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CALCINAI marriages New Zealand 1878 - 1929

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UPDATED for NIKIB who messaged:
Subject: Calcinai
To: ngairedith
From: NIKIB
Date: 2016-05-08 20:54:21
I was wondering if it was you who put the info on the Calcinai page for Carlotta Calcinai and Giuseppe Renai as they are my great-great grandparents. Thanks Niki

CALCINAI marriages 1878-1929
the CALCINAI GROOMS
Arthur Francesco Calcinai (1909-1988)
* son of Giovanni Constante Ferdinando Calcinai
married Margaret Elizabeth Johnston COBHAM (1910-1985) in 1929
* daughter of Ernest Belmont Cobham & Lillian Mary McShane in 1929

Charles John Baptist Calcinai (1902-1987)
* Giovanni Constante Ferdinando Calcinai
married Frances May JULIUS (1899-1987) in 1924
* 1 of 8 known children of Francis Julius & Emily May Morgan

Duilios Ruggero Dandolo Calcinai (1886-1974)
*son of Joseph Victor Calcinai & Argia Maria Savieri
married Kathleen HICKEY in 1911
their known children
* 1914 - 2003 Eda Kathleen Hudson Calcinai
* Duilios was cremated 16 July 1974 at Karori, Wellington

Guiseppe Vittorio Eugenio 'Joseph Victor' Calcinai
* son of Giovanni Battista (1835-1922) & Ferminia Verisi (1834-1923) Calcinai
married Argia Maria 'Noni' SAVIERI (1868-1955) in 1885
* daughter of Alessio Savieri & Estere Maria Albina 'Esther' Martelli (Tuscany to NSW)
their known children:
* 1886 - 1974 Duilio Ruggero Dandolo Calcinai
* 1887 - ? Regina Wagherila Ilalia Calcinai
* 1889 - Ida Anita Adelaide Calcinai
* 1892 - 1963 Umberto Primo Calcinai
In Sep 1896 Joseph bought a 6 roomed dwelling fronting Coombe St, off Tasman St (Mount Cook, Wellington) for £380 (equivalent in 2010 to $65,403)
Manawatu Standard, 19 May 1920 DIVORCE
Desertion was the ground of the petition by Argia Calcinai for dissolution of her marriage with Joseph Victor Calcinai. Mr H. R. Cooper appeared for petitioner and the case was not defended. The parties are Italians.
Mrs Calcinai deposed that she was married at Wellington in 1885, where she and her husband lived for a time, there being four children of the marriage. Later, she and her husband did not get on very well together and ultimately he left her, an agreement being made that he should pay £2 per week towards her maintenance (equivalent in 2010 to $158). Her husband subsequently disappeared and one of her sons afterwards received a letter from him from Leghorn Italy. She had not received any communication from him since, or any maintenance. She had since heard that respondent was in Auckland.
Duilio Calcinai, son of the parties, stated that he had met his father in Auckland at Christmas time and he had no intention then of returning to his wife. The last payment made by respondent towards petitioner's maintenance was in 1908.
NOTES
. 3 months after her divorce ARGIA married Arthur Richard SPENCER (1880-1965) 24 Aug 1920. Son of Edmund Spencer (1855-1933) & Susannah Stuart Wilkinson (1852-1918). Arthur had 1st married Florence Annie Cross (1883-1914) in 1903.
. 5 months after his divorce, JOSEPH married Adria BELLUCCI on 2 Oct 1920.

Giovanni Constante Ferdinando 'John' Calcinai (1865-1940)
*, born in Italy, a son of Giovanni Batista (1835-1922) & Ferminia Verisi (1834-1923) Calcinai
married Elizabeth MORRIS (1869-1936) in 1889 and were farmers in Lower Hutt. They later lived in Owen Street, Newtown, Wellington
their known children
* 1890 - 1969 William Ferdinand Calcinai
* 1892 - 1964 John Maurice Calcinai
* 1893 - 1963 Ivy Victoria Mary Calcinai
* 1895 - 1913 Percy Joseph Alexander Calcinai
* 1896 - 1917 Alfred Bertie 'Bert' Calcinai
- Alfred served as Lance Corporal 28100 & 26100 with the NZEF 18th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company & Wellington Infantry Regiment, 2 Battalion. He DIED OF WOUNDS in Belgium aged 21. Grave I.T.41. at Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck, Nord, France
* 1902 - 1987 Charles John Baptist 'Charilie' Calcinai (born 36 Ellice street, Thames)
* 1909 - 1988 Arthur Francesco Calcinai
* John & Elizabeth are buried Plot 76O, PUBLIC2 at Karori

