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DEATH NOTICES - Otago Witness, Oct 1909

Journal by ngairedith

DEATH NOTICES from the Otago Witness, 27 October 1909
the original list DEATHS

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BORLAND
On October 20, at Miller's Flat, Andrew D. Borland, second son of Samuel and Fanny Borland; aged 20 years 1 month

* ANDREW DAVID Borland was a son of:
Samuel BORLAND (1859-1912), of Tamney, Clondavaddog, County Donegal
Fanny Mabel MULLAN (1864-1944) of Tullyrone, Dungannon, Armagh
SAMUEL & FANNY married in Townsville, Queensland in 1886, had 5 children then moved to New Zealand about 1900 where they had further children
born in Queensland
* 1887 - 1923 Henry Alexander Borland
* 1889 - 1909 Andrew David Borland
* 1892 - 1970 William John Marshall Borland (+ Mabel Lewis Peters in 1926)
* 1894 - Margaret Jane Borland (+ Donald Crossan in 1919)
* 1899 - 1968 Fanny May Borland (+ John Robert Johnson in 1932)
born in New Zealand
* 1901 - 1967 Samuel Ronald Borland (+ Annie Hamilton in 1924)
* 1903 - 1985 James Leslie Borland (+ Mary Stuart in 1931)
* 1905 - Robert George Borland
* 1907 - Mildred Iline Borland

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BOYD
On October 21 at Balclutha, Christina Beattie, eldest daughter of William and Elizabeth Boyd. Deeply regretted

Otago Daily Times, 22 October 1909 The Friends of ELIZABETH and WILLIAM BOYD are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of their DAUGHTER, CHRISTINA BEATTIE, which will leave their Residence, Clyde Street, Balclutha, TO-MORROW (SATURDAY), 23rd, at 2.30 p.m., for the Balclutha Cemetery

* CHRISTINA BEATTIE Boyd was a daughter of:
William BOYD & Elizabeth KING who married in 1888
the known children of WILLIAM & ELIZABETH:
* 1889 - 1909 Christina Beattie Boyd
* 1891 - Edward Boyd Boyd, Trooper 9/1406 from Balclutha
* 1892 - 1975 Jane Haggart Boyd (+ Lewis Albert William Dawson in 1922)

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BLACK
On October 26, 1909, Ebenezer Reid Black, of Owaka. Private interment

* EBENEZER REID Black was 54
He married Jessie Ann BURGESS in Chalmers Church, Dunedin on 14 Oct 1902
Ebenezer was 47 (registered as 42) & Jessie was 32 (registered as 29)
Otago Daily Times, 17 November 1902 BLACK-BURGESS -
On the 14th October, at her mother's residence, Belmore terrace, York place, by the Rev J. U. Spence, Jessie, second daughter of the late James Burgess, to Ebenezer Reid Black, Glenmore Farm, Owaka, second son of the late John Black, land steward, Ardamurrican, Scotland. (sic, Ardnamurchan ?)
the known children of EBENEZER & JESSIE:
* 1905 - 1920 John Reid Black

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CARR
On October 20, at his residence, 73 Dowling street, William Carr, whipmaker, beloved husband of Esther Carr; aged 70 years. Deeply regretted.

* WILLIAM Carr was married to Esther ?
Esther was from England. It is possible they married there
the known NZ born children of WILLIAM & ESTHER:
* 1868 - 1934 Jane Carr (+Edward Ferguson 1889 +Henry Waugh in 1897)
* 1871 - Caroline Carr
* 1873 - Esther Carr
* 1874 - 1874 Sarah Ann Carr (aged 2 months)
* 1876 - 1943 Rebecca Carr (+ Henry Dunedin Fish in 1897)
* 1879 - Sarah Ann Carr
* 1884 - 1964 Nathaniel Carr
* 1886 - William Carr

