Benjamin Francis Van Cooten

Male 1898 - 1961  (63 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Benjamin Francis Van Cooten was born on 23 Feb 1898 in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia (son of John Hughes Van Cooten and Elizabeth Berry); died on 3 Sep 1961 in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia; was buried on 5 Sep 1961 in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia.

    Benjamin married Kathleen May Thomas on 17 May 1924 in Maryborough Baptist Church, Queensland, Australia. Kathleen (daughter of William Thomas and Eliza Jane McFarlane) was born on 4 May 1900 in Maryborough, Queensland, Australia; died on 27 Aug 1982 in Laidley Hosp, Laidley, Queensland, Australia; was buried on 31 Aug 1982 in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Gwenyth Ann Van Cooten was born on 26 Dec 1925 in St Margarets, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia; died on 18 Sep 2006 in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia; was buried on 22 Sep 2006 in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia.
    2. Elwyn Frances Van Cooten was born on 29 Jul 1927 in St Margarets, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia; died on 26 Apr 2019 in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.
    3. Graham Thomas Van Cooten
    4. Eric Lloyd Van Cooten

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John Hughes Van Cooten was born on 7 Nov 1855 in Reading, Berkshire, England (son of John Lucius Van Cooten and Emma Griggs); died on 14 Jun 1925 in Maryborough, Queensland, Australia; was buried on 15 Jun 1925 in Maryborough Cemetery, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia.

    John married Elizabeth Berry on 22 Jul 1880 in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. Elizabeth (daughter of William Berry and Margaret Greig) was born on 29 Dec 1856 in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia; died on 8 Mar 1937 in 135 Tooley St, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia; was buried on 9 Mar 1937 in Maryborough Cemetery, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth Berry was born on 29 Dec 1856 in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia (daughter of William Berry and Margaret Greig); died on 8 Mar 1937 in 135 Tooley St, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia; was buried on 9 Mar 1937 in Maryborough Cemetery, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia.
    Children:
    1. William John Fraser Van Cooten was born on 3 Aug 1881 in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia; died on 6 Apr 1967 in Sandgate, Queensland, Australia.
    2. Florence Margaret Van Cooten was born on 3 Nov 1883 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; died on 23 Oct 1961 in Maryborough, Queensland, Australia.
    3. Archibald Van Cooten was born on 3 Oct 1885 in Queensland, Australia; died on 29 Jul 1896 in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.
    4. George Henry Van Cooten was born on 2 Oct 1887 in Queensland, Australia; died on 13 Dec 1888 in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.
    5. Alexander Ernest Van Cooten was born on 12 Jan 1889 in Queensland, Australia; died on 26 Jun 1943 in Maryborough, Queensland, Australia; was buried in Howard Cemetery, Howard, Queensland, Australia.
    6. Jessie Miriam Van Cooten was born on 30 Dec 1890 in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia; died on 12 Aug 1972 in Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; was buried in Maryborough, Queensland, Australia.
    7. Leonard Van Cooten was born on 23 Jul 1894 in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia; died on 14 Nov 1898 in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.
    8. 1. Benjamin Francis Van Cooten was born on 23 Feb 1898 in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia; died on 3 Sep 1961 in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia; was buried on 5 Sep 1961 in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John Lucius Van Cooten was born on 2 Nov 1809 in Bristol, Gloucester, England (son of John Christopher Mathew Van Cooten and Martha Keane Smithers); died on 27 Dec 1890 in Wallingford Union Workhouse, Wallingford, Berkshire, England; was buried on 29 Dec 1890 in Newington, Oxfordshire, England.

    John married Emma Griggs. Emma (daughter of John Griggs and Mary or Margaret) was born about 1820 in Colchester, Essex, England; died in ? 1864 in England; was buried in 1864 in Holywell, Oxford, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Emma Griggs was born about 1820 in Colchester, Essex, England (daughter of John Griggs and Mary or Margaret); died in ? 1864 in England; was buried in 1864 in Holywell, Oxford, England.
    Children:
    1. 2. John Hughes Van Cooten was born on 7 Nov 1855 in Reading, Berkshire, England; died on 14 Jun 1925 in Maryborough, Queensland, Australia; was buried on 15 Jun 1925 in Maryborough Cemetery, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia.
    2. Margaret Hughes Van Cooten was born on 22 Dec 1858 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England; was christened on 30 Mar 1859 in St Peter-le-Bailey, Oxford, England; died in 1934/5 in Clapham, Bedfordshire, England; was buried in 1934/5 in Clapham, Bedfordshire, England.
    3. Lucius Cooten was born on 6 Mar 1862 in Bendington, Wallingford, Berkshire & Oxford.

  3. 6.  William Berry was born before 20 May 1810; was christened on 20 May 1810 in Mill of Blelack, Logie Coldstone, Aberdeenshire, Scotland (son of William Berry and Jean Masson); died on 18 Apr 1887 in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.

