836
  • Hannah Mitchell was born in 1775.
  • At the age of 28 years, Hannah Mitchell married James Farr, son of James Farr and Mary Perry, on 5 September 1803 in Somerset, England.
  • Hannah Mitchell died in March 1836.
  • Hannah was buried on 16 March 1836 in Somerset.

Children of Hannah Mitchell and James Farr

Harriet Maude Mitchell

F, b. 1923, d. 1923

James Mitchell

M, b. 1812
  • James Mitchell was born in 1812 in Somerset.
  • At the age of 29 years, James Mitchell married Susan Farr, daughter of John Farr and Edith Pattemore, on 23 February 1841 in Somerset. Susan, of Church Road, was the 27 year old daughter of John Farr, a yeoman. James was a 29 year old farm gardener, son of John Metchell (deceased) also a farm gardener. He lived in Higher Street.
  • James Mitchell and Susan Farr appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Broadway, Somerset. James was a 48 year old market gardener, Susan 38 living with their children Mary 10, John 8, Sarah 5 and Eliza 1. All were born Merriott.

  • James Mitchell and Susan Farr appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in Somerset. James was a 49 year old gardener, living with his 46 year old wife Susan, and children Mary 19, John 17, Sarah 14, Elizabeth 11, Richard 9, Albert 4. All born Merriott.

Jean Kirkland Mitchell

F, b. 1887, d. 27 July 1959
  • Jean Kirkland Mitchell was born in 1887.
  • At the age of 24 years, Jean Kirkland Mitchell married Percy Primmer, son of Francis Primmer and Rebecca Saywell, on 18 January 1911 in New Zealand.
  • On 29 May 1922,her husband, Percy Primmer died in Christchurch, New Zealand, at age 42.
  • Jean Kirkland Mitchell died on 27 July 1959 in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Children of Jean Kirkland Mitchell and Percy Primmer

John Mitchell

M, b. 26 May 1805
  • John Mitchell was baptized on 26 May 1805 in Merriott.
  • At the age of 20 years, 7 months and 22 days, John Mitchell married Elizabeth Rodgers on 17 January 1826 in Merriott.

Child of John Mitchell and Elizabeth Rodgers

John Mitchell

M, b. 1824
  • John Mitchell was born in 1824.
  • At the age of 28 years, John Mitchell married Jane Farr, daughter of Robert Farr and Christinna Lawrence, on 19 October 1852 in Somerset. Jane was a 22 year old spinster of Higher Street, a domestic, daughter of Robert Farr, butcher.
    William was 28 also of Higher Street, a gardener, son of John Mitchell, gardener.

John Vincent Mitchell

M, b. 20 November 1904, d. 2 October 1987
  • John Vincent Mitchell was born on 20 November 1904 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson.
  • John Vincent Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll with Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson in 1932 in Grand Hotel, Goomeri. Francis was a licenced victualler and Mary carried out home duties. Daughters Ellen, a nurse and Florence, a waitress, Madeline, home duties and Frances Maud, home duties also lived at the hotel. Son John was a barman.
  • John Vincent Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll with Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson in 1934 in Royal Hotel, Nambour. Their son John was the licensed victualler. Daughters Madeline and Marie also lived at the hotel.
  • John Vincent Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll with Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson in 1936 in School of Arts Hotel, Toowoomba. Mary Ann was a hotel keeper. Their daughters Madeline and Marie carried out home duties and son John was a barman.
  • John Vincent Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll with Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell in 1949 in 239 James St, Toowoomba. Their son John Vincent was a labourer.
  • On 21 July 1949, John Vincent Mitchell was mentioned in his mother Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson's obituary. Mary Ann's obituary appeared in the Brisbane Telegraph. It read:- " Mrs. Mary Ann Mitchell, 84, who died in Toowoomba, was the wife of Mr. F. A. Mitchell, of St. Aubyn, Emu Creek, in the Crow's Nest district. She had lived in Toowoomba for many years.
    Eldest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Gleeson, who were pioneers of the Crow's Nest district, she was known for her kindness and her hospitality. Besides her husband, she is survived by four sons — Messrs. Frank (Brisbane), Gus (New Guinea) Michael, (Crows Nest), and John Mitchell (Toowoomba — and three daughters — Miss Madeline Mitchell (Toowoomba), and Mesdames R Naughton (Warwick) and G. Leadbetter (Brisbane.)"
  • John Vincent Mitchell married Alice Heath Rodden circa 1950.
  • John Vincent Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll with Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell in 1954 in 239 James Street, Toowoomba. His son John, a labourer and John's wife Alice lived with them.
  • John Vincent Mitchell and Alice Heath Rodden appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1958 living at Wongamere, Morven. John was the station manager.
  • John Vincent Mitchell and Alice Heath Rodden appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1963 and 1968 living at Highfields Road. John was a farmer.
  • John Vincent Mitchell and Alice Heath Rodden appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1972 living at 289 Tor Street, Toowoomba. He was a farmer.
  • John Vincent Mitchell and Alice Heath Rodden appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1977 living at West Haldon, Greenmount. He was a farmer.
  • John Vincent Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1980 living at 48 Jack Street, Toowoomba.
  • John Vincent Mitchell died on 2 October 1987 in Queensland at age 82.