WILLIAM Carr is buried:
Plot 4, Block 141A at Northern Cemetery, Dunedin
buried with him is:
* 1923 - Esther Carr aged 78, his wife. Last address 29 Bay View Rd., South Dunedin
* 1934 - Jane Waugh aged 66, his daughter
* 1943 - Rebecca Fish aged 67, his daughter
* 1964 - Nathaniel Carr aged 80, his son

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CALDER
On October 23, at Royal crescent, Kew, Vida Isabella, the beloved daughter of Hugh and Marion Calder

* VIDA ISABELLA Calder was born 1871, a daughter of:
Hugh CALDER (1829-1911) of Poultney Town, Caithness, Scotland & of Marion Young SMITH (1838-1913)
Otago Witness, 19 June 1858 At Lee Street, Dunedin, on the 10th instant, by the Rev Thos. Burns, Mr Hugh Calder, Caversham, to Marion, youngest daughter of the late Mr Alexander Smith, Merchant, Paisley
the known children of HUGH & MARION:
* 1859 - 1943 Jane Moncrieff Calder (+ John Langmuir in 1886)
* 1861 - 1935 David McBeth Calder (+ Jessie Alexandra Moir in )
* 1863 - 1865 James Alexander Calder (aged 16 months)
* 1865 - 1866 Hugh Paterson Calder (aged 10 months)
* 1867 - 1939 James Donald Calder
* 1869 - 1944 Marion Buchanan Calder (didn't marry)
* 1871 - 1909 Vida Isabella Calder
* 1873 - 1939 Marion Calder (+ Walter Pulman in 1899) X
* 1874 - 1938 Hugh Alexander Calder X

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FOSTER
On October 24, at 32 Wilkie road, Kensington, Sarah, the beloved wife of James Foster; aged 66 years. Deeply mourned.

* SARAH Foster is buried:
Plot 105B, Block 12P at Southern cemetery, Dunedin
buried with her is:
* 1894 - Albert Foster, her son aged 16, lived Kensington, Dunedin
* 1916 - James Foster, her husband aged 76, a Second hand dealer in Dunedin

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HALLGREEN
On October 20, at the Dunedin Hospital, Carl Yalman (George) Hallgreen; aged 63 years.

* CARL YALMAN GEORGE Hallgreen was possibly:
Carl Hjalman George HALL GREEN
Carl is the only Hallgreen recorded as died in NZ. There are no recorded births of this name. There was 1 Hallgreen marriage recorded, that of:
Carl Hjalman George Hallgreen to Janet NELSON in 1901
(Carl was 55 & Janet was 45)

Carl was buried in Plot 15, Block 5R at Southern Cemetery, Dunedin as Richard Hallgreen and was buried with Janet Cameron Hallgreen (1856-1904)

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HOCKING
On October 24, at Dunedin, Nicholas Hocking, of Arthurton; aged 20 years.

* NICHOLAS Hocking was a son of:
Richard (1856-1940) & Elizabeth 'Eliza' (1857-1937) HOCKING who emigrated on the clipper ship Western Monarch. The ship left Plymouth 30 Oct 1878 & sailed direct to Bluff landing 19 Jan 1879 with 369 immigrants & 9 saloon passsengers, a crew of 46 men and Captain Watson in command. They arrived in Port Chalmers, Dunedin on 27 January

the known children of RICHARD & ELIZA:
NOTE their first born, James Hocking, Private 45095, died of gunshot wounds to the head in Belgium 1 Oct 1917. It is said he was born in St Just, Cornwall but he is not on the ship passenger list. He was registered in New Zealand as having been born 7 Jan 1879 which means he was born about 12 days out from Bluff, one of the 3 births on board. His parents headstone (see photo) & war records state he was 38
* 1879 - 1917 James Hocking
* 1880 - 1952 Richard Hocking
* 1880 - 1880 William Hocking (aged 24 days)
* 1882 - 1964 Elizabeth Grose Hocking (+Thomas Sranley Hopkins in 1930)
* 1884 - 1937 Caroline Jane Hocking (+John Sutherland in 1915)
* 1886 - 1922 William Bennetts Hocking
* 1887 - 1942 John Tregear Hocking
* 1889 - 1909 Nicholas Hocking
* 1891 - Eliza Hocking (+Frank Dennison in 1921)
* 1892 - 1976 Annie Hocking (+George Rupert Little in 1923)
* 1893 - 1968 Marjory Hocking (didn't marry, buried Gore)
* 1898 - 1968 Phyllis Bennetts Hocking (+Frederick William Taylor 1925)

