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William Tunley1

#10351, b. about 1897
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
4th cousin of Janet Susan Greathead
4th great-grandson of Richard Tunley
Appears on charts:
Chart 34 - Richard Tunley
     William Tunley was born about 1897.1 He was the son of William Gearld Tunley. He married Virginia ... 2 boys and 1 girl all married and one boy had a son (information true as at 1970.)1

Sources of Information

  1. [S9382] Emails between Wyn Tunley and Jan Cooper from 13 December 2003.

Virginia ...

#10352, b. about 1894
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 34 - Richard Tunley
     Virginia ... was born about 1894.1 She married William Tunley, son of William Gearld Tunley, 2 boys and 1 girl all married and one boy had a son (information true as at 1970.)1

Sources of Information

  1. [S9382] Emails between Wyn Tunley and Jan Cooper from 13 December 2003.

John Archibald McAndrew1

#10353, d. before 1983
Last Edited=23 May 2006
     John Archibald McAndrew married Mary Eileen Psaila John was Mary's first husband. John died before 1983 in British Guiana.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S16] E-mails between Tim Smellie and Jan Cooper from 27 Nov 2003.

Mary Agnes Lawlor1

#10355, b. 23 July 1871, d. 11 February 1909
Last Edited=22 Aug 2012
     Mary Agnes Lawlor was also known by the name of Molly.1 She was born on 23 July 1871 in Newtown, Tipperary, Ireland.1 She married Alexander McPherson Dalton on 30 April 1898 in Exchange Hotel, Geraldton, Queensland, Australia, Geralton is now called Innisfail.1 Mary died on 11 February 1909 in Queensland, Australia, aged 37.1

Children of Mary Agnes Lawlor and Alexander McPherson Dalton

Sources of Information

  1. [S26436] Emails between John Amatt and Jan Cooper from 12 January 2011.

George Greathead1

#10357, b. 2 February 1909, d. about 1969
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of George Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 3 - George Greathead
     George Greathead was born on 2 February 1909 in Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia.2,3,4 He was the son of George Greathead and Ellen Mary McGladrigan.1 He married Ellen May O'Shea on 9 August 1941 in Goondiwindi, Queensland, Australia.2,1,5 George enlisted in Australian Army on 7 June 1942 in Caulfield, Victoria. He was living in Bundaberg, Queensland. He was discharged on 24 December 1945 as a Major. His last posting was the Australian New Guinea Administrative Unit. His service number was VX80561.3 George died about 1969.5

Children of George Greathead and Ellen May O'Shea

Sources of Information

  1. [S10203] Emails between Germaine Greathead and Jan Cooper from 6 January 2004.
  2. [S13312] Emails between Marie Smith née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 16 March 2005.
  3. [S40000] Website http://www.ww2roll.gov.au
  4. [S40000] Website http://www.justice.qld.gov.au/bdm/IndexSearch.htm - Registration number 1909/C603.
  5. [S18385] Emails between Michelle Lafferty and Jan Cooper from 10 April 2007.

John O'Hagan Greathead1

#10358, b. 17 August 1918, d. 31 December 1997
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of George Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 3 - George Greathead
     John O'Hagan Greathead was born on 17 August 1918 in Nambour, Queensland, Australia, John was named after his grandmother.2,3 He was the son of George Greathead and Ellen Mary McGladrigan.1 John's army service number was 419958, he enlisted into 47th Battalion on 5 August 1942 as a singler bank clerk. He gave his next as kin as his father George and his address as that of his father 24 Crofton Street, West Baundaberg. He was five feet eleven and a half inches tall with a chest of 32½ inches. His weight was 146 lbs and he had no distinguishing marks.3,4 He married Edwina Dorothea Pritchard in 1946.2 In the London Gazette 1 March 1946 Supplement issued 5 March 1946. an entry appeared for John O'H Greathead (Aus 68609) Acting Corporal was reported as; "The King has also been graciously pleased to give orders for the publication of the names of the following personnel who have been mentioned in despatches." He was discharged on 12 June 1946 as a Flight Sergeant.5,6 He died on 31 December 1997 in Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia, aged 79 He died from bilateral bronchopneumonia, chronic obstructive airways disease and a fractured left femur at greater trochanter. He had an almost total loss of body fat and avitaminosis. F J Jarrold who was no relation and lived at Point Vernon Caravan Park, Hervey Bay was the informant of his death.2,7 John was buried on 6 January 1998 in Bundaberg Crematorium, Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia.7

Children of John O'Hagan Greathead and Edwina Dorothea Pritchard

  • Marie Louise Greathead
  • Jennifer Ellen Greathead2
  • Susan Elizabeth Greathead2

Sources of Information

  1. [S10203] Emails between Germaine Greathead and Jan Cooper from 6 January 2004.
  2. [S13312] Emails between Marie Smith née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 16 March 2005.
  3. [S40000] Website http://naa.gov.au/the_collection/recordsearch.html
  4. [S40000] Website http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/
  5. [S40045] Newspapers London Gazette 1 March 1946 Supplement issued 5 March 1946.
  6. [S40000] Website http://www.ww2roll.gov.au
  7. [S47003] Holds copy of Australian death certificate Kindly supplied by Marie Smith.

