Damper in a Wok : A Mixed-up Australian Family Tree

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Thomas ‘Tommy’ KwongAge: 60 years18901950

Name
Thomas ‘Tommy’ Kwong
Given names
Thomas
Nickname
Tommy
Surname
Kwong

Fong Kwong Kim

Name
Fong Kwong Kim
Note: Name used on CEDT and Probate
Birth 1890 36 22
MarriageKo SheeView this family

Birth of a son
#1
Sing Gum Kwong

Birth of a son
#2
Sing Fat Kwong

Birth of a half-sisterSum Gwai Kwong
1890
Birth of a brotherKong Lit ‘Edward Percy’ Kwong
29 February 1892 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterElsie Kwong
1 February 1894 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterMayzie ‘Mayzie’ Kwong
13 November 1897 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterKathleen Kwong
1900 (Age 10 years)

Birth of a half-sisterMui Ying Kwong
January 1901 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a half-brotherSuen ‘Harry’ Kwong
18 January 1903 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a son
#3
George Thomas Kwong
5 May 1906 (Age 16 years)

Note: A 1906 date of birth is not supported by any conclusive data. George himself did not feel he was that old. The origin of this date is uncertain.
Birth of a half-brotherVictor Kwong
29 November 1906 (Age 16 years)

Birth of a half-sisterIda Kwong
12 September 1909 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a son
#4
George Thomas Kwong
5 June 1912 (Age 22 years)
Address: Allen Street South Townsville
Trip
Extended absence
from 28 March 1907 to 26 April 1913 (Age 17 years)
Death of a sisterKathleen Kwong
1925 (Age 35 years)

Trip
Extended Trip
from 30 January 1928 to 18 June 1928 (Age 38 years)
Death of a fatherKwong Sue Duk
17 February 1929 (Age 39 years)
Note: Queensland BDM Index: 1929/C1156
Occupation
Gambler
1937 (Age 47 years)

Residence 1949 (Age 59 years)
Address: 39 Mitchell St
Death 27 June 1950 (Age 60 years) Age: 60
Address: Lister Private Hospital, Townsville
Informant: May Ah Foowife
Burial 29 June 1950 (2 days after death)
Cemetery: Townsville Cemetery
Note: Also notes E.H Hang Gong as witness to burial.
Probate 12 January 1953 (2 years after death)
Research task
Ecclesiastical (will) file - Thomas Kwong - Queensland Records
25 August 2015

by: Kerry Choy
Note: Item ID 936949
Last change 4 May 201609:42:33

by: Kerry Choy
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1886Australia
5 years
himself
2 years
younger brother
Kong Lit ‘Edward Percy’ Kwong
Birth: 29 February 1892 38 24Darwin, Northern Territory
Death: 2 April 1977Melbourne, Victoria
23 months
younger sister
Elsie Kwong
Birth: 1 February 1894 40 26Palmerston, Northern Territory
Death: 6 January 1982Charters Towers, Queensland
4 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
Father’s family with An Gow Gee - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: before 1875China
10 months
half-brother
half-sister
half-sister
half-sister
Father’s family with Wong Kwei Far - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: 19 February 1899Guangdong, China
23 months
half-sister
2 years
half-brother
4 years
half-brother
3 years
half-sister
Ida Kwong
Birth: 12 September 1909 56 31Hong Kong
Death: 11 September 2002Melbourne, Victoria
Family with Ko Shee - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: China
son
george kwong.jpgGeorge Thomas Kwong
Birth: 5 June 1912Townsville, Queensland
Death: 11 July 1992Sydney, New South Wales
son
son

Name
Name used on CEDT and Probate
Burial
Also notes E.H Hang Gong as witness to burial.
Research task
Item ID 936949 Previous System Location SRS6220/2/123 Parent Item This item does not have a parent item. Transfer ID 3951 Record Type Ecclesiastical (will) file Item Format Files Description KWONG, THOMAS also known as FONG KWONG KIM Departmental Numbers 123 Preferred Citation Queensland State Archives Item ID936949, Ecclesiastical (will) file Start Date Circa 1/1/1951 End Date Circa 31/12/1951 Date Statement Date Notes Series Series ID: 6220 Ecclesiastical Files
BurialTommy Kwong with Florence and NormanTommy Kwong with Florence and Norman
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