Madeline Jane (Madge) Mitchell

F, b. 16 April 1901, d. 10 August 1983
  • Madeline Jane (Madge) Mitchell was born on 16 April 1901 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson.
  • In 1926 Madge was a member of the Toowoomba General Hospital nursing staff.
  • Madeline Jane (Madge) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll with Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson in 1932 in Grand Hotel, Goomeri. Francis was a licenced victualler and Mary carried out home duties. Daughters Ellen, a nurse and Florence, a waitress, Madeline, home duties and Frances Maud, home duties also lived at the hotel. Son John was a barman.
  • Madeline Jane (Madge) Mitchell's family was involved in an accident that caused the death of Frances (Maud) Mitchell on 24 April 1933 at Queensland. A report of the accident was published in The Brisbane Courier on her death was published on the 13 Apr 1933 - " A serious motor accident occurred on the Nanango-Kingaroy road about 10.30 a.m. to-day. Mr. F. A. Mitchell, licensee of the Grand Hotel, Goomeri, accompanied by his wife and three daughters, Misses Maude Francis, Blanche Ellen, and Marie Mitchell, were proceeding to Toowoomba to attend the wedding of Miss Blanche Mitchell, one of the occupants of the car, which had been arranged to take place in Toowoomba on Monday next. When rounding a curve approaching the Meandu Creek Bridge, about two miles from Nanango, the car appeared to continue straight on, and dashed
    over the side of the bridge, falling into a dry creek 15ft. below. A passing motorist dragged the occupants from the wreckage, and communicated with the Nanango police. Dr. P. G. M'Reddie was early on the scene, and the five injured persons were conveyed by the Kingaroy Ambulance to the Nanango Hospital. Mrs. Mitchell sustained a broken thigh, and all are suffering from severe shock and other injuries. The car was badly smashed.".
    Then on 26 April the following appeard. "The death occurred at the Nanango Hospital on Monday last of Miss Maude Mitchell, following a motor accident on the Kingaroy Road, in which her mother and sister were also seriously injured. The late Miss Mitchell was a native of Crow's Nest, but for the past four years had resided with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Mitchell, of the Grand Hotel, Goomeri. Deceased was a popular member of the younger set, and she will be mourned by a large circle of friends in the Darling Downs and Goomeri districts. A sad feature of her death was that the accident occurred when the family was motoring to Toowoomba to attend the wedding of Miss Blanche Mitchell to Mr. Ray Norton (sic) of Allora. "
  • Madeline Jane (Madge) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll with Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson in 1934 in Royal Hotel, Nambour. Their son John was the licensed victualler. Daughters Madeline and Marie also lived at the hotel.
  • Madeline Jane (Madge) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1939 living at Woody Point. She was a trained nurse.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at 239 James Street, Toowoomba. She lived with her parents and carried out home duties.
  • On 21 July 1949, Madeline Jane (Madge) Mitchell was mentioned in her mother Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson's obituary. Mary Ann's obituary appeared in the Brisbane Telegraph. It read:- " Mrs. Mary Ann Mitchell, 84, who died in Toowoomba, was the wife of Mr. F. A. Mitchell, of St. Aubyn, Emu Creek, in the Crow's Nest district. She had lived in Toowoomba for many years.
    Eldest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Gleeson, who were pioneers of the Crow's Nest district, she was known for her kindness and her hospitality. Besides her husband, she is survived by four sons — Messrs. Frank (Brisbane), Gus (New Guinea) Michael, (Crows Nest), and John Mitchell (Toowoomba — and three daughters — Miss Madeline Mitchell (Toowoomba), and Mesdames R Naughton (Warwick) and G. Leadbetter (Brisbane.)"
  • Madeline Jane (Madge) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1958 living at 239 James Street, Toowoomba. She carried out home duties.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1963 living at Woody Point. She was a trained nurse.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1980 living at North Street, Toowoomba.
  • Madeline Jane (Madge) Mitchell died on 10 August 1983 in Queensland at age 82.
  • Madeline was buried on 12 August 1983 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Marjorie Sybil Mitchell

F, b. 2 October 1912, d. 3 June 2002

Mary Mitchell

F, b. circa 1800
  • Mary Mitchell was born circa 1800.
  • Mary Mitchell married Sampson Eason on 28 March 1824 in Merriott. Sampson had a number of occupations - gardener, labourer, fruiterer and trantor.

