Rebecca Jane Brown

F, b. 1872, d. 25 October 1945
  • Rebecca Jane Brown was born in 1872. She was the daughter of John Brown and Alice Geddes.
  • At the age of 24 years, Rebecca Jane Brown married John Edwin Horrocks, son of John Horrocks and Barbara Graham, in 1896 in Queensland.
  • Rebecca Jane Brown died on 25 October 1945 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 27 October 1945 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Child of Rebecca Jane Brown and John Edwin Horrocks

Richard David Brown

M, b. 29 November 1913, d. 13 November 2003
  • Richard David Brown was born on 29 November 1913 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of James Henry Brown and Rose Elizabeth Gillies.
  • Richard David Brown appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1937 living at Thornville. He was a labourer.
  • He enlisted in the Australian Army on 24 March 1942 in Brisbane. He was living at Wutul at the time he enlisted and gave his next of kin was James Brown, his father. His service number was QX30793. He was discharged on 22 Sep 1945 with the rank of Private in the 2nd/6th Battalion.
    Richard David Brown and his brother Ronald, sons of Rose Elizabeth Gillies and James Henry Brown c 1940
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll with James Henry Brown and Rose Elizabeth Gillies in 1943 in Thornville. James was a farmer at Thornville, Rose was listed as living at Wutul. Their sons Richard, Ron (listed on the roll as Roy) and Sydney,labourers also lived at Thornville as did son Frank. Daughter Madge also lived at Thornville.
  • At the age of 33 years, 10 months and 9 days, Richard David Brown married Ivy Gust, daughter of Friederick (Wilhelm) Gust and Emma Anna Morgenstern, on 8 October 1947.
  • Richard David Brown and Ivy Gust appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1949 and 1968 living at Yarraman. Richard was a farmer.
  • Richard David Brown and Ivy Gust appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1972 living at Strathpine. Richard was a labourer.
  • On 3 February 1975,his wife, Ivy Gust died at age 53.
  • Richard David Brown appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1980 living at Strathpine.
  • Richard David Brown died on 13 November 2003 in Crow's Nest at age 89.
  • He was buried on 17 November 2003 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Robert Brown

M, b. circa 1860
  • Robert Brown was born circa 1860.
  • His marriage to Ellen Howard was registered in the July 1888 Quarter in Horncastle, Lincolnshire Registration District.
  • There is a death of a Ellen Howard recorded in the Lincolnshire in March 1906, however, this may not be the correct date of death for this Ellen Howard.
  • His marriage to Ada Annie Househam was registered in the December 1912 Quarter in Grimbsy, Lincolnshire Registration District.
  • Robert Brown and Ada Annie Househam appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Creek Street, Crow's Nest. Robert was a farmer.
  • Robert Brown and Ada Annie Househam appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Creek Street, Crow's Nest. Robert was a farmer. His sons Arthur, a farmer and William a labourer also lived at Crow's Nest.

Children of Robert Brown and Ellen Howard

Robert Brown

M, b. circa 1892, d. 1952
  • Robert Brown was born circa 1892.
  • He was the son of Robert Brown and Ellen Howard.
  • Robert Brown died in 1952 in Queensland.

Robert Cecil Brown

M, b. circa 1900

Robert Kendall Brown

M, b. 31 July 1907, d. 1981

Ronald Brown

M, b. 9 November 1920, d. 12 March 1989

Ronald and Richard Brown.
  • Ronald Brown was born on 9 November 1920 in Crow's Nest.
  • He was the son of James Henry Brown and Rose Elizabeth Gillies.
  • Ronald Brown began military service on 24 March 1942 in Crow's Nest. He was living at Wutul at the time he enlisted and gave his next of kin was James Brown, his father. His service number was QX30773. He was discharged on 28 Feb 1945 with the rank of Private in the 2nd/6th Battalion.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll with James Henry Brown and Rose Elizabeth Gillies in 1943 in Thornville. James was a farmer at Thornville, Rose was listed as living at Wutul. Their sons Richard, Ron (listed on the roll as Roy) and Sydney,labourers also lived at Thornville as did son Frank. Daughter Madge also lived at Thornville.
  • Ronald Brown died on 12 March 1989 at age 68.

