Christopher (Hermans') Page.
"The Kalgoorlie Mob"
Christopher (Herman) Patterson (Carrier) (b) 1878 in Paddington, Sydney N.S.W. married Annie Susanna Watkins in 1904 in Melbourne Victoria, he died in Prahran, Melbourne, Victoria in 1944.
Annie Susanna (b) 1878 Williamstown Victoria (d) 1956 in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.
Annie Susanna and Mavis
  1. Florence May Wilhelmina (b) 1905 South Melbourne, Victoria, (d) 1990 (m) Harold Abbott (d) 1967.
  2. Neil Wm. (b) 1907 South Melbourne, Victoria, (d) 1976 (m) Carol Miriam Reynolds in 1934.
  3. Vera Annie (b) 1909 South Melbourne, Victoria, (d) 1942 (m) William McLeod
  4. Grace Evelyn (b) 1911 South Melbourne, Victoria, (m) Charles Castledine
  5. Sydney Harold (b) 18 Jan 1914 South Melbourne, (d) 1974 Victoria, (m) Enid Lillian Bisbie
  6. Mavis May (b) 13 May 1922  Women's  Hospital Melbourne, Victoria, (m) 1. Peter Browne Cooper. 2. Emrys Morgan. Mavis (d) 12/7/2010, Perth, Western Australia.
In about 1923 Annie Susanna moved from Melbourne with her children to Kalgoorlie in Western Australia. Her sister May, (married to Bill Elliott) lived there already. The two eldest children returned to Melbourne and Annie raised the rest of the family in Kalgoorlie - thereby establishing a Western Australian branch of the Patterson/Pederson family tree.
Annie Susanna Patterson nee Watkins (b) 1878 was the daughter of Hugh Daniel Watkins and Martha Smith. Hugh died in 1884 aged 50 in Williamstown, Victoria. Hugh, Martha and baby Hugh came to Australia 1866 from Greenwich Kent, England, aboard the ship "Netherby" destined for Queensland. The ship was wrecked off King Island were they remained stranded  for approximately 10 days. Upon being rescued they (Hugh and Martha and baby Hugh) were taken to Melbourne where they stayed.
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This web site was lovingly created by Rod Soulsby of Perth, Western Australia.
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Christopher (Herman) Patterson
Annie Susanna Watkins and Her mother Martha Watkins (nee Smith)