Thomas Methven Bridgeman

M, b. 1890, d. 7 July 1965
  • Thomas Methven Bridgeman was born in 1890 in Victoria.
  • He was the son of Thomas Methven Bridgeman and Martha Hester.
  • At the age of 28 years, Thomas Methven Bridgeman married Ina Constance Edwards in 1918 in Victoria.
  • In November 1919 Thomas Methven Bridgeman lived in Stoneleigh, Alvie.
  • The following article appeared in The Age on 6 March 1922. "MOTOR CYCLIST AWARDED £50
    DAMAGES.
    COLAC.— At Colac county court, before Judge Woinaraki, Thomas Methven Bridgeman, dairyman, of Alvie claimed from Murdoch M'Lennon, retired farmer, of
    Colac, £99 damages for personal injuries and damages to a motor cycle in a collision with defendant's motor car on Alvle-road on 14th September last. Evidence for plaintiff was that defendant, in turning from Red Rock-lane to the main road, was on the wrong side of the road, and plaintiff, who was riding a motor cycle, collided
    with him. The evidence for the defendant was that he was on his right side, and it was plaintiff who was at fault. His Honor
    gave an order for plaintiff for £50 10/6 pence, with costs. Defendant's counter claim for
    £40 damages to his car was dismissed"
    with costs.
  • He witnessed the near drowing of his son, Gordon Sutton Bridgeman on 23 November 1952. Gordon, a carpenter of Apollo Bay was almost drowned when a 15ft launch in which he was sailing was swept onto the reef in rough weather at Apollo Bay. Two other men in the boat were drowned. His father Thomas was watching from the cliff above and attempted to save the drowned men.
  • On 1 July 1954,his wife, Ina Constance Edwards died in Victoria.
  • Thomas Methven Bridgeman died on 7 July 1965 in Victoria.
  • Thomas was buried on 10 July 1965 in Warncoort Cemetery.

Child of Thomas Methven Bridgeman and Ina Constance Edwards

Violet Victoria Bridgeman

F, b. 3 November 1899, d. 11 March 1981
  • Violet Victoria Bridgeman was born on 3 November 1899 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Daniel Bridgeman and Frances Myrah Ewin.
  • At the age of 21 years, 2 months and 2 days, Violet Victoria Bridgeman married Edward Harry Burley on 5 January 1921 in Queensland.
  • Violet Victoria Bridgeman died on 11 March 1981 in Queensland at age 81.

Children of Violet Victoria Bridgeman and Edward Harry Burley

Walter Francis Bridgeman

M, b. 12 March 1893, d. 28 August 1982
  • Walter Francis Bridgeman was born on 12 March 1893 in Oakey, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Charles Daniel Bridgeman and Frances Myrah Ewin.
  • At the age of 45 years, Walter Francis Bridgeman married Jane Irene Thelma Anderson in 1939 in New South Wales.
  • Walter Francis Bridgeman died on 28 August 1982 in Queensland at age 89.
  • Walter was buried on 30 August 1982 in Tanderra Lawn Cemetery. SECTION 1 Section C Plot/Niche 12.

William James Bridgeman

M, b. 1881, d. 26 December 1950
  • William James Bridgeman was born in 1881 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of James Adams Bridgeman and Mary Ann Rampton.
  • At the age of 28 years, William James Bridgeman married Annie Miller Wright in 1909 in New Zealand.
  • William James Bridgeman died on 26 December 1950 in New Zealand.
  • William was buried on 29 December 1950 in Te Henui Cemetery. He lived at 565 Mission Hill, New Plymouth and was a farmer.

Child of William James Bridgeman and Annie Miller Wright

George Bridges

M, b. 1904, d. 7 August 1988

George Bridges

M, b. 1878, d. 14 May 1944
  • George Bridges was born in 1878 in Queensland. He was the son of William Bridges and Frances Gayton.
  • At the age of 25 years, George Bridges married Esther Garrett, daughter of Isaac Garrett and Ann Jane Hamilton, in 1903 in Queensland.
  • George Bridges and Esther Garrett appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Spring Bluff. George was a labourer.
  • George Bridges and Esther Garrett appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Highfields. George was a railway employee.
  • George Bridges and Esther Garrett appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Highfields. George was a railway employee.
  • George Bridges died on 14 May 1944 in Queensland.
  • George was buried on 15 May 1944 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Child of George Bridges and Esther Garrett

