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John Thomas MCKENRY

John Thomas MCKENRY

Male 1887 - 1970  (82 years)

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  • Name John Thomas MCKENRY 
    Nickname Jack 
    Born 2 Aug 1887  Thebarton SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • The BRB has the birth year as 1888.
    • genealogysa website has a registration number stating 1887
    Gender Male 
    Biography Notes 8 Dec 1953  Hobart Tasmania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    JURY ACQUITS LENAH
    VALLEY DAIRY HAND
    ON WOUNDING CHARGE
    A JURY in the Criminal Court at Hobart yesterday acquitted
    Roland George Hyatt (39), dairy hand, of Lenah Valley, of
    a charge of having, on September 12, wounded John Patrick
    Breen with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.
    The jury also acquitted.Hyatt
    of having unlawfully, wounded
    Breen.
    Hyatt had pleaded not guilty.
    The. hearing was before the
    Acting Chief Justice (.Mr. Jus-
    tice Green).
    j Messrs. J. R. M. Driscoll and
    M. Bingham represented Hyatt,
    and the Senior Crown Prosecu-
    tor (Mr. J. B. Hutchins) ap
    Deared for the Crown.
    Evidence for the Crown was.
    heard on Friday, and yesterday
    the Crown called further evi-
    dence.
    Richard John Thomas Mc
    Henry, of Lenah Valley, said
    Hyatt and. Breen were his sons
    in-law.
    On September 12, he was cut-
    ting wood and Hyatt was on the
    hill behind the house cutting
    wood. He saw Breen approach-
    ing and called to Hyatt.
    Hyatt told Breen to go awayi
    because he had caused enough
    trouble. He told him atoout a
    dozen times, McHenry said.
    McHenry said Breen had his
    hand inside his coat and said
    he had something there that
    would fix Hyatt "this time."
    McHenry said Hyatt backed
    away from Breen and asked
    him to set the rifle.
    He gave it to Hyatt who fired
    a bullet to one side of Breen's
    feet. Hyatt again told Breen
    to go away and fired a second
    shot.
    . McHe'nry said he saw the sec-
    ond bullet land about two feet
    in front of. Breen's 'feet. ?
    Fell Over
    Breen said, he was shot and
    fell over. He took a fork and
    what appeared to be a bottle of
    brandy from his pocket, then
    got up and walked a few yards
    before falling beside the road.
    Cross-examined by Mr.. Dris-
    coll, McHenry said Breen had
    attacked Hyatt on several occa-
    sions-once with pieces of glass,
    once with a sheath knife, and
    another time Breen had tried to
    break a bottle while arguing
    with Hyatt.
    Giving evidence, Hyatt said
    Breen had attempted to attack
    him before the- shooting inci-
    dent.
    On September 12 he had
    argued with Breen and had ask-
    ed his father-in-law to ¿get hi«!
    rifle because he wanted to fire
    a shot and frighten Breen.
    Hyatt said he had fired the
    first shot and Breen had called
    that he had shot too low. Breen
    had come towards him and he
    had fired a second shot.
    Hyatt said he had fired both
    shots without aiming directly
    at Breen and he had no inten-
    tion of hitting him. He could
    not recall the second bullet
    kicking up dust, Hyatt said.
    Hyatt said he had sent for
    !the police himself and had giv-
    en the rifle to McHenry after
    Breen had been shot.
    Cross-examined by Mr. Hut-
    chins, Hyatt said he had no
    idea what Breen had in his
    pocket., Breen was drunk
    ¡enough to make him mad, "but
    not that drunk."
    Mr. Hutchins: How many..bul
    lets did you have?-Two.
    Mr. Hutchins: You know the
    rifle mechanism, did you have
    to reload 'I-Yes.
    Hyatt said he had fired the
    second shot without the inten-
    tion of hitting Breen. 
    Died 7 May 1970 
    Buried Horsham Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I-6977  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2018 

    Father Henry Louis MCKENRY,   b. 1859,   d. 1943  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship -2264 
    Mother Mary Janet POOLE,   b. 1864,   d. 1952  (Age 88 years) 
    Relationship -2264 
    Married 1886  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F-2264  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Esther May MCDONALD,   b. 26 Dec 1889, Carchap Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1975, Wimmera Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 24 Apr 1912  'Innisvale' NSW Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Toolondo Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The property 'Alcoe' Toolondo Vic was on the banks of the Barton Lake. Later this lake was part of the extensive Wimmera-Mallee domestic and stock water supply.  
    Children 
    +1. Hector MCKENRY,   b. Yes, Date unknown
    +2. John Douglas MCKENRY,   b. 1 Jun 1916, Natimuk Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 2007, Horsham Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)  []
    Last Modified 23 May 2016 12:06:07 
    Family ID F-2263  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0505 - Wedding of Ess & Jack - Esther May McDonald & John Thomas McKenry.jpg
    0505 - Wedding of Ess & Jack - Esther May McDonald & John Thomas McKenry.jpg

    Stories
    Esther May McDonald & John Thomas McKenry
    Esther May McDonald & John Thomas McKenry
    Biography as published in the BRB in 1985 & 1995.

  • Sources 
    1. [S-27] FM Hans Pieterse - ID 7971 - documents required.

    2. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au, https://www.genealogysa.org.au/index.php?option=com_search&Itemid=32, 26 Jan 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      John Thomas
      Last Name: MCKENRY
      Birth Date: 1887, August 02
      Gender: M
      Father: Henry MCKENRY
      Mother: Mary Janet POOLE
      Birth Place/Residence: New Thebarton
      District: Adelaide
      Symbol:
      Book/Page: 401/137
      Public notice: some entries have little or no evidence provided. It is imperative that before assuming generalising the data to ensure followup evidence to maintain validity.

    3. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au, 26 Jan 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      MARRIAGE 1886 Reg No:148/620 groom: MCKENRY,Henry Louis to bride:Mary Janet Poole at Adelaide SA
      Public notice: some entries have little or no evidence provided. It is imperative that before assuming generalising the data to ensure followup evidence to maintain validity.