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Thomas George b 29.08.1843 died 16.12.1931 married Sarah Lingard Fowlds b 1844 died 31.7.1908

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on 2010-04-21 19:51:55

Totara , from New Zealand, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Apr 2010. is researching the following names: MABEY, OSBORN, DAYSH and 13 other(s).

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by ngairedith on 2010-04-22 09:55:12

Hi Totara, Thomas George Osborn married Sarah Foulds in 1867
They had:
1867 - Thomas George Osborn
- Thomas died aged 33 in Battle Creek, Michigan, USA

1872 - James William Osborn
- James died as an infant

1875 - Arthur Edward Osborn
- Arthur died as an infant

1876 - Elizabeth Matilda Osborn

1879 - Isabella Margaret Osborn
- in 1891, at the age of 12, Isabella was at Clyde Quay school and got a 'good' for Geometry Drawing
- she won a scholarship in 1893 from Clyde Quay school in Mt Victoria Wellington, affording her free College education
- Clyde Quay is now known as Oriental Bay and the current (2010) Fire Station stands on the site of the old school
- in 1896 Isabella got an 'excellent' in the second grade Drawing Examination at Wellington Technical School and in 1897 she got a 'good' in Perspective Drawing
- she passed her Junior Civil Service Examination in 1896
- in 1897 she was teaching at Mount Cook Infants'
- in 1900 she obtained a 'partial pass' for Class E in the Teachers Examination
- Isabella married Olaf Lund on Easter Monday 1903 at St Marks Church
- 4 of their (possibly 6) children were:
Elizabeth Osborn Lund
Inga Osborn Lund
Maurice Ole Osborn Lund
Alfred Lund

1880 - Harry Edwin Osborn
- Harry married Isabella Humble Hewitt in 1902

1881 - Louis Herbert Osborn
- in 1896 Louis got a 'good' in the second grade Freehand Drawing Examination at Wellington Technical School
- Louis married Mary Lillian Ambury in 1911

1886 - Ellen Maud Osborn
- Ellen was a very talented dressmaker working at James Smith & Sons
- she also made the girls khaki uniforms for the Government House Fete in 1900

still researching possible other children

Thomas worked for a time as a Clerk at the Wellington Offical Assignee's Office
- in 1872 they were living in Cuba street Wellington
- in 1900 they were living in 43 Austin street, Mt Victoria, Wellington

Sarah died in 1908 aged 65 in New Plymouth and is buried in Plot 167H of Karori Cemetery, Wellington
- her certified estate was worth 2508, which in 2010 is worth $373,561

Thomas died in 1931 aged 88 and is buried in Plot 160J of Karori Cemetery

by Totara on 2010-04-22 18:53:11

Thankyou for the extra information.

Isabella Margaret Osborn was my grandmother who was the first primary school teacher at the small district Marima Pahiatua. She first taught in Olaf Lund kitchen before the Marima Hall was completed and used as a school.

Olaf & Isabella lived at Marima all their married life apart from a few years living in Monrad Street Palmerston North. They retired back to the same house in Monrad Street.

They had 6 children

Elizabeth Osborn Lund - married Geoffrey Roland Barnes
Inga Osborn Lund married (Gordon) - Warrick Gordon Mace
Maurice Ole Osborn Lund married Margaret Mathews
Jean Osborn Lund b 1912 - d 1915 3 years.
Trevor Osborn Lund 20.5.1914 - 8.11.1998 married Jean Southey 25.2.1917-15.07.2009 lived at Marima until their retirement 1983
Alfred William Osborn died Dec 29th 1940 aged 23years drowned at Ohope Beach, he had been studying at Wellington to be an architect.

Thomas George Osborn b 29.08.1843 married Sarah Lingard Fowlds

(2) child Walter George Osborn married Elizabeth Margaret Geddes
(4) child Milcah Hannah Osborn m Dr Lymen Coburn

Thomas George Osborn b 1843 2nd married Bessie Riddick

(1) Thomas James Barclay Osborn d.

(2) Margaret Elizabeth Osborn married Howard William Jordan S.I.

by Totara on 2010-04-24 23:48:53

Olaf & Isabella LUND youngest ALFRED WILLIAM OSBORN LUND died Dec 29th 1940 aged 23years drowned at Ohope Beach, he had been studying at Wellington to be an architect.

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