Thomas John Williams

M, b. December 1864, d. 15 February 1949
  • Thomas John Williams's birth was registered in the Penzance, Cornwall Registration District in the December 1864 Quarter.
  • He was the son of Thomas Williams and Catherine Maddern.
  • Thomas John Williams commenced school at Crow's Nest State School in 1877.
  • At the age of 28 years and 5 months, Thomas John Williams married Margaret Auld, daughter of Archibald Auld and Catherine Heaps, on 17 May 1893 in Queensland.
  • Thomas John Williams enrolled his son Archibald Thomas Williams in school at Crow's Nest State School in 1902.
  • In 1903 he was Member Crows Nest Show Society.
  • Thomas John Williams and Margaret Auld appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1908 living at Thallon Street, Crow's Nest. Thomas John was a storekeeper. Margaret carried out domestic duties.
  • In 1905 he was President Crows Nest Cricket Club.
  • Thomas John Williams and Margaret Auld appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Crow's Nest. Thomas was a storekeeper and Margaret carried out home duties.
  • In June 1931 Harry Edser and James Reddlex were involved in an inquiry into the destruction of a truck and blacksmith's shop. The Brisbane Courier reported:- " TOOWOOMBA FIRE INQUIRY.
    An Inquiry was conducted before Mr PCM Burne PM yesterday into a fire which occurred at Emu Creek road on December 25 whereby a six-wheel motor truck the property of James Reddlex and Harry Edser was destroyed and a blacksmiths shop the property of Thomas J Williams, Windsor, Brisbane was damaged. Plain clothes Constable Beahan said that Harry Edser denied that he had had any conversation with Reddlex about the destruction of the truck. Later Reddlex in the presence of Edser said Edser asked him what he was going to do about the payments on the truck and he told him that he could not keep the payments up. Reddlex then said to Edser "You then asked me to take the truck out and got a load of pine and set fire to it on the way in ." Edser replied: " What are you trying to put me in for. I have always been a good friend to you?" In reply to witness Reddlex, stated that on another occasion Edser asked him to put the truck in an old blacksmiths shop where he could set fire to it or get some one else to do it. Constable Beahan said he had not been able to ascertain how the fire originated nor connect any one with its origin. The inquiry was adjourned to Brisbane."
  • Thomas John Williams died on 15 February 1949 in Queensland at age 84.

Children of Thomas John Williams and Margaret Auld

Thomas Roberts Williams

M, b. circa 1850, d. 1905
  • Thomas Roberts Williams was born circa 1850. He was the son of Thomas Williams and Mary.
  • Thomas Roberts Williams married Frances Hockey, daughter of Samuel Hockey and Mary Dalley, in 1872 in New South Wales.
  • Thomas Roberts Williams died in 1905 in New South Wales.

Children of Thomas Roberts Williams and Frances Hockey

Valmae Lyle Williams

F, b. 14 March 1931, d. 8 January 1999
  • Valmae Lyle Williams was born on 14 March 1931 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Alexander Forrest Williams and Edna May Tacey.
  • Valmae Lyle Williams died on 8 January 1999 in Caseldine at age 67.

Victor Owen Williams

M, b. 11 May 1898, d. 15 April 1985
  • Victor Owen Williams was born on 11 May 1898 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Owen Charles Williams and Bertha Mathilda Fiedrike Nitz.
  • Victor Owen Williams began military service between 1916 and 1918. A I F, France.
  • In 1919 he was Farmer, Timber-getter, East Cooyar.
  • At the age of 25 years, 8 months and 5 days, Victor Owen Williams married Mary Ruth Chapman, daughter of Thomas Henry Chapman and Emily Louisa Charlotte Goodrick, on 16 January 1924 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • Victor Owen Williams and Mary Ruth Chapman appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1930 living at Murra Murra. Vic was a farmer.
  • On 15 August 1939 Victor Owen Williams and John Victor David Maddern signed a lease agreement entitling Vic Williams to rent a shop built on the land owned by Jack Maddern. Vic had paid two hundred pound for the erection of the shop and the accruement of the rent offset repayments by Jack Maddern for the money Vic paid to have the shop built. The shop became Williams Electrical.

