Esther Jane Smith

Female 1867 - 1928  (61 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Esther Jane Smith was born 10 Feb 1867, Tingalpa, Brisbane, Queensland; died 2 Jun 1928, "Caerleon" farm, Reesville via Maleny, Queensland; was buried 5 Jun 1928, Bulimba Cemetery, Queensland.

    Other Events:

    • Electoral Roll: 1903, Wide Bay, Maleny; Henry Oliver Rees, Rees' farm, fruitgrower Esther Jane Rees, Rees' Farm, domestic duties
    • Electoral Roll: 1905, Wide Bay, Maleny; Henry Oliver Rees, Rees' farm, fruitgrower Esther Jane Rees, Rees' Farm, domestic duties

    Notes:

    Buried:
    MALENY RESIDENT'S DEATH.
    MALENY, June 10.
    The death of Mrs. Esther Jane Rees occurred at her residence, Reesville, Maleny, on June 2, at the age of 61 years. The late Mrs. Rees was born at Hemmant, Brisbane, In 1867, and in 1888 was married to Mr. H. O. Rees. Her husband predeceased her five years ago. Mr. and Mrs. Rees came to Maleny in 1897 and engaged successfully in dairying. The late Mrs. Rees was of a kind and gentle personality, and greatly endeared herself to all who came in contact with her. The funeral took place on Tuesday morning to the Bulimba Cemetery. The deceased leaves one daughter, Mrs. A. J. Cranney, and three sons, Henry Oliver, Edgar J., and Lennard H., all, of whom reside at Maleny.

    Transcribed from 'The Brisbane Courier' Monday 11th June 1928

    Esther married Henry Oliver Rees 6 Feb 1888, Baptist Chapel, Petrie Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland. Henry (son of John Rees and Hannah Thomas) was born 4 May 1862, Pantyreos, Lower Llanvrechva, Monmouthshire, Wales; died 5 Sep 1923, "Caerleon", Reesville via Maleny, Queensland; was buried 7 Sep 1923, Bulimba Cemetery, Brisbane, Queensland. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 2. Henry Oliver Rees  Descendancy chart to this point was born 1889, Brisbane, Qld; died Yes, date unknown.
    2. 3. Elizabeth Ada Rees  Descendancy chart to this point was born 1 Feb 1890, 90 Buzacott Estate, Graceville, Queensland; was christened 5 Jul 1942, First communion 12 July 1942, St Georges Church, Maleny, Qld; died 4 Nov 1966, old Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Maleny, Queensland; was buried from St Georges Church, Maleny to Witta Cemetery.
    3. 4. Edgar John Rees  Descendancy chart to this point was born 1893, Qld; died Yes, date unknown.
    4. 5. Herbert Leonard Rees  Descendancy chart to this point was born 1895, Brisbane, Qld; died Yes, date unknown.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Henry Oliver Rees Descendancy chart to this point (1.Esther1) was born 1889, Brisbane, Qld; died Yes, date unknown.

  2. 3.  Elizabeth Ada  ReesElizabeth Ada Rees Descendancy chart to this point (1.Esther1) was born 1 Feb 1890, 90 Buzacott Estate, Graceville, Queensland; was christened 5 Jul 1942, First communion 12 July 1942, St Georges Church, Maleny, Qld; died 4 Nov 1966, old Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Maleny, Queensland; was buried from St Georges Church, Maleny to Witta Cemetery.

    Elizabeth married Albert James Sarsfield Cranney 5 Mar 1912, YMCA building, Edward St, Brisbane, Queensland. Albert (son of John Beauchamp Cranney and Frances Melinda Beacham) was born 27 Oct 1883, Queensland; died 19 Mar 1968, old Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Maleny, Queensland; was buried St Georges Anglican church, Maleny to Witta Cemetery. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 6. Albert Clifford Cranney, QX14928  Descendancy chart to this point was born 9 Aug 1912, Maleny, Queensland; died 20 Mar 2001.
    2. 7. Esther Marion Cranney  Descendancy chart to this point was born 17 Feb 1914, Maleny, Queensland; died 26 Mar 1980.
    3. 8. Harry Percival Cranney  Descendancy chart to this point was born 16 Oct 1915, Maleny, Queensland; died 15 May 1996, Caloundra, Queensland; was buried Caloundra Cemetery, Queensland.
    4. 9. Edgar John Cranney, Service Number - QX61665  Descendancy chart to this point was born 7 May 1917, Maleny, Queensland; died 15 Nov 1970, Prince Charles Hospital, Chermside, Queensland; was buried 17 Nov 1970, St Georges Anglican Church, Maleny to Witta Cemetery.
    5. 10. Margaret Elizabeth Cranney  Descendancy chart to this point was born 9 Dec 1923, old Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Maleny, Queensland; was christened 2 Sept 1931, Anglican parish church, Maleny; died 26 Aug 2004, new Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Maleny, Queensland; was buried Cremation, Memorial plaque at Witta Cemetery.

  3. 4.  Edgar John Rees Descendancy chart to this point (1.Esther1) was born 1893, Qld; died Yes, date unknown.

  4. 5.  Herbert Leonard Rees Descendancy chart to this point (1.Esther1) was born 1895, Brisbane, Qld; died Yes, date unknown.


