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Question by trishpeehi

I am looking for information on my great Grand Parents Charlotte & Cuthbert Snowball. I think they lived in Central North Island New Zealand. My grand mother Constance Ann Veronica Snowball was one of the daughters.

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on 2012-11-21 20:37:17

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by ngairedith on 2012-11-22 04:48:39

hi trishpeehi,

Cuthbert Llewellyn SNOWBALL was born in Inglewood, Taranaki on 23 Feb 1883

HIS FATHER was John SNOWBALL (1849-1933) who was born in Durham, England
- he died aged about 84 in Australia
HIS MOTHER was Sarah ALLPORT (1855-1895) who was born in Nelson, Marlborough
- she died aged about 40 in Inglewood

- John & Sarah married in 1881 and had 5 children in Inglewood:

... 1
1882 - 1952 Eleanor Elizabeth Snowball
- Eleanor married John DICKEY in 1903
- they had 4 known children (possibly more)

... 2
1883 - 1961 Cuthbert Llewellyn Snowball
- Cuthbert married Charlotte LEWIS (1890-1961) in 1913
- they had 10 known children (see below)
- Charlotte was born in New Tredegar, South Wales, England & she died 18 May 1961 in the Raetihi Hospital. Cuthbert died 5 weeks later, on 23 June 1961 in Taihape Hospital

... 3
1885 - 1912 Elsie Mabel Snowball
- Elsie died aged 26 in Porirua

... 4
1887 - 1970 Lucy Ruth Snowball
- Lucy married John Wesley MITCHELL (1884-1954) in 1911
- she died aged 82 in Christchurch

... 5
1891 - 1969 Gladys Myra Snowball
- Gladys married Ernest Albert UPSON in 1909
- they had 10 known children
- Gladys died aged 78 in New Plymouth


your grandmother's name was actually Constance Veronica Ruth Snowball
She was born 20 Jan 1916 in Rangataua & died in 1997 aged 71
She married Mana Phillips (1908-1976) and had about 17 children

by trishpeehi on 2012-11-22 21:01:21

Fantastic! My mother didn't know these details. Do you have any information on Mana Phillips?

by trishpeehi on 2012-11-22 21:11:51

Hi,

If I want to build on my Grandmother's side, how do I do this?

by trishpeehi on 2012-11-22 22:18:43

Do you have any information on Annie Maata (nee Coffin) and tom Maata who lived in Piopio? Annie is my grandmother on my father's side.

by ngairedith on 2012-11-23 04:37:23

hi trishpeehi,

have a look at this posting NZ Regional Archives
there should be lots of help there on showing you how to research your ancestors

by Crawford on 2012-11-25 02:21:47

Hi,
Have a look at this site
http://cem.rdc.govt.nz/cemeterysearch/default.html
Type in Snowball. There are two notices there that might be of help to you?
The surname Snowball is well known in Rotorua. Try Papers Past too.
Cheers, R.

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