Phyllis Alexandria  Jessen

Phyllis Alexandria Jessen[1, 2]

Female 1916 - 1974  (57 years)

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  • Name Phyllis Alexandria Jessen 
    Born 28 Jun 1916  Kingaroy District, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Engagement 20 May 1936  The Courier-Mail, Brisbane, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    MISS PHYLLIS JESSEN, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Jessen, Aerothella, Wooroolin, whose engagement to Mr. Wesley John Wecker, eldest son of Mr. E. J. Wccker, Kingaroy, and the late Mrs. Wccker, has been announced.
    Transcribed from The Courier-Mail, Brisbane, Queensland, Wednesday 20 May 1936  
    Died 21 Apr 1974  Kingaroy District, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 24 Apr 1974  Wondai Cemetery, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Age 57 years
      Former Residence: Charlestown
      Cemetery WON-WONDAI
      Section CHURCH OF ENGLAND
      Row Q
      Plot No 376
      (South Burnett Regional Council Cemeteries Online)
    Queensland Electoral Roll 1937, 1949, 1980  Tingoora Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Queensland Electoral Roll 1937
    Subdivision, Wondai
    Wecker, Wesly John, Tingoora, farmer

    Queensland Electoral Roll 1949, 1958,
    Subdivision, Wondai
    Wecker, Phyllis Alexandria, Tingoora, home duties
    Wecker, Wesly John, Tingoora, farmer

    Queensland Electoral Roll 1963, 1968
    Subdivision, Wondai
    Wecker, Phyllis Alexandria, Tingoora, home duties
    Wecker, Wesly John, Tingoora, farmer
    Wecker, Ralph John, Tingoora, farmer
    Phyllis Alexandria, Tingoora, home duties

    Queensland Electoral Roll 1968, 1972, 1977, 1980
    Subdivision, Wondai
    Wecker, Wesly John, Tingoora, farmer
    Wecker, Ralph John, Tingoora, farmer
    Wecker, Doris Jacqueline, Tingoora, home duties 
    Person ID I8353  Hickey, List, Bundesen, Thomsen, Jensen, Jessen
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2017 

    Father Hans Peter Jessen,   b. 14 Aug 1883, Tiaro-Gundiah District, Qld. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1970, Maryborough, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Edith Miller,   b. 1891, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1967, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Marriage 5 Mar 1906  Queensland Figaro and Punch, Brisbane, Qld Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Wedding
    Feb. 20th, Miss Edith Miller, of Wooroolin to Mr. H. P. Jessen of Goorah: at the residence of Mr. F. Jessen, Coolabunia
    Transcribed from "Queensland Figaro and Punch, Brisbane, Qld," Thursday 5 March 1908
     
    • A COUNTRY WEDDING.

      JESSEN-MILLER, A very pretty wedding took place at the residence of Mr. F Jessen, at Coolabunia, on Thursday last, the contracting parties being Mr. H. P. Jensen, second son of Mr. Andrew Jessen, Goorah, to Miss Edith Miiler, eldest daughter of Mr. J. Miller, of Wooroolin. The wedding was carried out in good style. The bride entered the room on the arm of her father, who subsequently gave her away. She wore a handsome gown of white silk, the bodice made with yoke and elbow sleeves of lace, and an Empire belt, of folded silk; the skirt beautifully tucked; an embroidered tulle veil over a small wreath of orange blossoms. A handsome bouquet of white flowers and beautiful maiden hair ferns completed the smart costume.

      The maids of honour were Miss Euphemia Miller (chief), sister of the bride, and Miss Lena Jessen, sister of the bridegroom, who were attired alike in cream silk dreses, the skirts made with deep tuck's, and the bodices with bands of silk arranged bretello fashion, edged with rows of fine white lace; white hats, beautifully trimmed with white silk, also white flowers. They carried pretty bouquets of white flowers and asparagus ferns. The Rev. B. Ballantine was the officiating clergyman, and Mr. J. Miller, junr., best man. The dress of the bride was designed and made by a Brisbane firm, and those or the bridesmaids by Miss Maslin, of Tiaro.

      After the ceremony was over the bridal party were arranged in a group on the lawn, where their photos were taken by Mr. Neaby. They then moved into the residence of Mr. F. Jessen where a sumptuous repast was provided, a very noticeable feature being a large three tier cake made bv Mr. Barbeler, of Kingaroy. There was a large number of friends present, and dancing, etc., was indulged in till an early hour. The bridegroom's gift to the bride was a handsome gold brooch, and to each of the bridesmaids a pretty gold lace pin. Numerous, handsome, and useful presents were received by the happy couple, who are both well known in the district, and highly respected, and are now settled at Wooroolin.

