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Emily Eliza Ann 'Minnie' DAWSON & John ASTON - Tasmania to Wellington

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Emily Eliza Ann 'Minnie' DAWSON (1867-1959)
- was born 21 March 1867 in Kentishbury, Tasmania, Australia
- the 4th of 14 children of Ebenezer James DAWSON & Eliza GATELAND who moved to Invercargill

Ebenezer James Dawson was 24 & Eliza Gateland was 17 when they married on 25 April 1861 in Tasania - (thanks to Tonkin for supplying that info)

the 14 CHILDREN were:

* Grace Dawson
Grace married William John HARVEY in 1882

* William C. Dawson
William married Elizabeth Craw? in 1882
- Elizabeth died 21 March 1918 in Launceston

* Ebenezer Dawson
Ebenezer died as an infant.

* 1867 - 1959 Emily Eliza Ann 'Minnie' Dawson
Emily married John ASTON (as above) in 1889

* Cecelia Dawson
Cecilia married Ebenezer BISHOP in 1890

* Amy Dawson
Amy died as an infant

* 1871 - 1952 Eva Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Dawson
Emily was born in Port Sorell, Tasmania
she married David GRINDLAY in 1898

* 1873 - 1955 Henry Oswald Dawson
Henry was born in Port Sorell, Tasmania
he married Caroline Eliza HOPGOOD in 1898

* 1874 - 1946 Gertrude Dawson
Gertrude never married

* 1877 - 1921 Ethel Rose Dawson
Ethel married Alfred Arnold CARSON in 1900

* Blanche Dawson
Blanche married Arthur William COWLEY in 1900

* 1881 - 1913 Euphemia Amy Maud Dawson
Euphemia married Charley IREMONGER (1881-1964) in 1905
- son of Johathan David IREMONGER & his 2nd wife Sophia RENDALL

* Winifred Alice Marion Dawson
Winifred married Harold Humphrey MATTHEWS in 1909

* 1904 - 1972 Basil Frederick Dawson
Basil married Emily Jane ISITT in 1931


Emily Dawosn married
John ASTON (1854-1945) on 11 April 1889 in Invercargill

their 7 known children:

... 1
1890 - ? Stanley Frank Victor Gateland Aston

- Stanley married Evelyn Louisa CHAMBERLAIN in 1912
- possibly died in Australia


... 2
1891 - 1931 Gordon Llewellyn Aston

- Gordon married Gertrude Violet BENNETT in 1915
Gordon served twice in WWI as Sergeant 13/2514 with the Headquarters, Mounted Rifle Brigade
* he embarked from Auckland 27 March 1915 with Samoan Rifle Force
* he embarked from Wellington 13 Nov 1915 with 8th Reinforcement
* his next of kin was his wife Gertrude at 262 Riddiford St, Wellington


... 3
1893 - 1894 Nelson Tuisley/TInsley Aston

- Nelson die aged 8 months


... 4
1893 - ? Stella Coralie Aston

- married Charles SIMMONS after 1937
14 May 1937 ... The engagement is announced of Stella Coralie, only daughter of Mr and Mrs John Aston, of Wellington, to Mr Charles Simmons, of Texas and Los Angeles


... 5
1895 - 1916 Eardley Howard Aston

* Eardley served in WWI as Private 10/1176 with the Wellington Infantry Battalion, 2nd Reinforcements
* His next of kin was his father c/o Box 487, G.P.O., Wellington
* He enlisted from Te Koa, Karo ...more
- he was KILLED IN ACTION Somme, France


... 6
1899 - 1962 George Keith Aston



... 7
1901 - 1873 Clarence Gateland Aston

- married Frances Evelyn May SUNNEX in 1926 in Wellington
- a daughter of Richard John Oliver SUNNEX & Frances 'Annie' BILLINGTON


NOTES

26 June 1945
... On June 25, 1945, at Wellington, John Aston, J.P., beloved husband of E. E. Aston, 149 Glenmore St., and loving father of Clarence, Keith and Stella; aged 81 years. Funeral Service at Kelburn Presbyterian Church, 1.30 p.m., Tomorrow (Wednesday), June 27, 1945, thereafter to Karori Cemetery. By request, no flowers

... On June 25, 1945, John Aston, J.P., father of the late Stanley Aston and much-loved father-in-law of Evelyn Aston, grandpa of Ngaire and Hylton and great-grandpa of Warwick, Trevor and Yvonne, Maree Bringans

John & Emily are buried in Karori cemetery, Wellington


PHOTO

Eardley Howard Aston (1895-1916)

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