Mary Elsie Ross (1879 – 1940)

Mary was born in Molong NSW on 26/05/1879.

She married to William Cooper O’Brien in Croydon QLD on 01/02/1905. William was born in Brisbane on 24/06/1880.

They had the following children:

  • Stephen Eric O’Brien (1906 – 1999)

  • Elsie Clare O’Brien (1910 – 1937)

  • Estelle Edna O’Brien (1913 – 1945)

  • Winnifred Dorothy O’Brien (1916 – 1941)

  • William Cooper O’Brien (1919 – 1972)

  • Douglas Alister O’Brien (1924 – 2006)

Mary died in Rockhampton on 12/07/1940.
William also died in Rockhampton but on 09/06/1959.
Both are buried at Norman Gardens, Rockhampton Region, Queensland.

Stephen Eric O’Brien (1906 – 1999)

Stephen was born in Normanton NT (registered in Queensland) on 19/06/1906.

 

He married to Wilhelmina Gwendoline Andresen in QLD on 11/12/1933. Wilhemina was born in Brisbane on 13/03/1913.

Stephen died in Sandgate Brisbane on 28/08/1999

Wilhelmina died in Ipswich on 04/03/2011.

Elsie Claire O’Brien (1910 – 1937)

Elsie was born on 13/08/1910 in Queensland.

She died on 11/07/1937 in Queensland.

Estelle Edna O’Brien (1913 – 1945)

Estelle was born on 03/03/1913 in QLD.

She died on 18/05/1945 in QLD, unmarried.

Winnifred Dorothy O’Brien (1915 – 1941)

Winnifred was born on 03/08/1915.

She died on 05/03/1941 in Goodna QLD.

William was born on 11/04/1919 in Emerald QLD.

He married to Gwendoline Shanks on 28/07/1943. Gwen was born in Charters Tower on 21/07/1922.
They had 3 children, 1 son and 2 daughters.

Gwen & Merle Shanks 1942

Gwendoline (L) and her sister Iris (R) Shanks.

William died on 15/08/1972.
Gwen died in Rockhampton on 05/03/2012.

Douglas Alister O’Brien (1924 – 2006)

Douglas was born on 02/06/1924 in Emerald.

He married to Dulcie Graham and they had 1 son.

Douglas died on 11/12/2006 in Brisbane.