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LESLIE
On October 22, 1909 (accidentally by drowning), James Walter Stewart, youngest and dearly beloved son of George and Ellen Leslie; aged 5 years. Deeply regretted.

Otago Daily Times, 25 October 1909 A LITTLE BOY DROWNED
A little boy named Walter James Stuart Leslie, five years of age, was the victim of a sad fatality at the wharf on Friday afternoon.
After school that day Leslie met a companion named William Elliott, who is also of the same age, and with him went down to the Cross wharf. They played about for some time, and then deceased descended the steps, and whilst trying to gather some seaweed fell into the water. Elliott became frightened and ran home, saying nothing about the accident. As Leslie did not return home, his father, Mr Geo. Leslie, who resides in Filleul street, commenced a search, and ultimately came upon the body of the little fellow lying face downwards on the stones under the wharf. It was obvious that he had been washed there by the waves.
George Leslie, father of deceased, said the lad was just five years old. The boy had returned from school at dinner time on Friday, and was last seen by his mother at 2.30. At 6 o'clock his absence caused uneasiness, and a search which was instituted ws kept up unsuccessfully until midnight. At daylight witness resumed his search, and finally, about 5.15 he found the body of his son lying under the Cross wharf, near the Jetty street steps. The body was cold, and partially covered with water. The boy, a robust child, had been in the habit of going to the wharf alone. William Elliott, a companion of deceased, said that after coming away from school on Friday, he and Leslie, at the latter's invitation, went to the wharf "to look at the boats". On making his statement to the police, denied that he went to the wharf with Leslie, but ultimately confessed his part of the story to his mother. This witness's evidence was not very clear. He sobbed continually, and, evidently frightened by the proximity of the policemen, made some somewhat involved statements. Leslie, in trying to catch a piece of seaweed, had fallen into the water and witness ran away. It was after 4 o'clock when he arrived home.
An inquest will be held this morning. The Coroner: I can only come to the conclusion that the poor little chap was accidentally drowned.

* JAMES WALTER STEWART Leslie was a son of:
George LESLIE (1851-1930) born Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
...(parents: Peter Leslie & Eliza Stewart)
Ellen FORD (1859-1937) born County Galway, Ireland
...(parents: Walter Ford & Ellen Casserley)
the known children of JAMES & ELLEN: (born in Dunedin)
* 1882 - 1938 Eliza Jeannie 'Liz' Leslie (+ James Nisbet 1905)
* 1883 - Ellen Leslie
* 1886 - 1971 Robert Birnie Leslie
* 1889 - Sarah Ann 'Dolly' Leslie
* 1891 - 1968 George Leslie
* 1893 - 1964 Alexandrina 'Rena' Leslie (+ John Henry Hackett in 1920)
* 1895 - 1976 Josephine 'Cis' Leslie (+ Duncan William Angus Trainor aka McLarty)
* 1896 - Honorah May 'Nora' Leslie (+ Stanley David Bacon in 1925)
* 1897 - Catherine Marguerite Leslie (+ Allan Julius Potter in 1924)
* 1900 - Jessie Sprightley Leslie
* 1904 - 1909 James Walter Stewart Leslie

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LINDSAY
On October 23, at her residence, Main South road, Green island, Eva Elizabeth, the beloved wife of Archibald Lindsay, jun., and second daughter of Henry and Sarah Berry, of Abbotsford; in her thirty-first year. Deeply mourned.

