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RYKERS - Auckland 1867 - 1931

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the known RYKERS marriages in New Zealand 1867 - 1931

the RYKERS GROOMS

Archibald Rykers (1872-1942)
- Archiibald was a Fisherman. He was a member of the Tanners Crew in 1906 when they were caught taking 17 bags of oysters from Coromandel
- married Florence Kate HAMMOND (1871-1941) in 1892
- they had at least 4 sons & 2 daughters (see her obit)
- their known children:
1892 - 1952 Olive Florence Rykers
1893 - 1976 William George Rykers
1896 - 1976 Leslie Bertram Archibald Rykers
1900 - 1968 Stanley Nelson Rykers
1902 - 1979 Gordon Alfred Rykers
12 Feb 1900 In loving memory of our dear brother, George Hammond, killed while riding in the Egmont Cup, February 12th, 1896
He is gone, but not forgotten,
Never shall his memory fade,
Sweetest thought shall ever linger,
Round the spot where he is laid,
Inserted by his sister and brother-in-law, F. and A. Rykers
FLORENCE died in Oct 1941 aged 70 ... A very early resident of Devonport, Mrs A. Rykers, died recently at her home at Mount Roskill at the age of 70. Mrs Rykers was born at Domain Street, Devonport, and lived on that side of the harbour for over 60 years. Her parents were the late Mr and Mrs Thomas Hammond, who came to New Zealand in the sailing ship 'Ida Teigler', landing at a beach near the western side of North Head. They built the eighth house to be erected in Devonport about half a mile from the beach. Mrs Rykers could recount many tales of the earliest days of the settlment. She is survived by her husband, two daughters and four sons. There are eleven grandchildren and one great-grandchild
ARCHIBALD died in Nov 1942 aged 70 ... Archibald Rykers, aged aout 65, widower, of 4 Denbeigh Avenue, Mount Roskill, died in the Auckland hospital on Tuesday following an accident in which he was knocked down the previous evening by a car near the Mount Roskill tram terminus
- he was survived by his children: William, Les, Stan, Gordon and Dorrie?. He was buried a O'Nell's Point cemetery

Gordon Alfred Rykers
- married Alice Gertrude BARRELL (1904-2003) in 1930

Leslie Bertram Archibald Rykers
- married Frederica Ellen BIGGS (1901-1980) in 1925
18 Nov 1925 On November 18, at St Mary's Cathedral, Auckland by Canon Percival James, Leslie Bertram Archibald, second son of Mr and Mrs A. Rykers, Devonport, to Frederica Ellen, fourth daughter of Mrs Biggs, and the late Wm. A. Biggs, Te Aroha

Stanley Nelson Rykers
- married Daisy Moreine DEMPSEY (1900-1969) in 1926
21 May 1928 On May 21, at 24 Enfiel Street, Mount Eden, Keith Fenwick, dearly beloved infant son of Mr and Mrs S. N. Rykers NOTE that was the home of Daisy's mother Minnie POYNTER, formerly DEMPSEY, nee HENDERSON

William Rykers
- was from Holland
- he married Catherine CAMBLE in 1867
- their known children (born in Auckland)
(because of large gap from marriage & 1st birth here there were possibly other children)
1874 - 1887 William Rkyers Rykers
- William died aged 13
1876 - Catherine Rykers
1879 - Mary Ann Rykers
1881 - 1938 Annie Rukers
1883 - Lizzie Rykers
1888 - 1888 George Rykers
- George died aged 2 month
1888 - Minnie Rylers
1889 - 1902 Joseph William Duncan Rykers
- On October 20th 1902, at the residence of his mother, Joseph WIlliam Duncan, youngest son of Catherine and the late WIlliam Rykers, Auckland, age 12 years. R.I.P. Private Interment
1892 - 1892 Victor James Rykers
- Victor died aged 3 months at Wakefield street, Auckland
WILLIAM died in Auckland 22 Sep 1899 aged 62
- his inquest
- Catherine remarried in 1911 (see BRIDES)

William George Rykers
- William was a Leather Worker. He served in WWI as Gunner 68021 with the NZEF, 40th Reinforcements New Zealand Field Artillery, embarking from Wellington 10 July 1918. His next of kin was his mother Florence Rykers of 31 Albert Road, Devonport, Auckland
- William married Mildred Ethel PLESNER (1901-1960) in 1920
- they obtained a divorce in 1929
22 Sep 1927 When William George Rykers recently applied to Magistrate McKean in Auckland for a reduction of arrears in respect of the maintenance of his child, Lawyer Schramm acted on his behalf. The lawyer was credited by "N.Z. Truth" with saying: "The applicant had thrown up a good job to go to Taranaki with this girl, the woman in the case being Vera Bowering, who had borne two children to him, and spent money instead of supporting his lawful child." The above remarks were made by the magistrate and not by Lawyer Schramm.
The evidence of unfaithfulness tendered against her husband was sufficient for Mr Justice Kennedy to grant a decree nisi to Mildred Ethel Rykers
- he remarried to Ellen Bowman HEWITT (1898-1978) in 1931



the RYKERS BRIDES

Annie Rykers
- married Ernest Percy THOMAS (1876-1948) in 1918

Catherine Rykers (nee CAMBLE 1848-1914)
- first married William Rykers (as above)
- married William Joseph IMISON (1847-1916) in 1911

Elizabeth Rykers
- married Louis Harold ROWE (1887-1940) in 1904

Johanna Rykers (1869-1914)
- married Joseph THOMAS in 1893

Mary Ann Rykers (1882-1936)
- married George FRIEND in 1899
7 Oct 1936 Passed away October 7, at Auckland, Mary, beloved wife of George, sister of Mesdames Rowe and Taylor and Mr Rykers; aged 54. Rest in peace

Olive Florence Rykers (1893-1952)
- married William Robert GOLDEN in 1915

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