John Morris Calcinai (1892-1964)
* son of Giovanni Constante Ferdinando 'John' Calcinai & Elizabeth Morris
married Jessie Mary NEWENHAM (1890-1979) in 1923
* daughter of William Henry Newenham & Florence Mortimer Boughton
Evening Post, 21 April 1923 CALCINAI-NEWENHAM - On the 7th April, 1923, at St Mark's Church, Wellington, by the Ven Archdeacon Johnson, John Morris Calcinai, second son of Mr and Mrs J. F. Calcinai, Wellington, to Jessie Mary Newenham, third daughter of the late Mr W. H. Newenham, Wellington
* John & Jessie were cremated at Karori

Umberto Primo Calcinai (1892-1963)
* son of Joseph Victor Calcinai & Argia Maria Savieri
1st married Margaret Lawson SCOTT (1889-1947) in 1914
next married Alice CHAMPION (1900-1979) in 1947
* Umberto & Margaret were cremated at Karori

William Ferdinand Calcinai (1890-1969)
* son of Giovanni Constante Ferdinando 'John' Calcinai & Elizabeth Morris. He attended Khandallah School in Wellington.
married Kathleen Maud Elizabeth McSHANE (1893-1975) in 1911 & had 7 children.
their known children
* 1913 - 1914 John Noel 'Jack' Calcinai
* 1931 - 1996 William Edward 'Ted' Calcinai
Evening Post, 8 Jan 1914
CALCINAI
- On the 7th January, 1914, at his parents' residence, No. 6 Beach street, Island Bay, John Noel, infant son of W. F. and C. M. E. Calcinai; aged 12 months
* 1914 - 1996 Ernest Charles Calcinai


the CALCINAI BRIDES
Argia Maria Calcinai (nee Savieri)
* daughter of Elisha & Esther Savieri (Tuscany to NSW)
1st married Guiseppe Vittorio Eugenio (aka Joseph Victor) Calcinai in 1885 & had 4 children (see above). Divorced in 1920
next married Arthur Richard SPENCER 24 Aug 1920

Carlotta Calcinai (1857-1944)
* daughter of Giovanni Batista (1835-1922) & Ferminia Verisi (1834-1923) Calcinai of Wellington see NOTES at end
married Guiseppe (Joseph) RENAI (1854-1919) in 1878
* Guiseppe was a cabinetmaker from Pisa, emigrating to NZ c1875
* Carlotta was from Livorno (Leghorn), Italy
their known children
* 1879 - 1957 Ettore Henry Archimede 'Hector' Renai (+ Cragg)
* 1881 - 1931 Emilio Leopoldo 'Emil Leo' Renai (+ O'Gorman + Brightwell)
* 1882 - 1930 Emma Jola Renai
* 1884 - 1930 Anita Florenza Renai (+ Yarrall)
* 1887 - 1967 Reginald Frank Victor 'Reg' Renai (+ McCracken)
* 1889 - 1964 Violet Victoria 'Nina' Renai (+ Kerkin)
* 1890 - 1981 May Eva Renai
* 1893 - 1983 Alfred John Renai
* 1895 - Hilda Evelina Renai
* 1897 - 1898 Winifred Jessie Renai
* 1899 - 1984 Wilfred Ernest Renai (+ Weverne)
* Giuseppe spent 32 years at the Petone Railway Workshops and retired on superannuation only 3 months before his death
Dominion, 31 July 1919, DEATH of GIUSEPPE - RENAI, At 217 Tinakori Road, Wellington, on July 30, Guiseppe Renai, late Petone Railway Workshops; in his 66th year
Evening Post, 6 Nov 1944, DEATH of CARLOTTA
RENAI - The Family of the late Carlotta Renai desire to express their gratitude to the Sisters and Nurses of the Otaki Beach Hospital for the kindly attention accorded to her during her period of residence in the hospital; also to all relatives and friends for the many expressions of sympathy received in their bereavement, Will one and all please accept this intimation as an expression of their grateful thanks.