* EVA ELIZABETH Lindsay was born 1878
her parents, Henry (1854-1921) & Sarah (1853-1941) Berry, arrived into Port Chalmers 6 March 1874 on the Scimitar
NOTE OF INTEREST A crewman on board was John Brennan, alias Cloach, who got a job as a cook in the 'Harp of Erin' Hotel in Dunedin just after arriving. A few months later he attempted to murder a young passenger of this voyage, 15 year old Mary Hall. The Hotel was then run by Francis McGRATH (see below)

the known children of HENRY & SARAH:
* 1876 - Frederick Henry Berry served as Private 61190
* 1877 - 1919 Ellen Mary Berry
* 1878 - Eva Elizabeth Berry (aged 30)
* 1880 - Fanny Ann Berry
* 1882 - 1883 Amelia Jane Berry (aged 9 months)
* 1884 - William Charles Berry
* 1885 - Charlotte Maretta Berry
* 1889 - 1980 Arthur Ernest Berry
* 1893 - 1914 Ethel Sarah Berry (aged 20)

EVA married Archibald Lindsay (1876-1959) in 1901
the known children of EVA & ARCHIBALD:
* 1902 - 1848 Frederick Archibald Lindsay
* 1906 - Eva May Lindsay
* 1907 - Verna Meretta Lindsay
* 1909 - 1909 Alexander Lindsay (born 1 Oct 1909, he lived for 3 hours)

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MACKAY
On Thursday, October 21, 1909, at Dunedin (suddenly), William Gerald Mackay, dearly beloved husband of Mary Mackay, of Clifton, Invercargill; aged 51 years. Deeply regretted.

* WILLIAM GERALD Mackay was the 10th of 10 children of:
Andrew MacKAY (1819-1890) Elspeth MURRAY of Scotland
WILLIAM married Mary Sophia JOHNSTON (1865-1950) in 1886
the known children of WILLIAM & MARY:
* 1888 - 1980 Elsie Elizabeth MacKay (+ George Henderson in 1923)
* 1890 - 1890 William Samuel MacKay (aged 4 months)
* 1891 - 1916 John Robert MacKay (Rifleman 25/661, Killed in Action, Somme)
* 1902 - 1979 Andrew Gerald MacKay (+ Agnes Scott)
* 1904 - 1993 Margaret Mary 'Maggie' MacKay (+ John Sommerville)
* 1907 - 1989 Hugh Alexander MacKay

WILLIAM GERALD & MARY SOPHIA MacKay are buried:
Plot 26, Block 23 at Eastern cemetery, Invercargill

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MACNEE
On October 26, at the Dunedin Hospital, James, the dearly beloved son of John and Jane Macnee, of Waikoikoi; aged 10 years.

* JAMES MacNEE was a son of:
John Robertson MacNEE (1867-1944) & Jane CRAWFORD who married in 1898
the known children of JOHN & JANE:
* 1898 - 1898 John MacNee (aged 9 days)
* 1899 - 1909 James MacNee
* 1901 - Flora Jane MacNee
* 1902 - 1996 Adam John MacNee (+ Ivy Catherine Harriet Dunlop in 1929)
* 1904 - Mary Lavender MacNee (+ Edwin William Aitken in 1927)
* 1909 - 1992 David Crawford MacNee (died 15 Nov 1992 in Milton)
* 1911 - 1992 Robert Charles CRAWFORD (adopted nephew?? - d.25 Feb 1992)

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MAYZE
At his residence, East road, Invercargill, on Thursday, October 21;, 1909, Samuel Douglas, beloved husband of Florence Mayze, and son-in-law of Mr John Williams, Crinan street, Invercargill. Deeply regretted.

