Who am I ? Kerrie Anne Christian (nee Adams) - daughter of Cyril Ross "Tipo" Adams.. Dad was a descendant of the Waters, Weatherstone, Doughty, Barden, Tulloch, McCosker, Power, Byrnes and families as well.
I help out in a few organizations Black Diamond Heritage Centre - and South Coast Chapter of Fellowship of First Fleeters - I am President of both.
Tag Archives: McCosker
1883 was not a good year for Cornelius A McCosker and his brother in law James Galvin. In October 1883 they found themselves sensationally accused of Robbery Under Arms by Charles O’Malley – robbery at Scotts Hotel at Mountain Creek … Continue reading
Our Adams-Weatherstone family is descended from Bridget Weatherstone nee Doherty of Ireland, and likewise the Barden-McCosker descendants of Jane Power nee Byrne and Ellen McCusker nee McAlinna also have Irish heritage. Although Bridget, Jane and Ellen arrived as assisted immigrants … Continue reading
In his younger days … a larrikin son of Ireland, Scotland and Sussex, a Bogga boy … sometime shearer, horse breaker, boxer, grazier, community leader, and a nephew of one of Australia’s greatest jockeys.. But on the battlefields of WWI … Continue reading
On our way back from Cape York in 2013 we visited Dad’s cousin Doug Adams and his wife Carol – it was really nice to meet family members last seen years ago. We also visited the Boggabilla Cemetery where some … Continue reading
There seems to be quite a few stories from up around Boggabilla and Goondiwindi which sometimes get shared at family gatherings or during long family phone chats. Of days long gone by and some more recent ones too. I’ve heard … Continue reading