Mary Elizabeth Lewis (1874 – 1947)

Mary, also known as “Minnie”, was born in Sydney in 1874.

She married to John Edward Magner in 1891 in Sydney, John was born in 1862 in Lancashire, England.

The had the following children:

  • Herbert Joseph Lewis Magner (1891 – 1950)

  • John Edward Magner (1893 – 1939)

  • Lillian Elizabeth Magner (1895 – 1940)

  • Patrick William Magner (1898 – 1969)

  • George Sydney Magner (1901 – 1970)

  • Joseph Michael Magner (1905 – 1912)

  • Frederick Aloyisius Magner (1910 –   ?  )

  • Helen Elizabeth Charlotte Magner (1912 – 1978)

John died in 1914 in Sacred Heart Hospice, Darlinghurst, Sydney.

Mary died in Sydney on 30/09/1947.

Herbert Joseph Lewis Magner (1891 – 1950)

Herbert was born in Sydney on 14/02/1891.

He married to Ellen Margaret Smith in 1910 in Woollahra. Ellen was born in Waterloo on 18/11/1891.

They had the following children:

  • Herbert Joseph Magner (1911 – 1977)

  • Edna May Magner (1915 – 1978)

  • Louise Minnie Margaret Magner (1915 – 1968)

  • Ellen Joyce Magner (1921 – 1999)

  • Shirley Georgina Magner (1930 – 2006)

Herbert died on 08/01/1950 in Rozelle.

Ellen died in Balmain on 23/06/1964.

John Edward Magner (1893 – 1939)

John was born in Sydney on 31/05/1893.

He married to Elizabeth Alice Holmes in Sydney on 03/02/1917. Elizabeth was born in Sydney on 19/07/1898.

They had the following children:

  • Phyllis May Elizabeth Magner (1917 – 1986)

  • Edith Rachel Magner (1918 – 1953)

  • John Alfred Magner (1919 – 2010)

  • Eileen Patricia Magner (1922 – 2002)

  • William Henry Magner (1925 – 2014)

John died in Sydney on 24/01/1939.

Elizabeth died in Strathfield on 15/06/1988.

Lillian Elizabeth Magner (1895 – 1940)

Lillian was born in Sydney on 05/06/1895.

She married to Daniel John Hurley in Sydney on 04/09/1915. Daniel was born in London in 1886.

They had the following children:

  • Doris Ann Ruby Minnie Hurley (1915 – 1969)

  • Daniel John Hurley (1918 – 1969)

  • Nancy Beryl Hurley (1918 – 1996)

  • Minnie Patricia Hurley (1923 – 2000)

  • Joan C Hurley (1924 – 1925)

  • Frederick Leonard Hurley (1930 – 1995)

  • Elsie May Hurley (1935 – 1971)

  • Ellen Margaret Hurley (1936 – 1999)

Daniel died on 16/06/1940 in Newcastle.

Both Arms Severed, Man Dies

Lillian died in Sydney on 19/10/1940.

Patrick William Magner (1898 – 1969)

Patrick was born in 1898 in Sydney.

He married to Olive Morven Matchett in Sydney on 14/07/1924. Olive was born on 03/03/1907 in Waterloo. They had 1 daughter:

  • Nerida Jill Magner (1927 –        )

Patrick married to Lorna Jean Sellars, born in Paddington on 24/10/1915, in Sydney on 09/09/1946.

Patrick died on 24/09/1969 in North Sdney.

Olive died on 13/04/2002 in Sydney.

George Sydney Magner (1901 – 1970)

George was born in Sydney on 23/11/1901.

He married to Eleanor May Kitchener in Sydney on 30/01/1926. Eleanor was born in Sydney on 25/11/1899.

They had 2 children:

  • Norma Irene Magner (1926 – 2009)

  • Herbert Magner (1928 – 1977)

George died on 14/06/1970 in Sydney.

Eleanor died in Annandale on 05/02/1986.

Joseph Michael Magner (1905 – 1912)

Joseph was born in 1905 in Sydney.

He died on 21/05/1912 in Millers Point.

Sydney Morning Herald – May 1912

After school hours on Tuesday a seven year old boy, Joseph Magner, of 18 Munns Street Millers Point, went down to the bay with two other boys, aged 9 and 10 respectively for the purpose of sailing a toy boat.  Shortly after Magner was crouching on the stone steps near the M M Company’s wharf when he overbalanced and fell into the water.  His companions could not swim.  Later the little fellow’s brother dived in and recovered the body.  Meanwhile Dr Johnston arrived.  His efforts at resuscitation were at first successful but after a while the child collapsed and died.

Frederick Aloyisius Magner (1910 – 1986)

Frederick was born in Sydney on 17/04/1910.

He never married and died in Rozelle on 07/01/1986.

Helen Elizabeth Charlotte Magner (1912 – 1978)

Helen was born in Sydney on 09/10/1912.

She married to Leonard Sinclair Diett in Balmain North on 24/06/1934. Leonard was born in 1910 in Welling Kent UK.

They had 2 children.

Helen died in 1978 in Sandford VIC.

Leonard died in Sandon River on 08/11/1996.