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John Alexis DOBBS, COKER

Male 1901 - 1987  (86 years)


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  • Name John Alexis DOBBS 
    Suffix COKER 
    Born 30 Jun 1901  Mt Morgan, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Queensland birth certificate. Registration number 1901/9171. John Alexis, male, 30 June 1901, Mundic Creek, Mount Morgan. Father Harry Coker, miner, 33 years, born London, Middlesex, England. Mother Emily Ellen Sophia formerly Aldridge, 23 years, born Logan, Moreton, Queensland. Previous children of relationship: Walter Fredrick, one year. Informant H.Coker, father, Mundic Creek.
      History record: The name of the person whose birth is herein registered was changed from John Alexis Dobbs Coker to John Alexis Dobbs by a deed poll registered in the Supreme Court of Queensland at Rockhampton on 30 October 1944. T.F.Scott, deputy registrar-general, 6 November 1944.

    Gender Male 
    Residence 1925  Elliot's, North Quay, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Australian electoral roll

    _OTHN Alex DOBBS 
    Died 17 Aug 1987  Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • https://www.familyhistory.bdm.qld.gov.au
      Death registration: John Alexis Dobbs
      Birth date: 1901Death date: 17/08/1987
      Mother's name: Emily Ellen Sophia Aldridge Father/parent's name: Harry Coker
      Registration details: 1987//55919

    Person ID I1390  Warren Nunn's Suffolk Nunns
    Last Modified 10 May 2021 

    Father Harry COKER,   b. 1 Sep 1868, Limehouse, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1924, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Emily Helen Sophia ALDRIDGE,   b. 20 Jun 1876, Logan Village, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1970, Kabra, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 31 May 1899  Methodist Manse, East St, Mt Morgan, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Copy of certificate of marriage
      I David Boyd being a Methodist Minister do hereby certify that I have this day at the Methodist Manse East Mt Morgan duty celebrated marriage between Harry Coker Miner of West Mount Morgan aged 32 years born London Middlesex England Father James Martin Coker (Note: James Martin Coker was Harry's brother, his father's name was James Thomas Coker) clerk, mother Emily Lee AND Emily Ellen Sophia Aldridge of Shandon Hill, Mt Morgan, spinster aged 22, born Logan in Moreton Shire, Queensland. Father Henry Aldridge miner, mother Harriet Phillips. Witnesses Charles Dobbs and Elizabeth Dobbs. Dated this 31st day of May 1899.

    Family ID F364  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Charles DOBBS,   b. Mar 1871, Bracebridge, Lincolnshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1944, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Relationship Adopted 
    Mother Elizabeth ALDRIDGE,   b. 19 Dec 1871, Owanyilla, Mary River, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1952, St Andrew's Hillcrest Hospital, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship Adopted 
    Married 18 Jul 1896  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F365  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Isabella SILVER,   b. 19 Oct 1893, Kooroongarra, Millmerran, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1968, Boolburra, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 26 Sep 1925  Valley Presbyterian Church, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Certificate of marriage. I, Robert Millar, a minister of the Presbyterian Church, do hereby certify that I have this day at a Fortitude Valley Presbyterian Church duly celebrated marriage between John Alexis Coker, commonly known as John Alexis Dobbs, labourer, of Harry Road, Taringa, Brisbane, bachelor, aged 24, born Mount Morgan, Queensland, son of Charles Dobbs (by adoption), farmer and Elizabeth Aldridge* AND Margaret Isabel Silver, household duties, Harry Rd, Taringa, Brisbane, spinster, aged 32, born Milmerran, Queensland, dau of James Silver, carpenter and Janet Todd. Witnesses: James Strachan Silver and Eva Silver#
      #Siblings of bride
      *Sister of birth mother Emily Helen Sophia ALDRIDGE

    • DOBBS-SILVER - On 26th September, at Valley Presbyterian, by Rev. Robt. Millar, John A. Dobbs, to Margaret I. Silver.
      Family Notices. (1925, October 3). The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864-1933), p. 6. Retrieved March 4, 2011, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article20965759


      https://www.familyhistory.bdm.qld.gov.au/
      John Alexis Dobbs known as John Alexis Coker known as Dobbs
      Marriage date: 6/09/1925
      Spouse's name: argaret Isabella Silver
      Registration details:1925/B/38098

    Children 
     1. Mavis Joyce DOBBS,   b. 17 Sep 1926, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 2015, Gracemere, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     2. Raymond Douglas DOBBS,   b. 2 May 1929, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 2000, Biloela, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. Living
     4. Alexis James DOBBS,   b. 7 Feb 1936, Rockhampton, Qld, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 2005, Biloela Hospital, Biloela, Qld, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F361  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • John Alexis Dobbs b. John Alexis Dobbs Coker son of Harry Coker/Emily Ellen Sophia Aldridge at Mundic Creek, Mt Morgan. Adopted by Charles Dobbs/Elizabeth Aldridge. Elizabeth was mother's sister. Took name John Alexis Dobbs by deed poll on 30/10/1944. Farmed at Boolburra west of Rockhampton, Queensland. Read about life at Boolburra