Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Jonathon “Jack” WILLISAge: 71 years18621934

Name
Jonathon “Jack” WILLIS
Given names
Jonathon
Nickname
Jack
Surname
WILLIS
Birth December 16, 1862 53 36
Publication: Word document forwarded to Stuart Gregory on 3 June 2007
Birth of a brotherHenry WILLIS
1864 (Age 12 months)

Birth of a sisterElizabeth A WILLIS
1868 (Age 5 years)

Birth of a brotherSamuel WILLIS
1871 (Age 8 years)

Death of a maternal grandmotherSarah BROWN
May 19, 1871 (Age 8 years)
Address: 101 Cooper Street
Informant: George JEFFRESSson
Cause: Disease of the brain
Publication: Attachment to email to Stuart on 2 Jun 2007.
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 527/1871 JEFFREYS SARAH JOHN SARAH SYDNEY
Text:

There is also this reference. It seems they add difficulty transcribing the original death records.

268/1871 IFARAVES SARAH JOHN SARAH SYDNEY

Burial of a maternal grandmotherSarah BROWN
May 21, 1871 (Age 8 years)
Cemetery: Rookwood
Note: Church of England Necropolis.
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam JEFFRESS
January 15, 1874 (Age 11 years)
Address: 99 Cooper Street
Informant: George JEFFRESSson
Cause: Pneumonia and pleuritis
Publication: Attachment to email to Stuart on 2 Jun 2007.
Publication: Word document forwarded to Stuart Gregory on 3 June 2007
Text:

His occupation was given as a labourer.

His son George did not know or did not state who his father or mother were.

Publication: Images supplied by Yvonne Gluyas.
Jeffress, William-Death Certificate
Jeffress, William-Death Certificate

Note: Image kindly supplied by Yvonne Gluyas.

Burial of a maternal grandfatherWilliam JEFFRESS
January 19, 1874 (Age 11 years)
Address: Church of England Portion.
Informant: George JEFFRESSson
Cemetery: Rookwood Necropolis
Note: William's death certificate states that he was buried in the Church of England portion of the Haslem's Creek cemetery. Haslem's Creek was the early name for what is now properly titled, Rookwood Necropolis.
Death of a motherSarah JEFFRESS
1880 (Age 17 years)
Publication: Word document forwarded to Stuart Gregory on 3 June 2007
Citation details: 5590/1880 WILLIS SARAH WILLIAM SARAH BERRIMA
MarriageEmily May TICKNERView this family
July 23, 1884 (Age 21 years)
Address: North Goulburn
Publication: Word document forwarded to Stuart Gregory on 3 June 2007
Birth of a son
#1
Ubert Victor WILLIS
1886 (Age 23 years)

Birth of a son
#2
Harry N WILLIS
1887 (Age 24 years)

Death of a fatherTimothy WILLIS
about 1888 (Age 25 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 7707/1888 WILLIS TIMOTHY AGE 78 YEARS DIED BOWRAL BOWRAL
Birth of a son
#3
Charles P WILLIS
1890 (Age 27 years)

Birth of a son
#4
Joseph Henry WILLIS
1893 (Age 30 years)

Birth of a son
#5
Camden K WILLIS
1896 (Age 33 years)

Death of a sonHarry N WILLIS
1897 (Age 34 years)

Birth of a daughter
#6
Mary M WILLIS
1898 (Age 35 years)

Birth of a son
#7
Jack Jeffress WILLIS
1905 (Age 42 years)

Death of a sonUbert Victor WILLIS
1917 (Age 54 years)

Death of a brotherWilliam WILLIS
1924 (Age 61 years)

Death of a brotherGeorge WILLIS
1933 (Age 70 years)

Publication: Word document forwarded to Stuart Gregory on 3 June 2007
Occupation
Brickmaker

Publication: Word document forwarded to Stuart Gregory on 3 June 2007
Text:

"...was a brickmaker like his father and helped him on the [railway] tunnel project."

Occupation
Butcher and slaughterman

Publication: Word document forwarded to Stuart Gregory on 3 June 2007
Text:

"Later he became a butcher and had a slaughter yard at Bowral.

ResidenceEmily May TICKNERView this family

Address: "Rookwood" Kangaloon Road
Publication: Word document forwarded to Stuart Gregory on 3 June 2007
Text:

"Jonathon became a successful and prosperous business man at Bowral where he built a homestead, "Rookwood", on the Kangaloon Road. A large and beautiful terrace style two storey house, decorated with much iron lacework."

Death December 15, 1934 (Age 71 years)

Publication: Word document forwarded to Stuart Gregory on 3 June 2007
Burial after December 15, 1934
Publication: Word document forwarded to Stuart Gregory on 3 June 2007
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: 1844Petersham, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
4 years
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
4 years
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
23 months
himself
2 years
younger brother
5 years
younger sister
4 years
younger brother
Family with Emily May TICKNER - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: July 23, 1884Goulburn, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
son
2 years
son
4 years
son
4 years
son
4 years
son
3 years
daughter
8 years
son

BirthJeffress Family History
Publication: Word document forwarded to Stuart Gregory on 3 June 2007
MarriageJeffress Family History
Publication: Word document forwarded to Stuart Gregory on 3 June 2007
OccupationJeffress Family History
Publication: Word document forwarded to Stuart Gregory on 3 June 2007
Text:

"...was a brickmaker like his father and helped him on the [railway] tunnel project."

OccupationJeffress Family History
Publication: Word document forwarded to Stuart Gregory on 3 June 2007
Text:

"Later he became a butcher and had a slaughter yard at Bowral.

ResidenceJeffress Family History
Publication: Word document forwarded to Stuart Gregory on 3 June 2007
Text:

"Jonathon became a successful and prosperous business man at Bowral where he built a homestead, "Rookwood", on the Kangaloon Road. A large and beautiful terrace style two storey house, decorated with much iron lacework."

DeathJeffress Family History
Publication: Word document forwarded to Stuart Gregory on 3 June 2007
BurialJeffress Family History
Publication: Word document forwarded to Stuart Gregory on 3 June 2007
SourceJeffress Family History
Publication: Word document forwarded to Stuart Gregory on 3 June 2007
Note: I have not included this document as a source as it contains details of living people.