Gladys Shannon

F, b. 1905

Jemima Shannon

F, b. 1896

John Shannon

M, b. 10 October 1868, d. 28 January 1942
  • John Shannon was born on 10 October 1868.
  • He was the son of David Park Shannon and Jemima McCormack.
  • At the age of 20 years, John Shannon married Elizabeth Ann Maguire, daughter of Edward Maguire and Hannah Colcough, in 1889 in Queensland.
  • John Shannon and Elizabeth Ann Maguire appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Douglas. John was a farmer. His mother Jemima was also living at Douglas perhaps with John and Elizabeth.
  • John Shannon died on 28 January 1942 in Queensland at age 73.
  • John was buried in Cabarlah Cemetery. UNIT-00C-0013.

Children of John Shannon and Elizabeth Ann Maguire

Lillian Maud Shannon

F, b. 17 February 1904, d. 27 July 1989
  • Lillian Maud Shannon was born on 17 February 1904 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Shannon and Caroline Elizabeth Saal.
  • On 14 February 1925 the Merritt's creek Presbyterian Church, located in the corner of Thomas Shannon's property was opened. Thomas' sister Lilly played the organ for 50 years. Lucy French, a foundation member of the Crow's Nest Church attened services at Merritt Creek on her 100th birthday.
  • Lillian Maud Shannon appeared on the Electoral Roll with Thomas Shannon and Caroline Elizabeth Saal in 1930 in Merritts Creek. Thomas was a farmer. Sons George and William were also a farmers. Daughter Lillian carried out home duties, son David was a teamster and son Stanley a dairyman.
  • Lillian Maud Shannon died on 27 July 1989 at age 85.
  • Lillian was buried in Cabarlah Cemetery. UNIT-00F-0027.

Marion Ita Shannon

F, b. 5 January 1912, d. 10 July 1995
  • Marion Ita Shannon was born on 5 January 1912 in Queensland. She was the daughter of Edward Michael Shannon and Marion Cashman.
  • Marion Ita Shannon married Norman Vincent Skelly, son of Bernard Michael Skelly and Elizabeth Lily Fox, circa 1946.
  • In 1976,her husband, Norman Vincent Skelly died in Queensland.
  • Marion Ita Shannon died on 10 July 1995 at age 83.
  • Marion was buried on 12 July 1995 in Nudgee Cemetery. OL-0884.

Martha Shannon

F, b. 1857, d. 8 December 1931
  • Martha Shannon was born in 1857.
  • She was the daughter of David Park Shannon and Jemima McCormack.
  • Martha Shannon immigrated in 1864 with David Park Shannon and Jemima McCormack. David and Jemima immigrated with their children Martha, Thomas and David who died on the voyage.
  • At the age of 23 years, Martha Shannon married Peter Andrew Parker in 1880 in Queensland.
  • Martha Shannon and Peter Andrew Parker appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Plainby. Peter Senior was a farmer. Their son Peter was also living at Plainby. He was a labourer.
  • On 1 June 1923,her husband, Peter Andrew Parker died in Queensland.
  • Martha Shannon appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Djuan. Martha carried out home duties as did her daughters Martha and Mary. Son James was a farmer and son Peter a labourer.
  • Martha Shannon died on 8 December 1931 in Queensland.
  • Martha was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery.
  • The Methodist Church in Crow's Nest erected memorial plaques to early Crow's Nest Pioneers on the Church fence. Peter & Martha's names were amongst them.
    Pioneer Plaque to Peter & Martha Parker- Crow's Nest Methodist Church

Children of Martha Shannon and Peter Andrew Parker

Martha Ann Shannon

F, b. 1889, d. 3 June 1969

Child of Martha Ann Shannon and Charles Benjamin (Ben) Pearce

Martha Ann Shannon

F, b. 22 April 1886, d. 10 July 1888
  • Martha Ann Shannon was born on 22 April 1886 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Shannon and Caroline Elizabeth Saal.
  • Martha Ann Shannon died on 10 July 1888 in Queensland at age 2.