    William married Margaret Greig on 10 Oct 1846 in Aberdeen, Scotland. Margaret (daughter of Alexander Grieg and Jean Fraser) was born on 16 Nov 1819 in New Machar, Aberdeen, Scotland; was christened on 14 Dec 1819 in New Machar, Aberdeen, Scotland; died on 25 Dec 1909 in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Margaret Greig was born on 16 Nov 1819 in New Machar, Aberdeen, Scotland; was christened on 14 Dec 1819 in New Machar, Aberdeen, Scotland (daughter of Alexander Grieg and Jean Fraser); died on 25 Dec 1909 in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.
    Children:
    1. William Berry was born about 1849 in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia; died on 5 Jan 1884 in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.
    2. Jane Berry was born about 1850; died on 21 Aug 1933.
    3. Margaret Berry was born before 1854; died about 1942.
    4. John Berry was born on 14 Jan 1855 in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia; died in Aug 1933.
    5. 3. Elizabeth Berry was born on 29 Dec 1856 in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia; died on 8 Mar 1937 in 135 Tooley St, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia; was buried on 9 Mar 1937 in Maryborough Cemetery, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia.
    6. Alexander Berry was born about 1859; died in 1933.
    7. James Berry was born about 1862; died on 6 Jul 1917 in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.
    8. Samuel Berry was born about 1864; died about 1865.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John Christopher Mathew Van Cooten was born about 1786 in Demerara, West Indies (son of Hendrik Van Cooten and Dorothea Nicols); died on 28 Feb 1875 in Guernsey, UK; was buried on 5 Mar 1875 in St Martins, Guernsey, UK.

    John married Martha Keane Smithers on 23 Jul 1808 in St Woolas, Newport, UK. Martha (daughter of Henry Keane Smithers and Sophia Papps) was born on 24 Apr 1790 in Surrey, England; was christened on 24 Apr 1790 in St George Indep, Southwark, London, UK; died on 8 Jan 1854 in St Giles, London, England; was buried on 12 Jan 1854 in Saint George Bloomsbury, Middlesex, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Martha Keane Smithers was born on 24 Apr 1790 in Surrey, England; was christened on 24 Apr 1790 in St George Indep, Southwark, London, UK (daughter of Henry Keane Smithers and Sophia Papps); died on 8 Jan 1854 in St Giles, London, England; was buried on 12 Jan 1854 in Saint George Bloomsbury, Middlesex, England.
    Children:
    1. 4. John Lucius Van Cooten was born on 2 Nov 1809 in Bristol, Gloucester, England; died on 27 Dec 1890 in Wallingford Union Workhouse, Wallingford, Berkshire, England; was buried on 29 Dec 1890 in Newington, Oxfordshire, England.
    2. Maria Anna Van Cooten was born about 1813 in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales; died on 12 Dec 1873 in Gravesend, Kent, England; was buried on 16 Dec 1873 in Gravesend, Kent, England.
    3. Sydney Silicae Van Cooten was born about 1815 in England; died about Sep 1899.
    4. Hendrik Leodinas Van Cooten was born on 25 Jul 1816 in Saint Malo, Ille et Vilaine, France; died on 4 Jan 1817 in Saint Malo, Ille et Vilaine, France; was buried on 4 Jan 1817 in Saint Malo, Ille et Vilaine, France.
    5. Rosalie Virginia Van Cooten was born on 25 Jul 1816 in Saint Malo, Ille et Vilaine, France; died on 4 Mar 1890 in Guernsey, UK; was buried in Candie Cemetery, St Peter Port, Guernsey, UK.
    6. Eugene Celadon Van Cooten was born about 1820; died on 13 Mar 1851 in Badagry, Yoruba, Nigeria.

  3. 10.  John Griggs was born about 1781.

    John married Mary or Margaret. Mary was born about 1792 in Essex, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Mary or Margaret was born about 1792 in Essex, England.
    Children:
    1. 5. Emma Griggs was born about 1820 in Colchester, Essex, England; died in ? 1864 in England; was buried in 1864 in Holywell, Oxford, England.

  5. 12.  William Berry

    William married Jean Masson on 27 Dec 1807 in Logie Coldstone, Aberdeen, Scotland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Jean Masson
    Children:
    1. John Berry was born about 1808; was christened on 9 Nov 1808 in Mill of Blelack, Logie Coldstone, Aberdeenshire, Scotland; died on 19 May 1887 in Springburn, Kintore, Scotland.
    2. 6. William Berry was born before 20 May 1810; was christened on 20 May 1810 in Mill of Blelack, Logie Coldstone, Aberdeenshire, Scotland; died on 18 Apr 1887 in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.

  7. 14.  Alexander Grieg

    Alexander married Jean Fraser on 4 Jul 1819 in New Machar, Aberdeen, Scotland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Jean Fraser
    Children:
    1. 7. Margaret Greig was born on 16 Nov 1819 in New Machar, Aberdeen, Scotland; was christened on 14 Dec 1819 in New Machar, Aberdeen, Scotland; died on 25 Dec 1909 in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.