Willson, Thomas Creasy

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Descendants of :

Thomas Creasey WILLSON

Generation 1

1. Thomas Creasey WILLSON was born 25 Oct 1821 in Spalding, Lincolnshire, England and died 18 May 1901 in Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, SA. He married Ellen WILKINSON 15 Jun 1840 in Bratoft, Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England. She was born 22 Sep 1813 in Lincoln, England and died 01 Apr 1906 in Near Hog Bay, Kangaroo Island, SA.

Other events in the life of Thomas Creasey WILLSON
Burial: in Penneshaw Cemetery, SA
Immigration: 1850 in Francis Ridley
Residence: 1864 in Kangaroo Island, from Yankalilla

Children of Thomas Creasey WILLSON and Ellen WILKINSON:

i. 2. Lucy Ann WILLSON was born 1842 in England and died 23 Sep 1925

ii. 3. Thomas Tingey WILLSON was born 22 Nov 1845 in Lincolnhire, England and died 02 Oct 1907 in Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, SA

iii. 4. Charles Danford WILLSON was born 17 Jun 1850 in aboard Francis Ridley, off the Cape of Good Hope and died 11 Sep 1936 in Kangaroo River, Kangaroo Island, SA

iv. Sarah WILLSON was born 05 Aug 1853 in Yankalilla, SA and died 11 May 1855 in Yankalilla, SA

v. 5. Martin WILLSON was born 09 Nov 1855 in Yankalilla, SA and died 17 Jun 1917 in Adelaide, SA

Generation 2

2. Lucy Ann WILLSON was born 1842 in England and died 23 Sep 1925. She married Arthur Hill HIBBART 03 Sep 1861 in Yankalilla, SA.

Other events in the life of Lucy Ann WILLSON

Immigration: 1850 in Francis Ridley

Children of Lucy Ann WILLSON and Arthur Hill HIBBART:

i. 6. Eleanor Ann (Nell) HIBBART was born 29 Oct 1862 in Kangaroo Island, SA and died 14 Apr 1900 in Queenscliffe, Kangaroo Island, SA

ii. 7. Amy Rosalind HIBBART was born 26 Aug 1864 in Normanville, SA and died 15 Feb 1925 in North Unley, SA

iii. 8. Emily Gertrude Louise HIBBART was born 20 Dec 1866 in Yankalilla, SA and died 15 Feb 1953 in Freel;ing, SA

iv. 9. Winifred Julie Louise HIBBART was born 20 Dec 1876 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 1967 in Balwyn, Victoria

3. Thomas Tingey WILLSON was born 22 Nov 1845 in Lincolnhire, England and died 02 Oct 1907 in Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, SA. He married Mary Ann MOLE 10 Aug 1868 in Willunga, SA. She was born 12 Jun 1845 in England and died 20 Aug 1921 in St Peters, SA, daughter of Charles Tingey MOLE and Mary Ann HUNT.

Other events in the life of Thomas Tingey WILLSON

Burial: in Penneshaw Cemetery, SA

Children of Thomas Tingey WILLSON and Mary Ann MOLE:

i. Mary Lucy WILLSON was born 24 Jun 1869 in Kangaroo Island, SA and died 03 Sep 1896 in North Adelaide, SA

ii. 10. Julia Harriet WILLSON was born 15 Sep 1870 in Port Morrison, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 28 Aug 1929 in Woodville, SA

iii. 11. Maria (Dolly) WILLSON was born 12 Feb 1872 in Port Morrison, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 20 Sep 1927 in Naracoorte, SA

iv. 12. Sarah Hibbart WILLSON was born 30 Jan 1874 in Kangaroo Island, SA and died 08 Jul 1947 in Adelaide, SA

v. Grace WILLSON was born 08 Oct 1875 in Port Morrison, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 11 Jun 1948 in Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, SA

vi. 13. Thomas Tingey WILLSON was born 07 Nov 1877 in Hog Bay, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 06 Oct 1936 in Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, SA

vii. 14. Albert Edward WILLSON was born 13 Dec 1879 in Hog Bay, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 30 Apr 1967 in Brighton, SA

viii. 15. Lincoln WILLSON was born 05 Jul 1882 in Hog Bay River, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 15 May 1926 in Hog Bay River, Kangaroo Island, SA

ix. 16. Harold Valentine WILLSON was born 14 Feb 1884 in Willson's River, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 26 May 1970 in Croydon West, SA

x. 17. Edith Zulieme WILLSON was born 16 Jan 1886 in Willson`s River, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 14 Jun 1952 in Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, SA