Annie Bridson

F, b. circa 1860, d. 11 May 1929
  • Annie Bridson was born circa 1860. She was the daughter of Thomas Bridson and Annie.
  • Annie Bridson married Thomas Alexander Neilson circa 1884.
  • Annie Bridson witnessed the burial of Thomas Alexander Neilson on 13 June 1895 in Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery.
  • Annie Bridson and Thomas Alexander Neilson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Queen Street, Crow's Nest. Thomas was a farmer.
  • In 1906,Annie Bridson's son, William Archibald Neilson was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery. UNIT-00N-0003.
  • Annie Bridson died on 11 May 1929 in Queensland.
  • Annie was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of Annie Bridson and Thomas Alexander Neilson

Elizabeth Brien

F, b. September 1828, d. 31 May 1868
  • Elizabeth Brien was born in September 1828 in Offaly, Ireland. She was the daughter of Thomas Brien and Betsy Farrell.
  • At the age of 28 years and 5 months, Elizabeth Brien married George Moran on 12 February 1857 in County Offaly, Ireland.
  • Elizabeth Brien and George Moran immigrated to Queensland around 1864. George 30, Eliza 28, travelled with their three children Michael aged 6, Elizabeth 5 and George18 months. The index to the Register of Immigrants shows the family arrived on 26 May 1864 and were sponsered by Thomas Bryan (Brien) - Eliza's brother, but the ship they travelled on has not yet been found. Thomas wasn't listed on the Sponsered immigration index with his siblings but this may have been becasuse he was not born at the time of sponsorship.
  • Elizabeth Brien died on 31 May 1868 in Queensland at age 39.
  • Elizabeth was buried on 1 June 1868 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.
  • George and Elizabeth's sons Michael, George and Thomas all worked on Emu Creek Station until Thomas, still a teenager, went to Clermont with a mob of horses and didn't return.

Children of Elizabeth Brien and George Moran

Elsie Joan Brierly

F, b. 2 June 1915, d. 19 August 2004
  • Elsie Joan Brierly was also known as Joan.
  • She was born on 2 June 1915 in New South Wales.
  • She enlisted in the Australian Army on 19 January 1943 in Hamilton, New South Wales. Her service number was NX145173 (N436126) and she listed her next of kin as her father James. She was living at the 113 AGH at the time she enlisted. She was discharged on 27 Jun 1946 with the rank of Corporal in the AAMWS (AIF.)
  • Elsie Joan Brierly married Eric John Kingston, son of William Kingston and Matilda Christina Berg, circa 1948.
  • Elsie Joan Brierly died on 19 August 2004 at age 89.
  • Elsie was buried in Appletree Creek Cemetery.
    Headstone of Elsie Kingston, Appletree Creek Cemetery

Auguste Margarette Henriette Briesch

F, b. 1838, d. 18 August 1909
  • Auguste Margarette Henriette Briesch was born in 1838. She was the daughter of Christopher Bosch and Margaret Prince.
  • Auguste Margarette Henriette Briesch married Carl Heinrich Suhr circa 1859.
  • Auguste Margarette Henriette Briesch and Carl Heinrich Suhr immigrated to Queensland on 18 August 1865. Carl 29 and Auguste 28, travelled on the Peter Godeffrey with their children Christian 6, Andreas 1 and Bothilde 3. With them was 23 year old Claus Suhr. The three children died on the voyage.
  • In 1891,her husband, Carl Heinrich Suhr died in Queensland.
  • Auguste Margarette Henriette Briesch appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Suhr's Farm, Ellendean, Meringandan. Augusta carried out domestic duties.
  • Auguste Margarette Henriette Briesch died on 18 August 1909 in Queensland.
  • Auguste was buried on 20 August 1909 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Children of Auguste Margarette Henriette Briesch and Carl Heinrich Suhr

