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Axel Leonard FORSMAN - Sweden to New Zealand

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Axel Leonard (Pierrou) FORSMAN was born about 1840 in Gefle, Norrland, Sweden
- his father was Johan Hendrik PIERROU
- Axel was a miner in the Coromandel
- he married Margaret ROYCROFT (1842-1924) on 16th May 1865 in Auckland
- he died 1912 aged 71
- Margaret was born about 1843 in Edinburgh, Scotland

the following are the known children of Axel & Margaret:
- (I believe there may have been more) ...

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1868-1940 Robert Axel Forsman
- was apparently born in Coromandel
- he married Rosina CAPILL in 1895
- in 1902 Robert was in Matamata
- he died aged 72
- Rosina died in 1951 aged 78

the children of Robert & Rosina were:

1898-? Olive Rosina Forsman
- married Alfred George Tizora PORTER in 1920

1899-? Louis Hermond Forsman

1901-? Ivan Traford Forsman

Dec 1903-1990 Robert James Forsman
- died aged 86

Sept 1906-1975 Wilfred John Forsman
- died aged 69

1908-1990 Trafford Ivis Forsman
- died aged 82

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1871-1951 Axel Leonard Forsman
- he was a Dairy Farmer of 153 acres in Waharoa
- he married Selina Jane JOHNSON on 9th July 1894 in Tauranga
- he died aged 80
- Selina died 18th Nov 1913
-- (2 months after the birth of Ivan)
- she was a daughter of William Fairfax Johnson & Odelia DIHARS
- Axel remarried to Marie Catherine BIDOIS (1879-1957) in 1915

the children of Axel & Selina were:

11th November 1895 Norman Forsman
- Norman served in WWI
- he married Gladys Ethel HINTZ in 1923
- he died 1952 aged 57

10th January 1897 Rangi Forsman
- Rangi served in WWI
- he married Mary Ruby BOWEN in 1920
- a son Ivan Thomas Forsman born in Te Aroha, killed in action by a sniper in Italy WWII
- he died 1989 aged 92

11th October 1899 Leonard Forsman
- he died 1873 aged 74

1902 Victor Forsman
- he married Ruby Priscilla BENNINGTON in 1923
- he died 1968 aged 66

15th December 1903 Odelia Margaret Forsman
- she married Leslie Mattison FARRELL in 1929
- she died 16h May 1987 aged 83
- it was apparently Odelia who brought up all her siblings

1st July 1905 Gilbert Forsman
- he died 1986 aged 81

11th August 1907 Herman Forsman
- he died 1988 aged 81

12th August 1909 Walter Forsman
- he died 26th May 1978 aged 68

1911 Emily Forsman
- born in Waharoa
- married Moses John BAINE in 1931

3-9-1913 Ivanhoe 'Ivan' Forsman
- he died 2000 aged 86

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1880-1943 Frederick William Forsman
- born Punga Flat, Thames
- he married Ivy MANNING in 1907
- he died aged 63

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1881-1882 Margaret A Forsman
- born in July in Thames
- died 12th February 1882 aged 7 months
- buried PUBL-PLOT-0706 in Tararu Cemetery Thames

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1884-1945 Archibald John Forsman
- he married Delia Annie FITZPATRICK in 1908
- he died aged 61
- Delia was born about 1884, she died in 1965 aged 81

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1888-1965 Alfred Herman 'Alf' Forsman
- born in Te Aroha
- he married Mary Bertha TURNWALD in 1908 in St Patricks Cathedral, Auckland. They had 8 known children.
- he died 18th May 1965 aged 78 in Thames
- he is buried in PUBL-094-0011 at Totara Memorial Park Thames
- he is buried with wife Bertha who died 15th January 1979 aged 93
- Mary Bertha was born 17th April 1885 in Puhoi to Lorenz TURNWALD & Anna GANKA of Popowa, Bohemia, Germany


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by ngairedith Profile | Research | Contact | Subscribe | Block this user
on 2010-07-25 08:49:56

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by ngairedith on 2013-04-21 01:37:24

thankyou to Philip for his message:
Subject: Frederick William Forsman
To: ngairedith
From: Philip
Date: 2013-04-21 01:23:53

Hi, This is my grandfather I never knew. He married my nana Ivy Manning. I would like to find out more about the Forsman leg especially the father from Sweden.
Thanks Philip

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