Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Susanna Ellen Monica MOYNAAge: 83 years18851968

Susanna Ellen Monica MOYNA
Given names
Susanna Ellen Monica
Married name
Susanna Ellen Monica COPPLESTONE
Birth about 1885 30 31
Citation details: 1885/7520 Moyna Susanna Ellen Monica Maria Joseph
Birth of a brotherEdward Robert MOYNA
about 1890 (Age 5 years)
Citation details: 1890/7455 Moyna Edward Robert Maria Joseph
Birth of a sisterWinifred Mary Jane MOYNA
about 1891 (Age 6 years)
Citation details: 1891/15012 Moyna Winifred Mary Jane Maria Joseph
MarriageArthur COPPLESTONEView this family
about 1911 (Age 26 years)
Citation details: 1931/1911 Susanna Ellen Monica Moyna Arthur Copplestone
Death of a brotherPatrick John MOYNA
April 9, 1918 (Age 33 years)
Cause: Killed in action.
Citation details: 6 October 2012

From Australian War Memorial:

"Private (Pte) John Patrick Moyna, 9th Reinforcements, 6th Battalion, of Melbourne, Vic (originally of Sydenham, Christchurch, New Zealand).

Pte Moyna enlisted on 1 July 1915 and embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Star of Victoria on 10 September 1915. He later served as a sergeant with the 5th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps, and was killed in action on 9 April 1918 in France, aged 35."

Note: At this time he was a sergeant with the 5th Australian Machine Gun Battalion operating near Herbecourt with a New Zealand Unit on their left fllank.
Marriage of a siblingJoseph MOYNAEliza McNEILView this family
about 1923 (Age 38 years)
Citation details: 15132/1923 MOYNA JOSEPH ANDERSON ELIZA NEWTOWN
Citation details: 25 October 2009

Jessie/Jennet/Janet McLean (the family were illiterate and the scottish accent was very think so her name was often incorrectly written) b 24th March 1831, Saline, Tobermory, Isle of Mull, Scotland or 17 June 1834 arrived “Brilliant” free d 4th July 1915, Mantle Hill Moruya, bur Moruya Cem aged 84, had rheumatism for 5 yrs d as Janet Wynter in Moruya, parents as John & Grace m1 22 July 1855 John McNeil Redbank (Pampoolah) Mid North Coast NSW b June 1918 Nova Scotia, Nth America, son of John immigrated about 1852 aged ca 23 d 19 Apr 1882 Manning River aged 53 Children 11 1 Grace McNeill b 20 May 1856 Tinonee d 1 Dec 1944 Dawson aged 88 Yrs m 9 Aug 1879 Thomas Foster b 24 March 1842 in Launceston Tasmania Thomas was a baker for Thompsons Ltd, Taree d 15 April 1922 after five month hospital stay. Children 7 1 George Foster b 31 Jan 1880 in Taree newspaper apprentice d 12 Aug 1933, of lead poisoning from lead in print. m 16 Aug 1905 Johnann McFadyen in Taree (m as Annie) d 8 Oct 1967 Taree 2 William Manning Foster b 24 Apr 1881 in Wingham d 24 Oct 1942 in Casino m 1904 Ann H Morrow in Wallsend

3 John Delamore (Jack) Foster
b 13 March 1884 in Wingham
d 20 May 1966 in Newtown aged 82 yrs
m  20 May 1910(reg 1911)  Florence May Middleton Stroud aged 26

4 Thomas Oswald Foster
b Sept 1886 in Taree
d 1 Dec 1964 Cooks Lane West Kempsey aged 78    m 1925 Agnes Winifred Simon in Kempsey
5 Janet E G  Foster
b 1892
m John Lange in Wagga Wagga
6 Sydney Herman (Sid) Foster
b 1894 in Taree
d 15 Dec 1959 in Taree
7 Edward Foster
b 1897
d 1897 in Taree

