Ellen Que Woo, 19042004 (aged 99 years)

Name
Ellen /Que Woo/
Given names
Ellen
Surname
Que Woo
Name
Ellen /Kwong/
Type of name
married name
Name
/陳/金妹
Given names
金妹
Surname
Romanized name
/chan4/ gam1 mui6
Note: Noted on the back of an old photo of her.
Birth
Residence
Birth of a brother
Note: Queensland BDM Index:1907/C004707
Residence
from 1908 to 1922 (aged 17 years)
Birth of a sister
Note: Or 1909?
Birth of a brother
Note: Queensland BDM Index:1911/C003883
Birth of a brother
Birth of a sister
Note: Queensland BDM Index: 1914/C004682
Note: Ellen's notes have 12 dec 1918
Death of a brother
Cause: Diptheria
Note: Queensland BDM Index: 1923/C310 Que Woo Albert
Birth of a brother
Note: Date on headstone is 3//11/1916;

Date on headstone is 3//11/1916;
Attestation in Military service says 3/11/1917.
BDM index doesn't show 1916. 1917 not in index yet.

Death of a sister
Cause: Diptheria
Note: Queensland BDM Index: 1917/C1611 Que Woo Margaret
Residence
Residence
from 1928 to 1930 (aged 25 years)
Death of a maternal grandfather
Cause: Senility. Cardiac Failure.
Death of a father
Cause: CHRONIC MYOCARDITIS AND MYOCARDIAL DEGENERATION,
Burial of a father
Cemetery: Coonabarabran Anglican
Informant: Dorothy Evelyn Garr (aged 31 years) — daughter-in-law
Note: In Loving Memory of my dear husband & our father

In Loving Memory of my dear husband & our father
SAMUEL WOO
Died June 25, 1943
Aged 82 years

Residence
Address: Bradfield Park was ex military accomodation used as a hostel. It is now part of West Lindfield
Death of a mother
Death of a husband
Address: Prince Henry Hospital,
Little Bay
Cremation of a husband
Address: Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park
Military Rd,
Matraville
Death of a brother
Note: Date of death from memorial inscription. Another note had 23 April 1991.
Death of a sister
November 21, 1999 (aged 94 years)
Burial of a mother
Cemetery: Coonabarabran Anglican
Note: In Loving Memory

In Loving Memory
of
our dear mother
CISSIE WOO
Died 11th May 1982
Aged 99 years

Death
Cremation
Address: Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park
Military Rd,
Matraville
Note: Cremation at Ourimbah. Ashes installed at Matraville.
Family with parents
father
Sam Que Woo - 1940
葵裕和
18621943
Birth: 1862Shiqi, Zhongshan, Guangdong, China
Death: June 25, 1943Coonabarabran, New South Wales, Australia
mother
Cissie Woo, Coonabarabran, 30/8/1940
18841982
Birth: March 26, 1884 42 19 Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
Death: May 11, 1982Coonabarabran, New South Wales, Australia
elder sister
May Que Woo
19031999
Birth: January 18, 1903 41 18 Cumberland, Queensland, Australia
Death: November 21, 1999
23 months
herself
Ellen Kwong (circa 1964)
金妹
19042004
Birth: December 9, 1904 42 20 Cumberland, Queensland, Australia
Death: September 6, 2004Wyong, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger brother
Sam and Madge Woo and friends
19062005
Birth: December 26, 1906 44 22 Cumberland, Queensland, Australia
Death: about 2005Wyoming, New South Wales, Australia
15 months
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
19112005
Birth: July 11, 1911 49 27 Georgetown, Queensland, Australia
Death: October 28, 2005Coonabarabran, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
younger brother
19141916
Birth: 1914 52 29 Georgetown, Queensland, Australia
Death: 1916Georgetown, Queensland, Australia
1 year
younger sister
19141917
Birth: about 1914 52 29 Georgetown, Queensland, Australia
Death: 1917Georgetown, Queensland, Australia
3 years
younger brother
GeorgeWoo_ShirleyKwong.jpg
19161993
Birth: November 3, 1916 54 32 Georgetown, New South Wales, Australia
Death: May 6, 1993Coonabarabran, New South Wales, Australia
younger sister
Private
Family with George Thomas Kwong
husband
george kwong.jpg
19121992
Birth: June 5, 1912 19 Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Death: July 11, 1992Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
herself
Ellen Kwong (circa 1964)
金妹
19042004
Birth: December 9, 1904 42 20 Cumberland, Queensland, Australia
Death: September 6, 2004Wyong, New South Wales, Australia
daughter
Private
daughter
Private
daughter
Private
son
Private
Birth
Residence
Residence
Residence
Name

Noted on the back of an old photo of her.

Cremation

Cremation at Ourimbah. Ashes installed at Matraville.

Note

A note attached to the back of an old photo shows what appears to be her maiden name in Chinese characters - 陳金妹. Chan Gam Mui. While Ray says he has heard her Chinese personal name as Gam Mui, he never heard of the family name being Chan.

Residence
Cremation
Media object
Ellen Kwong (circa 1964)
Ellen Kwong (circa 1964)
Media object
BC_Ellen_Que_Woo_chinese_1.jpg
BC_Ellen_Que_Woo_chinese_1.jpg
Note: Translation: [reading right to left, top to bottom]

Translation: [reading right to left, top to bottom]

  1. Guanxu (emperor) 30 years [Chinese phonetic rendering of ‘Cumberland’].
  2. 11th month 3rd day 10:30 born daughter name Gum Moi.
  3. [Western date rendered in Chinese ] [‘Dec 9 1904’] 1904.
  4. [Chinese phonetic rendering of ‘Ellen Que Woo’].
  5. Father Chan Que 2nd name Yee War (from) Jungsaan/Zhongshan (county) Shek Kei (town) Zoeng Sang Seoi Cyun (village).
  6. Mother’s family name Yip Given name Gum Chee.

In 2001 Kevin Wong Hoy translations were as follows:
The village name as Song Long Gong.
The father as Chan Kwei Yu-he.