Samuel SPILLER

Male 1871 - 1956  (84 years)


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  • Name Samuel SPILLER 
    Born 11 Dec 1871  Gympie, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Education 1883  Gympie, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • He attended the Two Mile School in 1883 aged 10 years 8 months
    Occupation Mechanical Engineer and Cabinet Maker  [4

    • For sale as going concern. Motor garage and engineering works, plant consists of three lathes, shaper, driller, grinders, motor engine, and all necessary tools, stock in trade, workshop and dwelling, large allotment of land in central position, reason for selling death of wife. Apply to Sam Spiller, Young-street, Gympie.
      ( 4 Aug 1917)
    Religion Plymouth Brethren 
    Residence 1934  Lakes Creek, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Will 30 Apr 1955  Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • THIS IS THE LAST WILLL AND TESTAMENT OF ME, SAMUEL SPILLER of Dorley Street, Lakes Creek, Nth Rockhampton in the County of Queensland, Australia.

      I hereby revoke all Wills by me, at any time heretofore made, and declare this to be my last Will and Testament.
      I appoint REBECCA DOBBS (Widow) of Skardon St Nth Rockhampton to be Executor of this my will, and direct that all my just Debts and Funeral and Testamentary Expenses shall be paid as soon as conveniently may be after my decease.

      I GIVE AND BEQUETH 10 (ten pounds) to my wife EDITH ANNY SPILLER of 289 East Street Rockhampton.
      I leave my home at Lakes' Creek and every thing contained therein also all of my personal belongings, to my two daughters REBECCA DOBBS & FRANCES GERTRUDE EMILY MILNE (Wife) of John Buchanan Milne of Mackay. The property to be sold and divided in equal parts between the aforesaid REBECCA DOBBS & FRANCES GERTRUDE EMILY MILNE after all the Funeral and other legal debts have been met. I also direct that a Life Insurance policy in the T & G Life assurance Coy. for 8 (paid up policy) together with all monies in the commonwealth Saving Bank in my name be divided equally between the aforesaid R Dobbs and FGE Milne.
      My wish is to be buried as near as possible to my previous wife EHE Spiller, Grave 4 Church of Christ Ground, Nth Rockhampton and if possible by the Church of Christ pastor, and to my dearest, please do not waste money on tomb stones and the like, I'll not be long lying here, tis only till He come. I also direct that Lutton Bros be the undertakers.
      And I request that twenty five (25) pounds be paid to the person administering this my will out of monies available, free of all charges, death duties etc. whatsoever. This amount to be over & above anything they are otherwise entitled to. I also direct that in the event of my wife EDITH ANNY SPILLER predeceasing me, that the amount of 10 above mentioned be equally divided between my two daughters.

      Dated this Thirtieth day of April in the year of our Lord One Thousand Nine Hundred and fifty five (1955)

      Signed SAMUEL SPILLER

      [Witnessed by Stan T Douglas (Minister of Religion) and Ruth Douglas]
    Died 1 Dec 1956  Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Buried 3 Dec 1956  Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • North Rockhampton Cemetery
      Section 18, Row 1, Grave 9
      with Harrriet
    Person ID I7216  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 14 Jun 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 1 Fanny STAMP,   b. 6 Aug 1873, Bouldercombe, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1916, Gympie, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 24 Apr 1903  Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Children 
    +1. Rebecca SPILLER,   b. 5 May 1904, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1968, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +2. Frances Gertrude Emily SPILLER,   b. 31 Dec 1909, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1995, Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F5022  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Harriet Elizabeth Ellen "Nell" APPS,   b. Aug 1871, Whatlington, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1940, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married 28 Jul 1922  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F5023  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Edith Annie AH GEE,   b. 12 Sep 1876, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1955, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 26 Aug 1941  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F5024  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Dec 1871 - Gympie, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - 1883 - Gympie, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Apr 1903 - Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Jul 1922 - Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1934 - Lakes Creek, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Aug 1941 - Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 30 Apr 1955 - Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Dec 1956 - Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 3 Dec 1956 - Rockhampton, 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), 1872/ 000685.

    2. [S541] Kevin Matthews, "RE: Frances Spiller" e-mail message to Jennifer Crockett, 28 Jan 2011.

    3. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Birth registration: Samuel Spiller, Birth date: 11/12/1871, Mother's name: Louisa Lenton, Father/parent's name: Henry John, Registration details: 1872/C/685.

    4. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1917 'Advertising.', The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933), 4 August, p. 16, viewed 1 January, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article20162675.

    5. [S340] The Commonwealth Electoral Roll (Queensland) 1934, (QFHS Inc, 2007).

    6. [S544] Kevin Matthews, "Family Tree" e-mail message to Jennifer Crockett, 17 Jan 2011, Samule Spiller, image of will.

    7. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Death registration: Samuel Spiller, Death date: 01/12/1956, Mother's name: Louisa Linton, Father/parent's name: Henry John, Registration details: 1956/C/5657.

    8. [S543] Rockhampton Regional Council cemetery burial records [database on-line], (http://www.rockhamptonregion.qld.gov.au), North Rockhampton Cemetery.

    9. [S16] Queensland Federation Index 1890-1914, (Brisbane, The Registrar-General, Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, 2004), 1903/ 001822.

    10. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Marriage registration: Samuel Spiller, Marriage date: 24/04/1903, Spouse's name: Fanny Stamp, Registration details: 1903/C/1822.

    11. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Marriage registration: Samuel Spiller, Marriage date: 28/07/1922, Spouse's name: Harriet Elizabeth Ellen Roberts, Registration details: 1922/C/3334.

    12. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Marriage registration: Samuel Spiller, Marriage date: 26/05/1941, Spouse's name: Edith Annie Ellis, Registration details: 1941/C/2330.