Otago Witness, 27 October 1909 The death is announced of Mr Samuel Douglas Mayze, of Invercargill, who for 18 years was employed at Mr Macalister's engineering works. In January last he underwent an operation, and returned to work for a short time, but the progress of the disease had not been stayed, and it gradually spread, ultimately proving fatal. Mr Mayze leaves a wife and two young children

* SAMUEL DOUGLAS Mayze was 39
He was born in Invercargill, 10th of 13 children of Thomas MAYZE (1829-1882) & Isabella ALLISON (1832-1908) from Ireland who married in 1842 in Girvan, Ayr, Scotland

SAMUEL DOUGLAS Mayze married Florence Louisa WILLIAMS (1878-1926) on 11 April 1906
the known children of SAMUEL & FLORENCE:
* 1907 - 1968 Mervyn Douglas Mayze (married twice, died in Queensland)
* 1908 - 1929 John Thomas Mayze (died in Melbourne)
SAMUEL & FLORENCE are buried Plot 132, Block 4 at Eastern cemetery, Invercargill
THEIR HEADSTONE READS
...In loving memory of
SAMUEL DOUGLAS MAYSE
Who died 21st Oct 1909 Aged 39 years
...ALSO His wife
FLORENCE LOUISA
Who died 20th March 1926 Aged 47 years
Peace, perfect peace

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McGRATH
On October 23, at the residence of her son-in-law, Mr J. Trapski, Wyndham, Mary Ann, beloved wife of Francis McGrath, late of Dunedin, aged 68 years. R.I.P.

* MARY ANN McGrath (nee FARRELL) married 19 May 1859 at St Francis Roman Catholic Church, Melbourne to Francis 'Frank' McGrath (1830-1910). Francis was from King County, Ireland, a son of Dennis & Bridget McGrath. He appears to have arrived in Victoria in Sep 1857 on the 'John Linn' with his brother John McGrath (1836-)
Francis & Mary Ann arrived in Port Chalmers, Dunedin 30 March 1862 on the 'Mary E. Ray' with an infant named Francis McGrath. They were Hotel Keepers, running the 'Harp of Erin' in Great King Street, Dunedin for 20 years.
In May 1880 Francis McGrath was the Proprietor of the North-East Valley Hotel (near Dunedin). The above new and commodious Hotel is situate in one of the most charming and healthy suburbs of Dunedin. The tramways start for, and return from, the centre of the city every few minutes. The hotel is handsomely furnished, and all the apartments, especially the bedrooms, have thorough ventilation. Persons desirous of a comfortable home free from the noise and bustle of the city will do well to enquire for the above hotel
NOTE OF INTEREST in 1874 a crewman on board the 'Scimtar', John Brennan, alias Cloach, got a job as a cook in the 'Harp of Erin' and willfully attempted to murder 15 year old Mary Hall in the kitchen there in June 1874. The Hall's had emigrated on the Scimtar as did Henry & Sarah Berry (see Lindsay above)

the known New Zealand born children of MARY ANN & FRANCIS:
* 1866 - John Thomas McGrath
* 1871 - Bridget McGrath
* 1872 - 1944 Delia McGrath
* 1874 - Dennis McGrath
* 1877 - Martin McGrath
* 1880 - Thomas William McGrath
(because of the large gaps in early births I believe there were a number of other children. Example, Mary Ann died at her son-in-laws home. This was Delia McGrath (1872-1944) who married John Trapski in 1896 but is not on BDM)

MARY ANN & FRANCIS McGrath are buried:
Plot 2, Block 15R at Southern cemetery, Dunedin

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McKENZIE
On October 15, at Blue Spur, Lawrence, Margaret Harper, widow of Alexander McKenzie, native of Forres, Morayshire, Scotland; aged 65 years. Home papers please copy.

* MARGARET HARPER McKenzie was buried:
Plot 4 & 5, Presbyterian Section of Lawrence cemetery with husband Alexander MacKenzie (1840-1906), who died 19 Dec 1906 aged 66 at Blue Spur: native of Morayshire, Parish of Dyke Scotland

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MILLAR
On October 23, at Dunedin, James Smith Millar, late of Ranfurly (N.Z. Railways), aged 54 years. At rest.

