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DENSEM marriages New Zealand 1866 - 1929

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the known DENSEM marriages New Zealand 1866 - 1929

the DENSEM GROOMS
Errol William George Densem (1887-1944)
- married Agnes Hall DOUGLAS (1889-1964) in 1909
- their known children:
1911 - 2005 Ogier James Densem

George Densem (1882-1976)
- married Alice May McNAIR (1885-1949) in 1908
- their known children:
1909 - 1973 Ernest Hugh Densem

Harold Stevenson Densem (1898-1988)
- married Frances Gwendoline Harris MacDONNELL (1902-1994) in 1929

James Densem (1876-1918)
- married Mary Ann WAY (1874-1909) in 1899
Otago Witness, 18 May 1899 DENSEM-WAY On the 12th April, at the residence of the bride's parents, Mansford Bay, Port Chalmers, by the Rev C. H. Standage, James, second son of the late Captain John Densem, to Mary, eldest daughter of Thomas Way, Mansford Bay
- their known children:
1900 - ? James Densem
1902 - 1983 Norman Thomas Omega Densem
1909 - 1948 Edna Mavis Mary Densem

James Densem
- married Ethel RYLAND (1884-1970) in 1915

James Densem
- married Irene May FOSTER in 1924

(Captain) John Densem (1836-1898) of Kaiao Lane, Port Chalmers
- married Christina McLENNAN (1844-1927) in 1866
- their known children:
1867 - 1928 Mary Ann Densem
1869 - 1891 William Densem
1871 - 1972 Jessie Densem
1873 - 1969 John Fraser Densem
1875 - 1918 James Densem
1877 - 1957 Peter Sharpham Densem
1879 - 1947 Roderick Finlayson Densem
1880 - 1881 David McLennan Densem (aged 11 months)
1882 - 1978 George Densem
1885 - 1940 Christina Jane Densem

John Fraser Densem (1873-1969)
- born Port Chalmers
- married Emma STEVENSON (1867-1938) in 1897 in Port Chalmers
- their known children:
1898 - 1987 Harold Stevenson Densem
1900 - 1990 John Leslie Densem
1910 - William Maxwell Densem

John Leslie Densem (1900-1990)
- married Olive Louisa LOVE (1908-2000) in 1929

Norman Thomas Omega Densem (1902-1983)
- married Mary Inez Crosbie McPHERSON (1900-1979) in 1926
Ellesmere Guardian, 28 May 1926 DENSEM-McPHERSON - A very pretty wedding of much interest was celebrated recently at the residence of the bride's parents, "Te Aro", Sedgemere. when Inez, only daughter of Mr and Mrs A. McPherson of Lakeside, was married to Mr Norman Densem, of Christchurch. The ceremony was performed by the Rev T. G. Butler, Presbyterian Minister, of Southbridge.
The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a dainty bridal frock of ivory crepe de chine, with trimmings of floral and silver. Her Veil was of white embroidered silk tulle, with knots of orange blossom, and she carried a shower bouquet.
The bridesmaid, Miss Doris Densem, sister of the bridegroom, wore a frock of jade green silk marocain, and carried a shower bouquet. Mr Gordon Johnstone (Christchurch) was best man.
After the ceremony a reception was held at "Te Aro", Mrs McPherson, who received the guests, wearing a frock of black satin and marocain.
Later in the day Mr and Mrs Densem left on their wedding tour, which is to be spent in the south, the bride wearing a saxe blue ensemble suit, with fox furs and a black panne velvet hat with silver ornament. Mr and Mrs Densem, whose future home will be at Stillwater, West Coast, were the recipients of many beautiful presents, including several gifts from St John's Presbyterian congregation, of which the bride was organist, Sunday School teacher and a member of the Bible Class

Ogier Densem (1862-1923)
- married Mary Elizabeth BELL in 1887
- their known children:
1887 - 1944 Errol William George Densem
1889 - Mary Louise Madge Densem
1890 - 1975 Nellie Gertrude Densem
1892 - 1919 Lily Bell Densem (aged 26)
1896 - 1954 Ogier Jack Densem
1900 - 1971 Sydney Rupert Densem
1904 - Bessie Louisa Densem