Julia Frances Concannon1

#10359, b. 3 June 1892, d. 18 October 1972
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 3 - George Greathead
     Julia Frances Concannon was born on 3 June 1892 in Maryborough, Queensland, Australia.1,2 She married John Greathead, son of George Greathead and Anne O'Hagan, on 19 November 1919 in Maryborough, Queensland, Australia, John and Julia were both very musical and made a great contribution to the cultural and community life of the city of Bundaberg. John was the President of the Society, he cast himself as the leading man and he and Jula fell in love and got married - they called their daughter Germaine.1,3 John and Julia appeared on the Australian electoral rolls in 1925 and 1936 as living in Barolin Road, Bundaberg, Capricornia, Queensland with his brother William. John was listed as a farmer and Julia on home duties.4 Her husband John died on 11 October 1966 in Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia, aged 90.5,2,1 Julia was buried on 18 October 1972 in Bundaberg Cemetery, Fitzgerald Street, Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia, in Block 9 Row 6 No 585. She is buried with her husband George. Their stone reads "Sacred heart of Jesus have mercy on the soul of Julia F Greathead died 18 October 1972 aged 80 years and John Greathead died 11 October 1966 aged 90 years RIP."6 Julia died on 18 October 1972 in Mater Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, aged 80 after a short illness.7,1

Children of Julia Frances Concannon and John Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S10203] Emails between Germaine Greathead and Jan Cooper from 6 January 2004.
  2. [S274] E-mails between Scott Stedman and Jan Cooper from 02 August 2009.
  3. [S10363] Emails between Mary Germaine Greathead and Jan Cooper from 20 July 2008.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com - Australian electoral rolls.
  5. [S48] E-mails between Mary Round née Carroll and Jan Cooper from 6 January 2004.
  6. [S40000] Website Find a grave.
  7. [S40045] Newspapers Bundaberg newspapers 19 October 1972 - obituaries volume 2.

Rita Lucy Theresa Kelleher1,2

#10360, b. 3 January 1926, d. 1 January 2011
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 3 - George Greathead
     Rita Lucy Theresa Kelleher was born on 3 January 1926 in Australia.2 Rita in the 1950's worked with women in jail.3 She married John Joseph Greathead, son of John Greathead and Julia Frances Concannon, on 21 November 1958 in St Patrick's Church in the Valley, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.1 Her husband John died on 16 June 1993 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, aged 72.1,2 Rita died on 1 January 2011 in Australia aged 84.2 She was buried on 7 January 2011 after a service at in Corpus Christi Church, Nudgee, Queensland, Australia.4 Rita was buried in Nudgee Catholic Cemetery, Nudgee, Queensland, Australia, John and Rita are buried under the same grave.5

Children of Rita Lucy Theresa Kelleher and John Joseph Greathead

  • Julianne Marie Greathead
  • Mary Germaine Greathead
  • Gabrielle Mary Denise Greathead
  • Madonna Therese Greathead
  • John Jude Greathead
  • Anne-marie Catherine Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S10203] Emails between Germaine Greathead and Jan Cooper from 6 January 2004.
  2. [S10370] Emails between Anne-marie Catherine Jensen and Jan Cooper from 10 November 2010.
  3. [S10363] Emails between Mary Germaine Greathead and Jan Cooper from 20 July 2008.
  4. [S40000] Website Legacy.com - Courier Mail 14 January 2011, Bundaberg News Mail 5 January 2011 and Courier Mail 5 January 2011.
  5. [S40000] Website Billion graves.

Ann Greathead1

#10371, b. 5 October 1773
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
1st cousin 5 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
3rd cousin of George Greathead
3rd great-granddaughter of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Ann Greathead was baptised on 5 October 1773 in St Mary, Whitkirk, Yorkshire, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Bartholomew Greathead and Mary Dawson.

Sources of Information

  1. [S10] Family Record Family Search.
  2. [S7] Ancestry.com - West Yorkshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1512-1812.

Mary Greathead1

#10372, b. 1777
Last Edited=6 Aug 2016
Relationships
1st cousin 5 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
3rd cousin of George Greathead
3rd great-granddaughter of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Mary Greathead was born in 1777.1 She was the daughter of Bartholomew Greathead and Mary Dawson. She was baptised on 10 August 1777 in Cawood, Yorkshire, England.1 She married William Garthwaite on 14 May 1818 in Marrick, Yorkshire, England, after the banns had been read on 29 April, 6 and 13 May. The ceremony was witnessed by Bartholomew Greathead and William Appleton who signed with his mark.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S10] Family Record Family Search.
  2. [S47012] Find my past Yorkshire Banns.

