Rebecca Brooks

F, b. 2 September 1870, d. 2 September 1952

Thought to be Rebecca Pauley wife of William Henry Pauley taken South Australia c 1900. Photo Courtesy of Judy Elliott
  • Rebecca Brooks was born on 2 September 1870 in Mt Lofty, South Australia.
  • She was the daughter of James Brooks and Mary Hart.
  • At the age of 19 years, 11 months and 12 days, Rebecca Brooks married William Henry Pauley, son of Henry William Pauley and Grace Warren, on 14 August 1890 in Mt Lofty, South Australia. They were married in the residence of the groom.
  • On 23 October 1927,her husband, William Henry Pauley died in Parkside, South Australia, at age 62.
  • Rebecca Brooks died on 2 September 1952 in Wallaroo, South Australia, at age 82.
  • Rebecca was buried in Mt Lofty Bible Christian Cemetery.

Children of Rebecca Brooks and William Henry Pauley

Ada Broomhall

F, b. 1897

Claude Broomhall

M, b. 21 November 1898, d. 27 May 1976
  • Claude Broomhall was born on 21 November 1898 in Parkham, Tasmania.
  • He was the son of Emmanuel (James) Broomhall and Amelia Burgess.
  • Claude Broomhall died on 27 May 1976 in Ulverstone, Tasmania, at age 77.

Emmanuel (James) Broomhall

M, b. 9 May 1866, d. June 1948
  • Emmanuel (James) Broomhall was born on 9 May 1866. He was the son of James BROOMHALL and Fanny JARMAN.
  • At the age of 25 years, 6 months and 16 days, Emmanuel (James) Broomhall married Amelia Burgess, daughter of George Burgess and Mary Ann Smith, on 25 November 1891 in Deloraine, Tasmania.
  • Emmanuel (James) Broomhall died in June 1948 at age 82.

Children of Emmanuel (James) Broomhall and Amelia Burgess

Fanny Broomhall

F, b. 9 September 1893, d. 27 November 1958
  • Fanny Broomhall was born on 9 September 1893 in Deloraine, Tasmania.
  • She was the daughter of Emmanuel (James) Broomhall and Amelia Burgess.
  • Fanny Broomhall married James Morgan circa 1915.
  • Fanny Broomhall died on 27 November 1958 in Forth, Tasmania, at age 65.

George Broomhall

M, b. 1892

Leslie Broomhall

M, b. 4 May 1904, d. 12 February 1988
  • Leslie Broomhall was born on 4 May 1904.
  • He was the son of Emmanuel (James) Broomhall and Amelia Burgess.
  • Leslie Broomhall died on 12 February 1988 in Latrobe, Tasmania, at age 83.
  • Leslie Broomhall also went by the name of Ben.

May Broomhall

F, b. 31 July 1895, d. 19 October 1935
  • May Broomhall was born on 31 July 1895 in Rubicorn, Tasmania.
  • She was the daughter of Emmanuel (James) Broomhall and Amelia Burgess.
  • May Broomhall died on 19 October 1935 in Parkham, Tasmania, at age 40.

Millie Broomhall

F, b. 8 March 1907, d. 6 November 1945

Victor Broomhall

M, b. 10 May 1909, d. 16 May 1986

Walter Claude Broomhall

M, b. 19 January 1888, d. 9 December 1953
  • Walter Claude Broomhall was born on 19 January 1888 in Mersey, Tasmania. He was the son of Walter Broomhill and Edith Annie Broomhill.
  • At the age of 35 years, 3 months and 6 days, Walter Claude Broomhall married Ellen Burgess, daughter of George Burgess and Mary Ann Smith, on 25 April 1923 in Church of England, Deloraine, Tasmania.
  • Walter Claude Broomhall witnessed the death of Ellen Burgess on 20 November 1929 in Devon Public Hospital, Latrobe.
  • Walter Claude Broomhall died on 9 December 1953 in Latrobe at age 65.
  • Walter was buried in Deloraine Cemetery.