2 Mary Ann McNeill
b 27 June 1859 Taree
d 5 Nov 1935 Laurie ton
m 27 June 1878  John Bell Taree
Children 9
1 James Bell
b 1879
2 Norman Bell
b 1881
3 Annie McLeod Bell
b 1883
m 1933 Stanley Wichard
4 Janet Bell
b 1885
5 Leslie D R Bell
b 1887
d 1941
m 1933 Margaret Swan

6 Mary Henrietta Bell
b 1890 Murwillumbah
m 1914 Thomas R McLennan

7 Roy McNeil Bell
b 1895 Laurie ton
8 Wilhelmina Elizabeth Bell
b 1897 Laurie ton

9  William Allen Bell
b 12 Apr 1898 in Laurie ton
d 22 July 1959 in Rosebury
m 15 Feb 1923  Jessie Sarah Ready in Redfern
b 30 May 1892 in Redfern
d 18 Dec 1971 in Lakemba
Children 1+
1 John Wiliam (Jack) Bell
b 1921 in Sydney
d 2002 in Sydney
m Apr 1948  Catherine Annette (Nita) Savage in Waverley
3 John McNeil
b 1860 Wingham
d 12 June 1930 Krambach (mother as Jessie) aged 69/70

4 Allan McNeil
b 1862 Manning River
d 13 Sept 1927 Krambash (mother as Jessie) aged 64/65
m 1885  Janet Easton Taree

5 Neil McNeil
b 1864 Manning River (mother as Jessie)
d 7 June 1946 aged 81 or 82 Krambash (mother as Jessie) aged 81/82
m 1892 Mary Jane Martin

6 Annie McNeil
b 1866
d 1937 in Randwick aged 70/71
m 1884  William Anderson in Wingham

7 Janet  McNeil
b 1867 in Manning River
m 1898 Quirindi Alfred E Layt

8 Eliza McNeil
b 1870 Manning River (mother as Janet)
d 1958
m1 1888 James Anderson in Taree
m2   1923 Joseph Moyna in Newtown

9 Elizabeth Sarah McNeil
b 1873
d 1948
m 1902  William James Thomson  Moruya
10 Alexander (Alick) McNeil
b 1875 Manning River (mother as Janet)
d 1948  In Liverpool  (mother as Jessie )

11 Priscilla  Harriet McNeil
b 1877 Manning River (mother as Jennet)
d  1878 Manning River (mother as Janet) aged 0/1

m2 22 Dec 1882 Delamore Wynter in Sydney    (Delamore had 12 children from his previous marriage)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 338
Death of a motherMaria CULLINAN
about 1923 (Age 38 years)
Citation details: 1923/5693 Moyna Maria 69Y
Death of a fatherJoseph MOYNA
about 1928 (Age 43 years)
Citation details: 1928/8896 Moyna Joseph 73Y
Death of a brotherEdward Robert MOYNA
about 1931 (Age 46 years)
Citation details: 1931/9977 Moyna Edward Robert 40Y
Death of a brotherJoseph MOYNA
May 27, 1951 (Age 66 years)
Address: Sunset Hospital
Citation details: MOYNA JOSEPH Male PERTH 1265 1951
Publication: Web Site

Joseph died shortly after at Nedlands, Perth at 18 Court-street, Highgate, on 27 May 1951 at the age of 69, with only his local friends to remember him

Citation details: The West Australian 30 May 1951, page 16
Moyna - Jospeh
Moyna - Jospeh

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

Death about 1968 (Age 83 years)
Citation details: 1968/38580 Copplestone Susanna Ellen Monica 78Y
Family with parents - View this family
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
Australian Army CrestPatrick John MOYNA
Birth: about 1883 28 29Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Death: April 9, 1918Herbecourt, France
3 years
6 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
Family with Arthur COPPLESTONE - View this family
Marriage: about 1911New Zealand

BirthNew Zealand Register of Births, Deaths and Marriages
Citation details: 1885/7520 Moyna Susanna Ellen Monica Maria Joseph
MarriageNew Zealand Register of Births, Deaths and Marriages
Citation details: 1931/1911 Susanna Ellen Monica Moyna Arthur Copplestone
DeathNew Zealand Register of Births, Deaths and Marriages
Citation details: 1968/38580 Copplestone Susanna Ellen Monica 78Y