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WOON marriages New Zealand 1852 - 1932

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the known WOON marraiges New Zealand 1852 - 1932

the WOON GROOMS

Arthur Woon
- married Fanny Jane COOK (1876-1916) 28 June 1899
- known childrren:
1900 - James Leslie Woon
1902 - Clara Woon
1906 - Arthur Henry Woon
1909 - Sydney John Woon
1912 - Eric Edward Woon
- Arthur next married Caroline 'Carrie' EPPLETT (1887-1935) 28 Oct 1918

Arthur Robert Woon
- married Alice Frances KIERMAN in 1887
- known children:
1891 - Kate Garland Woon
1898 - Karena Waitawa Woon
1904 - Charles George karena Woon

Charles George Karena Woon (1904-1940)
- born in New Plymouth, a son of Arthur Robert WOON & Alice Frances KIERMAN
- married Doris Josephine POWELL in 1924
- they later divorced
- Charles served in WWII as Gunner 23239 with the Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 2nd Echelon, New Zealand Artillery, 5Field Regiment, enlisting from 163 Mt Eden Road, Auckland. His next of kin was his daughter, Miss Rosemarie Woon, St John's Hill, Wanganui. Charles died on active service on 21 Oct 1940 in England aged 36. He is buried Sec. B. Grave 1037, Lenham Cemetery, Lenham, Kent, England

Edwin Turner Woon
- married Harriette PENFOLD in 1857

Ernest Edmund Woon
- married Ivy ANDERSON in 1920

Garland William Robert Woon (1832-1895)
- Licensed Interpreter under the "Native Land Act, 1873"
- married Ann Bennett GEORGE in 1852
- known children:
1853 - William Garland Woon
1854 - unnamed Woon
1855 - Arthur Robert Woon
1858 - James Richard Woon
8 June 1895 - A sad and sudden death occurred last evening (in Taranaki), when Mr Garland W. Woon, a very old resident, fell into the river, owing to failure of the heart. Mr Woon was sixteen years a clerk of the R.M. and District Courts here. He was retrenched in 1892. He was the eldest son of the late Rev William Woon, Wesleyan Methodist Missionary to the New Zealand and Friendly Island. Deceased was founder of the first newspaper in New Zealand
27 June 1922 - A colonist of over 81 years standing in New Zealand, Mrs G. W. Woon, died at Auckland last Tuesday evening at the age of 90. Born at Helston, Cornwall, she arrived, as a child age eight, with her parents, Mr and Mrs George, at New Plymouth in the ship 'Oriental' in 1841. She married Mr Woon, original proprietor of the Taranaki Herald, in 1852. In 1868 Mrs Woon came to Wanganui, and later went to Auckland, finally settling at Papakura with her second son Mr Arthur Woon. Mrs Woon went through very stirring and trying times during the Maori war. She is survived by three sons, Messrs William and James Woon of the Wanganui district and Mr A. Woon, farmer, Papakura. The late Mrs Woon was an aunt of Mr A. Newell, Fraser road

Henry Woon
- married Emily FRANKLIN in 1908
- known children:
1909 - William James Woon
1911 - Bessie Edith Woon

James 'Jimmy'Woon (1850-1934)
- married Elizabeth LEAN (1856-1925) in 1876
- known children:
1877 - 1878 Clara Woon
- born in Napier
1879 - 1908 William James Woon
- buried Havelock North
1882 -1882 Edith Woon
1883 - 1959 Henry Woon

James Leslie Woon
- married Rita May OVEREND in 1925

James Richard Woon
- married Agnes McDONALD in 1881
- known children:
1882 - Percy Garland Woon
1884 - Arnold Dunstan Woon
1885 - Una Garland Woon
1886 - Sydney Garland Woon
1890 - Nina Agnes Woon
1892 - Emily garland Woon
1900 - Leonard Woon

John Woon
- married Frances Elizabeth SELMIN in 1867

Percy Garland Woon (1882-1933)
- married Mary Jervois ROULSTON (1883-?) in 1913
- he married Isabel RAWSTON in 1919

Richard Watson Woon
- married Frances 'Fanny' LAKE in 1864
- known children:
1866 - Emily Alice Woon
1867 - William Howard Woon
1872 - Ernest Edmund Woon

Sidney Garland Woon
- married Gertrude Helen POWELL in 1914

William Garland Woon
- married Ada NEWELL in 1883
- known children:
1884 - Alice Garland Woon
1887 - Jessie Kathleen Woon
1891 - unnamed Woon

William James Woon
- married Maribel Maud HART in 1932


the WOON BRIDES

Kate Garland Woon (1891-1977)
- married Basil Harry Anstey WILSON (1889-1960) in 1912

Nellie Marjorie Woon
- married Leslie George HORROCKS in 1913

Nina Agnes Woon (1888-1943)
- married Stephen Yerbury TOWGOOD (1879-1948) in 1914


AMBROTYPE (positive image on a sheet of glass)
September 1858, aged 26 - Mrs ANNE WOON (nee George)

wife of Garland William Robert Woon, holding her son James. Mrs Woon is wearing a bonnet with a shawl-like attachment to it. The bonnet is tied in a bow under her chin. James is blurred, having moved while the image was being exposed. Inscription on rear of ambrotype reads: "Anne wife of Garland W R Woon, eldest son of W J Woon, with their baby James Richard age 8 months, Wanganui Sept 1858". Ambrotype is housed in a metal enclosure, which may possibly have been removed from a leather case previously. The enclosure has an embossed edge.
- from Puke Ariki

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