<< Previous - Next >>

GOLDIE of Tasmania

Journal by Decimus

Looking for information on the descendants of Francis GOLDIE born Edinburgh 1823. Married Mary Ann SIMPSON Hobart Town Tasmania 1855. Both convicts (cheque fraud, credit fraud, theft.) Daughter Margaret b. 1856 Hobart Town married George MORRIS 1875 (registered Melbourne) but shortly thereafter turns up on the West Coast of NZ in the company of gold miner William Augustus COOPER and 1885 marries him.

Surnames: COOPER GOLDIE MORRIS SIMPSON
Viewed: 1230 times
by Decimus Profile | Research | Contact | Subscribe | Block this user
on 2010-05-10 22:27:50

Decimus has been a Family Tree Circles member since May 2010. is researching the following names: COAST, MCKILLOP, KELLY and 8 other(s).

Do you know someone who can help? Share this:

Comments

by ngairedith on 2010-05-11 09:30:13

Daughter Margaret was born in 1856 in Hobart Town
- she married George MORRIS on 22nd Dec 1874 in Melbourne
- she married William Augustus COOPER (1847-1934) on 28th Oct 1885
- William was a son of:
William Cooper & Julia Ann COAST who married in Southwark Surrey England in 1842
- he was born in Greenwich and died in Rimu, West Coast
- Margaret died in October 1889 aged 33, after the birth of Arthur
- William remarried in June 1898 in Hokitika to:
- Edith Mary Jane UPJOHN (1877-1943)
- she was a daughter of Robert UPJOHN & Mary Ann WRAY
- they had 12 known children (including a set of twins) in the Hokitia areas


The children of Margaret and William were:
March 1878 - Charles Edward Cooper
- born in Greymouth
- married Jessie ANDERSON in 1918
- he died in 1934 aged 56 in a Mine Disaster

October 1879 - William Augustus Cooper
- born in Greymouth
- married Bertha Mildred HASTE in 1909
- worked on the Wellington Waterfront
- had 7 known children:
Harold Walter Cooper
Arthur Cooper
Edith Cooper
Roland Cooper
Francis Cooper
William Edward Cooper
Bertha Cooper
Hilda Cooper
- he died in 1946 aged 66

November 1881 - Francis George Cooper
- married Francis Margaret 'Fanny' HAVILL (1886-1970) in 1906
- they had 3 known children:
Vera May Cooper
George Francis Cooper
Myrtle Dorothy Cooper
- Francis died in 1971 aged 89

December 1883 - John Francis 'Jack' Cooper
- he married Margaret MUIR
- had at least 2 children
- he died aged 87 in 1971

March 1885 - Walter Cooper
- born in Hokitika
- Walter was expelled from school about 10 years old
- he is believed to have become a jockey
- married Margaret Alice HOWISTON/HOWATSON (1895-1934) in 1917
- they had at least 3 children
- he died aged 72 in 1957

28th Oct 1885 William Augustus Cooper & Margaret Morris marry

May 1887 - James Albert Cooper
- born in Hokitika
- he married Janet Henrietta Rebecca GAYLOR in 1912 in Woodstock Hokitika. Had at least 2 children
- he remarried to Jessie Victoria LAMMACROFT in 1924

October 1889 - Arthur Cooper
- Arthur DIED OF WOUNDS in WWI on 27th March 1918 in France
SERIAL NUMBER - 11837
RANK LAST HELD - Lance Corporal
FIRST KNOWN RANK - Private
OCCUPATION - Labourer
NEXT OF KIN - William Cooper (father) Rimu, via Hokitika
BODY ON EMBARKATION - New Zealand Expeditionary Force
EMBARKATION UNIT - 12th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company
EMBARKATION DATE - 1 May 1916
PLACE OF EMBARKATION - Wellington
TRANSPORT - HMNZT 51
VESSEL - Ulimaroa
DESTINATION - Suez, Egypt
LAST UNIT SERVED - Wellington Infantry Regiment

by Glenys01 on 2012-03-03 01:27:59

Hi I am descendant of John Francis Cooper who married Catherine Muir? They had three chrildren Margaret, Jim and Alex Hoping this is the same family tree

Register or Sign in to comment on this journal.