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the 16 children of John OLD & Mary Jane KNUCKEY - Cornwall to New Plymouth 1843

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John OLD was born on 28 June 1821 in Retallick Mills, St Mawgan-in-Pydar, Cornwall, England
- 3rd son of Richard OLD & Jane LIDDICOAT

Mary Jane KNUCKEY was born on 1 Nov 1829 in Camborne, Cornwall
- Mary was a daughter of Nicholas KNUCKEY (1807-1850) & Zenobia ODGERS (1808-1874) from Cornwall, England
- after her father died in 1850 (in New Plymouth, Taranaki) Mary's mother married Alfred William BAILEY (1820-1886) as his 2nd of 3 wives. Alfred was first married (in New Zealand in 1843) to Jane OLD (1816-1852), a sister of the above John Old. He next married Zenobia Odgers (1808-1874), daughter of Samuel ODGERS & Zenobia PRYOR in 1854. He next married Caroline JULIAN (1821-1898) in 1881

John Old & Mary Jane Knuckey met on the ship when they emigrated with their parents on the ESSEX which sailed from Plymouth 3 Sept 1842, arriving in New Plymouth 20 Jan 1843

At the time John was 20 and Mary Jane was 13

John and Mary married on th 15 February 1845 in the Te Henui Chapel, Te Henui, New Plymouth, 2 years and 1 month after arriving in New Zealand
- John was now 23 and Mary was 15

they had 15 children, 6 boys & 9 girls
The first 4 in Fitzroy, New Plymouth and the othes in Fordell, Wanganui:

1846 - 1926 John Old
- born New Plymouth
- married Beatrice ROBERTSON (1845-1875) in Wanganui 1867
- John was 21 & Beatrice was 22
- they had 7 children
- John remarried, Margaret MORTON of Scotland (1857-1908) in Napier 1878
- John was 32 & Margaret was 21
- they had 13 children
- John remarried, Adelaide ROBERTS of Stoke, Kent (1885-1920) in Wairoa 1914
- John was 68 & Adelaide was 29
- they had at least 2 children
- John died in Te Kuiti 2 days from his 80th birthday

1847 - 1847 Jane Old
- Jane was born in New Plymouth
- she died aged 6 months
- buried in the Fitzroy Methodist Church Cemetery

1848 - 1848 Elizabeth Old
- born in New Plymouth 19th Oct
- died in New Plymouth 20th Oct aged 1 day

1850 - 1934 Jane Frances Old
- born in New Plymouth
- married John DOOLE (1839-1927) of Ipswich, Suffolk England in Wanganui in 1870
- Jane was 20, it was John's 31st birthday
- they had 14 known children
- Jane died in Taihape aged 84

1852 - 1925 Elizabeth Old
- born in New Plymouth
- married William Stewart LIND (1845-1911) of Broughby Ferry, Angus, Scotland in Wanganui in 1870
- Elizabeth was a week from 18, William was 24
- they had at least 12 children
- Elizabeth died in Aramoho, Wanganui aged 73

1854 - 1866 Mary Ann Old
- born in Wanganui
- Mary Ann died in Wanganui aged 11
- buried St James Church Yard, Matarawa Cemetery, Wanganui

1856 - 1872 Margaret Old
- born in Wanganui
- Margaret died in Wanganui aged 15
- buried St James Church Yard, Matarawa Cemetery, Wanganui

1858 - 1948 Richard Old
- born n Wanganui
- Richard married Sarah Ann WATKINS (1864-1943) of Rangiora in Wanganui in 1882
- Richard was 24, Sarah was 18
- they had 11 children
- Richard died in Wanganui aged 87
- buried Matarawa Cemetery, Wanganui

1860 - 1939 Hannah Old
- born in Wanganui
- married John William BARNES (1859-1925) of Karori, Wellington inanganui in 1881
- it was Hannah's 21st birthday, John was 22
- they had 9 children

1862 - 1900 Christiana Old
- born in Wanganui
- married John GOULD (1846-1907) of Combe Martin, Plymouth, Devonshire in Matarawa, Wanganui in 1881
- Christiana was 18, John was 35
- they had 7 children

1864 - 1947 William Percy Old
- born in Wanganui
- married Emily Jane TOZER (1871-1932) of Banks Peninsula in St Mary's Wanganui in 1889. Sister if Susan who married his brother Robert
- William was 24, Emily was 17
- they had at least 10 children
- William died in Wanganui aged 82
- buried Wanganui Catholic Cemetery

1866 - 1934 Robert Old
- born in Wanganui
- married Susan TOZER (1870-1957) of Banks Peninsula in St Mary's Wanganui in 1891. Sister if Emily who married his brother William
- Robert was 24, Susan was 21
- they had at least 9 children
- Robert died in Taihape aged 67

1868 - 1958 Martha Old
- born in Wanganui
- married Franz Wilhelm Albert/Frank Albert August KURTH (1865-1923) of Brollin, near Pasewalk, North Germany in Wanganui in 1890
- Martha was a 2 weeks from 21, Franz was 24
- they had 10 children
- Martha died in Te Awamutu aged 86

1871 - 1931 James Old
- born in Wanganui
- married Nellie Abrica FOSS (1882-1976) of Waitara, Taranaki in 1899
- James was 27, Nellie was 3 months from 17
- they had 7 children
- james died in Te Awamutu aged 59

1873 - 1960 Oliver Old
- born in Wanganui
- married Elizabeth COLE (1876-1964) of Wellington in Wanganui in 1900
- Oliver was 27, Elizabeth was 24
- they had possibly 7 children
- Oliver died in Taumarunui aged 86

1875 - 1913 Jessie Crawford Old
- born in Wanganui
- married James William George GOSNELL (1872-1955) of Lambeth, Surrey, England in 1897
- Jessie was 22, James was 24
- they had 2 children
- Jessie died in Raetihi aged 38

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by rfischer on 2011-04-16 07:03:32

Hi My great grandfather was James Old son of John Old and Beatrice Old nee Robertson he was born 8th may 1869 in Wanganui His brothers and sisters were John, William, Mary, Elizabeth, and Thomas then his father married Margaret Morton they had Margaret, Harry,Charlie,Catherine,Arthur Graham, Annie Valentine, Ruby,Morton, Ethal,Richard and Andrew and married to Ada Robinson a child Vera[Topsy]My great grandfather married Caroline Emily Elliot 18 May 1898 in Waitara Died 11 July 1935 Te Kuiti and they had 10 children. Olive Robinson Old was my Grandmother and she married Walter James Davidson and they had eight children

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