Mary Jemma Shannon

F, b. 3 December 1884, d. 1976
  • Mary Jemma Shannon was born on 3 December 1884 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Shannon and Caroline Elizabeth Saal.
  • At the age of 21 years, Mary Jemma Shannon married John Case, son of William Joseph Case and Mary Davies, in 1906 in Queensland.
  • Mary Jemma Shannon and John Case appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1913 and 1930 living at Ravensbourne. John was a farmer.
  • In 1936,her husband, John Case died in Queensland.
  • Mary Jemma Shannon appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Ravensbourne. She carried out home duties.
  • Mary Jemma Shannon died in 1976 in Queensland.
  • Mary was buried in Cabarlah Cemetery. UNIT-00C-0025.

Children of Mary Jemma Shannon and John Case

Mervyn C Shannon

M, b. 1916, d. 4 November 1994
  • Mervyn C Shannon was born in 1916.
  • He was the son of Thomas John Shannon and Ada Alice Maud Owen.
  • Mervyn C Shannon died on 4 November 1994.
  • Mervyn was buried on 11 November 1994 in Cabarlah Cemetery. UNIT-00F-0024.

Sarah Jane Shannon

F, b. 4 December 1893, d. 30 June 1946
  • Sarah Jane Shannon was born on 4 December 1893 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Shannon and Caroline Elizabeth Saal.
  • Sarah Jane Shannon appeared on the Electoral Roll with Thomas Shannon and Caroline Elizabeth Saal in 1930 in Merritts Creek. Thomas was a farmer. Sons George and William were also a farmers. Daughter Lillian carried out home duties, son David was a teamster and son Stanley a dairyman.
  • Sarah Jane Shannon appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Merritts Creek. She carried out home duties.
  • Sarah Jane Shannon died on 30 June 1946 in Queensland at age 52.
  • Sarah was buried on 2 July 1946 in Cabarlah Cemetery. UNIT-00A-0026.

Sarah Jane Shannon

F, b. 19 October 1892, d. 1 January 1893
  • Sarah Jane Shannon was born on 19 October 1892 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Shannon and Caroline Elizabeth Saal.
  • Sarah Jane Shannon died on 1 January 1893 in Queensland.

Stanley Shannon

M, b. 1901, d. 1964
  • Stanley Shannon was born in 1901 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Thomas Shannon and Caroline Elizabeth Saal.
  • Stanley Shannon appeared on the Electoral Roll with Thomas Shannon and Caroline Elizabeth Saal in 1930 in Merritts Creek. Thomas was a farmer. Sons George and William were also a farmers. Daughter Lillian carried out home duties, son David was a teamster and son Stanley a dairyman.
  • At the age of 37 years, Stanley Shannon married Gwenneth Serena Adams in 1938 in Queensland.
  • Stanley Shannon and Gwenneth Serena Adams appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Merritts Creek. He was a dairyman.
  • Stanley Shannon died in 1964 in Queensland.

Stanley Shannon

M, b. 1899, d. 1899

Thomas Shannon

M, b. 12 October 1859, d. 1942
  • Thomas Shannon was born on 12 October 1859 in Tangaree, County Armagh, Northern Ireland.
  • He was the son of David Park Shannon and Jemima McCormack.
  • Thomas Shannon immigrated in 1864 with David Park Shannon and Jemima McCormack. David and Jemima immigrated with their children Martha, Thomas and David who died on the voyage.
  • At the age of 22 years, Thomas Shannon married Caroline Elizabeth Saal, daughter of Johann Heinrich (Henry) Saal and Ann Black, in 1882 in Queensland.
  • In 1901 Thomas was listed as a farmer of Geham in the 1901 Crow's Nest Post Office Directory.
  • Thomas Shannon and Caroline Elizabeth Saal appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Perseverance. They lived at Perseverance Sawmill where Thomas was a labourer.
  • Thomas Shannon and Caroline Elizabeth Saal appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Merritts Creek. Thomas was a farmer. Sons George and William were also a farmers. Daughter Lillian carried out home duties, son David was a teamster and son Stanley a dairyman.
  • Thomas Shannon died in 1942 in Queensland.
  • Thomas was buried in Cabarlah Cemetery. UNIT-00B-0025.

