Susan and Ray are from Brisbane and retired to the Gold Coast in southern Queensland, Australia. Several family members live here as well. Gold Coast City is a beautiful part of the world with long, white beaches and sub-tropical rainforest nearby.
SUSAN CLARKE HASKELL
Genealogy is Susan's passion with over 20 years of extensive research. Susan is the researcher and webmaster for Haskell Family History. Susan practised as a registered nurse and was a small business owner in property, travel, food, gift and floral services.
RAYMOND EDWARD HASKELL
Ray, a retired Mechanical Design Engineer in health services and clean rooms. In 2010, Ray received the R.W. Hawken Award, the Queensland supreme award for engineering. Ray and Susan Haskell are both Life Members of the International Haskell Family Association.
Both Ray and Susan have links with Thomas (H)eather and Elizabeth Lee, convicts of the early Fleets to Australia arriving in 1790 and 1791. Ray is directly descended while Susan has marriage links to the Eathers via a first cousin and her stepfather.