Rose Ann Brown

F, b. 1863, d. 29 August 1929
  • Rose Ann Brown was born in 1863. She was the daughter of John Brown and Dora Rupp.
  • At the age of 19 years, Rose Ann Brown married William Zimmerle, son of John George Zimmerle and Christina (Sarah) Zoller, in 1882 in Queensland.
  • On 5 August 1902,her husband, William Zimmerle died in Queensland.
  • Rose Ann Brown died on 29 August 1929 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 30 August 1929 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. METH1-006-0002.

Children of Rose Ann Brown and William Zimmerle

Samuel (Bob) Brown

M, b. 10 July 1878, d. 16 December 1953
  • Samuel (Bob) Brown was born on 10 July 1878 in Highfields, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Edward (Ned) Brown and Margaret Boden.
  • Between 1889 and 1893 the Brown children attended Pechey Provisional School. Edward snr was listed as a selector at the time, most likely augmenting his income by carting timber.
  • Samuel (Bob) Brown appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Djuan. He was a farmer as was his father Edward and brothers John Robert and Samuel.
  • At the age of 25 years, 8 months and 20 days, Samuel (Bob) Brown married Emily Mathilde Wilhelmine Hess, daughter of Wilhelm Hess and Amelia (Emily) Keno, on 30 March 1904 in Queensland.
  • Samuel (Bob) Brown was mentioned in the Obituary of his mother, Margaret Boden in February 1930. "OBITUARY MRS EDWARD BROWN
    One of the oldest identities of Crows Nest in the person of Mrs Edward Brown (Margaret) passed away at her home on Sunday (writes our Crows Nest correspondent). She was born in County Armagh, Ireland 85 years ago and was a daughter of the late Mr and Mrs Boden. She came to Queensland over 60 years ago and was married to Mr Edward Brown in Toowoomba shortly afterwards. She had lived in and around Crows Nest ever since. They were to have celebrated their diamond wedding this year. Her kindly and gentle nature endeared her to the hearts of all, and the older residents of the district speak in glowing terms of the many thoughtful acts of Mrs. Brown, in the old pioneering days. She leaves to mourn their loss a husband and five sons, Messrs. J.R.W. Brown (West Australia) Thomas (Brisbane) H. Brown (Wondai), S Brown (Kilburnie) E. Brown (Highfields) and two daughters Mrs Chas Brewer (Pinelands) and Mrs James Gibbs (Crows Nest) one daughter, Mrs Margaret Hess died a few years ago. The late Mrs Brown and Mr Brown have 47 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. The funeral took place at the Crows Nest Cemetery on Monday. The flag at the Soldiers Memorial was flown at half mast as a mark of respect."
  • Samuel (Bob) Brown died on 16 December 1953 in Queensland at age 75.
  • He was buried on 17 December 1953 in Drayton and Toowoomba Cemetery. CE4A-003-0025.

Sydney Brown

M, b. 19 November 1918, d. 2 August 1996
  • Sydney Brown was born on 19 November 1918.
  • He was the son of James Henry Brown and Rose Elizabeth Gillies.
  • Sydney Brown appeared on the Electoral Roll with James Henry Brown and Rose Elizabeth Gillies in 1943 in Thornville. James was a farmer at Thornville, Rose was listed as living at Wutul. Their sons Richard, Ron (listed on the roll as Roy) and Sydney,labourers also lived at Thornville as did son Frank. Daughter Madge also lived at Thornville.
  • Sydney Brown died on 2 August 1996 at age 77.
  • He was buried on 6 August 1996 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Thomas George Brown

