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Edward Hamilton PIGOTT

Edward Hamilton PIGOTT. Mount Morgan Cemetery Register Edward Hamilton Pigott Age 82. Died: 8.3.1928  Buried 9.3.1928 Sect. 1, Row N, Grave 34 Marker: JJ34 Notes: Bushman (section N), Hospital. Pauper   QLd. BDMs Edward Hamilton Pigott Death: 07/03/1928 Reg. No: 1928/C/715 No Parents listed.     The inscription on Edward’s grave has been inscribed around 3 sides of the tomb.  It appears to me as if …

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There were Burgoynes and then there were Burgoynes?

The Burgoyne name should be familiar to historians in America, those who have studied the Revolutionary War:  General John Burgoyne?  Saratoga?  This John was from Sutton, Bedfordshire.  Various versions of the family’s history seem consistent in reporting that the family came to England via a Burgundian Soldier during the Hundred War.  (abt 1337-1475).  That soldier or his descendants were given land in Sutton and they eventually …

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Claus Frederick LINDE

Claus Frederick LINDE Mount Morgan Cemetery Register Age 7. Died: 07.09.1898 Buried: 07.09.1898 Sect. 4, Row. B4, Grave: 43 HS Qld BDMs Frederick LINDE Died: 07.09.1898 Reg. no: 1898/C/4976 Mother: Kate McKEON Father: Peter Henry LINDE   Headstone reads – In Memory of Claus Frederick Linde Born April 15th 1891 Who Was Drowned Sep 7th 1898 R.I.P. Erected By His Parents   Also of his Father …

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Robert John JONES

Robert John JONES Mount Morgan Cemetery Register Section: 1, Row: D, Grave: 101, HS/F Died: Fri. 1/6/1906 Qld BDMs Robert John Jones Died 01/06/1906 1906/C/2887 Mother: Sarah Emma Peters Father: Owen Jones Headstone reads – In Loving Remembrance Of Robert John Son Of Owen & Sarah Emma Jones Died at Mt. Morgan June ? ? Aged 26 years “Thy Will Be Done” The Capricornian, Rockhampton, Qld. …

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Thomas Cowan Way

Thomas Cowan Way was the fifth child born to William Way and Catherine Dickson.  He was born on the 13th of April 1835 and was christened on the 19th of April 1835 in the Hope Park Memorial Church, St. Andrews, Scotland.[1]  It is believed the name Cowan was taken from a fellow tailor, Thomas Cowan, who was in St. Andrews and who was probably a very …

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Findings that Probably Change the Genealogy of the Gossett Family of the USA

I’m posting this for James Gossett (#leet3genealogist):   I have attached a link to the GossettYDNA website which is run Jim Gossett, professor emeritus of Environmental Engineering at Cornell.  It will give you a good idea about how YDNA especially is starting to play a role in genealogy.  It also gives a good presentation summary on what has already been learned about the Gossetts in America through …

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Who was Elizabeth Pilbeam?

Elizabeth / Eliza / Jane Pilbeam was my maternal great great great grandmother. She married Samuel King at Ebony, Kent on 8 April 1828.   One of the witnesses was Elizabeth Thomas who, if my research is correct, was Elizabeth’s cousin (see below). So who was Elizabeth? 1841 census – Ebony, aged 30 (born 1811), no indication if born in county or not   1851 census …

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Albert MOLTON

Albert MOLTON Mount Morgan Cemetery Register Sect 1, Row F, Grave 97. Died: 29.12.1909 Buried: 29.12.1909 Age 24 Born:  17.12.1885 Gympie, Qld. Son of C. & A. Molton   Qld. BDMs Albert Charles Molton Died: 29/12/1909 Reg. no: 1909/C/2725 Mother: Annie Keys Father: Charles Molton   Headstone reads In Loving Memory Of Albert Dearly Beloved Son of C. and A. Molton Born Gympie Dec 17, 1885 …

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