4. Charles Danford WILLSON was born 17 Jun 1850 in aboard Francis Ridley, off the Cape of Good Hope and died 11 Sep 1936 in Kangaroo River, Kangaroo Island, SA. He married Frances Zuleime SEALY 16 Apr 1874 in Adelaide, SA. She was born 12 Jun 1856 in Adelaide, SA and died 09 Jul 1928 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island, SA, daughter of William SEALY and Frances ADAMS.

Other events in the life of Charles Danford WILLSON

Burial: in Penneshaw Cemetery

Children of Charles Danford WILLSON and Frances Zuleime SEALY:

i. 18. Margaret Lilla WILLSON was born 04 Feb 1875 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 24 Feb 1968 in Payneham, SA

ii. 19. Thomas William Dudley WILLSON was born 20 Sep 1876 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 04 Apr 1956 in Alawoona, SA

iii. Beatrice Zuleime (Tush) WILLSON was born 24 Jun 1878 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 16 Nov 1962 in Blackwood, SA

iv. 20. Charles Victor WILLSON was born 04 Jun 1880 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 01 Jun 1926 in Adelaide, SA

v. 21. Harry Wilkinson WILLSON was born 10 Jul 1882 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 04 Sep 1956 in Kirkcaldy, SA

vi. 22. Danford (Dante) WILLSON was born 07 Sep 1884 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 22 Nov 1967 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA

vii. 23. Clarice Myrtle WILLSON was born 18 Dec 1886 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 23 Apr 1974 in SA

viii. 24. May WILLSON was born 02 May 1889 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 08 Oct 1968 in Adelaide, SA

ix. 25. Walter Reginald (Reg) WILLSON was born 07 May 1892 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 24 Oct 1959 in Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, SA

x. 26. Sydney Roland WILLSON was born 17 Mar 1894 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 22 Sep 1946 in Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, SA

xi. 27. Ivy Augusta WILLSON was born 02 Aug 1896 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island, SA and died Feb 1979

xii. Clement Hope WILLSON was born 13 Sep 1899 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 17 Aug 1957 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA

5. Martin WILLSON was born 09 Nov 1855 in Yankalilla, SA and died 17 Jun 1917 in Adelaide, SA. He married Kate NEAVE 04 Oct 1883 in Hog Bay, Kangaroo Island, SA. She was born 1861 in Sudbury, Suffolk, United Kingdom and died 23 May 1886 in Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, SA, daughter of Samuel NEAVE and Sarah NICHOLLS. He married Ada MOLE 06 Jan 1890 in Hog Bay, Kangaroo Island, SA. She was born 07 Dec 1857 in Mclaren Vale, SA and died 20 Mar 1944 in Penneshaw,Kangaroo Island, SA, daughter of Charles Tingey MOLE and Mary Ann HUNT.

Children of Martin WILLSON and Ada MOLE:

i. Ada Rubelle WILLSON was born 17 Nov 1890 in Hog Bay River, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 16 Dec 1956 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA

ii. 28. Martin Friend WILLSON was born 06 May 1892 in Willson`s River, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 02 Sep 1967 in Adelaide, SA

iii. 29. Irene Maude WILLSON was born 20 Jun 1894 in Willson's River, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 08 Jan 1992

iv. Mabel Rose WILLSON was born 17 Feb 1900 in Willsons River, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 20 Feb 1976 in Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, SA

Children of Martin WILLSON and Kate NEAVE:

v. 30. Lucy Ellen WILLSON was born 04 Sep 1884 in Hog Bay, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 20 Dec 1981 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA

vi. 31. Ernest Albert WILLSON was born 25 Apr 1886 in Hogs Bay, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 15 Sep 1974 in Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, SA

Generation 3

6. Eleanor Ann (Nell) HIBBART was born 29 Oct 1862 in Kangaroo Island, SA and died 14 Apr 1900 in Queenscliffe, Kangaroo Island, SA. She married Albert Arthur NEAVE 28 Mar 1887 in Adelaide, SA. He was born 1859 in St Gregory, Sudbury, Suffolk and died 02 Mar 1930 in Adelaide, SA, son of Samuel NEAVE and Sarah NICHOLLS.