M, b. 14 April 1883, d. 15 April 1962
  • Thomas George Brown was born on 14 April 1883 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Edward (Ned) Brown and Margaret Boden.
  • Between 1889 and 1893 the Brown children attended Pechey Provisional School. Edward snr was listed as a selector at the time, most likely augmenting his income by carting timber.
  • At the age of 25 years, 11 months and 29 days, Thomas George Brown married Sarah Chambers, daughter of William Thomas Chambers and Elizabeth McDowell, on 12 April 1909 in Queensland.
  • Thomas George Brown was mentioned in the Obituary of Margaret Boden in February 1930. the local Crow's Nest paper.
  • Thomas George Brown died on 15 April 1962 in Queensland at age 79.
  • He was buried on 16 April 1962 in Cabarlah Cemetery. CE1-00H-0006.

Walter Ernest Brown

M, b. 26 November 1906, d. 4 August 1985

Wilfred Brown

M, b. circa 1887

William Andrew Brown

M, b. circa 1890

William Herbert Brown

M, b. 7 December 1905, d. 25 December 1981
  • William Herbert Brown was born on 7 December 1905 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of James Henry Brown and Rose Elizabeth Gillies.
  • At the age of 24 years, William Herbert Brown married Hennrietta Stark, daughter of August John Stark and Mathilde Auguste Steinberg, in 1930.
  • William Herbert Brown and Hennrietta Stark appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1937 living at Thornville. William was a farmer.
  • On 3 December 1940,his wife, Hennrietta Stark died in Queensland.
  • At the age of 38 years and 9 months, William Herbert Brown married Irene Phillis Spettler on 7 September 1944.
  • William Herbert Brown and Irene Phillis Spettler appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1949 and 1963 living at Mungeldie. He was a farmer.
  • William Herbert Brown and Irene Phillis Spettler appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1980 living at Three Moon, Monto. He was a farmer.
  • William Herbert Brown died on 25 December 1981 in Queensland at age 76.
  • He was buried in Monto Cemetery. Monto No 2.

William Noel Brown

M, b. 25 December 1929, d. 29 September 1979

William Oswald Brown

M, b. September 1889
  • William Oswald Brown's birth was registered in the in Basford,Nottinghamshire Registration District in the September 1889 Quarter.
  • He was the son of Robert Brown and Ellen Howard.

Alice May Browne

F, b. circa 1888

Children of Alice May Browne and James Walter Ernest (Ernest) Donaldson

Alma Browne

F, b. 1903, d. 1903

Ann Planet Browne

F, b. 1870, d. 1956
  • Ann Planet Browne was born in 1870. She was born on the voyage to Australia aboard the ship Planet.
  • She was the daughter of Holden Browne and Isabella Chambers.
  • At the age of 26 years, Ann Planet Browne married William Tighe in 1896 in Queensland.
  • Ann Planet Browne and William Tighe appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1921 living at Helidon. William was a farmer.
  • Ann Planet Browne's name was mentioned in the obituary of her father Holden Browne on 17 January 1925. It read - "The late Mr. Holden Browne, whose death occurred at Highfields, Toowoomba, on January 4 and who had reached the age of 86, arrived in the Highfields district from Brisbane in the early 70's; He became one of the foundation members of the Highfields Shire Council, being then returned, with, the late Mr. J. W. de Gruchy and the late Mr. F. T. Gregory, as representatives of No. 3 Subdivision. Throughout his long career, he enjoyed the complete confidence of his fellow farmers, who held him in the highest repute. He was one of the founders of the Baptist Church at Highfields, and one of the most faithful right till the end. In 1907 he was able to take a trip to the scenes of his childhood in Britain, from which he returned invigorated. Mrs. Holden Browne predeceased her husband by some years, but there remain to mourn their loss Messrs. William, John, and Stephen Browne (sons), Mrs. Joseph Gray (Cooroy), Mrs. Tighe (Helidon), Mrs. George Loveday (Kleiniton), and two single daughters, Mr. Samuel Browne (brother), and numerous grandchildren. A sister, Mrs. O'Boyle, predeceased him."