Ida Anita Adelaide Calcinai
* daughter of Guiseppe Vittorio Eugenio 'Joseph Victor' Calcinai & Argia Maria Savieri
1st married William Graham CARLYLE (1888-1969) in 1911
* son of William Henry (1868-1948) & Jane Carlyle
next married Herbert William Hutchinson in 1919
their known children
(born Te Kauwahta, Waikato)
* 1921 - 2008 Eda Jasmine Hutchinson
* 1922 - 2012 June Daphne Hutchinson

Ivy Victoria Mary Calcinai (1893-1963)
* daughter of Giovanni Constante Ferdinando 'John' Calcinai & Elizabeth Morris
married James GIGGER (1884-1948) in 1913
* James was 1 of 10 children of Joseph Gigger (1824-) & Elizabeth Bassett (1842-1904)
their known children
* 1913 - 1971 James Joseph Gigger
* 1915 - 1956 Edna Elizabeth Gigger

Maria Anna Victoria Calcinai (1874-1944)
* daughter of Giovanni Batista (1835-1922) & Ferminia Verisi (1834-1923) Calcinai
married Joseph Packer FRY (1868-1946) of Featherston, 2 Jan 1895 at St Mark's Church Wellington.
* son of Daniel Thomas & Martha Fry of Featherston
. 1860 . Fry and Sons (Daniel Thomas, Henry Arthur and Walter Fry), Bootmakers, Revans Street, Featherston

NOTES
Press, 19 May 1922, Giovanni's OBITUARY

An old Wellington resident, in the person of Mr Giovanni Battista Calcinai, aged 87, died on Wednesday at the residence of his daughter, Mrs J. P. Fry, Papanui. The late Mr Calcinai, who was born at Livorno, Italy, in 1835, was a resident of Wellington for over 40 years. He was a founder and the first president of the Garibaldi Club in Wellington. He is survived by his wife, two sons (Joseph and John), two daughters (Mrs Renai, Petone and Mrs Fry, Christchurch) and twenty-one grandchildren and twenty-five great-grandchildren

Evening Post, 17 May 1923, IN MEMORIAM
CALCINAI
- In loving memory of G. B. Calcinai, late of Owen Street, beloved husband of Ferminia Calcinai, who died at Christchurch on the 17th May, 1922
His end was peace
Inserted by John, Lizzie & family

Evening Post, 2 June 1923 DEATH
CALCINAI
- On the 2nd June 1923, at her son's residence, 134 Owen street (Newtown, Wellington), Fermenia Calcinai, widow of the late Govanni Battista Calcinai; aged 88 years. At Rest
(Auckland, Christchurch and Taranaki papers please copy)
Giovanni & Fermenia are buried Plot 76O, PUBLIC2 at Karori

PHOTO taken about 1905
some of the staff of the PETONE RAILWAY WORKSHOP

where GUISEPPE RENAI worked for 32 years, 1887 to 1919
* would be great to know if someone recognises him as one of them

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by ngairedith on 2016-05-08 22:50:28

updated for Niki

by ken_shields on 2021-03-26 19:17:21

Thanks for all the information above
Just a couple of updates for you:

Unberto remarried in 1947 to Alice Champion (1900–1979)

Ida Adelaide Anita Calcinai remarried in 1919 to Herbert William Hutchinson and had two children
Eda Jasmine Hutchinson
1921–2008
BIRTH 7 FEB 1921 • Te Kauwhata, Waikato, New Zealand
DEATH 11 JUL 2008 • Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand

and

June Daphne Hutchinson
1922–2012
BIRTH 26 JUN 1922 • Te Kauwhata, Waikato, New Zealand
DEATH 31 MAY 2012 • Auckland, New Zealand

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