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

Kwong Sue Duk

Kwong Sue DukAge: 75 years18531929

Name
Kwong Sue Duk
Given names
Sue Duk
Surname
Kwong

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Name
仕德
Given names
仕德
Surname
Romanised
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Birth 4 September 1853 32
MarriageAn Gow GeeView this family
before 1875 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#1
Kwong Kong Sing
29 October 1875 (Age 22 years)
MarriageNgor Gwei ChunView this family
about 1886 (Age 32 years)
MarriageYuen SheeView this family
1 March 1887 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Lykin Kwong
July 1888 (Age 34 years)
Naturalisation 1889 (Age 35 years)

Note: The Memorial of Naturalisation is an application. There are no approvals or corre attached which proves acceptance.
Birth of a daughter
#3
Sum Gwai Kwong
1890 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a son
#4
Thomas Kwong
1890 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a son
#5
Kong Lit Kwong
29 February 1892 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a son
#6
Leslie Kwong
8 March 1892 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7
Elsie Kwong
1 February 1894 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a son
#8
Kong Hoi Kwong
19 November 1894 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a son
#9
Kwang Lim Kwong
7 January 1897 (Age 43 years)
Address: Palmerston
Birth of a daughter
#10
Mayzie ‘Mayzie’ Kwong
13 November 1897 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a son
#11
William Kwong
30 January 1899 (Age 45 years)
MarriageWong Kwei FarView this family
19 February 1899 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a daughter
#12
Kathleen Kwong
1900 (Age 46 years)

Birth of a son
#13
Kong Wang Kwong

Birth of a daughter
#14
Lon Gee Kwong

Birth of a daughter
#15
Toy Mee Kwong

Death of a sonKwong Kong Sing
1900 (Age 46 years)

Note: Born 1st year guanxi emperor, died 26th year of guanxi emperor.
Birth of a daughter
#16
Lily Kwong
9 January 1901 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a daughter
#17
Mui Ying Kwong
January 1901 (Age 47 years)
Occupation
Merchant
from 1889 to 1902 (Age 35 years)
Employer: Sun Mow Loong
Birth of a son
#18
Suen ‘Harry’ Kwong
18 January 1903 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a daughter
#19
Annie Kwong
2 October 1903 (Age 50 years)

Birth of a daughter
#20
Maud Kwong
10 July 1905 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1
George Thomas Kwong
5 May 1906 (Age 52 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 son
#21
Victor Kwong
29 November 1906 (Age 53 years)

Trip
Extended absence
from 22 July 1907 to 1 April 1908 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a daughter
#22
Ida Kwong
12 September 1909 (Age 56 years)
Trip
Extended absence
from 11 December 1910 to 3 November 1911 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2
George Thomas Kwong
5 June 1912 (Age 58 years)
Address: Allen Street South Townsville
Birth of a son
#23
Lawrence Kwong
23 April 1913 (Age 59 years)

Residence from 1910 to 1913 (Age 56 years)
Trip
Extended absence
from 2 December 1912 to 26 April 1913 (Age 59 years)
Residence 1914 (Age 60 years)
Trip
Extended absence
from 18 May 1914 to 15 July 1914 (Age 60 years)
Note: Kwong Sue Duk states thathis reason for returning within six months is that he went to China to see …
Residence 1919 (Age 65 years)
Address: 298 Russell Street
Adoption of a sonLawrence Kwong
10 March 1919 (Age 65 years)
Adoption: Adopted by both parents
Occupation
Herbalist
from 1920 to 1921 (Age 66 years)
Residence 10 May 1921 (Age 67 years)

Address: 268 Russell Street Melbourne
Death of a wifeNgor Gwei Chun
1924 (Age 70 years)
Death of a daughterKathleen Kwong
1925 (Age 71 years)

Residence 6 February 1926 (Age 72 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3
Harold Kwong
25 October 1926 (Age 73 years)
Death 17 February 1929 (Age 75 years)
Note: Queensland BDM Index: 1929/C1156
AddressTownsville, Queensland, Australia

Research task
Consensus on KSD's village name
25 February 2018

by: Kerry Choy
Research task
[ANA] Website "file 8236.465.11 in No. 1 S.O."
25 February 2018

by: Kerry Choy
Note: Records searched and discarded:
Last change 10 November 201823:14:17

by: Kerry Choy
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
himself
brother
brother
Family with An Gow Gee - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: before 1875China
10 months
son
daughter
daughter
daughter
Family with Ngor Gwei Chun - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1886Australia
5 years
son
2 years
son
Kong Lit Kwong
Birth: 29 February 1892 38 24Darwin, Northern Territory
Death: 2 April 1977Melbourne, Victoria
23 months
daughter
Elsie Kwong
Birth: 1 February 1894 40 26Palmerston, Northern Territory
Death: 6 January 1982Charters Towers, Queensland
4 years
daughter
3 years
daughter
Family with Yuen Shee - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: 1 March 1887Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
17 months
daughter
Lykin Kwong
Birth: July 1888 34 18Darwin, Northern Territory
Death: 28 December 1980Innisfail, Queensland
4 years
son
3 years
son
2 years
son
Kwong Kwang Lim -Kwang Lim Kwong
光林
Birth: 7 January 1897 43 27Darwin, Northern Territory
Death: 29 November 1955San Francisco, California
2 years
son
23 months
daughter
3 years
daughter
21 months
daughter
son
son
Family with Wong Kwei Far - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: 19 February 1899Guangdong, China
23 months
daughter
2 years
son
4 years
son
3 years
daughter
Ida Kwong
Birth: 12 September 1909 56 31Hong Kong
Death: 11 September 2002Melbourne, Victoria

Naturalisation
The Memorial of Naturalisation is an application. There are no approvals or corre attached which proves acceptance.
Trip
Kwong Sue Duk states thathis reason for returning within six months is that he went to China to see one of his sons prior to his leaving there for school in America and when his son sailed he decided to return. NAA: J2773, 1686/1914
Death
Queensland BDM Index: 1929/C1156
Note
SA Genealogy have a transcription that looks like a KSD kid but I can't match the name or DoB. rst name(s) Klee Os Leung Last name Fong Gender Female Birth year 1896 Birth date 13 Nov 1896 Place Palmerston [NT] District Palmerston (NT) State South Australia Country Australia Father's first name(s) Sue Tak Father's last name Fong Mother's first name(s) Quee Mother's last name Nang Notes Transcriber has amended or deduced data for place and District words Registration number 599/25 First name(s) Sim Quee Last name Fong Gender Female Birth year 1895 Birth date 05 Jan 1895 Place Palmerston [NT] District Palmerston (NT) State South Australia Country Australia Father's first name(s) Soey Tak Father's last name Fong Mother's first name(s) Gow Mother's last name Au Registration number 559/99
Research task
Records searched and discarded: NAA: B13, 1913/17773:"Lum Kwong - application for Certificate of Exemption from Dictation Test". Lum Kwong is a Cabinetmaker. NAA: B13, 1923/10113:" Ah Way, Percy Wee Hee, Kwong Sue Duk - Passport issued in lieu of Certificate for Exemption from Dictation Test". Process corre from Sydney office to Melbourne office on three Chinese travellers. KSD is one, the other's don't appear to be related since they are travelling separately. KSD travels on CE 21/23831.
OccupationCEDT of Kwong Sue Duk issues 1910CEDT of Kwong Sue Duk issues 1910
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Media objectKwong Sue Duk with his three wives and fourteen children, Cairns, 1904Kwong Sue Duk with his three wives and fourteen children, Cairns, 1904
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