Other events in the life of Eleanor Ann (Nell) HIBBART

Burial: 16 Apr 1900 in Kingscote Cemetery, SA

7. Amy Rosalind HIBBART was born 26 Aug 1864 in Normanville, SA and died 15 Feb 1925 in North Unley, SA. She married Albert Arthur NEAVE 09 Feb 1902 in Brownlow, Kangaroo Island, SA. He was born 1859 in St Gregory, Sudbury, Suffolk and died 02 Mar 1930 in Adelaide, SA, son of Samuel NEAVE and Sarah NICHOLLS.

8. Emily Gertrude Louise HIBBART was born 20 Dec 1866 in Yankalilla, SA and died 15 Feb 1953 in Freel;ing, SA. She married John MEDLAND 20 Mar 1885 in Adelaide, SA. He was born 21 Sep 1851 in North Adelaide, SA and died 20 Nov 1914 in Port Pirie, SA.

9. Winifred Julie Louise HIBBART was born 20 Dec 1876 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 1967 in Balwyn, Victoria. She married Hamilton Hugh MAJOR 1912 in Victoria, Australia. He was born 1879 in Victoria, Australia and died 1964 in Surrey Hills, Victoria, son of John MAJOR.

10. Julia Harriet WILLSON was born 15 Sep 1870 in Port Morrison, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 28 Aug 1929 in Woodville, SA. She married Samuel Francis NEAVE 05 Apr 1893 in Bowden, SA. He was born Dec 1867 in Sudbury, Suffolk, England and died 09 Sep 1937 in Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, SA, son of Samuel NEAVE and Sarah NICHOLLS.

11. Maria (Dolly) WILLSON was born 12 Feb 1872 in Port Morrison, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 20 Sep 1927 in Naracoorte, SA. He married John WILSON 08 Oct 1908 in Adelaide, SA. She was born 30 Mar 1869 in Robe, SA.

12. Sarah Hibbart WILLSON was born 30 Jan 1874 in Kangaroo Island, SA and died 08 Jul 1947 in Adelaide, SA. She married Walter George BACKLER 17 Sep 1902 in Robe, SA. He was born 29 Jan 1877 in Robe, SA and died 05 Dec 1953 in Glenelg, SA.

Other events in the life of Sarah Hibbart WILLSON

Electoral roll: 1939 in Antechamber Bay, Kangaroo Island

13. Thomas Tingey WILLSON was born 07 Nov 1877 in Hog Bay, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 06 Oct 1936 in Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, SA. He married Mary Maud BRODERICK. She was born 21 Jun 1879 in Port Wakefield and died 14 Nov 1940 in Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, SA, daughter of Nicholas Aloysius BRODERICK and Miriam Harriet WATTS.

Other events in the life of Thomas Tingey WILLSON

Burial: in Penneshaw Cemetery, SA

14. Albert Edward WILLSON was born 13 Dec 1879 in Hog Bay, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 30 Apr 1967 in Brighton, SA. He married Ethel Annie O`DRISCOLL 19 Apr 1906 in Glen Osmond, SA. She was born 30 Jun 1881 in Maitland, SA and died 07 Oct 1961 in Brighton, SA, daughter of James O`DRISCOLL and Ann BYRT.

Other events in the life of Albert Edward WILLSON

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

15. Lincoln WILLSON was born 05 Jul 1882 in Hog Bay River, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 15 May 1926 in Hog Bay River, Kangaroo Island, SA. He married Florence Augusta CLARK28 Feb 1911 in Orroroo. She was born 03 Dec 1886 in Orroroo, SA and died 15 Oct 1970 in Kingscote, SA, daughter of Frederick CLARK and Caroline Augusta SCHMIDT.

Other events in the life of Lincoln WILLSON

Burial: in Penneshaw Cemetery, SA

16. Harold Valentine WILLSON was born 14 Feb 1884 in Willson`s River, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 26 May 1970 in Croydon West, SA. He married Emily Clarice TAYLOR 11 Aug 1913 in Port Adelaide, SA. She was born 09 Nov 1885 in Queenstown, SA and died 05 Nov 1916 in Peterhead, SA. He married Lily Marie STONE 25 Jun 1919 in St Wilfred's Church, SA. She was born in Sussex, England.