George Greathead1

#10373, b. 1805, d. 27 April 1872
Last Edited=24 Dec 2017
     George Greathead was born in 1805 in Yarm, Yorkshire, England.1 He was the son of George Greathead and Hannah ...2 He was baptised on 22 December 1805 in Yarm, Yorkshire, England.3 He married Hannah Mellor on 13 July 1828 in St Mary the Virgin, Prestwich, Lancashire, England, after the banns had been read. Both were listed as from Crompton and signed with X. The ceremony was witnessed by John Grimshaw and Abraham Kay.4,1,5,6,7 George was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 6 June 1841 in Park, Prestwich cum Oldham, Lancashire, England, George was a cotton yarn packer.8 George was listed as head of household in the census of 30 March 1851 at Crompton Field, Crompton, Lancashire, England, George was a cotton twist maker.9 George and Anna are staying with his sister Margaret Hoyle and her children, her son George was a cotton mill operator. George was listed as a labourer with Robert and Miriam working a cotton mill operators.10 George was a dryer and Annie (presumably Hannah) was listed as a housekeeper. The 1865 state census taken on 1 May stated they were both born in England.11 He married Sarah Butterworth on 26 December 1867 in Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA, George was aged 62 and a fireman, Sarah was aged 44. This was the second marriage for George and the third for Sarah.12,13 George died on 27 April 1872 in Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA, from consumption aged 66 years four months 8 days. He worked as a wire worker. Although his death record states his parents were George and Sarah, I believ ethey were George and Hannah.14

Children of George Greathead and Hannah Mellor

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S7] Ancestry.com - Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841-1915 - son George.
  3. [S10] Family Record Family Search - "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/J3FV-F8Y : accessed 25 Aug 2014), George Greathead, 22 Dec 1805; citing YARM,YORK,ENGLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 919090.
  4. [S40000] Website Lancashire online parish clerk project - Marriages 1826 -1828 page 558 LDS film 2356186.
  5. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Film Number: 2356186, Digital Folder Number: 004405408, Image Number: 00103 - Lancashire, Cheshire and Yorkshire Parish Registers 1603 - 1910.
  6. [S40000] Website www.lan-opc.org.uk.
  7. [S47012] Find my past England, Greater Manchester marriages 1570-1936.
  8. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 545/5 Folio 25 Page 14.
  9. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2243 Folio 333 Page 35.
  10. [S10] Family Record Family Search - "Massachusetts, State Census, 1855," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MQ4D-BQC : accessed 25 Aug 2014), George Greathead in household of Margaret Hoyle, Millbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States; citing State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 000953963.
  11. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Massachusetts, State Census, 1865 - Family Number: 542 , Line Number: 5 , GS Film number: 0954382 , Digital Folder Number: 4286762 , Image Number: 00202.
  12. [S7] Ancestry.com - Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915.
  13. [S40000] Website Fiind my past - United States Marriages.
  14. [S7] Ancestry.com - Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841-1915.
  15. [S40000] Website Lancashire on line - Baptisms 1826-1837 Page 270 entry 4589 LDS film 1656585.

George Greathead1

#10374, b. 6 August 1817, d. 1826
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
2nd cousin 4 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
3rd cousin 1 time removed of George Greathead
4th great-grandson of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     George Greathead was baptised on 6 August 1817 in Colburn, Hipswell, Yorkshire, England, Bartholemew his father was a labourer.1,2 He was the son of Bartholemew Greathead and Margaret Walker. I have assumed George died in 1826 as another child was born and given the same name.

Sources of Information

  1. [S10] Family Record Family Search.
  2. [S5984] Emails between Kathleen Lopez and Jan Cooper from 20 January 2001 Bishop Transcripts of Hipswell 1680 - 1900 Film # 0207541.

Jane Greathead1

#10375, b. 18 January 1707
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
6th great-aunt of Janet Susan Greathead
1st cousin 2 times removed of George Greathead
Great-granddaughter of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Jane Greathead was baptised on 18 January 1707 in Hipswell, Yorkshire, England.2,3 She was the daughter of William Greathead.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S5984] Emails between Kathleen Lopez and Jan Cooper from 20 January 2001.
  2. [S5984] Emails between Kathleen Lopez and Jan Cooper from 20 January 2001 Film Transcripts #0207541 C of LDS Bishops Transcripts of Hipswell 1680-1900.
  3. [S16094] Emails between Juli Shore and Jan Cooper from 6 March 2004.