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Gardner HUNTER & Betsy Jane NEWTH - Nelson, New Zealand

Journal by ngairedith

NOTES
* the children of each couple may not be their total offspring, just those known at this time
* most of the added info from Papers Past


GARDNER HUNTER
- was born 1830 in Dundee, Scotland
- a son of Robert Hunter & Margaret MacKIE
- he arrived in New Zealand in 1842, settling in Nelson
Gardner married BETSY JANE NEWTH (1832-1877) on 1 Jan 1852 in the home of her father, Waimea West - Gardner was 21 & Betsy was 19
- they had 13 children
- Betsy was a daughter of Mark NEWTH & Ann BYE
- Betsy died 24 August 1877 aged 45 - buried St Michael's Churchyard, Waimea West, Nelson
24 August 1877 ... On 24th August 1877 at her residence Waimea West the beloved wife of Gardner Hunter aged 45 years


Gardner next married ELIZA JANE ELLIS (POSSIBLY nee SMART 1835-1895) in 1883 - Gardner was 53 & Eliza was 48
12 June 1883 ... June 12, at the residence of the bride's son Washington Valley, Nelson, by the Rev P.Calder, Mr Gardner Hunter, Farmer, Waimea West, to Eliza Jane Ellis, of Nelson
3 December 1887 ... A very serious fire occurred here on Thursday last, when Mr Gardner Hunter's dwelling house and contents wee consumed. Mrs Hunter was alone at the time baking when some sparks must have been carried up the chimney and thence on to the roof as the fire originated there. That lady, with great presence of mind, endeavored to save a few things, but her hat catching fire caused her to beat a reteat beofre she could accomplish much. When assistance arrived she was found lying outside, thoroughly exhausted.
- Eliza died 26 Oct 1895 at Eves Valley, Waimea West, Nelson aged 60
28 Oct 1895 ... The Friends of Mr Gardner Hunter are respectfully informed that the FUNERAL of his late WIFE will leave his residence for Waimea West Churchyard TOMORROW, Tuesday,29th inst., at 2.30 pm

Gardner Hunter died 22 Jan 1908 aged 78 at Waimea West, Nelson
- he is buried St Michael's Churchyard, Waimea West, Nelson
22 January 1908 ... HUNTER - On January 22nd, at his residence, Waimea West, Gardner Hunter, aged 78 years.OBITUARY of Gardner Hunter



the 13 children of GARDNER & BETSY


... 1
1853 - 1923 James Gardner Hunter

- James married Hannah NEILSON (1874-1936) in 1893 in Pahiatua
JAMES & HANNAH had 8 known chilren
1894 - James Hunter
1895 - Minetta Hunter
1897 - Phillis Hunter
1899 - Morrice Charles Hunter
1901 - Violet Hunter
1902 - Lottie Winnie Hunter
1908 - Racael Hunter
1910 - Matthew Hunter
James died 26 July 1923 aged 71
Hannah died 17 April 1936 aged 62
- they are buried together Rototai Cemetery, Takaka, Nelson

NOTE - APPLICATION FOR LEASE 9 Dec 1876 James Hunter and Philip Hunter, 5 acres, Eves Valley; on square 2 bounded on the north by Crown Land, on the east of 5 of block 1, on the south by 2 of block 1, and on the west by section 15

... 2
1856 - 1880 Philip Robert Hunter

- Philip died 11 April 1880 in Lower Takaka, Nelson aged 24
4 April 1880 ... On 4th April 1880 at Lower Takaka Phillip Robert Hunter second son of Mr G. Hunter, of Eves Valley, Waimea West, aged 24 years


... 3
1857 - 1890 Phoebe Betsy Newth Hunter

- Phoebe married William Thomas ANDREW in 1878 in Waimea West
PHOEBE & WILLIAM had a daughter:
1883 - Betsy Jane Andrew
- Betsy married Octavius Harold DAWSON (1886-1957) in 1906
- Phoebe died 9 July 1890 aged 33
- William next married Ida COBB (1872-?) in 1891