      Maryborough Chronicle, Wide Bay and Burnett Advertiser, Queensland, Friday, 28 February 1908
    Married 20 Feb 1908  Coolabunia,Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Registration:
      Surname:MILLER: Given Name: EDITH: Marriage: 20.02.1908: Spouse: JESSEN, HANS PETER Reg. No. 1908/C252 [Qld Marriage Register]
    Family ID F1454  Group Sheet

    Family Wesley John Wecker,   b. 26 Jan 1908, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1980?, Kingaroy District, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Engagement 16 May 1936  The Courier-Mail, Brisbane, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    WECKER-JESSEN.-The engagement is announced of Phyllis, youngest Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Jessen, of "Aerothella," Wooroolin, to Wesley John, eldest Son of Mr. E. J. Wecker, Kingaroy, and the late Mrs. E. J. Wecker, of Tingoora.
    Transcribed from "The Courier-Mail, Brisbane, Queensland", Saturday 16 May 1936
     
    Marriage 14 May 1937  The Courier-Mail, Brisbane, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Miss Phyllis Jessen, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Jessen, Wooroolin, Kingaroy Line, whose marriage to Mr. W. J. Wecker, of Tingoora, elder son of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. Wecker, Tingoora, will take place in the Wondai Church of England to-morrow. She will be attended by two bridesmaids, Miss Hazel Slade (Tingoora) and Miss Lenore Walsh (Bris bane) .
    Transcribed from "The Courier-Mail, Brisbane, Queensland," Friday 14 May 1937 
    Married 15 May 1937  Church of England , Wondai, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage 11 Jun 1937  Maryborough Chronicle, Wide Bay and Burnett Advertiser, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Wecker-Jessen
    WONDAI. June 8.
    A wedding of great interest to residents of Wondai, Wooroolin, and Tingoora, was recently celebrated at the Church of England, Wondai. The bride groom being Mr. Wesley John Wecker, of Tingoora, and the bride Miss Phyllis Alexandria, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Jessen of Wooroolin. A large gathering of friends attended the service. The bride and her attendants looked very charming. The bride's frock was of ivory satin cloque material, cut on classical lines with semi-circular basque at back over long shaped train trimmed with tiny loops and buttons and silver orange blossoms with long tulle veil, bouquet of silver leaves and white flowers. Miss Hazel Slade of Tingoora, and Miss Lenore Walsh, of Brisbane, were bridesmaids and wore frocks of eau ide-nil, fully flared, with eau-de-nil taffeta tunics wiih short full shaped sleeves trimmed with mirrored buttons and loops and silver spray of flowers at neck, coronet of silver flowers, with eau-de-nil circular tulle veils. Each carried bouquets to harmonise. Little Marie Slade and Neville Saunders (nephew of the bride) acted respectively as flower girl and pageboy. The former was dressed in a long lavender frilled frock, trimmed with bebe ribbon, tulle and bebe flowers, bonnet of lavender flowers and tulle. The page wore lavender satin long tailed coat with lace front, cream satin trousers, fitting below the knees.
    Mr. Leslie Wecker, brother of the bridegroom, was best man, and Mr. Oscar Higgins, of Toowoomba, was groomsman. Miss Boyle presided at the organ, and during the signing of the register, Mrs. J. Wecker sang the song, "Because."
    The reception was held at the Hotel Cecil, about 40 guests being present. The wedding cake was heart shaped and of three tiers. The happy couple left by car for Brisbane, whence they went by boat to Cairns for the honeymoon.
    Maryborough Chronicle, Wide Bay and Burnett Advertiser, Queensland, Friday, 11 June 1937  
    Children 
     1. Ralph John Wecker,   b. 1938/1939, Kingaroy District, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1986, Wondai, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
    Last Modified 28 Aug 2014 
    Family ID F2821  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Phyllis Alexandra Wecker and Wesley John Wecker
    Phyllis Alexandra Wecker and Wesley John Wecker
    Phyllis Alexandra Wecker
    Birth: unknown
    Death: Apr. 22, 1974

    Burial:
    Wondai Cemetery
    Wondai
    South Burnett Region
    Queensland, Australia

    Created by: Michelle
    Record added: Mar 22, 2017
    Find A Grave Memorial# 177613213

    Wesley John Wecker
    Birth: unknown
    Death: Jan. 9, 1984

    Burial:
    Wondai Cemetery
    Wondai
    South Burnett Region
    Queensland, Australia

    Created by: Michelle
    Record added: Mar 22, 2017
    Find A Grave Memorial# 177613214

  • Sources 
    1. [S66] Mrs Laurina Collins.

    2. [S12] Qld Birth, Deaths and Marriages.


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