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Looking for Mitchell descendants, nz

Query by mitches1829

I am trying to locate any living descendants of the names mentioned. As One grand old lady named Iris ,would like to know what happened to her fathers family before she passes away. She has not got long now.

My grt grt grandparents William Mitchell and Mary Jane Parrott, they had 11 children (possibly a couple more), Most of them resided in the Northlands, Nz.

Issue;-
* Mary Jane Parrott b. 1865-1865 (illegitimate)

* Malcolm william (Bill) mitchell b. 1867 still trying to locate.

* Colin b. 1869 married Agnes Lane 1892, they had children william james b. aus. Ilma b. aus (m. Newlove), Elsie, samual, colin, Victor, alfred john (my grandad), Nellie & John aka jack, Nelson all born nz.
Colin snr died back in australia in 1923, along with colin jnr, sam and elsie.

* Roderick Mitchell (1871-1947) m. Leonora NEWMAN (1879-1978), NZ in 1893
- they had at least 5 children

Roderick and leonora's daughter mary jane married donald Logan. no children.
Her possessions and life left with her nephew. Much of which has now been placed in the Auckland museum. She donated a large portion of her artworks and carvings before passing away. I Have been in touch with other family members.

* Samuel Alfred Mitchell (1872-1962) m. Kate KAES, NZ in 1905 (2 children)
then m. Minnie ROBINSON in 1932

Samual did in fact marry both of these ladies, as stated on his death certificate.
cannot find his children or descendants.

* Mary Jane b. 1874 married George Bassett Morris

*John Mitchell b. 1876-1876

*Ellen Emily b. 1877 - 1949 m. Alexander Sommerville.

*John Mitchell (1879- ????) m. Emily Elizabeth BASCOMBE (1881-1913), NZ in 1899

John married Emily (poppet), who died in November 1913.
John married Eva May BASCOMBE (1889-1935), in 1914 (Poppets sister), and after that am not sure.

John & Emily had Issue -- Roseanna b. 1899, Alfred John b. 1900, Stephen b. 1902 , Rubi May b. 1905 d. 1983, Frank b. 1907 d. 1924, Rita Mary b. 1911

John and Emily's daughter Rubi never married, went to live with and care for aunty mary in Sydney. Frank drowned in the wairoa river in 1924. No death certificate found. The remaining children I have not found.

* Stephen b. 1882 - 1945. He left Bluff on board a ship using his brothers identity, sailed the seas and returned to australia abt 1910. Married Helen Rodgers Ireland and had issue. Gwendoline, Iris, Stephen, Colin & Bryant.

*there are three other children noted on parents death certificates. We have not found. Any information at all would be appreciated.

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on 2013-02-14 22:19:44

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by GMM on 2017-01-03 22:24:17

My husbands father Ruben Mitchell d 1954 aged 67 he married Rosa Whyte, his father Alfred Mitchell m Emily Veale. They both died when their children were young we think between 1900 and 1912
GMM

by mitches1829 on 2017-01-04 00:04:51

reuben mitchell was in the army, served overseas.
link to his service record.
https://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=21376197&digital

States that he was born 1887 and his next of kin william ward mitchell, his brother.
hope this helps.

by mitches1829 on 2017-01-04 00:19:44

MITCHELL William Ward - Doyleston - Contractor 1936
1936 probate records Christchurch High Court
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R20187525 CAHX 2989 CH171 354 / CH18604/1936

by mitches1829 on 2017-01-04 21:26:14

From papers past - emily died 20 september 1901, halkett aged just 36yrs.
Alfred died 16 august 1902, Halkett aged 65yrs

Emily was born in england and emigrated as a young girl with her family.

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