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Gavin AMOS & Elizabeth McLEOD - Invercargill

Journal by ngairedith

Gavin AMOS (1842-1902) was born in Edinburgh, Scotland.
He married:
Elizabeth McLEOD (1856-1925) was born in Otago, New Zealand

they had 15 CHILDREN

... 1
1876 - 1954 Gavin Emmanuel Amos
- born in Invercargill
- Gavin married Mabel Henrietta DAWSON (1880-1962) in 1897
GAVIN died in Invercargill 5 August 1954
- Gavin & Mabel are buried with his father & others (see photo)


... 2
1878 - 1905 Elizabeth Amos
- born in Invercarill
- Elizabeth married Frank Augustus Patterson DORE (1880-1918) 21 Nov 1905
- they lived in Hawarden
ELIZABETH died 3 weeks later in Christchurch, 10 December 1905, aged 27
- she is buried Plot 53, Block 1G at Sydenham cemetery
- Frank next married Margaret Gilchrist BELL in 1907


... 3
1879 - 1966 Anne Amos
- born in Invercargill
- Anne married Harold WARNER (?-?) in
ANNE died in Auckland 27 July 1966
- her ashes were returned from Purewa


... 4
1882 - 1963 Catherine Amos
- born in Invercargill
- Catherine married Frederick Valentine ANDREWS (1884-1917) in 1907
CATHERINE died in Auckland 21 June 1963
- her ashes were returned from Purewa


... 5
1883 - 1967 John McLeod Amos
- born in Invercargill
- John married Lilian Adelaide MYHILL (1903-?) in 1924
JOHN died in Auckland 4 October 1967


... 6
1885 - 1960 Henry Amos
- born in Invercargill
- he served as Rifleman 60324 with the New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 30th Reinforcements H Company. Embarking from Wellington 13 Oct 1917, his next of kin was his mother Elizabeth of Spiers Street, Aromoho, Wanganui
- Henry married Miriam EASTON (1904-1963) in 1932 & had 4 children
HENRY died in Timaru 17 Sep 1960
- he is buried Plot 9, Row 124, Block W at Timaru cemetery


... 7
1887 - 1942 Frances Amos
- born in Invercargill
- Frances married John Henry JAMIESON (1882-1941) in 1906
- they had 11 children & lived at Fencourt, Cambridge
FRANCES died in Cambridge, Waikato 31 Dec 1942 aged 55
- she is buried Plot 285, Block G at Hautapu cemetery with John


... 8
1889 - 1957 Agnes Amos
- born in Invercargill
- Agnes married Leo Silvester HUCKSTEP (1894-1981) in 1920
AGNES died in St Swithens, Auckland 19 July 1957
- she is buried Block J Row 35 Plot 077 at Purewa with Leo


... 9
1890 - 1918 Phillip Ebernezer Amos
- born in Invercargill
- Philip served in WWI as Trooper 9/1522 with the Otago Mounted Rifles, 7th Reinforcements. He enlisted from Gisborne. He embarked from Wellington 9 Oct 1915, his mother was next of kin at Speirs Street, Aramoho, Wanganui
PHILLIP was KILLED IN ACTION 7 May 1918 in France (as Temporary Sergeant) aged 27. His Military Award cicumstances (from his link above)
... "Period 7th to 11th June 1917. This N.C.O. was in charge of the breakdown gang on forward tramlines during the Messines Offensive. Throughout his tour of duty he never hesitated to take his party into the hottest place to repair the shell holes as fast as they were made. By his courage and devotion to duty he kept the lines open to traffic and very materially assisted forward operations."
- he is buried Buttes New British Cemetery (New Zealand) Memorial, Polygon Wood


... 10
1892 - 1962 Isabella Amos
- born in Invercargill
- Isabella wasn't married
ISABELLA died in Auckland 4 December 1962 aged 70
- her ahses were returned from Purewa


... 11
1894 - 1962 Norman McLeod Amos
- born in Invercargill
- Norman married Abigail COSTELLO (1900-1968) in 1919
- he married Olive Maud HILDER (1916-1993) & had 2 children
NORMAN died in Hamilton 26 July 1962
- he is buried Hamilton Park Cemetery CHRRY-20-10
- Olive's last address was Hugh Place, Hamilton


... 12
1896 - 1962 Thomas Edward Amos
- born in Invercargill
- Thomas married Irene Holland PHILP (1905-1983)
THOMAS died in Te Awamutu 1 June 1962
- they are buried at Te Awamutu cemetery


... 13
1897 - 1980 Susannah Amos
- born in Invercargill
- Susannah married Arthur Albert TERRY (1897-?) in 1916 & had 2 children
- she married John Walter Daniel MEERS (1907-1972)
SUSANNAH died in Auckland 23 Sep 1980
- her ashes were scattered from Purewa


... 14
1900 - 1959 Flora Evangeline Amos
- born in Invercargill
- Flora married Trevor Neil GANNON (1907-1973) in 1930
- they had 2 known children
FLORA died in Auckland 8 May 1959
- her ashes were scattered from Purewa


... 15
1903 - 1987 Gavina Margaret Amos
- born in Invercargill
- Gavina married Norman Joseph PAUL (1896-1972) in 1922
- they had 2 known children
GAVINA died in Lower Hutt 20 Jan 1987


GAVIN died 7 October 1902 in Invercargill aged 60
ELIZABETH died 30 September 1925 in Hamilton, Waikato


PHOTO
Plot 6, Block 5 at Eastern Cemetery Invercargill

buried together there:-
1873 - Gavin Amos aged 73
1902 - Gavin Amos aged 60
1954 - Gavin Emanuel Amos aged 78
1962 - Mabel Henrietta Amos aged 84
1974 - Philip Amos aged 51
HEADSTONE READS
In loving memory of Gavin E
Beloved husband of Mabel Amos
Died 5th Aug 1954
Also his wife Mabel Amos Died 27th Feb 1962

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