Paul George Brosnahan

M, b. 1933, d. 1984

Alan McDonald Brosnan

M, b. 10 May 1892, d. 21 April 1967
  • Alan McDonald Brosnan was born on 10 May 1892 in Ipswich, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Thaddius Joseph Brosnan and Agnes Mary McDonald.
  • At the age of 22 years and 30 days, Alan McDonald Brosnan married Florence Mary Sondergeld, daughter of Ludwig Sondergeld and Kate Evans, on 9 June 1914 in St George Church of England, Crow's Nest, Queensland. The wedding details appeared in The Queenslander on 27 June 1914 - " WEDDINGS. Brosnan—Sondergeld.
    A pretty wedding was celebrated at St. George's Church, Crow's Nest, on June 9, when Mr. A. Macdonald Brosnan (eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. E. (Ted.) Brosnan, Lynwood farm, Plainly) was married to Miss Florance Mary Sondergeld (eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. Sondergeld, of Fernvale, Crow's Nest. The Rev. W. H. Elvery officiated. The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a beautiful gown of ivory white Oriental satin, the bodice made with a round yoke of fine Brussels net richly embroidered with crystal and opal beads, and draped with satin and silk lace, the sleeves were full length, and were trimmed with beads and the lame lace, the skirt was slightly draped, showing a panel of rich dieep lace out lined with beads. A Court train heavily kilted fell from the shoulders, and showed a deep frill of lace underneath. She also wore an embroidered, tulle veil surmounted by a coronet of orange blossoms, and carried a shower bouquet of narcissi, camellias, stocks, and maiden hair fern, with white ribbon streamers (a gift from the bridegroom). Her beautiful gold wristlet watch was a gift from the bridegroom's father. Miss Evelyn Sondergeld (sister of the bride) acted as bridesmaid. M. Scurrah (Ipswich) acted as best man. After the ceremony the bridal party drove to the residence of the bride's parents, where a large party of relatives and friends were entertained at a wed ding tea. Mr. and Mrs A Bros nan left by the evening's train for Toowooinba en route to Brisbane and the Tweed for the honeymoon."
  • Alan McDonald Brosnan joined the AIF, regimental number 3467 on 14 July 1917. He was a farmer of Crow's Nest and gave his wife as Florence Mary Brosnan. He joined the 2nd Light Horse, 30th Reinforcement as a Private. His Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAS A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917 and he returned to Australia on 26 January 1919.
  • On 5 August 1925,Alan McDonald Brosnan's daughter, Jean Margaret Brosnan was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery.
  • Alan McDonald Brosnan and Florence Mary Sondergeld appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Pinelands. Alan was a farmer.
  • Alan McDonald Brosnan died on 21 April 1967 in Brisbane, Queensland, at age 74.

Child of Alan McDonald Brosnan and Florence Mary Sondergeld

Berric Hugh Brosnan

M, b. 1899

Dulcie Lola Brosnan

F, b. 1901, d. 1931

Jean Margaret Brosnan

F, b. 1921, d. 4 August 1925

Michalel Brosnan

M, b. circa 1900, d. 1944
  • Michalel Brosnan was born circa 1900.
  • He was the son of Patrick Brosnan and Mary O'Shea.
  • Michalel Brosnan died in 1944 in Queensland.
  • Michalel was buried on 15 November 1944 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Patrick Brosnan

M, b. circa 1860
  • Patrick Brosnan was born circa 1860.
  • Patrick Brosnan married Mary O'Shea circa 1890.

Child of Patrick Brosnan and Mary O'Shea

Ted Brosnan

M, b. 1896

Thaddius Joseph Brosnan

M, b. circa 1870, d. 1939
  • Thaddius Joseph Brosnan was born circa 1870. He was the son of John and Hanora Brosnan.
  • Thaddius Joseph Brosnan married Agnes Mary McDonald in 1891 in Queensland.
  • Thaddius Joseph Brosnan and Agnes Mary McDonald appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Wahoon (Haden). Thaddius was an engine driver. Mary gave her address as Wetella. A Peter Brosnan (lengthsman) and Catherine also lived at Wetella.
  • Thaddius Joseph Brosnan died in 1939 in Brisbane, Queensland.

