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some KESCEL marrages in New Zealand between 1853 - 1876

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some of the KESCEL marrages in New Zealand between 1853 - 1876:

It is likely that most are descendants of Abraham & Joanna Kescel who arrived into New Plymouth, Taranaki on the ESSEX in January 1843, having left Plymouth England on2 September 1842 with their children Pascoe aged 9, Elizabeth aged 7 and Maria aged 4. The family moved to Raglan 11 years later and is where Abraham died, in Sept 1897 aged 91


Eliza Kescel (1847-1921)
- married George Henry LEAKEY (1838-1896) in 1871
- their known children were:
1878 George Arthur Leakey
1879-1950 William Alfred Leakey
- married Mary RHIND in 1903
1882-1961 James Richard Leakey
- married Annie Matilda LINDSAY in 1913
1884 Edith May Leakey
1888 Bessie Louisa Leakey
- married Aenzl SCHISCHIKA in 1909

Elizabeth Ann Kescel
- daughter of Abraham & Joanna KESCEL
- married ? in 1853
- nothing else known at this time

Joanna Kescel (1843-1930)
- married Joseph PRETTY (1832-1895) in 1865 (was a member of the Waikato Militia and they settled on a soldier's grant at Te Uku)
- their known children were:
1865 Emma Eliza Pretty
1867 Esau Pretty
- married Catherine May CUNNINGHAM in 1893
1869 Mary Jane Pretty
- married George KILGOUR in 1886
1871 Ellen Pretty
- married James Benjamin NICKLE in 1892
1873 Rosa Pretty
- married William GRIGSBY in 1898
1876 Joanna Pretty
- married Charles GRIGSBY in 1896
1876 Joseph Pretty
1878 David Pretty
- married Isabella SMITH in 1901
1881 Maria Pretty
- married Anton MAUSSON in 1908
1883 Alice Pretty
1886 Arthur Pretty

Maria Agnes Kescel (1841-1921)
- born in Lanlivery, Cornwall, England
- a daughter of Abraham & Joanna KESCEL immigrants to New Plymouth
- married James La TROBE Boxing Day 1860 in Okete, Waikato
- James was the Raglan School Master
- their children were:
1861 James Abraham La Trobe
- married Louisa Jane MOON in 1888
1863 Pascoe Manukau La Trobe
- married Mary HIGGINSON in 1887
1865-1950 Mary Joanna La Trobe
- married *Edward Boucher HILL in 1884
- buried Waitakere, Auckland
1867 Richard Essex La Trobe
- married *Laura Lavinia Boucher HILL in 1897
1769 Annie La Trobe
- married Henry Stuart MASTERS in 1890
*siblings, children of Thomas Boucher & Mary Hill of Auckland. Thomas was Appointed Public Vaccinator at Auckland on 3 Dec 1884

Mary Kescel (1853-1942)
- married Alfred Moore JEROME (1850-1926) in 1874
- their known children were:
1875 Edgar Alfred Jerome
1877 Elizabeth Ann Jerome
1886 William Norman Stanley Jerome
- he married Sarah Mildred McKenzie in 1919
- William died on 19 Oct 1959 aged 72 and is buried at Location CHRRY-07-65, Hamilton Park Cemetery, Waikato
- Sarah died 23 Oct 1972 aged 77 and is buried beside him

Mary Elizabeth (formerly) Kescel (nee WILSON)
- married Charles SUTTON as her 2nd husband in New Plymouth in 1865
- she was previously married to Pascoe Kescel (see below)
- Charles was previously married to Mary Ann SPURDLE (1836-1864)
NOTE: the Suttons, the Prettys & Kescels were neighbours near Raglan

Pascoe Kescel (1833-1861)
- son of Abraham & Joanna Kescel (see top)
- married Mary Elizabeth WILSON (1841-1927) in 1859
- they lived in Raglan, Waikato
- their 2 known children were:
1860 Matilda Kescel
- born in Raglan
1861 Mary Elizabeth Kescel
- born in Raglan

Rosamond Kescel (1855-1942)
- born in NZ, a daughter of Abraham & Johanna Kescel
- married Robert VERNON (1850-1914) in 1876
- ther known children were:
1876 Laura Margaret Vernon
1878 William Gordon Vernon
1879 Jessie Isabella Vernon
1882 Mary Alice Vernon
1884 Robert Forbes Vernon
1889 Eva Maud Johanna Vernon
1892 Mary Alice Vernon

Surnames: JEROME KESCEL LEAKEY PRETT SCHISCHIKA SUTTON VERNON
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on 2010-11-23 07:25:04

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