Maud Annie SPILLER

Female 1885 - 1952  (66 years)


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  • Name Maud Annie SPILLER 
    Born 10 Sep 1885  Gympie, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1934  Gympie, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Station Road 
    Died 25 May 1952  Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Cause: Fractured skull sustained when struck by a motor cyclist while walking to church 
    • (Bundaberg News-Mail 27 May 1952 p2)

      WOMAN DIES FOLLOWING ACCIDENT
      Mrs Maud Annie Nielsen, wife of Mr Andrew Nielsen, of Hunter Street, whose skull was fractured when she collided with a motor cyclist on Sunday night, died in the Bundaberg General Hospital late that night.
      The motor cyclist, S Rasmussen, of Bagara, had his collarbone fractured.
      Police are continuing their investigations.
      Mrs Nielsen was walking along the street on her way to attend a service in the Salvation Army Citadel. She was a native of Gympie, where she spent the greater part of her life. Her husband was a minister of the Elim Four-Square Church at Gympie, and on his retirement 11 years ago, they came to Bundaberg.
      Mrs Nielsen was a prominent member of the Salvation Army.
      In addition to her husband, Mrs Nielsen is survived by an adult family of five sons, E A (New South Wales), Winton, Ray and Eric (Brisbane), Ralph and Desmond (Rockhampton), and two daughters, Mrs W Moorehead (Rockhampton), and Miss Una Nielsen, of New South Wales.
      The funeral will move from the Salvation Army Citadel this afternoon: Arrangements are in the hands of Garland and Son.

      [Not sure why Ralph was mentioned as a son]
    Funeral Service 27 May 1952  Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • FUNERAL
      Mrs Maud A Nielsen

      The funeral of Mrs Maud Annie Nielsen, wife of Mr Andrew Nielsen of Hunter Street, South Bundaberg, who passed away in the Bundaberg General Hospital on Sunday night took place from the Salvation Army Citadel yesterday afternoon. Major C Lang assisted by Mrs Lang and Mrs Watkin conducted the services. One of her favourite hymns, "Shall We Gather At The River" was sung and the Townsville Salvation Army Band played. Pallbearers were sons, Ernest, Winton, Ray, Eric and Desmond Nielsen, and Mr Barry Goodfellow.

      Wreaths were placed on the grave by: Loving Husband Andrew; Son Des, Joan and family; Son Eric, Erma and family; son Winton, Coral and family; Roy, John, Sel and Bob (Rockhampton); Mary; Rose and Charlie; Dawn and Rob; Son Ernie, Edna and Dell; Daughter Edrie, Bill and family; Daughter Una; Fred Rasmussen; S Coleman; Ales Nielsen and Alf Nielsen and family; Mr and Mrs J Toft and Meryl; Pronger family; Mrs E H Balley and Miss A Samuels; The officers, local officers and soldiers of the Bundaberg Salvation Army Corps; Mr and Mrs F G Marshall; Audrey Nowell; Mrs E Dix and family; Mr and Mrs W Osborne and Gloria; Mrs E G Dunn and Phyl; F Sutherland; Mrs Tyson senr. and children; Mr and Mrs H Moyle and family; Mrs Charles Plath; Mr and Mrs C Johnson and family; Mr and Mrs J Pignat and Mrs Samuels.

      Messrs Garland and Son were the funeral directors.
    Buried 27 May 1952  Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8
    • Bundaberg General Cemetery
      Location: D11D,  Grave Number: D1332
    Person ID I7004  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2018 

    Father Henry John SPILLER,   b. 27 Aug 1840, Membury, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1901, Gympie, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Louisa LENTON,   b. 20 Nov 1845, Plymtree, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1918, Gympie, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 25 Jan 1865  Tiverton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5006  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Andrew NIELSEN,   b. 28 Oct 1889, Kolan South, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1965, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 20 May 1908  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Children 
     1. Ernest Andrew "Ernie" NIELSEN,   b. 2 Jul 1909, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1994, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     2. Wilbur Roy "Roy" NIELSEN,   b. 30 Sep 1912, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1915, Gympie, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     3. Una Maud NIELSEN,   b. 8 May 1915, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +4. Winton Noel NIELSEN,   b. 19 Aug 1917, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2002, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. Living
    +6. Ucal Raymond "Ray" NIELSEN,   b. 17 Jan 1922, Gympie, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1977, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     7. Living
     8. Ralph Desmond "Des" NIELSEN,   b. 25 Jun 1928, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 2010, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F5040  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Sep 1885 - Gympie, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 May 1908 - Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Station Road - 1934 - Gympie, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Fractured skull sustained when struck by a motor cyclist while walking to church - 25 May 1952 - Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFuneral Service - 27 May 1952 - Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 27 May 1952 - Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S8] Queensland Pioneers Index 1829-1889, (Brisbane, The Registrar-General, Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, 2000), 1885/ 003811.

    2. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Birth registration: Maud Annie Spiller, Birth date: 10/09/1885, Mother's name: Louisa Lenton, Father/parent's name: Henry John Spiller, Registration details: 1885/C/3811.

    3. [S340] The Commonwealth Electoral Roll (Queensland) 1934, (QFHS Inc, 2007), ID: 526015.

    4. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Death registration: Maud Annie Nielsen, Death date: 25/05/1952, Mother's name: Louisa Lenton, Father/parent's name: Harry Spiller, Registration details: 1952/C/1390.

    5. [S491] News-Mail, (http://www.news-mail.com.au), Death and funeral notices, 27 May 1952 p2.

    6. [S491] News-Mail, (http://www.news-mail.com.au), Death report, 27 May 1952 p2.

    7. [S491] News-Mail, (http://www.news-mail.com.au), Funeral report,  28 May 1952 p3.

    8. [S131] Bundaberg Regional Council Cemetery Records [database on-line], (http://bundaberg.qld.gov.au/cemetery/index.php).

    9. [S16] Queensland Federation Index 1890-1914, (Brisbane, The Registrar-General, Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, 2004), 1908/ 000935.

    10. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Marriage registration: Andrew Nielsen, Marriage date: 20/05/1908, Spouse's name: Maud Annie Spiller, Registration details: 1908/C/935.