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Edgar Douglas WHITE + Frances ORGAN - Mackaytown, Karangahake

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Excellent & informative read on this family at A WELL-KNOWN FAMILY, written in 1959. anything I have added in italics is taken from the above site -

Frances ORGAN (1857-1947)
- a daughter of Richard ORAGAN & Frances DAVIS
on October 13th 1900, at the residence if her daughter, Mrs E. White, Mackytown, Karangahake, Mrs Frances Organ, in her 85th year, Interred at Paeroa


FRANCES ORGAN married Edgar Douglas WHITE (1838-1922) in 1872
* in May 1897 they had 'Residence Site' at Mackytown (Mackaytown), Karangahake as did W. C. White & R. H. White


the CHILDREN of EDGAR DOUGLAS & FRANCES White
... 1
1874 - ? William Edgar 'Will' White
... "Will, the eldest of the family, had mining in his blood and it took him far afield. He and others from 'Hake went to the Klondike and then because he had a leaning towards Africa he joined the Boer War Forces and served there. He went to London after that but returned to Africa. Dick will he remembered by the Old-timers as an outstanding footballer" ...
* Will's brother, Dick & Margaret, named their first son after him


... 2
1875 - 1915 Richard James Theodore 'Dick' White
- Dick married Margaret Elizabeth LALLY (1884-?) in 1909
- daughter of Caleb LALLY & Margaret ARMOUR
- their known children:
1910 - 1981 William Edgar White (21 May 1981, Karori)
1912 - 1981 Richmard James Theodore White (29 Aug 1981, Karori)


... 3
1877 - 1941 Frances Elizabeth White
- Frances married Albert Jackson TREGOWETH (1872-1956) in 1896
- son of Richard John TREGOWETH (1838-1918) & Harriette JACKSON (1848-1944)
- their known children:
1898 - ? Mabel Frances Jackson Tregoweth
1900 - 1983 Albert Jackson Tregoweth
1902 - 1958 Edgar Douglas Tregoweth (born 4 Aug 1902, twin with Ernest)
1902 - 1980 Ernest Siniel Tregoweth (twin with Edgar)
1904 - ? Frances May Tregoweth


... 4
1879 - 1968 Annie Jane White
- Annie married David LEACH (1880-1955) in 1903
- their 4 children:
1905 - David Leslie Leach
1906 - Frances Leach
1908 - William Edgar Leach
???? - Joan Leach


... 5
1881 - 1966 Rose Mary White
- Rose married Henry Charles WILLIAMS in 1910


... 6
1882 - 1976 Flora Isabella White
- Flora married William EGAN in 1902
- their known children (total not known at this time)
1902 - Avis Mary Isabella Egan
- Avis married Percy Leo FOWLER in 1922
1904 - 1974 Rose Emily Egan
- Rose married Albert Leonard COOPER (1902-1974) in 1927
1906 - 1988 William Roy Egan
1907 - 1998 Dulcie Wilma Egan
- Dulcie married ? MORGAN
1909 - 1995 Stanley Raymond Egan
1911 - 1911 Dorothy Egan (aged 3 days)


... 7
1884 - 1953 Alice Matilda White
- Alice married Alfred William BUSSEY (1878-1955) in 1905
- born in Tauranga, Alfred was a BAKER at an isolated gum-digging near Henderson, Auckland. He was elected as a Commissioner for the Henderson Town District in 1930 & again in 1932. Alice was the Secretary of the Henderson Dental Clinic from it's beginning
- their known daughters (from the 9 daughter & 1 son they had):
1906 - 1977 Mabel Frances Bussey
- Mabel didn't marry, she was cremated at Waikumete
1908 - ? Maisie Evelyn Bussey
1909 - 1932 Nancy Amy Bussey
- Nancy married Trevor John CLARK in 1932. Their son Leonard William 'Leon' Clark died aged 4 months in July 1935, the funeral leaving for Waikumete from her parents home in Henderson
1912 - 2004 Lelia Mary Bussey
ALICE MATILDA died 23 July 1953 aged 69
ALFRED WILLIAM died 8 Jan 1955 aged 76
- they are buried ANGLICAN DIVISION G Row 1, BETWEEN Plot 10-12 at Waikumete
NOTE I would welcome someone completing their list of children


... 8
1886 - 1951 Edgar Douglas 'Doug' White
... "went to the First World War) married and lived abroad. He was connected with an aluminium company but returned to Mackaytown with his family and was assaying for a time" ...


... 9
1889 - 1959 Joseph Thomas Milton 'Joe' White
- Joe married Emily Ngahuia ALLEY in 1910
- he was the 'well-known postie' in Mackaytown


... 10
1891 - 1921 Rachel Elinor White
- Rachael married Donald MacDONELL (1884-1963) in 1915
- Donald remarried in 1926 to Rosanna MITCHELL (1899-1978)


... 11
1895 - 1895 James White, twin
- born 10 March, James died aged 4 hours


... 12
1895 - unnamed White (as on BDM) twin with James
- born 10 March, this baby was not named, indicates possible born still


... 13
1898 - 1951 Gladys May White
- Gladys married Ernest John 'Jack' MANDERS (1889-1959) in 1914
Auckland Star - 4 Dec 1943 Mr and Mrs J. S. Morey, Great South Road, Papatoetoe, announce the engagement of their younger daughter, Tui Eileen (1916-1979), to Captain Ernest John Manders (1915-1985), Second N.Z.E.F., only son of Mr and Mrs E. J. Manders, 23 Green Lane East, Remuera

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