  • In 1938,her husband, William Tighe died in Queensland.
  • Ann Planet Browne died in 1956 in Queensland.
  • She was buried in Highfields Baptist Cemetery.
    Grave of William & Planet (nee BROWNE) TIGHE , Highfields Baptist Cemetery. Copyright 2006, http://www.ChapelHill.homeip.net

Catherine Browne

F, b. 1867, d. 1943
  • Catherine Browne was born in 1867 in Ireland.
  • She was the daughter of Holden Browne and Isabella Chambers.
  • Catherine Browne immigrated on 21 January 1870 to Brisbane with Holden Browne and Isabella Chambers. Holden 31,and Isabella 27, travelled on the ship Planet with 3 year old Catherine. Their daughter Ann was born on the voyage and named Ann Planet. With them were Holden's sister Margaret 34, and her husband Martin O'Boyle aged 29. Holden and Margaret's parents William and Mary arrived in Brisbane in 1874.
  • At the age of 23 years, Catherine Browne married Joseph George Gray in 1890 in Queensland.
  • Catherine Browne's name was mentioned in the obituary of her father Holden Browne on 17 January 1925. It read - "The late Mr. Holden Browne, whose death occurred at Highfields, Toowoomba, on January 4 and who had reached the age of 86, arrived in the Highfields district from Brisbane in the early 70's; He became one of the foundation members of the Highfields Shire Council, being then returned, with, the late Mr. J. W. de Gruchy and the late Mr. F. T. Gregory, as representatives of No. 3 Subdivision. Throughout his long career, he enjoyed the complete confidence of his fellow farmers, who held him in the highest repute. He was one of the founders of the Baptist Church at Highfields, and one of the most faithful right till the end. In 1907 he was able to take a trip to the scenes of his childhood in Britain, from which he returned invigorated. Mrs. Holden Browne predeceased her husband by some years, but there remain to mourn their loss Messrs. William, John, and Stephen Browne (sons), Mrs. Joseph Gray (Cooroy), Mrs. Tighe (Helidon), Mrs. George Loveday (Kleiniton), and two single daughters, Mr. Samuel Browne (brother), and numerous grandchildren. A sister, Mrs. O'Boyle, predeceased him."

  • Catherine Browne died in 1943 in Queensland.

Eliza Browne

F, b. 1878, d. 1881

Elizabeth (Bessy) Browne

F, b. 1882, d. 1971
  • Elizabeth (Bessy) Browne was born in 1882 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Holden Browne and Isabella Chambers.
  • Elizabeth (Bessy) Browne appeared on the Electoral Roll with Holden Browne and Isabella Chambers in 1913 in Highfields. William was a farmer. Their daughters Elizabeth and Lillie carried out home duties.
  • At the age of 38 years, Elizabeth (Bessy) Browne married George Thomas Loveday, son of George Loveday and Susan Warner, in July 1920 in Queensland.
  • Elizabeth (Bessy) Browne's name was mentioned in the obituary of her father Holden Browne on 17 January 1925. It read - "The late Mr. Holden Browne, whose death occurred at Highfields, Toowoomba, on January 4 and who had reached the age of 86, arrived in the Highfields district from Brisbane in the early 70's; He became one of the foundation members of the Highfields Shire Council, being then returned, with, the late Mr. J. W. de Gruchy and the late Mr. F. T. Gregory, as representatives of No. 3 Subdivision. Throughout his long career, he enjoyed the complete confidence of his fellow farmers, who held him in the highest repute. He was one of the founders of the Baptist Church at Highfields, and one of the most faithful right till the end. In 1907 he was able to take a trip to the scenes of his childhood in Britain, from which he returned invigorated. Mrs. Holden Browne predeceased her husband by some years, but there remain to mourn their loss Messrs. William, John, and Stephen Browne (sons), Mrs. Joseph Gray (Cooroy), Mrs. Tighe (Helidon), Mrs. George Loveday (Kleiniton), and two single daughters, Mr. Samuel Browne (brother), and numerous grandchildren. A sister, Mrs. O'Boyle, predeceased him."

