A few lines about Fred from his daughter Lyn:
“My father rarely spoke about his early life. I was aware of his great affection for his mother and the great loss he felt at her passing. The journey (after her death) that he and his brother Alex undertook, seeking work as far afield as Queensland is part of the lost mysteries of my family history. I am aware that my father was glad to reconnect with his family before his untimely death at age 49.
was a jack of all trades. He was a good worker and an intelligent man who
never settled anywhere for very long. Like many rural men of his time,
lack of formal education limited his opportunities but he was rarely out
of work and always quick to learn new skills. He was a good looking man,
attractive to women and liked equally by men. He loved his home in North
Rocks (Sydney) which backed onto a reserve at
Pop would have been equally pleased with Brett’s mastery of practical skills as with Grant’s academic success. Its a great shame that he was not able to share their journey through to adulthood but fortunately their grandmother has been there for all the important milestones of our lives.”
Fred married Winifred Seymour Sands in 1940, who was born in 1922, They had one child: Lynette (Lyn) Marie b 1940 in Charleville, QLD. Fred died on the 11th Jan 1970 aged 49.
Lyn married Paul Lesley DeWitt-Jones in 1959, who was born in 1937. Their children: Grant Adam b 1960 and Brett Victor b 1962, Lyn and Paul separated in 1976 and were divorced in 1979. Lyn’s partner is Lewis (Lew) Jackson, who was born in Grimsby (UK) in 1933.
Grant married Samantha Enfield in 1990, who was born on 14.2.1964. They had no children and are divorced. Grant & Dianne Maree Allen plan to marry on 21.1.2000.
married Marion Louise Attard on 21.12.1991, who was born on
Note By Paul Jones—This Document was copied From Ray Leerson’s Web Site