Children of Thaddius Joseph Brosnan and Agnes Mary McDonald

Alan Craig Brown

M, b. 20 April 964
  • Alan Craig Brown was born on 20 April 964.

Alfred Brown

M, b. circa 1860

Children of Alfred Brown and Esther Barnett

Alice Anne (Cissy) Brown

F, b. 17 September 1872, d. 1 June 1962
  • Alice Anne (Cissy) Brown was born on 17 September 1872 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Edward (Ned) Brown and Margaret Boden.
  • Alice Anne (Cissy) Brown commenced school at Crow's Nest State School in 1877.
  • When the Perseverance Creek School was opened in November 1880, the first day pupils were John Ryan, William Diamond, Alf Ernest Bidgood, Miriam Case, Kate Diamond, Rachel Diamond, Ann Hebbel, Margaret Hebbel, Jacob Hebbel, Emily White, Mary Ryan, and George Case. The first head teacher was Thomas Walls and the School Committee consisted of Joseph Cossart (Secretary - his eldest child was only four at the time), Alf Bidgood, John Hebbel, James and John McQuillan.
    The following year Alice Brown, Joseph Cronk, John Brown, Edward Brown, Alice Cronk, Minnie Humberdross, Emma Humberdross and John Kynoch were enrolled.
  • At the age of 18 years, 7 months and 17 days, Alice Anne (Cissy) Brown married Neptune Richard (Dick) Trousdell, son of John Persse Trousdell and Catherine Thomas, on 4 May 1891 in St James Church of England, Toowoomba, Queensland. The ceremony was conducted by Rev Thomas Davenport Warner.
  • Alice Anne (Cissy) Brown and Neptune Richard (Dick) Trousdell appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1908 living at Douglas. Neptune was a farmer and Alice carried out domestic duties.
  • Alice Anne (Cissy) Brown and Neptune Richard (Dick) Trousdell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Pechey. Neptune was a farmer and Alice carried out home duties.
  • On 29 July 1915,her husband, Neptune Richard (Dick) Trousdell died in Crow's Nest, Queensland.
  • At the age of 47 years, 5 months and 22 days, Alice Anne (Cissy) Brown married James Charles Gibbs on 10 March 1920 in Queensland.
  • Alice Anne (Cissy) Brown and James Charles Gibbs appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Emu Creek. James was a shearer.
  • Alice Anne (Cissy) Brown was mentioned in the Obituary of her 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."
  • Alice Anne (Cissy) Brown and James Charles Gibbs appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1934 and 1937 living at Crow's Nest. James was a shearer.
  • On 6 December 1941,her husband, James Charles Gibbs died in Queensland at age 74.
  • Alice Anne (Cissy) Brown appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Crow's Nest. She carried out home duties.
  • Alice Anne (Cissy) Brown died on 1 June 1962 in Queensland at age 89.
  • Alice was buried on 2 June 1962 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. CE1-00C-0009 - She was buried next to her first husband Dick Trousdell.

Children of Alice Anne (Cissy) Brown and Neptune Richard (Dick) Trousdell

Ann Brown

F, b. 17 October 1787, d. 30 December 1837
  • Ann Brown was born on 17 October 1787 in Seamer by Scarborough, Yorkshire.
  • She was the daughter of John Brown and Margaret Mossit.
  • At the age of 23 years, 8 months and 28 days, Ann Brown married William Dixon, son of William Dixon, on 15 July 1811 in Seamer, Yorkshire.
  • Ann Brown died on 30 December 1837 in Pickering, Yorkshire, at age 50. She was the 50 year old wife of William Dixon, and died of typhus fever.