Children of Thomas Shannon and Caroline Elizabeth Saal

Thomas John Shannon

M, b. 31 July 1887, d. 21 June 1947
  • Thomas John Shannon was born on 31 July 1887 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Thomas Shannon and Caroline Elizabeth Saal.
  • At the age of 26 years, Thomas John Shannon married Ada Alice Maud Owen, daughter of Charles Owen and Mary Maria Creed, in 1914 in Queensland.
  • On 14 February 1925 the Merritt's creek Presbyterian Church, located in the corner of Thomas Shannon's property was opened. Thomas' sister Lilly played the organ for 50 years. Lucy French, a foundation member of the Crow's Nest Church attened services at Merritt Creek on her 100th birthday.
  • Thomas John Shannon and Ada Alice Maud Owen appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1943 living at Merritts Creek. Thomas was a teamster. Ada gave her address as Pechey.
  • Thomas John Shannon was listed as the next of kin of Cecil Thomas Shannon when she enlisted in the Australian Army on 31 May 1942 in Crow's Nest. Cecil was living at Ravensbourne at the time he enlisted and gave his next of kin as his father Thomas. He was discharged on 9 Aug 1944 with the rank of Private in the 7th Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps.
  • Thomas John Shannon died on 21 June 1947 in Queensland at age 59.
  • Thomas was buried in Cabarlah Cemetery. UNIT-00B-0023.

Children of Thomas John Shannon and Ada Alice Maud Owen

William Park Shannon

M, b. 23 January 1896, d. 2 February 1983
  • William Park Shannon was born on 23 January 1896 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Thomas Shannon and Caroline Elizabeth Saal.
  • William Park Shannon appeared on the Electoral Roll with Thomas Shannon and Caroline Elizabeth Saal in 1930 in Merritts Creek. Thomas was a farmer. Sons George and William were also a farmers. Daughter Lillian carried out home duties, son David was a teamster and son Stanley a dairyman.
  • William Park Shannon appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Merritts Creek. William was a farmer.
  • William Park Shannon died on 2 February 1983 in Queensland at age 87.
  • William was buried in Cabarlah Cemetery. UNIT-00E-0026.

Emanuel Sharp

M, b. 1859, d. 25 February 1949
  • Emanuel Sharp was born in 1859. He was the son of Emanuel Sharp and Jane Gordon.
  • At the age of 40 years, Emanuel Sharp married Rebecca Plant, daughter of James Plant and Rebecca Peyton, in 1899 in Queensland.
  • Emanuel Sharp and Rebecca Plant appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Cabarlah. Emanuel was a storekeeper.
  • On 18 July 1934,his wife, Rebecca Plant died in Queensland.
  • Emanuel Sharp died on 25 February 1949 in Queensland.
  • Emanuel was buried on 26 February 1949 in Cabarlah Cemetery. CE1-00E-0015.

Children of Emanuel Sharp and Rebecca Plant

Gladys Sharp

F, b. 1901

Harold Sharp

M, b. circa 1905

Ivy Sharp

F, b. 1900

Mary Ann Sharp

F
  • Mary Ann Sharp married Samuel Wells, son of Mary Ann Sharp.

Child of Mary Ann Sharp

Child of Mary Ann Sharp and Samuel Wells

Muriel Minnie Sharp

F, b. 8 May 1905, d. 29 October 1982

Olive Florence Sharp

F, b. 1906, d. 5 August 1998
  • Olive Florence Sharp was born in 1906.
  • At the age of 20 years, Olive Florence Sharp married William Samuel Douglas, son of William Douglas and Ellen Collins Johnson, in 1926 in Queensland.
  • Olive Florence Sharp died on 5 August 1998.
  • Olive was buried on 7 August 1998 in Goombungee Cemetery. CE1-00P-0011.