Other events in the life of Harold Valentine WILLSON

Military: in A.I.F. 27th Battalion Battery, 20th R

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

17. Edith Zulieme WILLSON was born 16 Jan 1886 in Willson`s River, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 14 Jun 1952 in Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, SA. She married Percy John OPIE 25 Nov 1916 in Norwood, SA. He was born 06 Sep 1885 in Jamestown, SA and died 23 Jul 1918 in France, son of Francis OPIE and Annie RUSHALL. She married John HAYWARD 1937 in Norwood, SA.

Other events in the life of Edith Zulieme WILLSON

Burial: in Penneshaw Cemetery, SA

18. Margaret Lilla WILLSON was born 04 Feb 1875 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 24 Feb 1968 in Payneham, SA. She married Gavin BARR 13 Mar 1902 in Adelaide, SA. He was born 02 Nov 1875 in Alma, SA and died 22 Apr 1948 in Kersbrook, SA, son of Robert BARR and Isabella WILSON.

19. Thomas William Dudley WILLSON was born 20 Sep 1876 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 04 Apr 1956 in Alawoona, SA. He married Alice Jane CLARK 19 May 1902 in Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, SA. She was born 21 Aug 1875 in Harriet River, Kangaroo Island and died 20 Oct 1967 in Alawoona, SA, daughter of Robert CLARK and Fanny LASHMAR.

20. Charles Victor WILLSON was born 04 Jun 1880 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 01 Jun 1926 in Adelaide, SA. He married May LASHMAR 20 Jan 1909 in Port Adelaide, SA. She was born 28 Aug 1877 in Antechamber Bay, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 24 May 1953 in Adelaide, SA, daughter of John Sherborne LASHMAR and Jane RUSHALL.

Other events in the life of Charles Victor WILLSON

Burial: in Cheltenham Cemetery

21. Harry Wilkinson WILLSON was born 10 Jul 1882 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 04 Sep 1956 in Kirkcaldy, SA. He married Jane LEE 14 Jun 1911 in Alberton, SA. She was born 23 Aug 1886 in Alberton, SA and died 17 Mar 1981, daughter of John Alfred LEE and Mary Ann FOREMAN.

22. Danford (Dante) WILLSON was born 07 Sep 1884 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 22 Nov 1967 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA. He married Ethel Matilda OPIE05 May 1910 in Norwood, SA. She was born 29 Mar 1883 in Jamestown, SA and died 12 Sep 1951 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA, daughter of Francis OPIE and Annie RUSHALL.

Other events in the life of Danford (Dante) WILLSON

Electoral roll: BET 1939 & 1943 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island

Burial: 23 Nov 1967 in Penneshaw Cemetery, Kangaroo Island, SA

23. Clarice Myrtle WILLSON was born 18 Dec 1886 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 23 Apr 1974 in SA. She married Arthur Henry DAW 1927 in Adelaide, SA. He was born 30 May 1869 in St Marys, SA and died 11 Jan 1936 in Northfield, SA, son of Henry DAWand Sarah LEWIS.

24. May WILLSON was born 02 May 1889 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 08 Oct 1968 in Adelaide, SA. She married William Alfred WALLER 01 May 1920 in Wallaroo, SA. He was born 01 Nov 1885 in American River, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 12 May 1975 in SA, son of Alfred James WALLER and Mary Ann SIMPSON.

25. Walter Reginald (Reg) WILLSON was born 07 May 1892 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 24 Oct 1959 in Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, SA. He married Daisy Gertrude HERBERT. She was born ABT 1899 and died 24 Oct 1955 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA.

Other events in the life of Walter Reginald (Reg) WILLSON

Electoral roll: BET 1939 & 1943 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island

26. Sydney Roland WILLSON was born 17 Mar 1894 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 22 Sep 1946 in Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, SA. He married Florence Harriet WINTER 30 Aug 1921 in Nundroo, SA. She was born 19 Mar 1897 in Kooringabie Hd of Miller, SA and died 02 Oct 1987, daughter of Thomas Henry WINTER and Jemima Moyes LITSTER.

Other events in the life of Sydney Roland WILLSON

Burial: in Penneshaw Cemetery, SA

Electoral roll: BET 1939 & 1943 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island

27. Ivy Augusta WILLSON was born 02 Aug 1896 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island, SA and died Feb 1979. She married Victor LEE 18 Mar 1918 in Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, SA. He was born 16 Dec 1891 in Alberton, SA and died 10 Dec 1978, son of John Alfred LEE and Mary Ann FOREMAN.