Louisa Margaret Brieschke

F, b. circa 1870, d. 1963

Child of Louisa Margaret Brieschke and Robert Gottlieb Riethmuller

Alfred Briese

M, b. 7 December 1906, d. 21 December 1990

Annie Maria Magdeline Briese

F, b. 12 August 1895, d. 1981

Children of Annie Maria Magdeline Briese and Henry Norris Smoothy

August Ferdinand Briese

M, b. 1861, d. 21 December 1943
  • August Ferdinand Briese was born in 1861.
  • He was the son of Ernst Briese and Wilhelmina Pacholke.
  • August Ferdinand Briese married Anna (Maria) Magdaline Stark circa 1887.
  • August Ferdinand Briese and Anna (Maria) Magdaline Stark immigrated to Queensland on 15 September 1889. August 28, and Anna 22 travelled on the Quetta with their infant daughter Augusta. August's brother Ernst arrived in Queensland two weeks later.
  • August Ferdinand Briese and Anna (Maria) Magdaline Stark appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Douglas. August was a farmer. The surname was spelt BRISE.
  • On 20 December 1905 a Briese family photo was taken at their Douglas home on the occasion of the wedding of their eldest daughter Auguste to Joseph Edser.
    August and Maria Briese and family. Taken at their home at Douglas on the wedding day of their daughter Auguste to Joseph Edsar, 20 Dec 1905. Photo thanks to http://heritage.spriggs.com.au
  • August Ferdinand Briese and Anna (Maria) Magdaline Stark appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Douglas. August was a farmer.
  • August Ferdinand Briese and Anna (Maria) Magdaline Stark appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Thallon Street, Crow's Nest. August was listed as a farmer of Douglas while Anna Maria lived in Thallon Street, Crow's Nest.
  • August Ferdinand Briese died on 21 December 1943 in Queensland.
  • August was buried on 22 December 1943 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Children of August Ferdinand Briese and Anna (Maria) Magdaline Stark

August Ferdinand Briese

M, b. 14 September 1897, d. 31 July 1987
  • August Ferdinand Briese was born on 14 September 1897 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of August Ferdinand Briese and Anna (Maria) Magdaline Stark.
  • August Ferdinand Briese a Briese family photo was taken at their Douglas home on the occasion of the wedding of their eldest daughter Auguste to Joseph Edser.
  • At the age of 21 years, August Ferdinand Briese married Emily Jane Busiko, daughter of Louis (David) Busiko and Anna Dorothea Rissman, in 1919 in Queensland.
  • August Ferdinand Briese and Emily Jane Busiko appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1949 living at Ravensbourne. August was a farmer.
  • August Ferdinand Briese died on 31 July 1987 at age 89.
  • August was buried on 3 August 1987 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Augusta Pauline Briese

F, b. 11 August 1900, d. 2 November 1921
  • Augusta Pauline Briese was born on 11 August 1900 in Queensland. She was a twin to Martha Emilie.
  • She was the daughter of Ernst Eduard Briese and Wilhelmine Louise Wolter.
  • Augusta was buried on 2 November 1921 in Douglas Cemetery.
  • Augusta Pauline Briese died on 2 November 1921 in Douglas, Queensland, at age 21.

Augusta Pauline Briese

F, b. 2 August 1889, d. 13 August 1962
  • Augusta Pauline Briese was born on 2 August 1889. She was most likelly born at sea.
  • She was the daughter of August Ferdinand Briese and Anna (Maria) Magdaline Stark.
  • Augusta Pauline Briese immigrated on 15 September 1889 to Queensland with August Ferdinand Briese and Anna (Maria) Magdaline Stark. August 28, and Anna 22 travelled on the Quetta with their infant daughter Augusta. August's brother Ernst arrived in Queensland two weeks later.
  • 20 December 1905 a Briese family photo was taken at their Douglas home on the occasion of the wedding of their eldest daughter Auguste to Joseph Edser.
  • At the age of 16 years, 4 months and 18 days, Augusta Pauline Briese married Joseph Edser, son of Joseph (Joe) Edser and Emily Halloway, on 20 December 1905 in Douglas, Queensland. After farming at Douglas for some time the family moved to a 5 acres plot of land just outside Crow's Nest. Joseph worked as a contract rubbish carter for the Crow's Nest Shire Council. The family also sold surplus fruit and vegetables they grew on their farm.
    Joseph Edser and Auguste Briese, married 20 Dec 1905 at Douglas. Photo thanks to http://heritage.spriggs.com.au
  • Augusta Pauline Briese and Joseph Edser appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Crow's Nest. Joseph was a cream carter.
  • Augusta Pauline Briese and Joseph Edser appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1945 living at Crow's Nest. Joseph was a cream carrier and Augusta carried out home duties.
  • Joseph was a member of the Manchester Unity Independent Order of Oddfellows. He lost his contract with the council and in his early sixties worked away from home cutting sleepers. He succumbed to a stroke in 1940 which left him partly paralysed and in a wheel chair. Gussie tended to him for 9 years before he passed away. The family were Jehovah Witnesses.
  • Augusta Pauline Briese appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Crow's Nest. She carried out home duties.
  • In March 1949,her husband, Joseph Edser died in Queensland at age 69.
  • Augusta Pauline Briese died on 13 August 1962 in Queensland at age 73.
  • Augusta was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery. UNIT-00L-0008.