Ogier Jack Densem (1897-1954)
- served in WWI as Sergeant 40910 with the NZEF, 23rd Reinforcements Otago Infantry Regiment, D Company. He embarked from Wellington 14 march 1917 & his next of kin was his mother M. E. Densem of 48 Jackson Street, St Kilda, Dunedin
- he married Hilda Lindsay McLEOD (1897-1969) in 1924

Peter Sharpham Densem (1877-1957)
- married Mabel Mary RILEY (1878-1974) in 1905
- their known children:
1910 - 2005 May/Mary Oxley Densem
1917 - ? Peter Densem (lived as a child at 28 Durham St., Tauranga)

Roderick Finlayson Densem
- married Minnie MASON in 1910
- their known children:
1912 - 1944 John Mason Densem
1913 - 1942 Geoffrey McLennan Densem, served as Pilot Officer NZ41473 with Royal Air Force, 502 Squadron & killed on air operations 1942 in UK. Roderick & Minnie were then living at Deborah Bay, Port Chalmers. His wife Miriam was at Hornsey, Middlesex
1916 - On 27 March, at Gordon road, Mosgiel, a daughter
1918 - On 15 May, at Nurse Cupples's Hospital, 68 Albany street, Mosgiel, a son
1919 - 1947 Jean Finlayson Densem

Walter John Densem (1889-1963)
- married Amy Agnes ARTHUR (1893-1973) in 1916

William Densem (1858-1933)
- married Ellen CHAMBERS (1862-1930) in 1881
- their known children:
1883 - Elvira Nelly Densem
1885 - 1952 William Rupert Oliver Olgier Densem
1887 - Blanche Densem

William Rupert Oliver Ogier Densem
- married Bertha May LONGMAN (1889-1959) in 1909
- their known children:
1910 - Nellie Longman Densem
1912 - 1999 Geoffrey William Densem


the DENSEM BRIDES
Christina Jane Densem (1885-1940)
- married Charles Henry OLDS (1884-1969) in 1914

Doris May Densem (1901-1976)
- married Bertrand William GRENFELL (1900-1991) in 1927

Edna Mavis Mary Densem (1909-1948)
- married Gordon James BOOTTEN (1904-1990) in 1926
- son of James BOOTTEN & Louisa Eliabeth WRIGHT

Elvira Nellie Densem
- married Arthur ALLEN in 1907
- their known children:
1907 - 1972 Arthur Rupert Allen

Jessie Densem
- married Frederick KNEWSTUBB (1863-1905) in 1892
- Frederick was born in Tayers Bay, Port Chalmers to Thomas Knewstubb & Sarah Sophia Tayler
Otago Witness, 27 October 1892 KNEWSTUBB-DENSEM - Om the 1st October, at Lamerton House, Wellington, by the Rev J. G. Chapman, Frederick, youngest son of Thomas Knewstubb, to Jessie, second daughter of Captain Densem; both of Port Chalmers

Mary Ann Densem (1867-1928)
- married Irvine Clark ISBISTER (1857-1924) in 1890
- their known children:
1891 - Irvine McAughley Isbister
1892 - Wilhelmina Jessie Isbister
1897 - Irvinie Doris Isbister

Mary Louise Madge Densem (1889-1980)
- married Norman Brotherhood TURNER (1886-1968) in 1909
- their known children:
1910 - Emily May Turner
1911 - 1981 Arthur Sidney Turner

Nellie Gertrude Densem (1890-1975)
- married Walter Sydney SHRIMPTON (1893-1921) in 1916


PHOTO
Peter A. Densem
, youngest son of Peter Sharpham Densem, Tauranga, has been commissioned as a sub-lieutenant in the Fleet Air Arm. He was educated at the Auckland Training College and the University College and was a teacher in Hawkes Bay

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by ngairedith on 2013-07-26 22:58:58

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