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Children of Matthew Charles COOPER + Ada Jane MEYNELL - Christchurch, New Zealand

Journal by ngairedith

in reply to kkoop's journal 23 Feb 2011
Looking for descendants of Hector Transvaal Cooper

Matthew Charles COOPER
- born in England in 1845
- emigrated to New Zealand about 1863
- he died on 11 August 1939 aged 82
- he had been living in Huntsbury Ave, 6km south of CBD
- he is buried Plot 297 - Block 26 at Linwood Cemetery with Ada

Ada Jane MEYNELL
- was born in Christchurch in 1864
- she died on 4 June 1917 aged 53
- she had been living at 87 Retreat Rd, Christchurch
- she is buried with Matthew
Ada Jane had a son, Robert Henry Meynell in 1880 when she was 16, the father was not recorded. Robert died on 24 September 1881 aged 11 months. He is buried in Plot 867C at Addington Cemetery, Christchurch

Matthew Charles COOPER married Ada Jane MEYNELL in 1887

- their children wee:

1/ 1888 - 1959 Charles Meynell Cooper
- wife not found for Charles
- Charles died aged 71

2/ 1890 - 1891 Ada Mabel Cooper
- Ada died on 3 January 1891 aged 3 months
- she is buried in Plot 1178 at Addington Cemetery Christchurch with her brother Arthur

3/ 1891 - 1919 Clarence Henry Cooper
- Clarence Henry served in WWI as Private 34636 with the NZEF, 20th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
- he and his brother Ernest registered for service at the same time, same day, served with the same unit, embarking on the same day, same ship
- Clarence Died of Disease aged 27 on 1 March 1919 in UK
- Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 394. at Tidworth Military Cemetery, Wiltshire, United Kingdom

4/ 1892 - 1950 Bertha Muriel Mabel Cooper
- born in Christchurch
- Bertha married Harold NANKIVELL (1895-1962) on 26 May 1920 at St Peter's Woolston
- Harold was born 1 July 1895 in Belfast, Christchurch
- 4th of 13 children of Thomas Ambrose NANKIVELL & Minnie PIERSON
- Bertha died aged 57, Harold remarried in 1960

5/ 1894 - 1895 Arthur Horace Cooper
- born in Christchurch
- Arthur died 5 February 1895 aged 11 months
- he is buried in Plot 1178 at Addington Cemetery Christchurch with his sister Ada Mabel

6/ 1895 - 1981 Ernest Oliver Cooper
- Ernest served in WWI as Private 34635 with the NZEF, 20th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
- he married Selina Ann BROWN (1897-1963) in 1923
- Ernest died aged 76

7/ 1896 - 1956 Ethel Violet Cooper
- born in Christchurch
- Ethel married Matthew Greison Horace ROBERTSON (1891-1968) in 1913
- Ethel died 16 June 1956 aged 59
- she had been living at 186 Wairakei Rd, Christchurch
- she is buried Plot 351 - Block 38 Bromley Cemetery Christchurch

8/ 1898 - 1899 Sydney Edgar Cooper
- Sydney died aged 7 months

9/ 1899 - 1971 Cecil Sheppardson Cooper
- he married Phoebe SHIERLAW in 1923
- (see Margaret's comment below)
- they had 4 children:
Margaret Cooper
- born 5 November 1924
- she married Patrick KING
- Margaret died on 14 June 1999 in Christchurch aged 74
Ada Dorothy Cooper
Kathleen Cooper
Jocelyn Cooper
- Cecil died aged 71

10/ 1902 - 1962 Hector Transvaal Cooper
- born in Christchurh
- he married Beryl Margaret EALAM in 1928
- Beryl was born in 1909, a daughter of William John EALAM & Ivy Alice Esther Elizabeth HARDING
- Hector was a Motor Mechanic
- he died 22 December 1962 aged 59 in Christchurch
- he is buried Plot 226 - Block 6 at Memoril Park Christchurch
- Beryl may have remarried ...

11/ 1907 - 1968 Raymond Thomas Cooper
- he married Irene ABERCROMBIE (1909-1986) in 1930
- Irene was born 3 April 1909, 3rd of 4 children of Hugh ABERCROMBIE & Eliza GILLATT
- Raymond & Irene had 3 known children in Christchurch:
1932 - Alton Thomas Cooper
1934 - 1999 Roger Matthew Cooper
1947 - Gavin Cooper
- Raymond died aged 61


If you can help with any of these people and/or their descendants, please leave a comment below

by ngairedith Profile | Research | Contact | Subscribe | Block this user
on 2011-02-24 05:30:35

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by Margaret65 on 2011-04-15 07:45:20

Cecil and Phoebe had 4 children, Margaret, Ada Dorothy, Kathleen and Jocelyn.
Margaret died ChCh NZ 14 June 1999. She married Patrick King.

by ngairedith on 2011-04-15 07:53:58

thank you Margaret

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