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family tree of Hugh SMITH & Evelyn Agnes Lauxion FRANCIS - Reefton, West Coast

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the following is the family tree for Hugh SMITH (1851-1944) and
Evelyn Agnes Lauxion FRANCIS (1861-1923)

HUGH SMITH from Kilmarock, Ayr, Scotland
EVELYN was born in Rushworth, Victoria, Australia
- a daughter of Henry FRANCIS (1834-1899) and Grace Harvey BOWDEN (1842-1874)

I have just posted a small section of the tree. Click link above for more on each 'child' and to read the long (and great read) of his life which Hugh wrote in his own words

Hugh Smith

Birth 10 June 1851 - Kilmarnock, Ayr, Scotland
Died 16 May 1944 - Reefton, West Coast, New Zealand
- aged at death: 92 years
Buried 18 May 1944 - Reefton, West Coast, New Zealand

Married 18 November 1879, Ahaura, West Coast, New Zealand, to Evelyn Agnes Lauxion Francis 1861-1923

their children (more on each at the site above)

1/ Grace Margaret Smith (1882-1968)
- born in Ahaura, West Coast
- married John Sidney WILLIAMS in 1902
- died in Temuka, Canterbury

2/ Robert Francis Smith 1884-1968)
- born in Ahaura, West Coast
- married Agnes Sarah SIMONSEN in 1909
- Robert died in Ahaura

3/ Isabel Bowden Smith (1886-1943)
- born in Ahaura, West Coast
- married Isaac James 'Jim' WILLIAMS in 1910
- Isabel died in Greymouth

4/ Maggie Kyle Smith (1888-1976)
- born in Ahaura, West Coast
- married Ernest Ralph HESLOP in 1914
- Maggie died in Greymouth

5/ Harry Tannahill Smith (1890-1972)
- born in Ahaura, West Coast
- married Mary Eileen May CARROLL in 1920 in Wellingon
- Harry died in Wellington

6/ Evelyn Rose Smith (1891-1977)
- born in Ahauraa, West Coast
- married Harold TRUSCOTT in 1882
- married Richard CURRIE in 1923
- married ??

7/ Agnes Scott Smith (1893-1922)
- born Ahaura, West Coast
- married Albert Ambrose WELLS in 1910
- Agnes died in Ahaura

8/ Flora Leslie Smith (1894-1966)
- born in Ahaura, West Coast
- married Henry Francis ORPWOOD in 1919
- Flora died in Hoiktika

9/ Francis Hugh Smith (1897-1938)
- born in Ahaura
- married Clarice Marion PURTON
- Francis died in Wall's End, West Coast

10/ Jeanette Lanxion Smith (1898-1898)
- born in Ahaura, West Coast
- Jeanette was a premature baby, she lived for 12 hours

11/ Harold Vivian Smith (1903-1976)
- born in Ahaura, West Coast
- married Martha Amelia Jane BOVAIRD in 1930
- (may have married more than once)
- Harold died in Reefton, West Coast

NOTES for Hugh
master baker
music teacher
violin player

1877 Kumara
1885 Ahaura
1898 Reefton
1926 Inangahua

... Early life and inspiration in his own words.
I was born in King Street, Kilmarnock, Scotland, on June 10th, 1851. This little circumstance took place in a tenement above what was then Dick's Guttapercha Shop. I do not remember the number, but it was well down toward the Relief Kirk on the right going from the "Cross". I was the oldest and the youngest of the family that morning! My father was at that time a brick-burner for a Mr Taylor, of Moorfield ... more

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