The Wightman Dennison Descendants of Frederick Waters

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1. Florence Wightman-Dennison bore two sons to Frederick Waters b. ??-??-1878 Walgett d. ??-??-1945 Maitland West – but sadly only Donald survived and Hilton died in infancy.

2. Donald Waters (son of Florence Wightman Dennison and Frederick Waters) (1898 Whalan Station – 1972 Toowoomba) – click for photo – married Grace Vera Bennett  (1900 Mungindi – 1962 St George). In the 1943 Electoral Rolls Donald andGrace, with children George Allen and Florence Mavis were all listed as living at Nindigully in St George Queensland. A number of children were born at the Euraba Mission at Boomi. In 1926 the Mission was moved to Toomelah. “Len’s first language was the Gamilaraay language and the Dictionary was launched on the Internet in 1996 based on tapes of Len’s grandfather, Charles Dennison. Grandfather Dennison was believed to be 110 years old when he died in 1956. … Len’s maternal grandfather, George Bennett provided a model for Len in serving in the Defence Force. Grandfather Bennett joined the AIF on the first anniversary of Gallipoli and served in Somme in France. He had been gassed some 18 times with mustard gas and had been sent to London on a number of occasions only to get well and be sent back into the thick of it.” – Len Waters Biography on Blogspot

3. George Allan Waters (1918 Euraba Mission Boomi – 1973 Moree Toowoomba) m. 1940 Ida May Stacey (1925 – 2004)  in Moree

4. Coral Waters

4. Delma Waters

4. Dianne Waters

4. Frederick Waters

Kevin Waters

4 Margaret Waters

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Ruby Waters

Sharon Waters

4 Norma May Waters

Graham George Waters

Florence Mavis Waters (1920 Euraba Mission Boomi – 2008 Tamworth)

Donald Edward Jimmy Waters (1922 – 1973) – joined the Army in 1942 ?

Leonard Waters (1924 Euraba Mission Boomi – 1993 Cunnamulla) – Australia’s 1st Indigenous Airforce Fighter Pilot – Cairns Post April 25 2014 – and by Len’s daughter Kim Orchard – married 1946 Gladys May  Saunders (b. St George – ). In 1996, the community of Moree in New South Wales dedicated a memorial park to Leonard Waters at Boggabilla, north of Moree. He is also commemorated in Len Waters Street, Ngunnawal in Canberra.

4Kim Waters – Orchard ( – 2014)

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Frederick Gerald Waters (1926 Euramba Mission Boomi – 1985 Dirranbandi Queensland) m. Mary Daphne Fing (1930 Texas – 2009 Moree)

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Rhonda Mary Waters ( 1950 Texas – 1980 Moree )

Kevin Charles Waters (1928 Euraba Mission Boomi – )

Ranald Alfred Waters (1931 Euraba Mission Boomi – 1995 St George)

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4 Randall Alfred Charles Boyd Waters (1959 – 1974)

3Mimi Donella/D’Nella  Rose Maria Waters (1933 St  George – 1973 – Winton) married Albert Matthew McEwan (1910 Angledool – 1980 Toowoomba)

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Stanley Lyall Waters (1935 Nindigully – 2008 St George)

Gregory Neville Waters (1937 St George – 1937 St George)

Beatrice Vera Waters (1942 – )

Hilton Waters (son of Florence Wightman Dennison & Frederick Waters) (1900 Whalan Station – 1900 Whalan Station)

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2 Responses to The Wightman Dennison Descendants of Frederick Waters

  1. Kevin Waters says:

    Why can’t I select Kevin Waters

    • hi Kevin – I would like to check this out – I am currently in Europe. I am descended from Matilda Waters and am keen to connect with my Waters cousins – I may need to wait till I get home in Australia and I am keen to add details of all my Waters cousins and find out about all my Waters cousins and heritage

      cheers
      Kerrie Anne Christian

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