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Joseph Hanley CUDD + Ann Matilda SARTEN - Birmingham to New Plymouth

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JOSEPH HANLEY CUDD (1841-1889)
born in Ireland to James CUDD (1816-1852) & Eleanor Helen DIGNAM (1816-1852)

Joseph married 3 Sep 1863 in St Mary's, New Plymouth, to:

ANN MATILDA SARTEN (1846-1887)
- (BDM say she died aged 50 in 1887 which is a birth year of 1837)
- 4th of 12 children of Edmund SARTEN (1817-1860) from Dorsetshire & Lucy Rodd LYE (1814-1898) from Somersetshire, England & buried in New Plymouth, Taranaki
OBITUARY of Lucy Rodd Sarten who died in New Plymouth 1 Dec 1898 aged 85
- (my additions are obvious)
... It is with regret we now note that another of the very earliest settlers of this settlement has passed away in the person of Mrs Lucy Sarten, relict of the late Mr Edmund Sarten, She had, by an unassuming and trustful disposition acquired many friends and will be remembered as one who had undergone, with rare fortitude, the recking vicissisitudes of pioneer life, with the still more poignant fatalities of war.
The deceased had exceeded the allotted term of life by many years. Having been born in Martock, Somersetshire, in 1814; married in 1836; left Plymouth with her husband and her father's family - the late Mr John Lye - in the ship 'William Bryan' in November 1840, arriving at Moturoa on March 30th 1841.
Edmund Sarten, her husband, died in 1860. There were twelve children, two of which died in sick bed. John Edmund, the eldest, was killed at Waitara, during hostilities in 1860, and Joseph met with his death by a Maori ambuscade party at the Te Henui in the same year. Thus there are now left five sons and three daughters to bereave their loss namely,
... Messrs
* Levi Sarten of Tikorangi (1841-1903)
- Levi married Mary Ann Maria MOON (1842-1914) in 1860 & had 14 children
- 21 May 1898 Mr Levi Sarten has publicly announced his intention of contesting the Egmont seat at the next election
* James Edward Sarten of Tikorangi (1848-?)
* William Henry Sarten of New Plymouth (1850-1913)
* Frederick Sarten of Wanganui (1854-?)
* Edward Franklin Gisborne 'Frank' Sarten of Gisborne (1861-1909)
... the three daughters are Mesdames:
* James Revell of Wanganui (m.1862 Mary Sarten 1844-1931)
* George David Thomas of Wanganui (m.1874 Agnes Sarten 1852-1932) & had 8 children
* Frederick Woodridge Revell of Wellington (m.1873 Caroline Sarten 1854-1939) & had 7 children



Joseph & Ann Matilda Cudd
had 8 known children - at least 2 in New Zealand
- your help in building this list would be appreciated

1865 - 1865 Alice Letitia Cudd - New Zealand
- born in New Plymouth, Alice died aged 2 months

1867 - ? John Cudd
- possibly born at sea when his parents return to England

1868 Emma Lucy Cudd - England
- born in Birmingham, England
- Emma married Frederick William THORNE (1855-1939) in 1887 in NZ
- they had at least 14 (possibly 15) children (some born in Taranaki)
- Emma & Frederick died in Auckland

1872 - 1925 George Edward Cudd - England
- born in England
- George married Margared BOYLE in NZ in 1897
- they had 5 children

4 Oct 1873 - 1956 Alice Maud Cudd - England
- born in Birmingham, England
- Alice married Amos WILLIAMSON in 1897 in New Plymouth
- they had at least 9 children:
1898 - 1930 Andrew Barrett Williamson
1900 - 1900 Charles Thomas Williamson (died aged 10 days)
1903 - ? Ethel Isabella Williamson
1905 - 1987 Amos Edward John Williamson
1907 - 1957 James William Williamson
1909 - 1909 Arthur Richard Williamson (died aged 20 minutes)
1911 - ? Alice Charlotte Williamson
1914? - ? May Williamson
1917 - 1993 Walter Claude Williamson

5 Oct 1877 - Taranaki
... On the 5th October, at Devonport, the wife of Joseph Cudd of a daughter, still born

18 June 1879 William Cudd - Taranaki
- William died 19 Nov 1883 aged 4
- he is buried in an unknown location at Te Henui cemetery, New Plymouth


New Zealand TIMELINE

Nov 1875
... Joseph & Ann and their children John aged 8, Emma aged 6, George aged 4 & Alice aged 1 return to New Zealand on the Mataura and settle in Taranaki

24 Dec 1877 - Taranaki
... JOSEPH CUDD, having purchased the apparatus from Mr S. Howell, sen., has commenced business as CHIMNEY SWEEP

30 Jan 1878 - Taranaki
... An accident happened yesterday about 4 o'clock to a man name Joseph Cudd. The man in question was engaged turning a windlass, when by some means the handle struck him on the forehead, severly bruising and discolouring the face and eye


19 Feb 1880 - New Plymouth
... At the Colonial Hospital, on the 19th February, Joseph Cudd, aged 39 years, of disease of the heart.
The funeral will leave the Hospital at 12.30 p.m. to-morrow, when friends are invited to attend
- he is buried in an unknown location at Te Henui cemetegry, New Plymouth


8 Nov 1880 - Taranaki
... On Saturday evening last Mrs Joseph Cudd had a narrow escape from being run over by the train from Inglewood. She had just reached the railway crossing in Devon-street, near Miss Retford's shop, as the train was approaching the crossing, when she stumbled and fell across the rails. Constable Day was on duty at the time, and seeing the accident, he, with great presence of mind, dashed forward and picked Mrs Cudd up off the ground just in time to save her from being run over. This was a most providential escape and great credit is due to Constable Day for the fearless manner in which he went to the rescue at the risk of his own life. As it was, Mrs Cudd sustained several injuries about the face and hands. We think that it is a great mistake for the trains to run down the incline across Devon-street at the rapid pace which they usualy do and it is time instructions were given to apply the break sooner, or some accident will inevitably result. Additional precautions should be observed in giving timely notice of the approach of the train by means of prolonged whistles


from the site New Zealand History online... photo of the Sarten family grave at St Mary's Church, New Plymouth.
Three members of the Sarten family died during the tumultuous year of 1860. John Edmund Sarten had the somewhat dubious distinction of becoming the first official fatality of the Taranaki War when as a member of the mounted volunteers he died from wounds received during the assault on Te Kohia on 17 March. His father Edmund died in August and his brother Joseph was killed in a raid on the village of Henui in December.



PHOTO
Ann Matilda's mother - Lucy Rodd Sarten (nee Lye 1814-1898)
from the site: Kete New Plymouth

Surnames: CUDD DAY DIGNAM HOWELL LYE MOON RETFORD REVELL SARTEN THOMAS THORNE
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