Children of Augusta Pauline Briese and Joseph Edser

Bertha Louise Briese

F, b. 6 November 1858, d. 14 December 1951
  • Bertha Louise Briese was born on 6 November 1858 in Prussia.
  • She was the daughter of Ernst Briese and Wilhelmina Pacholke.
  • Bertha Louise Briese immigrated to Queensland on 25 June 1884. She appeared to have travelled by herself. She may have been related to Karoline Pacholke, wife of Ludwig Welke who arrived in Queensland in 1873.
  • At the age of 26 years, 4 months and 14 days, Bertha Louise Briese married Herman Michael Hartwig, son of Michael Friedrich Hartwig and Justina Christine Randt, on 20 March 1885 in Queensland.
  • Bertha Louise Briese appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Douglas. Bertha carried out domestic duties and Herman was a farmer.
  • She and Herman Michael Hartwig appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Douglas.
  • On 4 August 1934,her husband, Herman Michael Hartwig died in Queensland at age 70.
  • Bertha Louise Briese appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Groomsville. She carried out home duties.
  • Bertha Louise Briese died on 14 December 1951 in Queensland at age 93.
  • Bertha was buried on 15 December 1951 in Douglas Cemetery.
    Grave of Herman Michael & Bertha Louise (nee Briese) Hartwig - Douglas Cemetery. Photo- Copyright 2006. http://chapelhill.homeip.net

Children of Bertha Louise Briese and Herman Michael Hartwig

Betty Hirning Briese

F, b. 1936, d. 30 November 1961
  • Betty Hirning Briese was born in 1936.
  • She was the daughter of Heinrich Gustav (Harry) Briese and Annie Elizabeth Hirning.
  • Betty Hirning Briese died on 30 November 1961 in Queensland.
  • Betty was buried on 2 December 1961 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. Her parents are buried with her.

Cyril Norris Briese

M, b. 1913, d. 1913

Elsie Briese

F, b. 7 December 1906

Emma Wilhelmine Henriette Briese

F, b. 1898, d. 1982

Children of Emma Wilhelmine Henriette Briese and Wilhelm Frederick Bruggemann

Ernest Briese

M, b. 30 May 1908, d. 2 January 1985
  • Ernest Briese was born on 30 May 1908 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of August Ferdinand Briese and Anna (Maria) Magdaline Stark.
  • Ernest Briese appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Crow's Nest. He was a labourer.
  • Ernest Briese died on 2 January 1985 at age 76.
  • Ernest was buried on 3 January 1985 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Ernest Heinrich Briese

M, b. 1902, d. 9 September 1902
  • Ernest Heinrich Briese was born in 1902 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Ernst Eduard Briese and Wilhelmine Louise Wolter.
  • Ernest Heinrich Briese died on 9 September 1902 in Queensland.
  • Ernest was buried on 10 September 1902 in Douglas Cemetery.