Ann Mary Sharpe

F, b. circa 1900, d. October 1944
  • Ann Mary Sharpe was born circa 1900.
  • Ann Mary Sharpe died in October 1944.
  • Ann was buried on 16 October 1944 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. RC1-00E-0003.

Arthur Laurence Sharpe

M, b. circa 1910

Milo Richmond James Sharpe

M, b. 12 July 1913, d. 16 June 1955
  • Milo Richmond James Sharpe was born on 12 July 1913 in Queensland. He was the son of Hiram Richmond Sharpe and Kathleen Horton.
  • At the age of 24 years, Milo Richmond James Sharpe married Cecily Grace McGreevy, daughter of John (Jacky) McGreevy and Isabell Mary Kidman, in 1938 in Queensland. After their marriage they lived in Mitchell where four children were born. The family then moved to Anduramba for a few years before settling in Toowoomba.
  • Milo Richmond James Sharpe died on 16 June 1955 in Queensland at age 41. After Milo's death Cecily found work as a housemaid/waitress, seamstress and also worked in aged care.
  • Milo was buried on 17 June 1955 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. RC8-002-0038.

Richard Sharpe

M, b. 1836, d. 18 June 1909
  • Richard Sharpe was born in 1836.
  • At the age of 46 years, Richard Sharpe married Wilhelmina Maria Charlotte (Marie) Kruger, daughter of Christian Frederick Kruger and Friedricke Wilhelmine Dorothea (Wilhelmine) Kaatz, in 1882 in Queensland.
  • In 1901 Richard was listed as a selector of Goombungee in the Crow's Nest Post Office Directory.
  • Richard Sharpe appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Silverleigh Road. He was a farmer - surname spelt SHARP.
  • Richard Sharpe died on 18 June 1909 in Queensland.
  • Richard was buried on 20 June 1909 in Goombungee Cemetery. CE1-00I-0005.

Clarinda Sharrock

F, b. circa 1795, d. December 1842
  • Clarinda Sharrock was born circa 1795.
  • Clarinda Sharrock married Jonathan Cundy Lower, son of William Lower and Elizabeth Dowrick, on 6 March 1819 in St Just in Roseland.
  • Clarinda Sharrock appeared on the census of 7 June 1841 in St Mawes. Clarinda as the 45 year old wife of a mariner, living with her children Mary15, Thomas 13, Matthew 10, and William 8.

  • Her death was recorded with the Cornwall Registration District in the December 1842 Quarter.

Children of Clarinda Sharrock and Jonathan Cundy Lower

Alice Sharry

F, b. 6 October 1870, d. 7 December 1943
  • Alice Sharry was born on 6 October 1870 in Tryconnell Downs Station, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Stephen Sharry and Bridget Mulvihill.
  • At the age of 27 years, Alice Sharry married Thomas Francis Kelly in 1898 in Queensland.
  • Alice Sharry was living in Brisbane at the time of the death of her brother Stephen Joseph Sharry on 16 February 1933; in the The Courier Mail. It read:- " Mr. S. Sharry.
    The death occurred of Mr. Stephen Sharry on February 1 at his residence, Hill Street, Toowoomba, at the age of 68 years. The late Mr. Sharry, who was a native of Toowoomba, was for many years employed by the maintenance branch of the Railway Department, being stationed at Toowoomba, Pittsworth, and Mayne Junction. He retired some time ago on reaching the age limit. The funeral took place from St. Patrick's Cathedral to the Toowoomba Cemetery, the service at the graveside being conducted by the Rev. Father O'Dea. Beside his wife he is survived by two sons - Aspley
    (Toowoomba) and William (Brisbane) ; -four daughters-Mrs. P. J. Cullinan (Brisbane), Mrs. E. M. Kimmins (Toowoomba), and Misses Gladys and Hazel Sharry (Toowoomba) ; also one brother -Patrick Sharry (Murgon)-and two sisters-Mrs. L. F. Kelly (Toombul) and Mrs. James Husted (Roma). Two brothers (John and Lawrence Sharry) predeceased him some time ago."
  • Alice Sharry died on 7 December 1943 in Brisbane at age 73.