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Donald WILLIAMSON + Rhoda Annie CARTER - Dunedin

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from WOODLAND marriages 1864 - 1920

* Donald WILLIAMSON aged 28 (1853-1923)
- Donald was born in Scotland, arriving in NZ about 1860
married 2 March 1882 to:
* Rhoda Annie CARTER aged 19 (1862-1929)
- Rhoda was born in Berkshire, England, to Elizabeth Carter (1845-1924) who later married (in Berkshire, 1865) Enos DEWE (1845-1925), had 4 more children then the family (Enos, Elizabeth & the 5 children) sailed to NZ on the Scimitar arriving in Port Chalmers on 4 March 1874. Enos & Elizabeth had a further 6 children in Southland. Enos & Elizabeth are buried 70.00 Block II in Woodlands cemetery


- the known children of DONALD & RHODA:
... 1
1883 - 1948 John Mouldy Williamson

- John married Agnes Garden McINDOE (1890-1936) in 1912


... 2
1884 - ? Elizabeth Carter Williamson


... 3
1886 - 1926 Rhoda Grigor Williamson
- Rhoda married James Duncan MATHIESON (1878-1950) in 1905


... 4
1887 - 1962 Janet Grigor Williamson
- Janet married William Kelso WALKER (1880-1950) in 1920
- they are buried Clinton cemetery, Balclutha


... 5
1889 - 1974 Donald Williamson
- Donald was a Sheep Farmer
- he died 22 Nov 1974, his last address was Scoular street, Dunedin
- his ashes were returned to Funeral Director


... 6
1892 - ? Annie Williamson


... 7
1895 - ? Isabella Williamson


... 8
1897 - 1918 Kenneth Grigor Williamson
- Kenneth served in WWI as Private 63251 with the NZEF, 32nd Reinforcements E Company, embarking from Wellington 21 Nov 1917. His next of kin was his father Donald Williamson of Riccarton, East Taieri. Kenneth was KILLED IN ACTION at Bapaume, France, 24 Aug 1918 aged 21


... 9
1900 - ? Grace Williamson



* Donald died 26 April 1923 in Dunedin, aged 70
* Rhoda died 3 July 1929 in Dunedin, aged 67
- their last address was 11 Fifield, street, Roslyn
- they are buried Anderson Bay Cemetery, Block 95. Plot 35
NOTE also buried with them (ashes) is 94 year old Kathleen Agnes RENNIE (1886-1980), a spinster. Daughter of James RENNIE & Elizabeth Miller PEACOCK



PHOTO
Scimitar (built 1863), renamed Rangitiki 1874 after her first voyage
under the New Zealand Shipping Company flag. She made five voyages to New Zealand with government immigrants in the 1870s, bringing over 1500 immigrants
from the site The Farthest Promised Land - English Villagers, New Zealand Immigrants of the 1870s

Surnames: CARTER MATHIESON MCINDOE PEACOCK WALKER WILLIAMSON
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