Victor Clarence Marks was born 12 December 1872 in Carcoar, New South Wales, Australia to William Marks (1841-1927) and Elizabeth Louise Frazer (1844-1923) and died 4 February 1965 Brisbane, Queensland, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Catherine Alice Wallis (1873-1950) 6 November 1895 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

The family moved from New South Wales to Queensland in 1878. They left by bullock wagon with a number of horses and cattle, staying a while on 2 different land options with a view to making a permanent settlement. Deciding to move on to Queensland. They initially resided in Dalby for a period before moving to Charleville.

Victor married Catherine Wallis on 6 November 1895 in Brisbane. He left Catherine for another woman just after the birth of Jean.


Offspring of Victor Clarence Marks and Catherine Alice Wallis (1873-1950)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Claris Viva Marks (1896-1897) 15 October 1896 Charleville, Queensland, Australia 25 September 1897 Charleville, Queensland, Australia
Doris Irene Marks (1899-1982) 14 September 1899 Charleville, Queensland, Australia 8 August 1982 Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Douglas George Nutt (1891-1971)
Enid Alice Marks (1901-1907) 28 January 1901 Charleville, Queensland, Australia 29 May 1907 Mrs. Frazer's house, Sheridan-street, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
William Victor Marks (1902-1966) 23 June 1902 Cairns, Queensland, Australia 30 April 1966 Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Mary Jean Roan (1907-1989)
Edgar Clarence Marks (1910-1968) 13 April 1910 Cairns, Queensland, Australia 30 December 1968 Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Marguerite Florence Tostevin (1904-1992)
Jean Lilian Marks (1918-)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
Ω Birth
  • BDM Index ref for birth: 9006/1873
¶ Death
  • BDM Index ref for death: 1965/B/71122