Maurice Patrick DOWD

Male 1906 - 1978  (72 years)


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  • Name Maurice Patrick DOWD 
    Born 24 Jun 1906  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Aug 1978  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 15 Aug 1978  Nudgee, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Nudgee Catholic Cemetery
      DOWD MAURICE PATRICK
      Location OL-0250
      Register Number 2624
    Person ID I6396  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2018 

    Family Ida Beatrice KREBS,   b. 3 Apr 1911, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1947, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1932  Beenleigh, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • DOWD--KREBS

      In St. Patrick's Church, Beenleigh, on November 5, the marriage was solemnised of Mr. Maurice Patrick Dowd, only son of thc late Mr. Stephen Dowd and of Mrs. Dowd, Bathurst Street, Red Hill, Brisbane, and formerly of Mt. Morgan, to Miss Ida Krebs, second daughter of Mr. H. G. Krebs, Beenleigh, and of the late Mrs. Krebs. The Rev. Father Steel officiated and Mrs. F. L. Moran rendered a vocal solo.

      The bride, who was given away by her father, was gowned in ivory mariette and Chantilly lace moulded to the figure, and her Brussels net veil was lent by Mrs. Burke (Brisbane).

      Misses Gwen Krebs (sister of the bride) and Muriel Dowd attended as  bridesmaids, and Miss Dorothy Dowd acted as flower girl.

      On leaving the church the bride was presented with a horse shoe. 

      After the ceremony a reception was held at the Imperial Hotel, Beenleigh, where the guests were received by Mrs. H. Berger. The three-tiered wedding cake was made and donated by Miss M. Twoomey.

      When leaving for the honeymoon, which is being spent at Maroochydore, Mrs. M. P. Dowd wore a travelling frock of blue marocain, featuring a vandyked yoke of floral marocain, and a cape. Her hat was to tone.

      Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Dowd's future home will be in Francis street, Kedron, Brisbane. [5]
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F2136  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jun 1906 - Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Nov 1932 - Beenleigh, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Aug 1978 - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Aug 1978 - Nudgee, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S16] Queensland Federation Index 1890-1914, (Brisbane, The Registrar-General, Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, 2004), 1906/ 009248.

    2. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Birth registration: Maurice Patrick Dowd, Birth date: 24/06/1906, Mother's name: Mary Fitzgerald, Father/parent's name: Stephen Dowd, Registration details: 1906/C/9248.

    3. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Death registration: Maurice Patrick Dowd, Death date: 14/08/1978, Mother's name: Mary Catherine Fitzgerald, Father/parent's name: Stephen Dowd, Registration details: 1978/B/89343.

    4. [S490] Nudgee Cemetery burial records [database on-line], (http://www.nudgeecemetery.com.au).

    5. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1932 'DOWD--KREBS.', Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1878 - 1954), 16 November, p. 4, viewed 7 August, 2011, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article55487265.

    6. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Marriage registration: Maurice Patrick Dowd, Marriage date: 05/11/1932, Spouse's name: Ida Beatrice Krebs, Registration details: 1932/B/14241.