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James Henry CHAPMAN + Clara Alma CARNE - Mangatainoka

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James Henry CHAPMAN (1857-1898)
- was born in Falmouth, Cornwall, James was a son of a Sheep Farmer

Clara Alma CARNE (1863-1924)
- was born in Budock, Falmouth, Cornwall to Richard CARNE & Catherine ROOKE

James Henry CHAPMAN was a family friend of the CARNE family. Richard Carne, with his wife Catherine & 3 of their 8 children and James Henry Chapman boarded the INVERERNE together, at London 21 Nov 1873 and arrived in Napier 8 March 1874.

James Henry CHAPMAN married
Clara Alma CARNE on 23 June 1881 in Napier

the children of JAMES & CLARA, born Mangatainoka & Palmerston North
... 1
1885 - 1914 Alma Esther Chapman

- Alma married John George Young SHAW (1886-1941) 30 April 1913 in Dunedin
son of Thomas SHAW & Sarah Ann YOUNG of Hamilton who married in 1877. His mother remarried to William BRYANT 1 May 1894 in Auckland
(when John served in WWI in 1914 his mother was listed as Mrs Sarah A. Bryant of Hood St., Hamilton)
ALMA died 14 Jan 1914 aged 28
- she is buried A1-G-28 at Hamilton West Cemetery
John George Young remarried in 1920 to Florence May LOVETT (1896-1936)
JOHN died 15 March 1941 aged 54 & is buried Hamilton East

... 2
1886 - 1970 Nita Ellen Chapman

- Nita married Andrew George SIMPSON (1885-1970) in 1908
ANDREW died 3 March 1970 aged 84 in Palmerston North
NITA died 8 weeks after him, 28 April 1970 aged 83
- they are buried Plots 115 & 117, Block 012, Area Q, Kelvin Grove

... 3
1888 - 1954 Howard Henry Chapman

- Howard married Sarah CLARKE in 1909

... 4
1892 - 1942 Bertha Catherine Chapman

- Bertha married Thomas GIBB (1883-1960) in 1911
- a son of Walter GIBB & Eliza PALMER
BERTHA died 22 June 1942 at Christchurch
- she is buried Plot 81, Block 1A at Bromley cemetery, Christcurch

... 5
1893 - 1974 Elsie Lillian May Chapman

- Elsie married James Dow DUNCAN (1888-1943) in 1911
JAMES died 21 Sep 1943 aged 55 & buried Mangaoranga, Eketahuna
ELSIE died 25 Sep 1974 aged 81 in Eketahuna
- she is buried Grave 146, at Lawn Cemetery Eketahuna

... 6
1897 - 1961 Trilby Clarice Chapman

- Trilby married Robert DITTMER in 1915


James Henry CHAPMAN died 1 Jan 1898 aged 40
Evening Post, 3 January 1898 SUICIDE AT MANGATAINOKA
... On New Year's Morning a Mangatainoka village settLer named James Henry Chapman hanged himself in his cowshed. He went to bed on Friday night in good spirits. His wife did not hear him get up, When found he was dressed as if for work. He was 40 years of age, and leaves a wife and six children. He was insured in the Government office for 200 (Jan 2013 equivalent of $35,575)
An inquest was held on Saturday night. There is no evidence to show the cause for the rash act. A verdict of found hanged was returned
- he is buried Plot 2, Block 2 at Mangatainoka cemetery, Pahiatua

Clara Alma Chapman died 17 November 1924 aged 61
her burial (as told by descendants) was on 26 Oct 1925 in Plot 705, Addington cemetery, Christchurch. However their database has that Clara Chapman as aged 89

PHOTO
GRAVE of James Henry Chapman at Mangatainoka

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on 2013-11-30 00:51:37

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