Person Index

August, John Samuel

John Samuel August
b: 1859
d: 21 JUN 1945
Birth Details
1859/213, John Samuel August, no parents listed
(Dec 2012)
1859/6246, John Samuel August, Mother: Lucy, Father: George Hornby

Marriage Details
1880/2888, Bride: Lily Edna Clark, Groom: John Samuel August - Date of Marriage 27/7/1880 from Marriage Registration

Hutt Valley Cemetery Records John Samuel AUGUST, Date: 21/6/1945, Monumental Inscription, Ref: 6375
Burial Records, Vol 1, Date: 25/6/1945

Death Details
1945/20192, John Samuel August, Aged: 86Y - Date of Death 21/6/1945 from Death Registration

Evening Post 22 June 1945
AUGUST.- On June 21, 1945, at the Auckland Hospital, John Samuel August, late of 221 Campbell Rd., Green Lane, Auckland, and Lower Hutt, dearly-loved husband of the late Lily (sic) Edna August and loving father of Ern., Will, Jack, Sid., and the late Bert. August; in his 87th year
Funeral Notice
AUGUST.- The Friends of the late John Samuel August are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral, which will leave our Chapel, King''s Cres., Lower Hutt, on Monday, June 25, 1945, at the conclusion of a Service, commencing at 2 p.m., for the Taita Cemetery. J. R. Croft, Ltd., Funeral Directors, Hutt and Petone

Evening Post 25 June 1945
The death occurred at the Auckland Hospital on Thursday of Mr. John Samuel August, late of Lower Hutt, in his 87th year. Mr. August was keenly interested in trotters for 50 years, and drove in races till he was well over 70. He was born at Ngahauranga, and took up farming. Later he leased the Black Horse Hotel in Christchurch, and then acquired the Islington Arms, which he sold about 25 years ago.
Mr. August owned a large number of trotters, including King''s Clere and Black Child, the best trotter of his time (about 30 years ago). Others to race with success in his colours included Sleeve Link, Mary Child, and Child Abdullah.
Mr. August''s wife predeceased him about two years ago. There are four sons living, Messrs. E. J. August, Christchurch, W. G. August, Auckland, J. E. August, Lower Hutt, president of the Wellington Trotting Club, and S. M. August, Auckland. Another son, Mr. H. L. August, died about eighteen months ago


Hutt Valley Cemetery Records Lily Edna AUGUST, Date: 3/9/1943, Monumental Inscription, Ref: 6375
Burial Records, Vol 1, Date: 6/9/1943

Evening Post 4 September 1943
AUGUST.- On September 3, 1943, at her residence, 10 White''s Line West, Lower Hutt, Lily Edna, dearly-loved wife of John Samuel August, and mother of Ernest, William, Herbert, Jack, and Sydney; aged 79 years

Evening Post 25 September 1943
Bereavement Notice
AUGUST.- Mr. John Samuel August and family, 10 White''s Line West, Lower Hutt, wish to convey sincere Thanks to all relatives and friends for their kind messages and floral tributes tendered in their recent sad bereavement.
  • 1859 - Birth -
  • 21 JUN 1945 - Death -
George Hornby August
1830 - 28 DEC 1883
John Samuel August
1859 - 21 JUN 1945
Lucy Mary Ann Unknown
1826 - 22 SEP 1913
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) George Hornby August
Death28 DEC 1883
Marriageto Lucy Mary Ann Unknown
PARENT (F) Lucy Mary Ann Unknown
Death22 SEP 1913
Marriageto George Hornby August
MRobert Maskell August
Death14 MAY 1942
Marriage20 NOV 1882to Mary Anne Gigger
MJohn Samuel August
Death21 JUN 1945
Marriage27 JUL 1880to Lily Edna Clark
FLucy Mary Ann August
Death4 OCT 1951
Marriage1872to Christopher Robinson Hobbs
Marriage24 DEC 1920to James Jamieson
FSarah Jane August
Death15 JUN 1932
Marriage1878to William Henry Mexted
MGeorge Ball August
Death4 JUL 1959
Marriage1903to Alice Grigger
MJames Hornby August
Death23 JUN 1965Christchurch Area
Marriage1888to Jeanetta Berntsen
Child August
MThomas August
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) John Samuel August
Death21 JUN 1945
Marriage27 JUL 1880to Lily Edna Clark
FatherGeorge Hornby August
MotherLucy Mary Ann Unknown
PARENT (F) Lily Edna Clark
Death3 SEP 1943
Marriage27 JUL 1880to John Samuel August
MHerbert Lewis August
Death1 JAN 1944
Marriage1912to Harriet Rubina Jessie Bentley
MErnest John August
Death12 JAN 1959Christchurch Area
Marriage10 MAY 1905to Mary Adams
MWilliam George August
Death22 FEB 1953
MJohn Edward August
Death14 JUL 1947
Marriage17 MAR 1909to Sarah Adams
MSydney Meredith August
Death3 JUN 1962Christchurch Area
Marriage28 MAY 1910to Esther Stewart
Descendancy Chart
John Samuel August b: 1859 d: 21 JUN 1945
Lily Edna Clark b: 1864 d: 3 SEP 1943
Herbert Lewis August b: 1885 d: 1 JAN 1944
Harriet Rubina Jessie Bentley b: 12 DEC 1894 d: 19 OCT 1985
John Lewis August b: 1914 d: 26 MAY 1969
Ashley Meredith August b: 1918 d: 22 DEC 2010
Allen Ian August b: 1915 d: 26 JUN 2003
Leonard Preston Burborough b: 1923 d: 1999
Joan Esther August b: 1917 d: 17 JAN 1980
Robert Arthur Chittick b: 1914 d: 22 MAY 1974
Ernest John August b: 1880 d: 12 JAN 1959
William George August b: 1882 d: 22 FEB 1953
John Edward August b: 1886 d: 14 JUL 1947
Sarah Adams b: 1889 d: 13 JUL 1971
Lionel Edward August b: 1915 d: 1992
Nola Elizabeth Murphy b: 1917 d: 1987
Stella Eleanor August b: 1918 d: 10 SEP 1961
Raymond Spear Smith b: 1915 d: 14 DEC 1969
Sydney Meredith August b: 1892 d: 3 JUN 1962
Sydney Raymond August b: 23 APR 1909
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