    -----AGREEMENT OF LEASE------

    between JOHN VICTOR DAVID MADDERN and VICTOR OWEN WILLIAMS

    1.          In consideration of the sum of ’200- (Two hundred pounds) expended by Victor Owen Williams on the erection of a shop on the property at present owned by John Victor David Maddern in William street, Crow's Nest, in the State of Queensland, and adjoining the premises of John Victor David Maddern it is agreed that the said John Victor David Maddern allow and give the said Victor Owen Williams a lease of the said shop for a period of 8 (eight) years and 6 (months) from 21 August 1939.(date initialed by both parties)

    2.          It is understood that a the expiration of the said lease the said John Victor David Maddern shall become the sole owner of the said shop and will no longer be indebted to the said Victor Owen Williams for the ’200- (Two hundred pounds) expended by the said Victor Owen Williams in the erection of the shop.

    3.          By this arrangement it is understood that repayments of the sum of ’200- (Two hundred pounds) by the said John Victor David Maddern are and will be in the form of rents accruing over the period of the lease and due by the said Victor Owen Williams.

    4.          For purpose of compilation the payment of rent is fixed at 11/6 (Eleven shillings and six pence) per week and a cash payment by the said Victor Owen Williams of ’9- (Nine Pounds) payable on the first day of October in each year. The rents will commence to accrue from the date of the lease.

    5.           The said John Victor David Maddern reserves the right to pay off the whole of the indebtedness to the said Victor Owen Williams at any time and the said Victor Owen Williams does agree; and the said John Victor David Maddern may sell part or whole of the property and land situate in William Street Crow's Nest belonging to h'm the said John Victor David Maddern subject to the least for period of 8 (eight) years and 6 (six) months from the date of this lease.

    6.          The said Victor Owen Williams reserves the right to terminate the lease in the event of the sale of property and land in William Street, Crow's Nest on which the shop is erected and owned by the said John Victor David Maddern and also reserves the right to terminate the lease in the event of thee said John Victor David Maddern exercising his right to pay off the whole of the indebtedness at any one time.

    7.          The said Victor Owen Williams will at any time be entitled to sublet part or whole of the shop to a tenant approved the the said John Victor Maddern

    8.          Any expenses of repairs necessary during the currency of the lease are to be borne by the said John Victor David Maddern.

    9.          During the term of the lease neither party to the lease will trade in goods or kind conflicting with the business of the other.

    10.          This agreement in all clauses will be binding to the parties and their executors and assigns.

              Dated at Crow's Nest this Fifteenth Day of August 1939

                                  Parties to the Lease (signed by both.)
  • Victor Owen Williams and Mary Ruth Chapman appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Plainby. Vic gave his address as Plainby while Mary gave hers as Murra Murra.
  • In 1948 he was Radio Technician.
  • In 1950 he was Store Owner.
  • Victor Owen Williams died on 15 April 1985 in Queensland at age 86.
  • He was buried on 16 April 1985 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Vincent Goerge Williams

M, b. 1876, d. 1941
  • Vincent Goerge Williams was born in 1876 in New South Wales.
  • He was the son of George Sydney Williams and Eliza Emma Hockey.
  • At the age of 33 years, Vincent Goerge Williams married Sarah Smith in 1909 in New South Wales.
  • Vincent Goerge Williams died in 1941 in Petersham, New South Wales.

William Williams

M, b. circa 1810
  • William Williams was born circa 1810.
  • William Williams married Amelia Rodda circa 1830.

Child of William Williams and Amelia Rodda

William Williams

M, b. 1 December 1799
  • William Williams was born on 1 December 1799 in Philleigh.
  • At the age of 31 years, 7 months and 20 days, William Williams married Mary Ann Vowden, daughter of Stephen Vowden and Ann Teague, on 21 July 1831 in Veryan.
  • William Williams and Mary Ann Vowden appeared on the census of 7 June 1841 in Calendra, Veryan. William senior is shown as a 40 year old agricultural labourer living with his 30 year old wife Mary and their children William 9, Elizabeth 6, Emma 5 and Lavinia 2. All were born in the county.
  • William Williams and Mary Ann Vowden appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Feock. William senior is shown as a 51 year old labourer born Philleigh, livng with his wife Mary A, 41, born Merthyr, and their children William R Williams, 18 a sailor, Elizabeth A, a 16 year old dressmaker, Emma J 15, Lavinia 12, a scholar, James H 5 - all born Veryan and Edwin 3 born Feock.