28. Martin Friend WILLSON was born 06 May 1892 in Willson`s River, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 02 Sep 1967 in Adelaide, SA. He married Margaret Edna BLYTHMAN 12 Jul 1924 in Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, SA. She was born 1899 in Nhill, Victoria and died 08 Jul 1955 in Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, SA, daughter of John BLYTHMAN and Isabella BARR.

Other events in the life of Martin Friend WILLSON

Military: in 6174 27th Battation

Electoral roll: BET 1939 & 1943 in Hog Bay River, Kangaroo Island

Burial: 05 Sep 1967 in Penneshaw Cemetery, Kangaroo Island, SA

29. Irene Maude WILLSON was born 20 Jun 1894 in Willson`s River, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 08 Jan 1992. She married Percy Guy CLARK 17 Jun 1916 in Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, SA. He was born 09 Sep 1888 in Antechamber Bay, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 27 May 1982, son of Robert CLARK and Fanny LASHMAR.

Other events in the life of Irene Maude WILLSON

Burial: in Penneshaw Cemetery, Kangaroo Island

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

30. Lucy Ellen WILLSON was born 04 Sep 1884 in Hog Bay, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 20 Dec 1981 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA. She married Herbert WRIGHT 10 Aug 1910 in Cygnet River, Kangaroo Island, SA. He was born 22 Mar 1884 in Cygnet River, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 06 Oct 1983 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA, son of John WRIGHT and Emma GRANGER.

Other events in the life of Lucy Ellen WILLSON

Burial: in Kingscote Cemetery, SA

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

31. Ernest Albert WILLSON was born 25 Apr 1886 in Hogs Bay, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 15 Sep 1974 in Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, SA. He married Ethel Annie CLARK 28 Sep 1940 in Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, SA. She was born 31 May 1890 in Orroroo, SA and died 25 Mar 1979, daughter of Frederick CLARK and Caroline Augusta SCHMIDT.

Other events in the life of Ernest Albert WILLSON

Electoral roll: BET 1939 & 1943 in Willson's River, Kangaroo Island

Burial: 16 Sep 1974 in Penneshaw Cemetery, SA


Last Updated 14 April 2019

Thomas Creasy WILLSON (25 Oct 1821-18 May 1901) the son of Richard WILLSON and Lucy POUCHER, and Ellen WILKINSON (22 Oct 1813-1 Apr 1906) (the daughter of Martin WILKINSON) were married 15 June 1840 and emigrated on the Francis Ridley leaving Plymouth, England 13 Apr 1850 and arriving Port Adelaide 4 Aug 1845. They are both buried, as are most of their descendants, in the Penneshaw Cemetery, Kangaroo Island.

After the tragic death of three of their infant children, they brought along with them from their home in Lincolnshire, England two of their surviving children, Lucy Ann WILLSON (1842-1925) and Thomas WILLSON (1845-1907). One son was born 17 Jun 1850 on the voyage, near the Cape of Good Hope: Charles Danford WILLSON who died at American Beach Kangaroo Island on the 11 Dec 1936 (see his obituary here). He married 16 Apr 1874 Frances Zulieme SEALEY who was born 12 Jun 1856 in Adelaide and died 9 July 1928 at American Beach, Kangaroo Island. They had one child.

Thomas and Ellen then had two more children (births recorded at Yankalilla)

Sara WILLSON (5 Aug 1853 - 11 May 1855), and

Martin WILLSON (9 Nov 1855 - 17 Jun 1917), who married Kate NEAVE (1861-23 May 1886) Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, who bore 2 children. He married again to Ada MOLE (6 Dec 1858-20 Mar 1944) 6 Jan 1890 at Penneshaw, who provided 4 more children.

Lucy Ann married Arthur Hill HIBBART (1842-) 3 Sep 1861 and had 3 children. She died in Heidelberg, Victoria 23 Sep 1925.

Thomas (jnr) married Mary Ann MOLE (1845-20 Aug 1921) in 1868. He died in Penneshaw 2 Oct 1907.

See a list of the burials at Penneshaw Cemetery.

See his letter about the Kingscote Cemetery and rebuffing allegations of a clique


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