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Descendants of :

James OLDS

Generation 1

1. James OLDS was born 08 Aug 1860 in Aberdeen, SA and died 27 Mar 1926 in Adelaide, SA. He married Mary HOCKING 28 Oct 1882 in Kadina, SA. She was born 18 Jul 1860 in Kooringa, SA and died 30 Sep 1941 in Adelaide, SA.

Other events in the life of James OLDS

Occupation: BET 09 Sep 1902 & 08 Sep 1903 as Publican, Queenscliffe Hotel, KI

Children of James OLDS and Mary HOCKING:

i. 2. William Henry OLDS was born 05 May 1883 in Tickera, SA and died 01 Aug 1954 in Adelaide, SA

ii. James OLDS was born 20 Nov 1884 in Kadina, SA and died 05 Jul 1953 in Athenna, SA

iii. 3. Priscilla OLDS was born 01 Aug 1886 in Hd of Wiltunga, SA and died 07 Apr 1970 in Prospect, SA

iv. 4. Ellen OLDS was born 08 Oct 1887 in Wiltunga, SA and died 23 Mar 1966 in Woodville, SA

v. Mary Anne OLDS was born 27 Dec 1889 in Wiltunga, SA and died 06 May 1958 in Adelaide, SA

vi. 5. Joseph OLDS was born 01 Feb 1892 in Wiltunga, SA and died 21 Aug 1967 in Daw Park, SA

vii. 6. John (Snow) OLDS was born 20 Mar 1894 in Tickera, SA and died 08 Jun 1978

viii. Richard Alfred OLDS was born 14 Aug 1897 in Tickera, SA and died 18 Sep 1897 in Alford, SA

Generation 2

2. William Henry OLDS was born 05 May 1883 in Tickera, SA and died 01 Aug 1954 in Adelaide, SA. He married Susannah Sophia Dorothea GASMIER 20 May 1906 in Shoal Bay, Kangaroo Island, SA. She was born 18 May 1869 in Deep Creek, SA and died 23 Mar 1949 in Prospect, SA, daughter of Frederick George Henry GASMIER and Mary Ann Harriwell BONHAM.

Children of William Henry OLDS and Susannah Sophia Dorothea GASMIER:

i. Ileen Annie Maud OLDS was born 15 Aug 1906 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 28 Aug 1990 in Darwin, NT

ii. 7. Ernest Edward OLDS was born 23 Mar 1908 in Brownlow, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 05 Nov 1962 in Northfield, SA

iii. Richard William Henry (Ben) OLDS was born 04 Feb 1910 in Parrot Hill, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 18 Jul 1987

iv. Louis Theodore OLDS was born 31 May 1912 in Brownlow, Kangaroo Island, SA

3. Priscilla OLDS was born 01 Aug 1886 in Hd of Wiltunga, SA and died 07 Apr 1970 in Prospect, SA. She married James POTTER 07 Feb 1904 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA. He was born 01 Mar 1878 in Warooka, SA and died 13 Jan 1966 in Prospect, SA, son of Edward POTTER and Sophia UNWIN.

Other events in the life of Priscilla OLDS

Residence: BEF 1921 in Kangaroo Island, SA

Children of Priscilla OLDS and James POTTER:

i. 8. Edward James (Ted) POTTER was born 03 Jun 1904 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 01 Dec 1988

ii. Royden Howard POTTER was born 12 Jan 1906 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 11 Apr 1990

iii. Lancelot POTTER was born 02 Apr 1907 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA

iv. Phillis Elizabeth POTTER was born 19 Apr 1909 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA

v. 9. Sylvia Kathleen POTTER was born 11 Jan 1912 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 29 May 2008

vi. William Kitchener POTTER was born 17 Aug 1914 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 08 Jun 2010 in Carlingford, NSW

vii. Lesley Joy POTTER was born 26 Nov 1925 in Prospect, SA

4. Ellen OLDS was born 08 Oct 1887 in Wiltunga, SA and died 23 Mar 1966 in Woodville, SA. She married William Howard WHITTERS 08 Apr 1907 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA. He was born 25 Jan 1886 in Adelaide, SA and died 19 Aug 1958 in Adelaide, SA, son of James Howard WHITTERS.

Children of Ellen OLDS and William Howard WHITTERS:

i. Christian Pearl WHITTERS was born 09 Aug 1907 in Rose Park, SA

ii. Howard Stanley WHITTERS was born 29 Aug 1911 in West Adelaide, SA

iii. Robert Norman WHITTERS was born 10 May 1914 in Adelaide, SA

iv. Priscilla Annie WHITTERS was born 27 Dec 1917 in Adelaide, SA

v. Maxwell WHITTERS was born 03 Jul 1920 in Adelaide, SA

5. Joseph OLDS was born 01 Feb 1892 in Wiltunga, SA and died 21 Aug 1967 in Daw Park, SA. He married Ellen May Eva WESTBURY 15 Feb 1913 in Adelaide, SA. She was born 03 Oct 1893 in Glenelg, SA, daughter of Albert WESTBURY.

Other events in the life of Joseph OLDS

Military: in 16th Inf Batt

6. John (Snow) OLDS was born 20 Mar 1894 in Tickera, SA and died 08 Jun 1978. He married Emily Gertrude STARICK 29 Jun 1912 in Adelaide, SA. She was born ABT 1890 and died 08 Apr 1926 in Adelaide, SA, daughter of Martin STARICK and Wilhelmine Bertha MUELLER.

Other events in the life of John (Snow) OLDS

Burial: in Centennial Park

Residence: 1924 in Salt Lake, Kangaroo Island

Generation 3

7. Ernest Edward OLDS was born 23 Mar 1908 in Brownlow, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 05 Nov 1962 in Northfield, SA. He married Florence Laura Emily SHERRAH 26 Oct 1929 in Prospect, SA. She was born 16 Jan 1907 in Prospect, SA and died 27 Jul 1985.

8. Edward James (Ted) POTTER was born 03 Jun 1904 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 01 Dec 1988. He married Alice Elsie Louisa Jane ROBERTS 26 May 1936 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA. She was born 09 Apr 1915 in Alberton, SA and died 04 Jul 1988, daughter of James George ROBERTS and Elsie Caroline Alydia Virginia THOMPSON.

Other events in the life of Edward James (Ted) POTTER

Electoral roll: BET 1939 & 1943 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island

9. Sylvia Kathleen POTTER was born 11 Jan 1912 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 29 May 2008. She married Reginald Albert (Whacks) PASSMORE 03 Jan 1933 in Adelaide, SA. He was born 30 Jun 1911 in Prospect, SA and died 04 Mar 1961, son of Albert Edward PASSMORE.

Last updated: 4 March 2020

Obituary

The late James Olds, who died in Adelaide, was 66 years of age. Prior to coming to Kingscote he for some time farmed land on Yorkes Peninsula. Coming to reside at Kingscote, he for a short period had the management of the Queenscliffe Hotel, afterwards be farmed the property now held by Mr A. G. Boxer and also a section in the Hundred of Haines. Mr Olds took keen interest in sport, owning several racehorses, be also played a fair bat at cricket, usually holding his end up while his partner did the scoring. When the first issue of this paper, printed on safean, was offered by auctlon, the late Mr Olds was the successful bidder, being knocked down to him at £5. About 10 years ago he retired to the mainland. The only member of the family at present on K.I. is Mr John Olds of the Salt Lake.

- Kangaroo Island Courier (Kingscote, SA : 1907 - 1951), Saturday 10 April 1926, page 2