Children of Mary Mitchell and Sampson Eason

Mary Mitchell

F, b. circa 1830
  • Mary Mitchell was born circa 1830.
  • Mary Mitchell married Charles Castree circa 1875.

Children of Mary Mitchell and Charles Castree

Mary (May) Mitchell

F, b. 6 April 1897, d. 10 June 1972
  • Mary (May) Mitchell was born on 6 April 1897 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of William John Mitchell and Rhoda Garrett.
  • Mary (May) Mitchell died on 10 June 1972 at age 75.

Mary Ladner Mitchell

F, b. 30 September 1860, d. 21 July 1935
  • Mary Ladner Mitchell was born on 30 September 1860 in Cornwall, England.
  • She was the daughter of William (Luke) Mitchell and Mary Jolly.
  • Mary Ladner Mitchell's birth was registered in the St Austell, Cornwall Registration District in the December 1860 Quarter.
  • She was baptized on 4 April 1861 in Gorran Height Lanes Wesleyan Chapel.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census, Mary Ladner Mitchell was living in the household of William (Luke) Mitchell and Mary Jolly in Gorran, Cornwall. William 39, born Gorran a grocer & draper lived with his wife Mary 42, born Plymouth, Devon and children Bessie J, 14, an assistant, William J 12, scholar, Mary 10 scholar and Francis 8 a scholar. All the children were born in Gorran. William's mother Jane Mitchell, a 68 year old widow born St Austell also lived with the family.

  • Mary Ladner Mitchell and Mary Jolly immigrated to Queensland on 19 October 1876. Mary 48, and her daughter Mary 15, travelled on the Sepia. Her husband William and sons John and Francis had travelled to Queensland in 1874.
  • At the age of 25 years, Mary Ladner Mitchell married Thomas Chigwin Ladner in 1886 in Queensland. The marriage took place at the home of her parents at Lestleigh Vale Crows Nest.
  • Mary Ladner Mitchell died on 21 July 1935 in Kelvin Grove, Queensland, at age 74.

Nicholas Mitchell

M, b. circa 1800
  • Nicholas Mitchell was born circa 1800.

Child of Nicholas Mitchell

Olive Elsie Jane Mitchell

F, b. 6 June 1899, d. 27 March 1958
  • Olive Elsie Jane Mitchell was born on 6 June 1899 in Queensland. Her birth registration shows Esther Jane, school enrollment Olive.
  • She was the daughter of William John Mitchell and Rhoda Garrett.
  • Olive Elsie Jane Mitchell commenced school on 12 February 1907 at Pinelands State School. She was 7 years old. Her father William was a farmer at Pinelands at the time.
  • At the age of 23 years, 3 months and 6 days, Olive Elsie Jane Mitchell married Leslie Roy Hambly on 12 September 1922 in Queensland. After their marriage the couple moved to Sydney.
  • Olive Elsie Jane Mitchell died on 27 March 1958 in Penrith, New South Wales, at age 58.
  • Olive was buried in Rookwood.

Rhoda Irene Mitchell

F, b. 5 June 1907, d. 27 September 1996
  • Rhoda Irene Mitchell was born on 5 June 1907 in Queensland. She was a twin to Ruth Edna.
  • She was the daughter of William John Mitchell and Rhoda Garrett.
  • At the age of 18 years, Rhoda Irene Mitchell married Henry Birrer, son of Adolf Birrer and Esther Tedford, in 1926 in Queensland. They lived in the Nanango district.
  • In 1954,her husband, Henry Birrer died in Queensland.
  • Rhoda Irene Mitchell died on 27 September 1996 at age 89.
  • Rhoda was buried in Albany Creek Memorial Park.

Ruth Edna Mitchell

F, b. 5 June 1907

Sarah Mary Theresa (May) Mitchell

F, b. 12 January 1895, d. 1 October 1908
  • Sarah Mary Theresa (May) Mitchell was born on 12 January 1895 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell and Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson.
  • Sarah Mary Theresa (May) Mitchell died on 1 October 1908 in Queensland at age 13. The following article appeared in the Darling Downs Gazette on 3 October 1908:- "The death of May Mitchell, aged 14 took place this afternoon. It appears that the deceased, who was not feeling well, was brought into town yesterday, and seemed fairly well until toward evening when she grew delirious and was nearly continuously so up to the end. Dr Overend was in attendance, but the case was beyond relief and death was due to brain fever and heart failure Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell are amongst the oldest residents of this district and much sympathy is expressed for them in their bereavement”.
  • Sarah was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery. RC1-00J-0005. The cemetery records show her as May Mitchell. She is buried next to her bother Cecil.

Stanley C Mitchell

M, b. circa 1890