  • In 1943,her husband, George Thomas Loveday died in Queensland.
  • Elizabeth (Bessy) Browne died in 1971 in Queensland.
  • She was buried in Highfields Baptist Cemetery.
    Grave of George and Bessie (nee BROWNE) LOVEDAY , Highfields Baptist Cemetery. Copyright 2006, http://www.ChapelHill.homeip.net

Glenra Florence Browne

F, b. 1899

Holden Browne

M, b. 1873, d. 1954
  • Holden Browne was born in 1873.
  • He was the son of Samuel Browne and Jane Sheridan.
  • Holden Browne immigrated on 22 February 1875 to Brisbane with Samuel Browne and Jane Sheridan. Samuel aged 31 and Jane 30 travelled with Holden, aged 2 on the Winefred from London.
  • At the age of 25 years, Holden Browne married Sarah Ann Jordon in 1898 in Queensland.
  • Holden Browne and Sarah Ann Jordon appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1908 living at Djuan. Holden was a school teacher.
  • Holden Browne died in 1954 in Queensland.

Children of Holden Browne and Sarah Ann Jordon

Holden Browne

M, b. 1839, d. 4 January 1925
  • Holden Browne was born in 1839 in County Sligo, Ireland.
  • He was the son of William H(olden) Browne and Mary McCleary.
  • Holden Browne married Isabella Chambers circa 1865.
  • Holden Browne and Isabella Chambers immigrated to Brisbane on 21 January 1870. Holden 31,and Isabella 27, travelled on the ship Planet with 3 year old Catherine. Their daughter Ann was born on the voyage and named Ann Planet. With them were Holden's sister Margaret 34, and her husband Martin O'Boyle aged 29. Holden and Margaret's parents William and Mary arrived in Brisbane in 1874.
  • Holden Browne and Isabella Chambers appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Highfields. William was a farmer. Their daughters Elizabeth and Lillie carried out home duties.
  • On 1 November 1918,his wife, Isabella Chambers died in Queensland.
  • Holden Browne died on 4 January 1925 in Queensland.
  • Holden Browne's orbituary appeared The Queenslander on 17 January 1925. It read - "The late Mr. Holden Browne, whose death occurred at Highfields, Toowoomba, on January 4 and who had reached the age of 86, arrived in the Highfields district from Brisbane in the early 70's; He became one of the foundation members of the Highfields Shire Council, being then returned, with, the late Mr. J. W. de Gruchy and the late Mr. F. T. Gregory, as representatives of No. 3 Subdivision. Throughout his long career, he enjoyed the complete confidence of his fellow farmers, who held him in the highest repute. He was one of the founders of the Baptist Church at Highfields, and one of the most faithful right till the end. In 1907 he was able to take a trip to the scenes of his childhood in Britain, from which he returned invigorated. Mrs. Holden Browne predeceased her husband by some years, but there remain to mourn their loss Messrs. William, John, and Stephen Browne (sons), Mrs. Joseph Gray (Cooroy), Mrs. Tighe (Helidon), Mrs. George Loveday (Kleiniton), and two single daughters, Mr. Samuel Browne (brother), and numerous grandchildren. A sister, Mrs. O'Boyle, predeceased him."
  • He was buried in Highfields Baptist Cemetery.
    Grave of Holden & Isabella (nee CHAMBERS) BROWNE, Highfields Baptist Cemetery. Copyright 2006, http://www.ChapelHill.homeip.net

Children of Holden Browne and Isabella Chambers

Holden Victor Browne

M, b. 1903
  • Holden Victor Browne was born in 1903 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of William Browne and Annie Creighton.
  • Holden Victor Browne appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Cawdor. He was a farmer.
  • At the age of 26 years, Holden Victor Browne married Annie Ruby Head in 1929 in Queensland.
  • Holden Victor Browne and Annie Ruby Head appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at Crow's Nest. Holden was a factory manager.

