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WABY marriages New Zealand 1878 - 1931

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known WABY marriages in New Zealand 1878 - 1931

Benjamin Waby
- married Gertrude WILLIDEN (1877-1941) in 1897
Benjamin was a Jeweller. He served in WWI as Rifleman 12517 with the NZRB, 6th Reinforcements 2nd Battalion, F Company. He embarked from Wellington 6 May 1916 listing his wife Gertrude as his next of kin at 7 West Avenue, St Kilda, Dunedin
- they had 10 children (see his link)
- Gertrude is buried in Plot 24, Block 103 at Northern Cemetery, Dunedin with:
her parents, George Sydney Kent (1844-1911) & Annie (1843-1922) Williden from Surrey
sisters, Emily (1868-1881) & Bessie Williden (1875-1881)
and Iris Annie Williden (1908-1918), daughter of Henry Philip WILLIDEN & Alice Amelia DOWSE

Benjamin Collingwood Waby (1906-1984)
- married Anna Duncan FORBES (1908-1967) in 1930

Joseph Overbury Gordon Waby (1883-1959)
- married Alice Maude PRETTY (1882-1972) in 1911

Dorothy Alma Waby
- married Richard Dennington WILTON aka BLAIR in 1921
- son of Catherine WILTON. Catherine married John Henry BLAIR in 1907

Eliza Woolhouse Waby (1858-1893)
- married Charles EARLY in 1878
they were farmers at Greendale, Canterbury
- their known children:
* 1881 - 1954 Alice Elizabeth Early
- no spouse found
* 1884 - 1956 Frederick George Early
- Frederick married Emma Grace SHEAT (1886-1976) in 1913
- daughter of George SHEAT & Ada Martha Betsy MILLARD
(her brother married Frederick's sister Ivy)
* 1886 - Charles Chester Early
- Charles married Dell Longstaff WATSON (1891-1959) in 1920
- daughter of Lancelot WATSON & Ruth LONGSTAFF
* 1888 - 1957 William Raymond Early
- William married Ivy Margaret STANTON (1891-1970) in 1928
- daughter of Frederick Isaac STANTON & Annie FREEMAN
* 1890 - 1953 Ivy Caroline Early
- Ivy married George Henry SHEAT (1885-1955) in 1920
- son of George SHEAT & Ada Martha Betsy MILLARD
(his sister married Ivy's brother Frederick)
* 1892 - 1957 Leslie John Early
- Leslie married Rosetta Mildred WELLS (1895-1987) in 1919
- daughter of Henry Charles WELLS & Sarah Annie MILLS
ELIZA Early died aged 35
Press, 18 August 1893 - DEATH EARLY - August 16th, at Greendale, Eliza, wife of Charles Early, aged thirty-five years. Died suddenly.
Press, 7 September 1893 - MEMORIAL SERVICE - A memorial service in connection with the late Mrs Charles Early, of Greendale, was held on Sunday evening by the Primitive Methodist Church congregation in the Orange Hall at that place. The Rev. T. H. Lyon preached an impressive sermon suitable to the occasion. The deceased lady had resided in Greendale for a considerable number of years and was highly esteemed for her many good qualities.
NOTE see also EARLY marriages in New Zealand

Evelyn Gertrude May Waby (1898-1965)
- married George Leonard BLOSS (1888-1975) 15 Dec 1919, St Clair, Dunedin
- he was 31, she was 21
- George was an Engineer/Fitter
- in 1919 he was at 273 Princes St, Dunedin
- in 1922 George & Evelyn were at 7 Onslow St, Caversham
- in 1928 they were at 11 Onslow St, with her mother, Gertrude Waby (1877-1941), a widow

Fanny Rogers Waby (1861-1941)
- married Thomas George BROOKE (1850-1931) in 1884
- their known children:
1885 - Thomas Henry Brooke
1889 - George Gerbert Brooke
1894 - Gladys Victoria Brooke

