Stanley Alfred Wilcox

M, b. 1892

Susannah Ann Wilcox

F, b. 1850, d. 22 December 1929
  • Susannah Ann Wilcox was born in 1850.
  • She was the daughter of Edmund Wilcox and Ann Gibbs.
  • Susannah Ann Wilcox immigrated on 8 December 1865 to Queensland with Edmund Wilcox and Ann Gibbs. Edmund 54 and Ann 53 travelled on the Queen of the South with their children Edmund 19, Thomas 18, Susannah 17 and Ann 16. Henry and Robert had travelled to Queensland in Sep 1863. Son William and daughter Charlotte may have arrived earlier as well.
  • Susannah Ann Wilcox died on 22 December 1929 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 23 December 1929 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. METH1-005-0043.

Thomas Wilcox

M, b. 1847, d. 1872
  • Thomas Wilcox was born in 1847 in Monmouthshire, Wales.
  • He was the son of Edmund Wilcox and Ann Gibbs.
  • Thomas Wilcox immigrated on 8 December 1865 to Queensland with Edmund Wilcox and Ann Gibbs. Edmund 54 and Ann 53 travelled on the Queen of the South with their children Edmund 19, Thomas 18, Susannah 17 and Ann 16. Henry and Robert had travelled to Queensland in Sep 1863. Son William and daughter Charlotte may have arrived earlier as well.
  • Thomas Wilcox died in 1872 in Queensland.

Walter Walker Wilcox

M, b. 1887

Wesley Wilcox

M, b. 25 May 1869, d. 29 April 1949
  • Wesley Wilcox was born on 25 May 1869 in Tasmania. He was the son of Andrew Richard WILCOX and Elizabeth WHATMORE.
  • At the age of 30 years, 9 months and 5 days, Wesley Wilcox married Rebecca Mary Louisa (Beck) Burgess, daughter of Henry Charles Burgess and Elizabeth Walters, on 2 March 1900 in Whiteford Hills, Tasmania.
  • On 15 January 1937,his wife, Rebecca Mary Louisa (Beck) Burgess died in Liana at age 56.
  • Wesley Wilcox died on 29 April 1949 in Tasmania at age 79. He disappeared into bush. The Mercury reported on 5 May 1949 Elderly Man Still Missing At Lorinna. There is still rio trace of Mr. Wesey Wilcock (80), who has been missing from his home at Lorinna since Friday. Yesterday, 70 searchers, led by Insp. G. Wright and Sen. Constable J. H. Sherriff, searched the country within a radius of three miles of his home. It is thought Mr. Wilcock, who until about three months ago lived at Liena, may have tried to reach his son's place there, become exhausted on the way, and wandered into the bush. The search will be continued."

    The Examiner reported two days later "DESPITE an extensive search yesterday, there is still no trace of Mr. Wesley Wilcock (80), who has been missing from his home at Lorinna since April 28. Yesterday's search was conducted by Trooper Singleton, of Railton. The biggest search party yet organised will scour the locality at Lorinna tomorrow."

    The Advocate on 11 May "POLICE SEARCH ABANDONED
    Little hope is held for the discover of the elderly Lorinna resident-Mr. Wesley Wilcock (80) -who has been missing from his home since Friday, April 29. The search by - the police has been abandoned. Several Lorinna
    residents, and some relatives of the missing man, intend to continue the search."

    On 3 October the Examiner - "Body Found
    THE body of Mr. Westley Wilcox, of Lorinna, aged about 80, who has been missing for the last five months, was found yesterday by Mr. Arthur Wilson. The body was discovered by Mr. Wilson about a mile from the home of Mr. Wilcox's son. An inquest will be held at Sheffield."

    And finally the Advocate on 15 October "THE FAMLY of the late Mr. Wesley Wilcox wish to express their sincere thanks to all kind friends and relatives for letters, cards, telegrams, floral tributes and personal expressions of sympathy in their sad bereavement, especially thanking Senior Constable Sherriff and all who helped during the search in Lorinna. Will all please accept this as a personal expression of deepest gratitude."
  • He was buried on 4 October 1949 in Mole Creek Cemetery.

Children of Wesley Wilcox and Rebecca Mary Louisa (Beck) Burgess

William Edmund Wilcox

M, b. 21 July 1837, d. 16 June 1926
  • William Edmund Wilcox was born on 21 July 1837 in Monmouthshire, Wales.
  • He was the son of Edmund Wilcox and Ann Gibbs.
  • William Edmund Wilcox appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Pinelands. He was a grazier.
  • William Edmund Wilcox died on 16 June 1926 in Queensland at age 88.
  • He was buried on 17 June 1926 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. METH1-005-0043.

William Henry Wilcox

M, b. 1885, d. 1951
  • William Henry Wilcox was born in 1885 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Henry Wilcox and Ellen Alice Walker.
  • William Henry Wilcox died in 1951 in Queensland.

David Wildermuth

M, b. circa 1864, d. 1925
  • David Wildermuth was born circa 1864 in Germany. He was the son of David Heinrich Wildermuth and Christina Alter.
  • David Wildermuth married Cordillia Allison, daughter of William Allison and Catherine McLean, in 1881 in Queensland.
  • David Wildermuth died in 1925 in Queensland.

Sarah Wiley

F, b. circa 1750

Child of Sarah Wiley and William Crawford

Margaretta Dorothea Wilkens

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

Children of Margaretta Dorothea Wilkens and Ernst Wilhelm August Hornke

Agnes Elizabeth Wilkes

F, b. 1908

Albert John Wilkes

M, b. 1904, d. 1969

Alexander James Wilkes

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

Children of Alexander James Wilkes and Margaret Mary Hanrahan

Alexander James Wilkes

M, b. 1909, d. 1977

Alfred Edwin Wilkes

M, b. 1904

Annie May Wilkes

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

Beatrice Rose Wilkes

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

Catherine Elenor Wilkes

F, b. 1861, d. 2 April 1936

Children of Catherine Elenor Wilkes and Patrick John Hayden

Daniel Patrick Wilkes

M, b. circa 1915, d. 1977

Ethel Beryl Wilkes

F, b. 1915, d. 30 November 1995

Ferdinand John Wilkes

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

George Wilkes

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

George Wilkes

M, b. September 1871, d. September 1871

George Wilkes

M, b. 1890

George Leo Wilkes

M, b. 1911, d. 1978

Georgina Julia Wilkes

F, b. 1900, d. 1985

Georgina Julia Wilkes

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

Gilbert William Wilkes

M, b. 1893, d. 1958

Hannah May Wilkes

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

Howard Cecil Wilkes

M, b. 1895, d. 1970