Child of Holden Victor Browne and Annie Ruby Head

John Browne

M, b. 1876, d. 1963
  • John Browne was born in 1876 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Holden Browne and Isabella Chambers.
  • At the age of 27 years, John Browne married Maria (Mary) Ramke, daughter of George Friedrich Ramke and Agnetha Hindrich, in 1903 in Queensland.
  • John Browne and Maria (Mary) Ramke appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Woolmer. John was a farmer.
  • John Browne appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Woolmer. John was a farmer.
  • He's name was mentioned in the obituary of her father Holden Browne on 17 January 1925. It read - "The late Mr. Holden Browne, whose death occurred at Highfields, Toowoomba, on January 4 and who had reached the age of 86, arrived in the Highfields district from Brisbane in the early 70's; He became one of the foundation members of the Highfields Shire Council, being then returned, with, the late Mr. J. W. de Gruchy and the late Mr. F. T. Gregory, as representatives of No. 3 Subdivision. Throughout his long career, he enjoyed the complete confidence of his fellow farmers, who held him in the highest repute. He was one of the founders of the Baptist Church at Highfields, and one of the most faithful right till the end. In 1907 he was able to take a trip to the scenes of his childhood in Britain, from which he returned invigorated. Mrs. Holden Browne predeceased her husband by some years, but there remain to mourn their loss Messrs. William, John, and Stephen Browne (sons), Mrs. Joseph Gray (Cooroy), Mrs. Tighe (Helidon), Mrs. George Loveday (Kleiniton), and two single daughters, Mr. Samuel Browne (brother), and numerous grandchildren. A sister, Mrs. O'Boyle, predeceased him."

  • John Browne died in 1963 in Queensland.

Child of John Browne and Maria (Mary) Ramke

Lillie Browne

F, b. 1880, d. 1974
  • Lillie Browne was born in 1880 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Holden Browne and Isabella Chambers.
  • Lillie Browne appeared on the Electoral Roll with Holden Browne and Isabella Chambers in 1913 in Highfields. William was a farmer. Their daughters Elizabeth and Lillie carried out home duties.
  • Lillie Browne appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Highfields. She carried out home duties.
  • She's name was mentioned in the obituary of her father Holden Browne on 17 January 1925. It read - "The late Mr. Holden Browne, whose death occurred at Highfields, Toowoomba, on January 4 and who had reached the age of 86, arrived in the Highfields district from Brisbane in the early 70's; He became one of the foundation members of the Highfields Shire Council, being then returned, with, the late Mr. J. W. de Gruchy and the late Mr. F. T. Gregory, as representatives of No. 3 Subdivision. Throughout his long career, he enjoyed the complete confidence of his fellow farmers, who held him in the highest repute. He was one of the founders of the Baptist Church at Highfields, and one of the most faithful right till the end. In 1907 he was able to take a trip to the scenes of his childhood in Britain, from which he returned invigorated. Mrs. Holden Browne predeceased her husband by some years, but there remain to mourn their loss Messrs. William, John, and Stephen Browne (sons), Mrs. Joseph Gray (Cooroy), Mrs. Tighe (Helidon), Mrs. George Loveday (Kleiniton), and two single daughters, Mr. Samuel Browne (brother), and numerous grandchildren. A sister, Mrs. O'Boyle, predeceased him."

  • Lillie Browne died in 1974 in Queensland.
  • She was buried in Highfields Baptist Cemetery.
    Grave of Lillie BROWNE , Highfields Baptist Cemetery. Copyright 2006, http://www.ChapelHill.homeip.net

Margaret Browne

F, b. 1878, d. 1878