* JAMES SMITH Millar was born:
15 Jan 1855 in Auchenbowie, Stirlingshire, Scotland

JAMES SMITH Millar married in Dunedin on 1 July 1880 to:
Margaret 'Maggie' Scrymgeour (1858-1942)
Margaret was born 15 Oct 1857 in Edinburgh, Scotland, the 5th of 7 children of John SCRYMGEOUR & Elizabeth Helen HISLOP. Her father died in Otago in 1864 & her mother in Dannevirke in 1899

the known children of JAMES & MAGGIE:
* 1882 - unnamed infant Millar (lived 5 hours)
* 1884 - 1932 John McLeod Millar (+ Rhoda Emma Reid)
* 1885 - 1949 William Peter Millar (+ Annie Harrison)
* 1887 - Elizabeth Maggie Millar
* 1894 - 1949 Sarah Dowling Millar (+ Thomas Watson Fraser in 1920)
* 1896 - 1917 James Scrymgeour Millar (Private 39271, Killed in Action Ypres)
* 1898 - 1974 Gordon Millar (+ Charlotte Watson)

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OSBORNE
On October 20, at Owaka, Amelia Maud, beloved eldest daughter of Oliver Osborne, jun., aged 11 years. Deeply regretted.

* AMELIA MAUD ELIZABETH Osborne was a daughter of:
Oliver Henry OSBORNE (1875-1934) & Hannah Jane ROBINSON (1877-1967)
Oliver joined the Police Force in 1902 and in 1905 was involved in a 'Police Scandal' when he and 3 other constables were charged with breaking and entering and separate charges of stealing & receiving. Some of the goods seized
the known children of OLIVER & HANNAH:
* 1898 - Amelia Maud Elizabeth Osborne
* 1900 - 1939 Oliver Baden-Powell Osborne
* 1902 - Ellen Gladys Osborne
1905-1908 Oliver is sentenced to 3 years gaol with hard labour
* 1909 - 2000 Mavis Josephine Osborne (+ Ewart)
* 1911 - Sybil Constance Osborne

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PLUNKETT
On October 22, Elizabeth (Cissy), second daughter of John Plunkett, Mornington, aged 22 years. R.I.P.

* ELIZABETH BRIDGET 'Cissy' Plunkett was born 1887, a daughter of John PLUNKETT (1848-1919) & Ellen McDONALD (1858-1905) who married in 1884
the known children of JOHN & ELLEN:
* 1885 - first daughter
* 1887 - Elizabeth Bridget 'Cissy' Plunkett
* 1889 - 1969 Bernard Plunkett
* 1890 - Ellen Catherine Plunkett
* 1892 - William John Plunkett
* 1894 - Francis Hugh Plunkett
* 1896 - Edward Lawrence Plunkett
* 1899 - Arthur Dominic Plunkett
* 1900 - Rose Kathleen Plunkett
* 1913 - Mary Margaret Plunkett

CISSY Plunkett is buried with her parents in:
Plot 24, Block 9R, Southern cemetery, Dunedin

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REES
On October 21, 1909, at the Lower Hutt, Charles Gilbert, youngest son of the late William Gilbert Rees, pioneer of Lake Wakatipu; aged 39 years.