Children of William Williams and Mary Ann Vowden

William Williams

M, b. 1877

William Pope Williams

M, b. circa 1905, d. 1971

William R Williams

M, b. 1832
  • William R Williams was born in 1832 in Cornwall.
  • He was the son of William Williams and Mary Ann Vowden.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census William R Williams was living in the household of William Williams and Mary Ann Vowden in Calendra, Veryan. William senior is shown as a 40 year old agricultural labourer living with his 30 year old wife Mary and their children William 9, Elizabeth 6, Emma 5 and Lavinia 2. All were born in the county.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census William R Williams was living in the household of William Williams and Mary Ann Vowden in Feock. William senior is shown as a 51 year old labourer born Philleigh, livng with his wife Mary A, 41, born Merthyr, and their children William R Williams, 18 a sailor, Elizabeth A, a 16 year old dressmaker, Emma J 15, Lavinia 12, a scholar, James H 5 - all born Veryan and Edwin 3 born Feock.

Albertine Emilie Willims

F, b. 1875, d. 18 November 1952

Carl John Willims

M, b. 1878, d. 28 July 1963

Caroline Auguste Willims

F, b. 1877, d. 1958
  • Caroline Auguste Willims was born in 1877 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Johnann Willims and Emilie Bertha Zupp.
  • Caroline Auguste Willims appeared on the Electoral Roll with Emilie Bertha Zupp and Johnann Willims in 1905 in Koorjarewon (Highfields). John was a farmer and Emilie carried out home duties. Their daughter Augusta Paulina (Caroline Augusta???) also lived at Koorjarewon.
  • Caroline Auguste Willims appeared on the Electoral Roll with Johnann Willims and Emilie Bertha Zupp in 1908 in Koorjarewon (Highfields). John was a farmer. Amelia and Auguste carried out home duties and son Fred (surname spelt Williams) was a labourer.
  • Caroline Auguste Willims and Johnann Willims appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1926 and 1937 living at Highfields. John was a farmer.
  • Caroline Auguste Willims died in 1958 in Queensland.

Christina Louisa Willims

F, b. 1885, d. 27 August 1962
  • Christina Louisa Willims was born in 1885 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Johnann Willims and Emilie Bertha Zupp.
  • At the age of 22 years, Christina Louisa Willims married Samuel Polzin, son of Joseph Polzin and Emilie (Amelia) Panzram, in 1907 in Queensland.
  • Christina Louisa Willims and Samuel Polzin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Highfields. He was a farmer and Louisa a housewife.
  • Christina Louisa Willims died on 27 August 1962 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 29 August 1962 in Cabarlah Cemetery.

Children of Christina Louisa Willims and Samuel Polzin

Ferdinand Heinrich Willims

M, b. 1880, d. 1881
  • Ferdinand Heinrich Willims was born in 1880 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Johnann Willims and Emilie Bertha Zupp.
  • Ferdinand Heinrich Willims died in 1881 in Queensland.
  • He was buried in Highfields Baptist Cemetery.

Frederick Gustav Willims

M, b. 1882, d. 2 May 1969

George Edward Willims

M, b. 1890, d. 13 July 1965
  • George Edward Willims was born in 1890 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Johnann Willims and Emilie Bertha Zupp.
  • At the age of 24 years, George Edward Willims married Anna Utschink, daughter of Gottfried Utschink and Henrietta Rundmann, in 1914 in Queensland.
  • George Edward Willims gave the bride away at the wedding of Emma Utschink and Herman Edwin Gustafson on 13 July 1921 in St Lukes Lutheran Church, Toowoomba; The Darling Downs Gazette reported on the wedding:- " GUSTAFON-UTSCHINK
    A very pretty wedding took place at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Phillip street, on the 13th July. The Rev Pastor Gutekunst performed the ceremony. The bridegroom was Mr H E Gustafson, from Wilston [Wilsonton?] and the bride Emma Utschink, daughter of the late Mr G. Utschink from Djuan. The bride looked very pretty in her white crepe de chine wedding dress, the veil having been lent to her by her sister Mrs Williams. of Bellevue-street, Middle Ridge. Mr G Williams led the bride to the alter, while Mrs Williams shly supported her sister at the function. After the ceremony the newly married couple motored to Ede's Studio and from there adjourned to the School of of Arts Hotel for the wedding breakfast."
  • On 18 May 1954,his wife, Anna Utschink died in Queensland.
  • George Edward Willims died on 13 July 1965 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 14 July 1965 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. LUTH3-004-0001.

