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John HARRIS + Mary McDONALD + Emily MIST - Woodville

Journal by ngairedith

JOHN HARRIS (1857-1927)
was born 28 August 1857 in Colstock, Cornwall, England, the first of 5 known children of Joseph Henry HARRIS (1835-1884) & Thamazine JOLL (1836-1877) who emigrated to NZ from Cornwall

John Harris married Mary Jane McDONALD in Napier 18 September 1878

MARY JANE McDONALD (1853-1893)
was born 1 August 1853 in Woolwich, Kent, England

JOHN & MARY JANE had 11 known CHILDREN
... 1
1879 - 1880 Mary Agnes Harris

- born in Wanganui 16 July 1879
- Agnes died 6 June 1880 in Wanganui aged 11 months

... 2
1880 - 1947 Mary Thomazine Harris

- born in Wanganui 22 June 1880 (2 weeks after the death of her sister Agnes)
- she married Arthur John WAKEFORD in 1909 & had 2 children
- Mary died 1 June 1947 in Wellington aged 3 weeks from 67

... 3
1882 - 1925 Annie Harris

- born in Wanganui 9 April 1882
- she married Ernest EBBETT in 1910 & had 2 children
- Annie died 20 August 1925 in Wellington aged 43

... 4
1884 - 1954 Flora McDonald Harris

- born in Woodville 5 March 1884
- she married William Albert WALTHERS in 1910 & had 2 children
- Flora died 23 December 1954 in Wellington aged 70

... 5
1885 - 1935 John Harris

- born in Woodville 28 February 1885
- he married Lorna May WEST in 1912
- John died 7 December 1935 in an accident in Woodville aged 50

... 6
1887 - 1915 Alexander 'Dick' Harris

- born in Woodville 16 June 1887
- Alexander served in WWI as
- he was KILLED in ACTION 8 August 1915 at Dardinelles aged 28

... 7
1888 - 1968 Alfred Harris

- born in Woodville 8 June 1888
- he married Elsie Ada CLARK in 1913 & had 3 children in Woodville
- Alfred died 10 June 1968 in Palmerston North aged 80 & 2 days

... 8
1889 - 1973 Maude Harris

- born 10 August 1889 in Woodville
- Maude married Robert Charles DOBBIE in 1907 & had
- Maude died 27 May 1973 in Auckland aged 83

... 9
1891 - 1891 Joseph Henry Harris

- born in Woodville 16 March 1891
- Joseph died 4 October 1891 in Woodville aged 6 months

... 10
1892 - 1959 Percy Harris

- born in Woodville 28 June 1892, a twin with Elsie
- he married Elizabeth Jane 'Eliza' HISLOP in 1918 & had 2 children
- Percy died 30 July 1959 in Woodville aged 67

... 11
1892 - 1892 Elsie Harris

- born in Woodville 28 June 1892, a twin with Percy
- Elsie died 7 September 1892 in Woodville aged 10 weeks


MARY JANE HARRIS died 16 September 1893 in Woodville aged 40
- she is buried Grave 5, Block 6, at Old Gorge Cemetery, Woodville
- her headstone reads:
In loving memory of Mary Jane, the beloved wife of John Harris. Died 16th Sept. 1893, aged 40 years. Also Mary Agnes, died 30th May 1880, aged 11 months. Joseph Henry, died 4th Oct. 1891, aged 7 months. Elsie, died 6th Sept. 1892, aged 2 months. Children of above.


John HARRIS next married Emily JONES (photo of Emily at that link) on 19 March 1908 in Woodville
Emily Jones was born EMILY MIST (1868-1954)
born 1868 in Woodgreen, Hampshire, England to Vincent MIST & Mary Anna BAILLIE

Emily emigrated to Napier in 1877 at the age of 9 on the ship
Renfrewshire with her parents and 1 year old sister Mary. The ship sailed from London on September 29th 1877, arriving in Hawkes Bay on the 4th January 1878. It was placed in quarantine on account of scarlet fever having broken out

Emily married David JONES on 29th April 1886 at Waipawa at the home of Thomas Wooster
- David was from Cardiff, Wales
- they settled in Woodville

EMILY & DAVID had 7 CHILDREN:
... 1
1887 - 1979 Eva Jones 1887
- she married Charles Avis LYNCH in 1908 & had 2 children
EVA died in 1979 in Auckland

... 2
1890 - 1972 Emily Jones
- born in Patoka, Hawkes Bay
- she married Frederick William EBBETT in 1911 & had 4 children
EMILY died in 1972 in Palmerston North

... 3
1892 - 1982 Charles Jones
- born in Woodville
- he married Margaret Mary HANRAHAN in 1912 & had 6 children
CHARLES died in 1982 in Palmerston North

... 4
1893 - 1984 Percy Jones
- born in Woodvile
- he married Elizabeth Cameron McBAIN IN 1926
PERCY died in Havelock North

... 5
1894 - 1984 Alice Jones 1894
- born Woodville
- Alice didn't marry
ALICE died in 1981 in Palmerston North

... 6
1896 - 1980 Walter Jones
- born in Woodville
- he married Lillian Trixie MORGAN in 1922
WALTER died in 1980 in Woodville

... 7
1901 - 1992 Annie Jones
- born in Woodville
- she married Joseph HUNT in 1920 & had 4 children
- Joseph died in Masterton
ANNIE died in 1992 in Palmerston North

DAVID JONES died in 1902 aged 44 of pneumonia & quinsy
- Emily was then about 2 months pregnant with their 8th child:

... 8
1903 - 1991 David Jones
- born in Woodville
- he married Irene BERKAHN (1906-1968) in 1925 in Makotuku, Norsewood & had 4 children
DAVID died in 1991 in Palmerston North


JOHN HARRIS died 23 August 1927 aged 70 in Havelock North
EMILY HARRIS died 20 Nov 1954 aged 86
- she is buried Grave 43, Block 5 at Old Gorge cemetery, Woodville with her first husband
the HEADSTONE reads:
In loving memory of David Jones, died 20th July 1902, aged 46 years. And his beloved wife Emily, died 20th Nov. 1954, aged 86 years. Forever with the Lord".

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