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Rush, Alphonsus Rodger Unsure If Correct Person?

Alphonsus Rodger Unsure If Correct Person? Rush
b: 1857
Listed under Taita
NZPO 1885 - 86 Rush Alphonsus, farmer

Manawatu Standard 1 May 1901
Palmerston Case.— Replying to the case under the Testator''s Family Provision Act, the Post says:— The case heard to-day was brought by Mrs Catherine Rush, widow of the late Mr John George Rush, settler of Palmerston North, to compel Alphonsus Rush, labourer, of Palmerston North, and Pelagia Isiadore Bruce, of Hamua, trustees under her late husband''s will, to make more adequate provision for her maintence than is contained in the will. The late Mr Rush left property valued at £1700. The widow, for whom Mr J. H. Hankins appeared, alleged that she was unable to maintain herself on the £200 mentioned in the will. Mr H. S. Fitzherbert appeared for the trustees, who are children of the deceased. His Honor expressed the opinion that Mrs Rush was entitled to an an allowance of £1 per week, but he intimated that he would take time to consider the points raised.

Marriage Details
1907/5276, Bride: Charlotte Webb, Groom: Alphonsus Rodger Rush

Death Details
1929/9547, Alphonsus Rodger Rush, Aged: 71Y

Evening Post 30 July 1929
The death occurred last week of Mr. Alphonsus Rush, at his residence, Park road, Palmerston North. The deceased who was in his 72nd year, was born at Taita, and was the son of the late Mr. J. G. Rush, J.P., who was a well-known resident of Palmerston North. The late Mr. Alphonsus Rush was very well known in the district in which he lived for his interest in musical matters. As a lover of music he devoted a considerable amount of time to its study and was an inventor of a system of simplified sight reading which met with the approbation of musical masters. He is survived by his widow and two daughters — Misses Cecilia and Ethel Rush. Mrs. McDowell (Dannevirke) is a sister, and Mr. T. Rodgers (Rangitikei Line) a step-brother.

Palmerston North City Council Cemetery Record
Surname RUSH
Gender Male
Address 314 PARK ROAD
Denomination Catholic
Age at Death 71Y
Date of Death 28/06/1929
Place of Death UN-KNOWN
Date of Interment 30/06/1929
Warrant Type BURIAL
Cemetery Terrace End Cemetery
Cemetery Block 082
Plot Number 044
Head Stone
Funeral Director THOMAS GRIGGS & SON LTD
Book of Memories NO

Probate Alphonsus Rodgers Rush, Place: Palmerston North, Occ: Settler, AAOY W3298 86/29, Filed: 11/7/1929, Intestate, Archives NZ, Wellington


Children of Marriage to

Birth Details
1908/13592, Cecilia Anne Rush, Mother: Charlotte, Father: Alphonsus Rodger

Birth Details
1910/12408, Ethel Pelagia Rush, Mother: Charlotte, Father: Alphonsus Rodger
  • 1857 - Birth -
John George Rush
1826 - 24 NOV 1900
Cecilia Eliza Herbert
1820 - 26 JUL 1886
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) John George Rush
Death24 NOV 1900
Marriageto Cecilia Eliza Herbert
Marriage30 DEC 1886to Catherine Francis
PARENT (F) Cecilia Eliza Herbert
Death26 JUL 1886
Marriageto John George Rush
MAlphonsus Rodger Unsure If Correct Person? Rush
Marriage1882to Julia Catherine Pike
FAlexandrina 4th Daughter Rush
Death26 SEP 1932
Marriage24 JUL 1870to William McDowall at Catholic Church, Lower Hutt
MJohn Joseph Eldest Son Rush
Marriage29 DEC 1867to Sarah Greenan at Hutt
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Alphonsus Rodger Unsure If Correct Person? Rush
Marriage1882to Julia Catherine Pike
FatherJohn George Rush
MotherCecilia Eliza Herbert
PARENT (F) Julia Catherine Pike
Birth1862Christchurch Area
Death2 OCT 1932
Marriage1882to Alphonsus Rodger Unsure If Correct Person? Rush
FatherGeorge Hale Pike
MotherElizabeth Seldon Buck
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