Children of Ann Brown and William Dixon

Annie Brown

F, b. 1880, d. 2 May 1927
  • Annie Brown was born in 1880.
  • She was the daughter of John Brown and Louisa Clipsham.
  • At the age of 19 years, Annie Brown married William White, son of John White and Jane Barkman, in 1899 in Queensland.
    1908/C10475     Louisa Alice Jane     White     William     Annie Brown
    1900/C6477     Clarice Annie     White     William     Annie Brown
    1902/C6540     William John Barkman     White     William     Annie Brown
    1911/C13680     Gwendolen Elice May     White     William     Annie Brown.
  • Annie Brown and William White appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Pechey, Crow's Nest. William was a farmer.
  • Annie Brown died on 2 May 1927 in Crow's Nest, Queensland.
  • Annie was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery.
  • On 11 May 1927 Annie Brown's obituary appeared in The Brisbane Courier. It read:- "CROW'S NEST. Obituary.-Mrs. Annie White died at her residence (Crow's Nest), on 2nd instant, after a prolonged illness, at the age of 47 years. The deceased was the wife of Mr. Wm. White and was the eldest daughter of the late Mr. John Brown of Pechey. She leaves two sons and five daughters, the latter including Mrs. J. A. Campbell (Brisbane) and Mrs. C. H. Buhmann, of Yungaburra. Via Cairns. Rev. H. J. Garrett (Methodist) conducted the service at the graveside."
  • Annie Brown died in 1959 in Queensland.

Annie Maria Brown

F, b. 8 July 1854, d. 16 January 1892
  • Annie Maria Brown was born on 8 July 1854 in Arlington, Gloucestershire, England. She was the daughter of William Brown and Harriet Moss.
  • At the age of 21 years, 5 months and 17 days, Annie Maria Brown married Thomas Perkins on 25 December 1875 in Toowoomba, Queensland. Several years after their marriage Annie and Thomas moved north to a farm at between Emu Creek and Thornville. The older children helped to work the farm. The posts of the old cow bails are still standing and can be seen from the Emu Creek-Cooyar roadway.
  • Annie was buried in Meringandan Cemetery.
  • Annie Maria Brown died on 16 January 1892 in Queensland at age 37. She died during or just after the birth of her ninth child Walter Herbert.
  • The Methodist Church in Crow's Nest erected memorial plaques to early Crow's Nest Pioneers on the Church fence. Thomas and Ann's names were amongst them.
    Pioneer Plaque to Thomas and Ann Perkins- Crow's Nest Methodist Church

Children of Annie Maria Brown and Thomas Perkins

Archibald Crawford Brown

M, b. circa 1850, d. 1927
  • Archibald Crawford Brown was born circa 1850. He was the son of Daniel Brown and Catherine Crawford.
  • Archibald Crawford Brown married Elison (Elsie) Margaret Brown circa 1880.
  • In 1888,his wife, Elison (Elsie) Margaret Brown died in Queensland.
  • Archibald Crawford Brown died in 1927 in Queensland.

Child of Archibald Crawford Brown and Elison (Elsie) Margaret Brown

Arthur Brown

M, b. 1899, d. 1957
  • Arthur Brown was born in 1899.
  • He was the son of Robert Brown and Ellen Howard.
  • On 2 August 1915 "To-morrow four volunteers — Messrs. A. W. Barnes, A. Tomlinson A. Brown, and B. Askin — leave for Brisbane. Mr. Arthur Tomlinson who has been for some time in the employ of
    Messrs. McColim and Co Ltd... was yesterday made the recipient of two presentations. On behalf of his fellow-employees, Mr W. Utschink presented him with a gold fountain pen suitably inscribed, while his employers presented him with a cheque, and also intimated that his position would be kept open for him on his return." Darling Downs Gazette.
  • Arthur Brown appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Crow's Nest. He was a farmer.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll with Robert Brown and Ada Annie Househam in 1943 in Creek Street, Crow's Nest. Robert was a farmer. His sons Arthur, a farmer and William a labourer also lived at Crow's Nest.
  • At the age of 48 years, Arthur Brown married Elizabeth Motley, daughter of James Motley and Emily Theobald, on 21 May 1947 in Glenaven.
  • Arthur Brown died in 1957 in Queensland.

Betty Brown

F, b. 8 February 1790, d. June 1790
  • Betty Brown was born on 8 February 1790 in Seamer, Yorkshire.
  • She was the daughter of John Brown and Margaret Mossit.
  • Betty Brown was baptized on 14 February 1790 in Seamer, Yorkshire.
  • Betty Brown died in June 1790.
  • Betty was buried on 7 June 1790 in Seamer, Yorkshire.

Charles Valentine Brown

M, b. 14 February 1890, d. 1977