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Edwards, John

John Edwards
b: 1809
d: 25 MAY 1889
Biography
John EDWARDS Sr. was born in 1809 in York, Yorkshire, England. He died 4 on 25 May 1889 in Taita, Wellington, New Zealand. He was buried on 28 May 1889 in St. James Church, Taita, Wellington, New Zealand. He married Mary JONES about 1830 in Wales. John immigrated 5 on 28 Oct 1842 to "Olympus" at Nelson, New Zealand.
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Mary JONES [Parents] 1 was born in 1808 in Wales. She died on 01 Jan 1859 in Taita, Wellington, New Zealand. She was buried on 03 Jan 1859 in Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand. She married John EDWARDS Sr. about 1830 in Wales. Mary immigrated 2 on 28 Oct 1842 to "Olympus" at Nelson, New Zealand.
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They had the following children:

F i Jane EDWARDS
M ii John EDWARDS Jr.
M iii William EDWARDS
M iv Robert EDWARDS
M v Henry James EDWARDS 1 was born on 30 Aug 1845 in Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand. He was christened on 21 Sep 1845 in Taita, Wellington, New Zealand. He died on 13 Jan 1853 in Taita, Wellington, New Zealand. He was buried 2 on 13 Jan 1853 in Lower Hutt, New Zealand.
F vi Anne EDWARDS
M vii Thomas EDWARDS
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John EDWARDS Jr. [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born 2 on 17 Feb 1836 in Edmund St., Birmingham, Warwick, England. He was christened on 06 Mar 1836 in St. Thomas, Birmingham, Warwick, England. He died 3 on 13 Oct 1892 in Ngauranga, Wellington, New Zealand. He was buried on 16 Oct 1892 in St. James Church, Taita, Wellington, New Zealand. He married 4, 5 Mary Ann GREY on 27 Feb 1868 in Old St. Paul''s, Thorndon, Wellington, Wellington,New Zealand. John was baptized 6 on 06 Mar 1836 in St Thomas''s Church, Birmingham, Warwick, England. He immigrated 7 on 28 Oct 1842 to "Olympus" at Nelson, New Zealand. He was employed 8 as farmer of Taita, Lower Hutt in 1869. He was employed 9 as carpenter of Taita, Lower Hutt in 1871.
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Mary Ann GREY was born 2 on 12 Oct 1845 in Corston, Somerset, England. She was christened 3 on 23 Nov 1845 in Corston Parish Church, Corston, Somerset, England. She died 4, 5 on 20 Jul 1928 in Soldier''s Club, Hawera, Taranaki, New Zealand. She was buried 6, 7, 8 on 21 Jul 1928 in Hawera Cemetery, Hawera, Taranaki, New Zealand. She married 9, 10 John EDWARDS Jr. on 27 Feb 1868 in Old St. Paul''s, Thorndon, Wellington, Wellington,New Zealand. She had other parents. Mary was baptized 11 on 23 Nov 1845 in Corston, Somerset, England. She immigrated 12 on 22 Dec 1867 to "Wild Duck".
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They had the following children:
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M i Albert George EDWARDS [scrapbook] 1 was born about 1868 in Taita, Wellington, New Zealand. He died about 1903.
M ii Walter Frederick EDWARDS
M iii Henry James EDWARDS
M iv Alfred George EDWARDS
M v Edwin Sildon EDWARDS
F vi Alice Emily EDWARDS
M vii Ernest Arthur (Jack) EDWARDS
F viii Eda Sarah EDWARDS
M ix William Albert John EDWARDS was born 1 on 03 Dec 1868 in Taita, Lower Hutt, New Zealand. He died 2 in 1903. William was baptized 3 on 12 Jan 1869 in St James'' Church, Lower Hutt, New Zealand.
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Olympus
Sailed from London 16th June 1842 arrived Nelson 28th October 1842
Names as on passenger list
Edwards, John, 32, Carpenter & Joiner
Edwards, Mary, 33
Edwards, Jane, 8
Edwards, John, 7
Edwards, William, 3
Edwards, Robert, 3 months

Hutt Valley Cemetery Record John Edwards, Date: 25 May 1889, Christ Chruch Anglican, Taita, Burial Record

Evening Post 27 May 1889
EDWARDS.- On 25th May, 1889, at the Taita, Hutt, Mr John Edwards, aged 79 years and 11 months
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FUNERAL NOTICE
The Friends of the late Mr.John Edwards are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral, to leave the residence of his son, John Edwards, for the Taita Churchyard, on Tuesday, the 28th May, 1889, at 2 o''clock in the afternoon.
Joseph Hall,
Undertaker
Lower Hutt, 25th May, 1889
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Another old identity has just passed away in the person of Mr. John Edwards, the well-known carpenter, who had attained the ripe age of nearly 80 years. He arrived in New Zealand in the year 1842 by the ship Olympus, and landed at Nelson. He worked at his trade, there until 1847, when he removed to Wellington. In 1852 he removed with his family to the Taita, where he has resided ever since, he working at his trade until a very few years ago. Three sons and two daughters survive him.
Facts
  • 1809 - Birth -
  • 25 MAY 1889 - Death -
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Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (U) ?
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PARENT (U) ?
Birth
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CHILDREN
MJohn Edwards
Birth1809
Death25 MAY 1889
Marriageto Mary Unknown
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) John Edwards
Birth1809
Death25 MAY 1889
Marriageto Mary Unknown
Father?
Mother?
PARENT (F) Mary Unknown
Birth1808
Death
Marriageto John Edwards
Father?
Mother?
CHILDREN
FJane Edwards
Birth1834
Death
MWilliam Edwards
Birth1839
Death
MRobert Edwards
Birth1842
Death
MJohn Edwards
Birth1836
Death13 OCT 1892
Marriage1868to Mary Ann Grey
Descendancy Chart
John Edwards b: 1809 d: 25 MAY 1889
Mary Unknown b: 1808
Jane Edwards b: 1834
William Edwards b: 1839
Robert Edwards b: 1842
John Edwards b: 1836 d: 13 OCT 1892
Henry James Third Son Edwards b: 1873 d: 10 AUG 1937
Edwin Sildon Edwards b: 1876 d: 1914
Archibald Forbes McMinn b: 1882 d: 23 APR 1919
Alexander Heber McMinn b: 5 DEC 1903 d: 1985
Marcia Adeline Mary McMinn b: 22 FEB 1905
Aubrey Jackson d: 5 SEP 1918
Aubrey Montague Ferdinand Jackson b: 27 APR 1901 d: 1966
Ada Mary Rita Jackson b: 11 APR 1903 d: 1975
Ilene Alice May Jackson b: 19 MAR 1904 d: 1989
Timothy Titus Cragg b: 1902 d: 1955
Eric James Jackson b: 10 MAR 1906 d: 13 NOV 1974
Hector Alfred Jackson b: 14 SEP 1910 d: 1988
Walter Frederick Edwards b: 1871 d: 12 JUN 1941
Maud Riddick Russell b: 1872 d: 2 JUN 1945
Raymond Leslie Edwards b: 1897 d: 7 JUN 1917
Frederick John Edwards b: 27 MAY 1904 d: 27 FEB 1973
Alice Margaret Noble b: 1909 d: 11 OCT 1975
William Albert John Edwards b: 1869 d: 7 JAN 1904
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