Generation: 3

  1. 6.  Albert Clifford Cranney, QX14928 Descendancy chart to this point (3.Elizabeth2, 1.Esther1) was born 9 Aug 1912, Maleny, Queensland; died 20 Mar 2001.

    Other Events:

    • Enlistment: 18 Jul 1940; AC Cranney, Army Number QX14928, enlisted on 18 July 1940 and was eventually discharged on 24 April 1946. Sergeant Cranney served in the Second 26th Battalion and was interned as a Prisoner of War at the fall of Singapore in February 1942.

    Albert married Marie Jean Doris Watson 17 Jul 1941, Burwood, Sydney, NSW. Marie was born 19 Mar 1920. [Group Sheet]


  2. 7.  Esther Marion Cranney Descendancy chart to this point (3.Elizabeth2, 1.Esther1) was born 17 Feb 1914, Maleny, Queensland; died 26 Mar 1980.

    Esther married Leslie John Robert Deans 19 Oct 1934, Queensland. Leslie was born 2 Oct 1907, Nambour, Queensland; died 7 Feb 2001, Nambour, Queensland; was buried 12 Feb 2001, Nambour Garden Cemetery, Nambour, Queensland. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 11. Faye Deans  Descendancy chart to this point
    2. 12. Leslie Clifford Deans  Descendancy chart to this point
    3. 13. John Barry Deans  Descendancy chart to this point
    4. 14. Errol Robert Deans  Descendancy chart to this point
    5. 15. Trevor William Deans  Descendancy chart to this point
    6. 16. Dianne Marion Deans  Descendancy chart to this point

  3. 8.  Harry Percival Cranney Descendancy chart to this point (3.Elizabeth2, 1.Esther1) was born 16 Oct 1915, Maleny, Queensland; died 15 May 1996, Caloundra, Queensland; was buried Caloundra Cemetery, Queensland.

    Harry — Mavis Dawn Isbister. [Group Sheet]


  4. 9.  Edgar John Cranney, Service Number - QX61665 Edgar John Cranney, Service Number - QX61665 Descendancy chart to this point (3.Elizabeth2, 1.Esther1) was born 7 May 1917, Maleny, Queensland; died 15 Nov 1970, Prince Charles Hospital, Chermside, Queensland; was buried 17 Nov 1970, St Georges Anglican Church, Maleny to Witta Cemetery.

  5. 10.  Margaret Elizabeth  CranneyMargaret Elizabeth Cranney Descendancy chart to this point (3.Elizabeth2, 1.Esther1) was born 9 Dec 1923, old Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Maleny, Queensland; was christened 2 Sept 1931, Anglican parish church, Maleny; died 26 Aug 2004, new Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Maleny, Queensland; was buried Cremation, Memorial plaque at Witta Cemetery.

    Other Events:

    • Cremated: 2004, Curramore, Maleny, Queensland; In a family ceremony, Margaret's ashes were placed on "Curramore Hills" beneath the same Moreton Bay Fig tree that shaded her husband. The memorial plaque carries the inscription "A loving woman whose beauty and zest for life inspired her family and all who knew her. Partners in life and hand in hand for all eternity".

    Margaret married Jack Raymond Burton Thorne 18 Apr 1949, Albert Street Methodist Church, Brisbane, Queensland. Jack (son of Charles Ringham Thorne and Matilda Roumie Burton) was born 16 May 1913, Wilson St, Taringa, Queensland; was christened 1 Jul 1914, St Pauls, Taringa, Queensland; died 20 Nov 2002, new Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Maleny, Queensland; was buried Cremation, Memorial plaque at Witta Cemetery. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 17. Jean Margaret Thorne  Descendancy chart to this point
    2. 18. Charles Grant Thorne  Descendancy chart to this point


Generation: 4

  1. 11.  Faye Deans Descendancy chart to this point (7.Esther3, 3.Elizabeth2, 1.Esther1)

  2. 12.  Leslie Clifford Deans Descendancy chart to this point (7.Esther3, 3.Elizabeth2, 1.Esther1)

  3. 13.  John Barry Deans Descendancy chart to this point (7.Esther3, 3.Elizabeth2, 1.Esther1)

  4. 14.  Errol Robert Deans Descendancy chart to this point (7.Esther3, 3.Elizabeth2, 1.Esther1)

  5. 15.  Trevor William Deans Descendancy chart to this point (7.Esther3, 3.Elizabeth2, 1.Esther1)

  6. 16.  Dianne Marion Deans Descendancy chart to this point (7.Esther3, 3.Elizabeth2, 1.Esther1)

  7. 17.  Jean Margaret Thorne Descendancy chart to this point (10.Margaret3, 3.Elizabeth2, 1.Esther1)

  8. 18.  Charles Grant Thorne Descendancy chart to this point (10.Margaret3, 3.Elizabeth2, 1.Esther1)

    Charles married Robin Kyle Thompson [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 19. Deborah Robin Thorne  Descendancy chart to this point
    2. 20. Steven Charles Jack Thorne  Descendancy chart to this point
    3. 21. Craig Grant Malcolm Thorne  Descendancy chart to this point
    4. 22. Edwina Kate Thorne  Descendancy chart to this point

    Charles married Kerrie Lee Gilliland [Group Sheet]



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