Ernst Briese

M, b. circa 1835

Children of Ernst Briese and Wilhelmina Pacholke

Ernst Eduard Briese

M, b. 10 September 1863, d. 11 October 1940
  • Ernst Eduard Briese was born on 10 September 1863.
  • He was the son of Ernst Briese and Wilhelmina Pacholke.
  • Ernst Eduard Briese married Wilhelmine Louise Wolter circa 1890.
  • Ernst Eduard Briese and Wilhelmine Louise Wolter immigrated on 30 September 1899. Ernest 36, and Wilhelmine 33, travelled on the "Duke of Fife" with their three children Minna 7, Paul 4, and infant Emma. Ernst brother August had arrived in Queensland two weeks earlier.
  • On 10 September 1902,Ernst Eduard Briese's son, Ernest Heinrich Briese was buried in Douglas Cemetery.
  • On 31 July 1905,his wife, Wilhelmine Louise Wolter died in Queensland at age 39. She may have died in childbirth as their son Gustav died an infant.
  • At the age of 52 years, Ernst Eduard Briese married Agnes Anna Polzin, daughter of Stephen Polzin and Faromka (Veronica) Riebschlager, in 1916.
  • On 2 November 1921,Ernst Eduard Briese's mother, Augusta Pauline Briese died in Douglas, Queensland, at age 21.
  • Ernst Eduard Briese and Agnes Anna Polzin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Douglas. Agnes and Ernst were both listed as farmers.
  • On 15 August 1938,his wife, Agnes Anna Polzin died in Queensland at age 78.
  • Ernst Eduard Briese died on 11 October 1940 in Queensland at age 77.
  • Ernst was buried on 12 October 1940 in Douglas Cemetery.
    Grave of Ferdinand Julius Hartwig, his wife Agnes Anna (nee Polzin) & Ernst Edward Briese - Douglas Cemetery. Photo- Copyright 2006. http://chapelhill.homeip.net

Children of Ernst Eduard Briese and Wilhelmine Louise Wolter

Gustav Heinrich Briese

M, b. 1905, d. 1905

Heinrich Gustav (Harry) Briese

M, b. 31 May 1892, d. 9 November 1972
  • Heinrich Gustav (Harry) Briese was born on 31 May 1892 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of August Ferdinand Briese and Anna (Maria) Magdaline Stark.
  • Heinrich Gustav (Harry) Briese a Briese family photo was taken at their Douglas home on the occasion of the wedding of their eldest daughter Auguste to Joseph Edser.
  • At the age of 28 years, Heinrich Gustav (Harry) Briese married Annie Elizabeth Hirning, daughter of Gottlieb Hirning and Julia Wilhelmina Patawa, in 1921 in Queensland.
  • Heinrich Gustav (Harry) Briese and Annie Elizabeth Hirning appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Groomsville. Henry was a farmer. Annie gave her address as Crow's Nest.
  • Heinrich Gustav (Harry) Briese died on 9 November 1972 in Queensland at age 80.
  • Heinrich was buried on 11 November 1972 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Child of Heinrich Gustav (Harry) Briese and Annie Elizabeth Hirning

Herman Ernest Briese

M, b. 26 May 1901, d. 15 April 1966
  • Herman Ernest Briese was born on 26 May 1901 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of August Ferdinand Briese and Anna (Maria) Magdaline Stark.
  • Herman Ernest Briese a Briese family photo was taken at their Douglas home on the occasion of the wedding of their eldest daughter Auguste to Joseph Edser.
  • At the age of 24 years, Herman Ernest Briese married Isabella Bretz, daughter of John Bretz and Sarah Ann Boyce, in 1926 in Queensland.
  • Herman Ernest Briese and Isabella Bretz appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Plainby. Herman was a labourer.
  • Herman Ernest Briese died on 15 April 1966 in Queensland at age 64.
  • Herman was buried on 16 April 1966 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Johann Carl Briese

M, b. 7 January 1894, d. 1973
  • Johann Carl Briese was born on 7 January 1894 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of August Ferdinand Briese and Anna (Maria) Magdaline Stark.
  • Johann Carl Briese a Briese family photo was taken at their Douglas home on the occasion of the wedding of their eldest daughter Auguste to Joseph Edser.
  • At the age of 20 years, Johann Carl Briese married Hilda Augusta Tewes, daughter of Elizabeth Augusta Tewes, in 1915 in Queensland.
  • On 21 October 1918,Johann Carl Briese's son, Percy Briese was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery.
  • Johann Carl Briesepossibly died in 1973 in Queensland.

Child of Johann Carl Briese and Hilda Augusta Tewes