* CHARLES GILBERT Rees was born 1870
...Charles's father was:
William Gilbert REES (1827-1898) an explorer, surveyor and early settler in Central Otago, New Zealand. He and fellow explorer Nicholas von Tunzelmann were the first Europeans to settle the Wakatipu basin.
Rees is regarded as the founder of Queenstown
...Charle's mother was:
Rebecca Frances GILBERT (1838-1926) a cousin and childhood sweetheart of William. William first emigrated to New South Wales in 1852, where he became a sheep farmer. He returned to England to marry Rebecca on 20 July 1858. The Rees River in Central Otago is named after Rees, and his statue stands on Rees Street, near the town pier. There is also a hotel called The Rees on Frankton Road in Queenstown which bears his name as well as a bridge on State Highway 6 named in his honour
the known children of WILLIAM & REBECCA:
* 1859 - 1930 Mary Rose Rees (+James Wilfred Marsden 1900)
* 1861 - 1861 Manning Lee Rees
* 1862 - 1948 Cecil Walter Rees (+Annie Margaret Burke 1901 in NSW, Annie died in childbirth 1902, +Agnes Matilda McDowall in Wellington 1907)
* 1865 - 1923 Mabel Rees (+Audley Edward Merewether 1883)
* 1867 - 1894 Sarah Isabel Rees
* 1869 - 1957 *Mildred Gertrude Rees
* 1870 - 1909 Charles Gilbert Rees
* Mildred Gertrude Rees - In 1888, at the age of 18, Mildred Gertrude Rees began her nursing training at Blenheim Hospital under the supervision of her older sister Mary Rose REES who was Matron. In 1890 Mildred moved to Wellington Hospital where she completed her training. She graduated in May 1902 and in the NZ Registration of Nurses is Number 140. For the next 13 years she engaged in private nursing around New Zealand and in 1909 at the age of 40 left for Britain. Here she agency nursed until war broke out in 1914. She immediately applied to New Zealand House in London to see if she could be sent to France but she was too early for any organised group. Instead she went to Belgium with the Dowager Duchess of Sutherland's party. Mildred was one of eight nurses in this party which became known as the Millicent Sutherland Ambulance.
In January 1915 she applied to join the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve (QAIMNSR) and served in France and Belgium until she took her discharge in 1919.
Mildred was MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES and was awarded the ARRC Medal (Associate Royal Red Cross) as well as the 1914 Star (only two other NZers are recorded as having gained this award).
- Mildred is buried in Nelson. taken from NZ Nurses WWI

CHARLES GILBERT Rees married Minnie Clara Drawbridge (1869-1957) in 1898
the known children of CHARLES & MINNIE:
1903 - 1977 Gilbert Severn Rees
1908 - 1970 Maurice Westland Rees
Minnie Clara remarried in 1922 to Charles Alexander Gaitt (1883-1954)

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RYAN
On October 20, 1909, at No. 47 Stuart street, Dunedin, Louisa, the beloved wife of John Ryan, of Winslow, Canterbury; in her forty-fourth years. "Rest in peace."

Ashburton Guardian, 22 October 1909 RYAN - On Wednesday, October 20th, at the residence of her sister (Miss E. Pye, Dunedin), Louisa, beloved wife of John Ryan, Winslow; aged 43 years. R.I.P.

* LOUISA Ryan (nee PYE) was born 1866 in Western Australia
her parents were Charles PYE & Catherine BUCKLEY (1832-188) born Ireland, married 1853 in Toodyay, West Australia & died in Christchurch
Louisa's known siblings were:
* 1858 - William Pye, born in Toodyay
* 1860 - Mary Ann Pye, born in Toodyay
* 1864 - Honour Pye, born at Fortune Mine (Wheal Fortune Copper Mine, Northampton & Geraldton)

LOUISA married John Ryan in Ashburton 15 July 1886. John was born 1856 in Cahirdrinna (Glanworth parish), County Cork, Ireland to Thomas RYAN & Ellen BULMAN
the known children of LOUISA & JOHN:
* 1887 - Catherine Elizabeth Ryan (+ Cornelius Bishop in 1910)
* 1888 - Louisa Ryan
* 1890 - Ellen Ryan
* 1891 - Thomas David Ryan
* 1892 - Mary Ann Ryan
* 1893 - William John Ryan
* 1895 - Margaret Ryan
* 1897 - Honora Ryan
* 1901 - Robert Patrick Ryan
* 1904 - John Michael Ryan
* 1906 - Arthur William Ryan

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RIDDELL
On October 22, 1909, at 7 Great King street, Wilhelmina Glendinning, the beloved wife of Walter Riddell; in her seventy-third years. "At rest."

