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VICARY Settlers Cemetery, Dannevirke

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The people with the surname V who are buried in the
Settlers Cemetery DANNEVIRKE, Hawkes Bay New Zealand
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There are only 2 burials - those of mother and daughter

#1 .. VICARY Eliza Margaret (nee GREGG) 12 March 1907 aged 26
- buried Grave 79, Block G with daughter Caroline

Eliza Margaret Gregg was born in 1880
- a daughter of Richard GREGG (1854-1913) of Ballynascadden, County Donegal, Ireland & Caroline FLETCHER (1856-1929)

Her father Richard Gregg, at the age of 17, went to the United States where he was employed by his uncle, Mr Daniel Gregg, owner of one of the richest oil producing farms in Oil Creek, Pa.
He joined the United States army in 1872 and served for a term of five years under the American flag being in several engagements with the Indians in Wyoming, Montana, and Dakota territories, notably in 1876 under General George Crook in the war with the Sioux tribes under their famous war chief Sitting Bull
Richard returned to Ireland in 1877
Richard married Caroline Fletcher (eldest daughter of Mr. John Fletcher, of Manor Cunningham, County Donegal, Ireland) on the 1st May 1878 then 19 days later, (20th May), they sailed from Belfast on the Lady Jocelyn arriving in Auckland in August.
They immediately moved down to Christchurch where they stayed for 7 years then moved up to Pahiatua and settled on their holding of 540 acres at Makakahi.

The children of RICHARD & CAROLINE:
... 1
1879 - 1908) Annie McConnell Gregg
- she was a pupil-teacher at the Makakahi School
- she married James Patrick BEECH (1863-1974) in 1903
- they lived in Konini, Pahiatua
ANNIE died aged 29 and is buried in Mangatainoka

... 2
1880 - Eliza Margaret Gregg
- Eliza married Lionel William Hubert VICARY (1881-1961) in 1905
ELIZA & LIONEL had:
#2 Caroline Esther Vicary
- Caroline was born in 1906
- she died 26 May 1907 aged 8 months
(her mother Eliza died 2 months before her)
- buried Grave 80, Block G with her mother Eliza
Lionel remarried in 1909 to Elizabeth CRAWFORD (1878-1913)
- Elizabeth died in 1913 aged 35
Lionel remarried in 1916 to Clarice Louisa SIRCOMBE (1893-1991)
LIONEL died 28 April 1961 in Blenheim aged 80
- he is buried Plot 17, Block K, RSA Lawn at Omaka cemetery
- Clarice died in 1991 aged 98

... 3
1881 -1943 Robert Fletcher Gregg
- Robert married Mary Eliza JENNINGS (1883-1952) in 1910
- Mary was 1 of 8 children) of Edward JENNINGS & Mary HINDMAN
- Robert died in 1943 aged 62
- he had been living in Tiratu, Dannevirke
- he is buried in the WWI Section at Mangatera Cemetery
- he served with the NZ Rifle Brigade, Reinforcements H Company as Rifleman 36969. His wife Mary was in Te Aroha when he embarked from Wellington on 19 January 1917

... 4
1883 - 1900 John Hayes Gregg
- John died in 1900 aged 17
- he had been living in Konini, Pahiatua
- he was killed at the Ngapaeruru block on 27 August while out bush-felling and a dead branch of a tree fell on his head
- he is buried in Mangatainoka Cemetery

... 5
1893 - 1917 Richard Gordon Wray Gregg
- born in Pahiatua & attended Dannevirke Public School, moved to Australia aged 20
- Richard served in WWI as Private 7245 with the AIF, Australian Infantry, 13 Battalion. He embarked from Sydney, his parents were living in Mangatera
Richard was Killed In Action 7 Oct 1917 at Merin Rd., France aged 24 & buried Tyne Cot Cemetery


... The A names ABBOTT to AYLWARD

... The B names BAER to BURTON

... The C names CALDER to CUNNINGHAM

... The D names DAILL to DUNSTALL

... The E names ECCLES to EVANSEN

... The F names FALCONER to FYFE

... The G names GAMMON to GUNTER

... The H names HAINES to HYNDES

... The I names ILLINGWORTH to IVERSEN

... The J names JACOBI to JONES

... The K names KENNY to KUITI

... The L names LAMBERT to LYNN

... The M names MABERLY to MURRAY

... The N names NASH to NUTTALL

... The O names O'CONNOR to O'SULLIVAN

... The P names PALENSKY to PRIOR

... The R names RANKIN to RYAN

... The S names SARGISSON to SYKES

... The T names TACON to TWEEDDALE

... The V name VICARY

... The W names WALKER to WYSOCKI

... The Y name YOUNGHUSBAND

Surnames: BEECH CRAWFORD FLETCHER GREGG HINDMAN JENNINGS SIRCOMBE VICARY
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on 2010-05-26 07:42:51

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