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Edith Mary Tarrant nee Grey

Journal by AliD

Would like to know more about edith who was my grand mother, she was married to my grandfather Fred rudman tarrant, she then married a Sorensen.

I am the youngest daughter of edith winifred Tarrant her daughter

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on 2014-04-21 05:24:52

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by ngairedith on 2014-04-21 05:35:02

hello AliD and welcome to Family Tree Circles
were Fred and Edith from Onehunga, New Zealand?

by ngairedith on 2014-04-21 05:37:30

I think Fred was a Carpenter in Hamilton, Waikato prior to Auckland

by AliD on 2014-04-21 06:59:35

Yes Granddad was a carpenter and lived in Onehunga, I know about his family, well some of it but not about my mums mother his first wife edith grey

by ngairedith on 2014-04-21 07:59:03

bit of a 'tangled web' there AliD, best left to a direct descendant to add info. I'm sure someone will help you when they read this posting. To help them recognise this family I will add a couple of approx dates

Edith Mary GREY (1890-1943)
- married Fred Rudman TARRANT in 1909
- divorced in 1926

EDITH next married Edward Victor SORENSEN (1888-1969) in 1923
FRED next married Eliza Hibbert SHEPHERD (1893-1972) in 1929
EDWARD next married Gladys GILLESPIE (1898-1971) in 1943

EDITH is buried Plot 77, Row 6, Anglican Division at Waikumete
EDWARD was cremated at Palmerston North
GLADYS died in Wellington

by Jo60 on 2016-04-26 05:27:31

Hello!! so glad to find you, Edith Mary Grey was my maternal grandmother though sadly she passed before my birth. my paternal grandfather was Edward Victor Sorensen, I understand they were married after she was married to your grandfather Fred. I recently found out that Eadie as she was known was married prior to my grandfather and that would be your grandfather Fred. Also see online they had a son called Roy Maurice Tarrant, do you know about him? I'm Joanne, hope you see this :)

by AliD on 2016-04-26 07:13:26

Joanne so glad you found me as well Roy Maurice Tarrant was my uncle who died in ww 2 over the pacific in 1944,

I am the grand daughter of Fred Tarrant Eadie was my Mother Edith Winnifred Tarrants mother,
I have never seen a picture of my mothers mother and would really love to see one, my email address is [email protected]
WE have been searching for ages I know Eadie had two children with Ed Sorenson, but before I could contact I see both have died sorry to hear that, I live in NZ in Papamoa tauranga, I have just turned 70, have a sister Jeni Keys, had two brothers Ross and Brian both dead now Alisia Margaret Drew XXXXX

by AliD on 2016-04-26 07:20:38

Fred and Eadie had 3 children Roy George and Edith Winifred my mum ALiD

by Jo60 on 2016-07-10 08:36:00

Hello Alisia!! so good to read you here and so sorry its taken this long. This site doesn't notify me when messages come through. My sister has visited me here tonight and we were talking about our new uncle and then saw your message, I think we are cousins?half? Yes my Mum, Julie Sorensen is their daughter and her brother Phillip Sorensen, both passed away now. I talked to them both about their Mum,Eadie and I am sure they knew nothing of their other siblings! My Mum would have been delighted to know them. Our grandmother, Eadie died at age 50, so my Mum was only 18 and Phillip 16. We don't have much in the way of photos of her but there is at least one I know of, I will try to get this to you asap also emailing you in case you don't see this xox

by AliD on 2016-07-10 18:32:12

Hi Jo so happy to hear from you, funny thing is my sister was here last night and we where talking about Eadie and family, cant wait to see a photo

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