Fanny Sophia Waby (1881-1955)
- married Lewis GIBBS (1878-1958) in Cromwell 14 Nov 1906
their known children:
1908 - Ralph Vincent Gibbs
1911 - John Waby Gibbs
Fanny's brother, George Chester Waby, served in WWI as Private 8/4060 with the NZEF, 10th Reinforcements Otago Infantry Battalion, D Company. He embarked from Wellington 4 March 1916 listing Fanny as his next of kin at 11 Havelock Street, Ashburton. They were children of Cooper & Fanny Waby (also see notes below)

Frances Beatrice 'Violet' Waby (1878-1953)
- married Frederick SYKES in 1896
Violet's brother, Private 8/4049, William Wilson Waby[/url] was killed in action on Somme, France, 15 Sep 1916 aged 27. They were children of Cooper & Fabby Waby. (also see notes below)

Georgina Elizabeth Waby
- married John McLEOD in 1894

Gertrude Louie Waby (1879-1924)
- married Frederick Charles Scott ARCHER (1879-1958) in 1919
- Frederick had previously married Eliza SHEFFIELD (1876-1915) in 1903

Inez Mona Annie Waby (1914-1975)
- married Maxwell Henry WEBB (1909-1976) in 1931

Lucy Millicent Waby (1878-1964)
- married Archibald PEAK (1876-1932) in 1906
their known children:
1907 - Leicester Waby Peak (+ Lois May WORSLEY 1934)
1912 - Douglas Archibald Peak
1913 - Lloyd Richard Peak
Auckland Star, 10 November 1932 DEATH of ARCHIBALD PEAK Mr Archibald Peak, an Auckland solicitor, of 18 Coronation Road, Epsom, was found hanging in a motor garage at the back of his house at 3.30 yesterday afternoon. It is understood that Mr Peak had recently had a nervous breakdown. Mr Peak, who was 56 years of age and married, was a partner in the legal firm of Peak, Kirker and Newcombe. An inquest was held this afternoon.
Auckland Star, 11 November 1932 - The INQUEST of Archibald
A verdict of suicide by hanging while mentally depressed was given by Mr W. R. McKean, S.M., as coroner, at the inquest yesterday into the death of Archibald Peak, aged 54, solicitor. Evidence that her husband suffered nervous breakdowns in 1923 and again last May was given by Lucy Millicent Peak, who said that he was unable to attend to his business and suffered from depression ... more at link above

Maud Mary Waby (1897-1993)
- married William George ROBERTSON in 1927

Thelma Violet Millicent Waby
- married Victor John LEA in 1919

The known NZ born children of Cooper (1854-1911) & Fanny (1849-1915) Waby:
1876 - Cooper Benjamin Waby
1877 - Frances Beatrice 'Violet' Waby
1879 - Gertrude Louise Waby
1881 - Fanny Sophia Waby
1883 - Joseph Gordon Waby
1889 - William Wilson Waby
1896 - George Chester Waby

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by DonnaWaby01 on 2012-06-25 01:04:56

Can I please ask what connection you have with my family?

by pizzathecat on 2014-05-25 06:21:52

Do you know who Eliza Woolhouse Waby's Parents are. So your link in the waby family is Archibald Peck.

by pizzathecat on 2014-05-25 06:23:08

Do you know who Eliza Woolhouse Waby's Parents are. So your link in the waby family is Archibald Peck.

by ngairedith on 2014-05-26 04:28:17

It wasn't Archibald Peck - he was Archibald PEAK (see above)

by paea101 on 2015-11-10 18:50:42

Hi there, I am a descendant of Anna Duncan Waby, I am doing my family tree and would like to know how many children she had and who their descendants are.
Thanks, Anna.

by pizzathecat on 2015-11-18 19:37:41

hi paea101, Was Anna Duncan Waby related to George Chester Waby(1834-1911)?. If so then how? If Anna wa,s then I may be able to help you, as George Chester Waby is on my family tree and I have many of his descendants.

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