Saturday, 3 March 2018
4 March is a big birth date for the Killion, Quinn and Hand families...
We've tracked five births and one death to this date so far....let us know if we've missed any or if you have photos!
Hastings (Austie) Killion was born in 1895 at Smithtown, Macleay River, NSW - 123 years ago today - the sixth child and third son of Thomas Killion and Mary Jane Wood. Austie died in 1950. He is the father of Ann, a cousin in our Facebook group.
John Henry (Jack) Austin was born in 1916 at Glebe, NSW - 102 years ago today - the second child and only son of Mary Jane (Dattie) Porter and John Alexander Austin. Jack died in 1985.
Cecil Joseph Quinn was born in 1932 at Kempsey, NSW - 86 years ago today - the fifth child and fourth son of Henry James (Harry) Quinn and Ivy Olga Husdon. Cecil died in 1997. He is the father of Jo, our "Facebook cousin".
Maureen Anne Matilda Hand was born in 1936 - 82 years ago today - the second child of Bernard James Hand and Alice Roseanne Clarke. Maureen died in 2010.
Mark Anthony Quinn was born in 1960 at Kempsey, NSW - 58 years ago today - son of Cecil Joseph Quinn (above) and Cynthia Eliza Coleman and Jo's brother. Mark died in 2016.
Finally, Arthur Feeney died in 1955 at St Peters, NSW - 63 years ago today - the eight child of Thomas Feeney and Julia Cooke. Arthur was the nephew of our matriarch, Jane Feeney-Killion-Seward-Moran. Arthur is the 2nd great grandfather of Liz, another "Facebook cousin".