Johan Willims

M, b. circa 1800
  • Johan Willims was born circa 1800.
  • Johan Willims married Agnetha Belemberg circa 1830.

Children of Johan Willims and Agnetha Belemberg

Johnann Willims

M, b. 1841, d. 26 August 1927
  • Johnann Willims was born in 1841 in Holstein, Germany.
  • He was the son of Johan Willims and Agnetha Belemberg.
  • Johnann Willims and Peter Willims immigrated to Moreton Bay in 1864. Peter, 31 and his brother Johan 23 travelled on the Johan Cesar, leaving Hamburg on 7 Nov 1863. He was a arbeiter (worker/labourer.)
  • At the age of 33 years, Johnann Willims married Emilie Bertha Zupp, daughter of Carl Zupp and Henriette Zunker, in 1874 in Queensland.
  • Johnann Willims and Emilie Bertha Zupp appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1905 living at Koorjarewon (Highfields). John was a farmer and Emilie carried out home duties. Their daughter Augusta Paulina (Caroline Augusta???) also lived at Koorjarewon.
  • Johnann Willims and Emilie Bertha Zupp appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1908 living at Koorjarewon (Highfields). John was a farmer. Amelia and Auguste carried out home duties and son Fred (surname spelt Williams) was a labourer.
  • On 1 September 1922,his wife, Emilie Bertha Zupp died in Queensland.
  • Johnann Willims and Caroline Auguste Willims appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1926 and 1937 living at Highfields. John was a farmer.
  • Johnann Willims died on 26 August 1927 in Queensland.
  • He was buried in Highfields Baptist Cemetery.
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Children of Johnann Willims and Emilie Bertha Zupp

Peter Willims

M, b. 1833, d. 26 May 1882
  • Peter Willims was also known as Peter Williams.
  • He was born in 1833 in Holstein, Germany.
  • He was the son of Johan Willims and Agnetha Belemberg.
  • Peter Willims and Johnann Willims immigrated to Moreton Bay in 1864. Peter, 31 and his brother Johan 23 travelled on the Johan Cesar, leaving Hamburg on 7 Nov 1863. He was a arbeiter (worker/labourer.)
  • At the age of 35 years, Peter Willims married Margaret Culla/Cullen on 19 December 1868 in Toowoomba.
  • On 18 January 1881,Peter Willims's son, Thomas Williams was born in Queensland. His birth registration shows his father was Peter Williams, a farmer aged 48 years born Holstein, Denmark and married 19 Dec 1868 at Ipswich to Margaret formerly Culla aged 29 born Tipperary, Ireland. Previous living children were Johanna 13, John 9, Peter 7, Robert 4. One male was deceased. The informant was Margaret Williams of Crow's Nest.
  • Peter Willims died on 26 May 1882 in Highfields, Queensland. He was killed by a falling tree.

Children of Peter Willims and Margaret Culla/Cullen

Theodor Herman Willims

M, b. 1887, d. 25 June 1969

Dulcie Willis

F, b. circa 1900

George Hampden Willis

M, b. circa 1880, d. 1919

Children of George Hampden Willis and Ellen Plant

George Merveal Douglas Willis

M, b. 1908

Margaret Willis

F, b. circa 1782
  • Margaret Willis was born circa 1782 in Merriott.
  • Margaret Willis married Thomas Mitchell circa 1800.
  • Margaret Willis and Thomas Mitchell appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 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.

Child of Margaret Willis and Thomas Mitchell

Robina May Willis

F, b. 1904

Thelma Eveline Willis

F, b. 1905

Thomas Kingston Willis

M, b. 1910

William Willis

M, b. circa 1850
  • William Willis was born circa 1850.
  • William Willis married Eliza Dring.

Child of William Willis and Eliza Dring

Hope Willmott

F, b. 19 July 1903, d. 11 May 1993