Grace Elizabeth Caroline Simpson, - Teacher

Female 1902 - 2001  (99 years)

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  • Name Grace Elizabeth Caroline Simpson 
    Suffix - Teacher 
    Born 1902  Qld Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 16 Aug 2001  Of Peachester, Qld Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Grace was grandaughter of John Simpson, owner of Coochin Creek Hotel. A trained teacher, she married Frederick William Hodgens in 1931. They were transferred from Peachester to Beewah State School in 1932, residing there till 1955. They had four children.
    Person ID I322  Maleny Pioneers & Neighbouring Districts
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2010 

    Father William Simpson,   b. 01 Sep 1872, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Mary Ann Morter 
    Family ID F89  Group Sheet

    Family Lieut Frederick William Hodgens,   b. 1889, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1961, Qld Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 8 Aug 1931  St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Brisbane, Qld Find all individuals with events at this location 
      A marriage of interest to many North Coast and Brisbane residents was celebrated In St Andrew's Presbyterian Church Brisbane, by Rev. N. Millar on August 8. The bridegroom was Mr. F. W. Hodgens (son of Mrs Hodgens. Upper Peachester and of the late Mr Hodgens) Ťand the bride Miss Grace Simpson (elder daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Simpson, Beerwah). The bride, who was given away by her father was gowned in floral silk georgette, fashioned with pintucks and a double-tiered skirt. She added a coat of pale lavender, and her fine straw hat was relieved with a spray of pale blue flowers Miss Esme Simpson (sister of the bride), who attended as bridesmaid, wore a frock of pink crepe de Chine, finished with mastic georgette edged with fine lace Her mastic hat was ornamented to match her dress. Mr. R. Simpson (brother of the bride) was best man. After the ceremony a reception was held at Miss. O. Simpson's residence, and later Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Hodgens left for Tamborine Mountain, where the honeymoon is being spent.

      Transcribed from 'The Brisbane Courier' Monday 17th August 1931
     1. John Hodgens,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Hodgens
     3. Hodgens
     4. Hodgens
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2010 
    Family ID F88  Group Sheet

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