Ellen Que Woo, 19042004 (aged 99 years)

Name
Ellen /Que Woo/
Given names
Ellen
Surname
Que Woo
Married name
Ellen /Kwong/
Name
/陳/金妹
Given names
金妹
Surname
Romanized
/chan4/ gam1 mui6
Note: Noted on the back of an old photo of her.
Birth December 9, 1904 42 20
Residence 1904 (aged 0)
Birth of a brotherSamuel Charles Woo
December 26, 1906 (aged 2 years)
Note: Queensland BDM Index:1907/C004707
Residence from 1908 to 1922 (aged 17 years)
Birth of a sisterFrances Que Woo
March 14, 1908 (aged 3 years)

Note: Or 1909?
Birth of a brotherWilliam John Woo
July 11, 1911 (aged 6 years)
Note: Queensland BDM Index:1911/C003883
Birth of a brotherAlbert Que Woo
1914 (aged 9 years)
Birth of a sisterMargaret Que Woo
about 1914 (aged 9 years)
Note: Queensland BDM Index: 1914/C004682
Note: Ellen's notes have 12 dec 1918
Death of a brotherAlbert Que Woo
1916 (aged 11 years) Age: 4
Cause: Diptheria
Note: Queensland BDM Index: 1923/C310 Que Woo Albert
Birth of a brotherGeorge Woo
November 3, 1916 (aged 11 years)
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 sisterMargaret Que Woo
1917 (aged 12 years) Age: 3
Cause: Diptheria
Note: Queensland BDM Index: 1917/C1611 Que Woo Margaret
Residence 1927 (aged 22 years)
Residence from 1928 to 1930 (aged 25 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherYip Hoy
August 18, 1932 (aged 27 years) Age: 94
Cause: Senility. Cardiac Failure.
Note: Date of death from Hinchinbrook Council site.
Death of a fatherSamuel Que Woo
June 25, 1943 (aged 38 years) Age: 81
Cause: CHRONIC MYOCARDITIS AND MYOCARDIAL DEGENERATION,
Burial of a fatherSamuel Que Woo
June 26, 1943 (aged 38 years)
Cemetery: Coonabarabran Anglican
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

Headstone of Samuel Woo
Headstone of Samuel Woo

Note: Image courtesy of Reg McDonell.

Image courtesy of Reg McDonell. http:/cemindex.arkangles.com/

Residence 1958 (aged 53 years)
Address: Bradfield Park was ex military accomodation used as a hostel. It is now part of West Lindfield
Death of a motherCumgee Yet Foy
May 11, 1982 (aged 77 years)
Death of a husbandGeorge Thomas Kwong
July 11, 1992 (aged 87 years)
Address: Prince Henry Hospital, Little Bay
Cremation of a husbandGeorge Thomas Kwong
July 15, 1992 (aged 87 years)
Address: Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park Military Rd, Matraville
Death of a brotherGeorge Woo
May 6, 1993 (aged 88 years)
Note: Date of death from memorial inscription. Another note had 23 April 1991.
Death of a sisterMay Que Woo
November 21, 1999 (aged 94 years)

Death September 6, 2004 (aged 99 years)
Cremation after September 6, 2004 (on the date of death)
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 19Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
Death: May 11, 1982Coonabarabran, New South Wales, Australia
elder sister
May Que Woo
19031999
Birth: January 18, 1903 41 18Cumberland, Queensland, Australia
Death: November 21, 1999
23 months
herself
Ellen Kwong (circa 1964)
金妹
19042004
Birth: December 9, 1904 42 20Cumberland, 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 22Cumberland, Queensland, Australia
Death: about 2005Wyoming, New South Wales, Australia
15 months
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
19112005
Birth: July 11, 1911 49 27Georgetown, Queensland, Australia
Death: October 28, 2005Coonabarabran, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
younger brother
19141916
Birth: 1914 52 29Georgetown, Queensland, Australia
Death: 1916Georgetown, Queensland, Australia
12 months
younger sister
19141917
Birth: about 1914 52 29Georgetown, Queensland, Australia
Death: 1917Georgetown, Queensland, Australia
3 years
younger brother
GeorgeWoo_ShirleyKwong.jpg
19161993
Birth: November 3, 1916 54 32Georgetown, New South Wales, Australia
Death: May 6, 1993Coonabarabran, New South Wales, Australia
sister
Private
Family with George Thomas Kwong
husband
george kwong.jpg
19121992
Birth: June 5, 1912Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Death: July 11, 1992Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
herself
Ellen Kwong (circa 1964)
金妹
19042004
Birth: December 9, 1904 42 20Cumberland, Queensland, Australia
Death: September 6, 2004Wyong, New South Wales, Australia
daughter
Private
daughter
Private
daughter
Private
son
Private
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
Media object
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.