Joseph Frederick Albert Best was born in 1884. He married Emma B Jones at Bowral NSW in 1913. Joseph was an accountant. He died in 1918.
Joseph and Emma had two sons,
- John Ruskin Russ married Jean Millicent Hannam and they had a daughter and twins.
He later married Pauline Lillian Taylor. They lived at Dunbogan, NSW
- Albert Frederick died 1937 at age 18.