* WILHELMINA BROWN GLENDINNING Riddell (nee GLENDINNING) was born 1837 in Dumfrieshire Scotland, a daughter of James GLENDINNING & Elizabeth BRYON
Wilhelmina married Walter RIDDELL (1837-1922) 27 Dec 1861 at Eskdalemuir Dumfries Scotland and they emigrated to New Zealand soon after
the known children of WILHELMINA & WALTER: (born in Otago)
* 1863 - 1945 Elizabeth Brydon 'Bessie' Ridell (+ James Mathieson in 1883)
* 1865 - 1957 William Glendinning Riddell (+ Annie Mahoney in 1898)
* 1866 - 1932 James Archibald Glendinning Riddell (aged 66 fall from horse)
* 1868 - 1961 Janet Jane Riddell (+ John Graham Henderson in 1895)
* 1869 - 1945 John Ridell (+ Catherine Graham Weir in 1903)
* 1870 - 1952 Wilhelmina Christina 'Minnie' Ridell (+ Alexander Stuart in 1900)
* 1871 - 1962 Andrewina Riddell (+ James Taylor in 1901)
* 1872 - 1873 Walter Riddell (aged 1 month)
* 1874 - 1961 Jessie Mathieson Riddell (+ William Dallas in 1898)
* 1875 - 1905 Walter Alexander Riddell (died aged 29 from Ptomaine poisoning)
* 1878 - 1969 Helen Bell Glendinning 'Nell' Riddell (+Robert Arnott +John Mahoney)

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THOMSON
On October 16, at Newington avenue, Elizabeth Anna, daughter of Geo. M. Thomson; aged 22 years.

* ELIZABETH ANNA Thomson was born 1887, a daughter of:
George Malcolm Thomson (1848-1933) teacher, scientist, educationalist, social worker & politician and of one of his pupils, Emma ALLAN (1853-1894), who married at Hopehill, North Taieri, on 26 Dec 1876
the children of GEORGE & EMMA:
* 1878 - 1942 William Malcolm Thomson
* 1881 - 1928 James Allan Thomson
* 1883 - 1964 George Stuart Thomson
* 1885 - 1886 Florence Jane Thomson (aged 20 months)
* 1887 - Elizabeth Anna Thomson (died of Tuberculosis)
* 1892 - 1918 John Henry Thomson (Private 3/453, died of disease WWI)

Elizabeth's mother died in 1894 aged 41, Elizabeth was aged 7. Her father remarried 30 May 1910 to Alice Crawford Craig (1873-1911), 25 years his junior, in Melbourne. Alice died in Melbourne 8 months later, 21 Jan 1911

ELIZABETH ANNA is buried Plot 8, Block 138 at Northern Cemetery, Dunedin
buried with her are the bodies or ashes of 14 others of her family:
* 1886 - Florence Jane Thomson aged 20 months, her sister
* 1889 - Margaret Justina Thomson aged 76
* 1890 - Ethel Margaret Thomson aged 16 months
* 1894 - Emma Thomson aged 41, her mother
* 1897 - William Thomson aged 86
* 1906 - Margaret Steven Strang aged 32
* 1918 - Ellen Harriett Thomson aged 37
* 1933 - George Malcolm Thomson aged 84, her father
* 1989 - John Gilbert Thomson aged 78
* 2004 - Maria Emilie Thomson aged 78
* 2007 - Marion Thomson aged 95
* 2009 - Cullen William Thomson aged 82
* 2010 - John Michael Barker aged 61
* 2012 - Frank Malcolm Gould aged 71 (3 weeks from 100 years after Elizabeth)

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PHOTO
Plot 14, Block 2 at Pukerau cemetery, Gore

HEADSTONE READS
....In Memory Of
......NICHOLAS
beloved son of R and E HOCKING
died 24 October 1909 in his 21st year
......also their eldest son
....NO.45095 PVTE JAMES
died of wounds in France 1st Oct 1917 aged 38 years
......also ELIZA
beloved wife of RICHARD HOCKING
died 15 July 1937 aged 80 years
......Also RICHARD
loving husband of ELIZA HOCKING
who died 14 February 1840 aged 84

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