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Harry CokierHarry Coker (born 1 Sep 1868 Limehouse, London, Middlesex, England, died 16 Oct 1924 Rockhampton, Qld, Australia. Note baptised as Harry but sometimes referred to as Henry in documents) first married Frances Jane Sugden (born C1873, Queensland, Aust, died unknown) with whom he had three children. They divorced in 1897. Read a transcript of that.
Harry then married Emily Ellen Sophia Aldridge (born 20 Jun 1876, Logan Village, Qld, Australia, died 23 Jun 1970, Rockhampton, Qld, Australia) with whom he had eight children who survived until adulthood.

Children with Frances Sugden:

  1. George Henry Arthur COKER,   b. 29 Nov 1888, Norton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ?
  2. James COKER FLYNN,   b. 20 Jul 1890, Gladstone, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1958, Gladstone, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
  3. Emily Lee COKER,   b. 7 Jun 1892, Gladstone, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1914, Nurse Berrills, Archer and Talford streets, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)

Children with Emma Aldridge:

  1. Walter Frederick COKER,   b. 2 Jul 1900, Mt Morgan, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1981, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
  2. John Alexis DOBBS, COKER,   b. 30 Jun 1901, Mt Morgan, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1987, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
  3. Edward Henry COKER,   b. 30 Jun 1901, Mt Morgan, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1901, Jubilee Hill, Mt Morgan, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
  4. Harry Lawrence COKER,   b. 30 Nov 1902, Shandon Hill, Mt Morgan, Qld, Aust Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1984, Queensland, Aust Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
  5. Harriet Ada Daphne COKER,   b. 17 Jan 1905, Mt Morgan, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1996, Wesley Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
  6. Archibald Aldridge COKER,   b. 9 May 1907, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1980, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
  7. Edna May COKER,   b. 21 Oct 1908, Mt Morgan, Qld, Aust Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 2000, Rockhampton, Qld, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
  8. Unnamed COKER,   b. Abt 1910, Rockhampton, Qld, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1910  (Age ~ 0 years)
  9. Arthur Roy COKER,   b. 5 May 1913, Rockhampton, Qld, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 2004, Rockhampton, Qld, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
  10. Bertram COKER,   b. Abt 1915, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1915, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
  11. Charles Cyril COKER,   b. 26 Jun 1918, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 2004, Greenslopes Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)

Ada Mary Anne Coker

Ada Mary Anne Coker (born 6 Mar 1864 at 44 Nicholas Street, Mile End, Stepney, London, England, died 18 Jan 1926 Wynstoy Ave, Enfield, Sydney, NSW,…

Albert Napier Coker

Albert Napier Coker (born 21 May 1878 Queensland, Aust, died 3 Jun 1940) married Anne Featonby (born C1880, died 14 Mar 1961, Qld, Australia) and…

Archibald Aldridge Coker (1907-1980)

Archibald Aldridge Coker (1907-1980) had three marriages; his first two wives pre-deceasing him. He had one child with Edith Mabel Bedford…

Archibald Lawson Coker

Archibald Lawson Coker (born 22 Nov 1881 Queensland, Aust, died C1953 Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia) married Ivy Maud Rule (born C1891, d.…

Arthur Coker

Arthur Coker (born C1868 London, England, UK, died 24 Feb 1945 Rockhampton Queensland, Aust) married Polly Mary Sayer and fathered two children. 1.…

Arthur Roy Coker (1913-2004)

Arthur Roy Coker (1913-2004) married Eileen Radloff and they had six children. He was known as Roy. Roy worked at the Rockhampton Base Hospital.

Charles Cyril Coker (1918-2004)

Charles Cyril Coker (1918-2004) married Lil Sleaford. His older sister, Edna, married Lil's brother John, while his eldest brother, Fred, was married…

Cyril Coker funeral

Notes on Cyril Coker's funeral, 29th March 2004, Rockhampton, which was conducted by his son Pastor Ian Coker.On behalf of my sisters, Marjorie and…

Cyril Coker obituary

Charles Cyril Coker (26 Jun 1918 to 24 Mar 2004)IN 1918, a mother took her deathly sick newborn son home from Rockhampton Women’s Hospital after…

Edna May Coker (1908-2000)

Edna May Coker (1908-2000) married John Sleaford and they had six children. Edna's eldest brother, Fred, married John's sister, Rovena, while her…

Emily Florence Coker

Emily Florence Coker (born 16 Jan 1862 Limehouse, London, England, UK, died Aug 1946 in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia) married Albert Card and…

Harold George Blanchard Card

Tribute to a young man whose short life ended on the battlefield in France ©Warren Nunn (First published 14 Jan 2017) On 22 August 1918, Harold…

Harriet Ada Daphne Coker (1905-1996)

Harriet Ada Daphne Coker (1905-1996) married Bert Moss and they had six children. She was known as Daphne Moss.

Harry and Emma Coker

Harry Coker and Emma Aldridge Harry* Coker (1868-1924) and Emily Ellen Sophia Aldridge (1876-1960)While Harry Coker was Alex Dobbs’ natural father,…

Harry Coker divorce

This is a transcription of the divorce proceedings between Henry Coker and his first wife, Frances. Page 1 In the Supreme Court of Queensland…

Harry Lawrence Coker (1902-1984)

Harry Lawrence Coker (1902-1984) married Myrtle Richardson and they had two children. He was known as Lawrie.

Herbert Leslie Coker

Herbert Leslie Coker (born 7 Jul 1880 Queensland, Aust, died possibly in Western Australia).

James Coker and Emily Lee

James Thomas Coker (bigger image) with six of the 10 children he and Emily Lee brought up in Rockhampton, Queensland. From left top are Emily…

James Martin Coker

James Martin Coker (born 20 Sep 1872 Rockhampton, Qld, Australia, died 14 Jan 1907 Townsville General Hospital, Qld, Australia) married Eliza Mary…

James Thomas Coker

James Thomas Coker, embezzler © By Warren Nunn According to immigration records the Royal Dane on which James Thomas Coker arrived in Australia did…

Jane Elizabeth Coker

Jane Elizabeth Coker (born 13 Mar 1859 at 5 Salman Cottages, Ratcliff, Stepney, London, England, July 1948, Rockhampton, Qld, Australia) married…

John Alexis Dobbs Coker (1901-1987)

John Alexis Dobbs Coker (1901-1987) married Bella Silver and they had four children. Although he was Harry and Emma's child, he was adopted and…

Leonard William Thomas Coker

Leonard William Thomas Coker (born 3 Dec 1865 St Dunstan's, Stepney, London, England, died 22 Jun 1918 Rockhampton, Qld, Australia) married Sarah…

Ode to Grandad

Written by Cyril Coker’s granddaughter Bettrys Wellings.Ode to GrandadWhat a great man at the age of 85To achieve such great things and still be…

Walter Frederick Coker (1900-1981)

Walter Frederick Coker (1900-1981) married Rovena Sleaford. He was known as Fred. His younger sister, Edna, married Rovena's brother John, while his…