... 4
1859 - 1942 Maurice Lewis Hunter

- Maurice married Jannet McFARLANE (1862-?) in 1886
MAURICE & JANNET/JANET had 4 known child
1887 - Margaret Angus Hunter
1888 - Phillis Betsy Hunter
1890 - 1960 Valentine Gordon Hunter
- Valentine Hunter, Sergeant Major 7/2219, served with the NZEF, 10th Reinforcements Canterbury Mounted Rifles, C Squadron. 6 August 1917 ... Sergeant-Major V. G. Hunter, eldest son of Mrs Maurice Hunter, of Takaka, has had the coveted Distinquished Conduct Medal conferred on him by the King for gallantry in action
1892 - Isabel Annie Hunter
1896 - Alexander Stuart Hunter
24 Sep 1910 ... News has just been received that Mr Maurice Hunter, of Central Takaka, fell over a cliff into the gravel pit at Central Takaka yesterday. He managed to crawl out some distance before being discovered, and was taken to Mr Thos. Hyland's resience, where he still remains. The extent of his injuries is not yet known.
28 May 1918 ... Mr Maurice Hunter, a very old and well-known settler, is removing to the North Island, having sold his shop in the township to Mr Bert Wheatley, who has commenced business here in the fish line
Maurice died 10 August 1942 aged 83, buried Levin cemetery


... 5
1862 - 1906 John 'Jack' Hunter

- John died aged 43
16 March 1906 ... HUNTER - On 16th March (suddenly), at Eve's Valley, Waimea West, John Hunter, dearly beloved fourth son of Gardner Hunter, aged 43 years. John's Inquest


... 6
1862 - 1909 Thomas Hunter

- Thomas married Bessie Rosa BARRY (1867-1955) in 1885 in Takaka
THOMAS & BESSIE had 10 known children:
1885 - born still Hunter
1888 - Althea Maud Hunter
1891 - Hester Gardner Hunter
1892 - Maurice Manfred Hunter
1894 - Allan Haynes Hunter
1895 - Phyllis Alsena Hunter
1897 - Linda Effie Hunter
1899 - Darcy Roy Hunter
1900 - Phillip Hunter
1904 - Rosalia Maggie Hunter
Thomas died 7 November 1909 aged 47 - buried Clifton cemetery, Takaka, Nelson
Bessie died 19 December 1955 aged 88 - buried St Paul's Churchyard, Brightwater


... 7
1864 - 1864 Minette Nancy Hunter

- born 7 March 1864 in Waimea West
- Minette died 17 July 1864 aged 4 months


... 8
1865 - 1959 Ellen Anne 'Annie' Hunter

- Ellen married Simeon RUSS (1860-1931) in 1885 at Gardner Hunter's home
ELLEN & SIMEON had a son
1889 - 1971 Leonard Philip Russ
- Leonard married Lilian Carnettie KNAPP (1890-?) in 1913
- Lilian was the 4th of 7 known children of Alfred George KNAPP & Ida NEWTH (1860-1938)


... 9
1867 - 1935 Gordon Mackay "Gard" Hunter

- Gordon married Edith Constance ANDREWS (1874-1960) in 1898
GORDON & EDITH's 5 known children:
1900 - Clifford Lorrie Hunter
1904 - Amy Constance Hunter
1906 - Rene Edith Hunter
1909 - Alma Minnie Hunter
1910 - Ruby Mabel Hunter


... 10
1869 - 1893 Minnie Martha Hunter

- Minnie married Johann Heinrich Christian "John Henry" FANSELOW (1871-1957) in 1892
MINNIE & JOHN had a daughter:
1893 - Constance Muriel Fanselow
Minnie died 28 October 1893 aged 24
- buried St Johns Lutheran Churchyard, Ranzau Road, Hope
- John next married Ada Lena EDEN (1884-1930) in 1897
- John next married Eva SIGGLEKOW (1886-1949) in 1932


... 11
1871 - 1933 Peter Mark Hunter

- Peter married Emmie HILL (1877-1933) in 1896
PETER & EMMIE had 6 known children:
1898 - Alice Emily Hunter
1900 - Arthur Roy Hunter
1900 - Marjorie Grace Hunter
1901 - Ivy Myrtle Hunter
1903 - Hazel Mary Hunter
1911 - 1988 Graham Leslie Hunter


... 12
1874 - 1935 Felice "Phyllis" Emily Hunter

- Phyllis married Frank CHALLIES (1871-1958) in 1896
PHYLLIS & FRANK had a son:
1900 - 1978 Clarence Clifton Challies
- Clarence married Madge LECHNER (1898-1999) in 1921


... 13
1875 - 1962 Harriet Maud Hunter

- Harriet was born on Xmas day
- Harriet married Francis William 'Frank" HILL (1871-1958) in 1895
13 June 1895 ... June 13, at Waimea West by Mr Edward Lewis, Frank, son of Mr W. Hill, of Spring Grove, to Maud, daughter of Mr Gardner Hunter, of Waimea West
HARRIET & FRANCIS had 3 known children:
1896 - 1956 Oliver Theodore Hill
- Oliver married Olive Florence Gwendolyne HENDRY in 1923
1897 - ? Clarice Maud Hill
1903 - 1987 Monty Ernest Hill
- Monty married Dorothy STRINGER in 1927

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