Mabel HEDGES

(1911 - 1986)
Mabel HEDGES was born on 5 March 1911.1

She married Stanley Robert CUTHBERTSON, son of George Lyon CUTHBERTSON and Sheila Mabel MACDONALD, in New Zealand on 5 December 1938.2

Mabel was divorced from Stanley Robert CUTHBERTSON at Christchurch, Canterbury, in 1977. They were probably separated from about Feb 1971, when he established a de facto relationship with Phyllis.3

Mabel died in 1986 in New Zealand.4

Family

Stanley Robert CUTHBERTSON (1908 - 1988)
ChartsAlexander Macdonald (1813-1888) descendancy
Samuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy
Stephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1986/29235 gives this birthdate.
  2. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 15138.
  3. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Item R21352608, Agency CAHX, series 3007, accession CH957, box 132, record D732/1977.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1986/29235.

George HEMUS1

(1848 - 1917)
George's birth was registered between January 1848 and March 1848 in Kings Norton, Worcestershire.1
He was listed in the 1851 census at 4 York St in Birmin, Worcestershire, along with his parents Soloman and Mary Ann HEMUS and siblings Leah (11), John (9), Hannah (7), Benjamin (5) and Charles (1). His parents worked as a boot-maker and boot-binder, respectively.2
He was listed in the 1861 census at 30B Hospital St in Birmingham, Warwickshire, with his parents Solomon and Mary HEMUS and extended family consisting of Leah (21, machinist), Hannah (17, machinist), Benjamin (15, a jeweller, as was George), Charles (11), Henry (8), Alfred (6), Joseph (3) and James (1). His parents were still in the shoe-making business.3

He married Frances Harwood KEANE in New Zealand in 1868.4

He had arrived in Auckland with his parents on the Ironsides in Aug 1864 and established a successful boot factory business. He was superintendent of the United Free Methodist Sunday School in Pitt Street, an evangelistic preacher, and was connected with the Good Templars Excelsior Lodge (a temperance association), which led to him becoming an Auckland City Councillor in 1880, representing the Good Templars, and defeating the publican's candidate.

However, after hearing the inspirational preaching of Mrs HAMPSON he decided to sell his business and depart for America (against the protests of his wife). It appears that he actually abandoned his wife and remaining four children, as Mrs HEMUS tracked him down in San Francisco and sued for divorce on the grounds of neglect - which he did not contest, possibly as he wished to marry Mrs HAMPSON. Although no records have been found of the divorce proceedings, the Auckland newspapers reported she was awarded £200 damages and maintenance for the four children, and that she had set herself up running a boarding house in San Francisco, although some reports claimed the family settled in Kansas.

The newspapers also reported Mrs HAMPSON's departure for America in Nov 1884.5,6,7

George's second marriage was to Margaret SPENCER on 29 December 1885 in Los Angeles, California.8 He was naturalised on 27 July 1888 at Los Angeles, California.9

George was living from 1892 to 1896 at Vernon in Los Angeles. His entries in the voter lists said he was 5' 6" with a dark complexion and gray eyes in 1892, but by 1896 he was only 5' 4 1/2" with a medium complexion and brown eyes! His occupation was 'evangelist' and his naturalisation date matches the previous record.10

He was listed in the 1910 US census as head of the family at 717 Kohler St in Los Angeles, California, with his wife Margaret; both claimed to be evangelists within an industry of the 'world'. They were living in a rented home, and claimed to have been married for 24 years with 14 children 5 living - these numbers are clearly their summation of both their original families, not the children they had together (which would be none). They also both claimed to be 65; he claimed to have entered the USA in 1883 and be naturalised, while she gave an entry date of 1885 - these ages are totally inaccurate, as he would have been 62, while she was 73.11

George died on 8 March 1917 in Los Angeles, California.12 He was buried at the Rosedale Cemetery, 1831 West Washington Blvd in Los Angeles. Note that his supposed age of 72 conforms with his claimed age in the 1910 census, where he clearly tried to close the gap on his much older wife.12

Family 1

Frances Harwood KEANE (c 1850 - 1935)

Family 2

Margaret SPENCER (1836 - 1925)

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of King's Norton, Vol 18, p435, 1Q1848, mother's maiden name LAUGHER.
  2. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, ED18 HO107-2057 Folio 465 p39 GSU roll 332117-8.
  3. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, ED17 RG 9-2159 Folio 9 p14-15 GSU roll 542927.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1868/4754.
  5. [S1117] Timespanner blog - the Hemus story, at http://timespanner.blogspot.com.au/search?q=hemus
  6. [S801] Newspaper - Auckland Star, issue of 3 Sep 1884, issue 4462, Vol XXVI, page 3 'Sensational Disclosures' also the Star, issue of 4 Sep 1884, issue 5098, 'An Auckland Scandal' also the Evening Post, issue of 4 Sep 1884, issue 57, Vol XXVIII, 'Singular Divorce Case.'
  7. [S863] Newspaper - New Zealand Herald, issue of 27 Nov 1884, issue 0, Vol XXI.
  8. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://familysearch.org/, California, County Marriages, 1850-1952, p157, FHL film 1033135, image 607, digital folder 4540548, his name mis-recorded as HENNES.
  9. [S965] National Archives - National Archives, USA, NAI Number 1, Record Group Title M1614, Record Group Number: Naturalization Records in the Superior Court of Los Angeles, California, 1876-1915, certificate 362.
  10. [S418] Ancestry.com - misc sources, at http://www.ancestry.com/, California State Library, History Section, Great Registers, 1866-1898,; Collection Number 4-2A, CSL Roll Number 20, FHL film 976929 and CSL Roll Number 22, FHL film 976931.
  11. [S259] Census - 15 Apr 1910, US Census, Los Angeles Assembly District 73, Los Angeles, California, Roll T624-82, p7A, ED 145, FHL film 1374095.
  12. [S1110] Cemetery Marker - George Hemus and Margaret Spencer, Rosedale Cemetery, California, USA, Section D.

Dorothy HENDERSON

(c 1824 - )
Dorothy HENDERSON was born in Boller, Northumberland, circa 1824.1

Dorothy's marriage to James BELL was registered between April 1850 and June 1850 in Tynemouth, Northumberland.2

She was listed in the 1861 census as Head of Family at 213 High Cross Row in Seghill, Northumberland; he was a coal miner., along with their other children William (14), Eleanor (4), Hannah (1 mth) and a nephew, Gilbert HENDERSON (9).1

Family

James BELL (c 1829 - )
Child

Citations

  1. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, ED 14 RG 9-3848 Folio 100 p26 GSU roll 543195.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Tynemouth, Vol 25, p461, 2Q1850.

Marion HENDERSON

(c 1807 - 1857)
Marion HENDERSON was born circa 1807.

She married John LIDDELL, son of William James LIDDELL and Margaret DONALDSON, in Alloa, Clackmannanshire, on 7 January 1820.1

Marion died on 13 September 1857.2 She was buried at the Alloa Churchyard in Alloa.2

Family

John LIDDELL (1793 - 1862)
Children

Citations

  1. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Entry M119543/1124, Clackmannan, date of 17th is WRONG.
  2. [S453] Book - John Fowler Mitchell & Sheila Mitchell, Monumental Inscriptions pre-1855 Clackmannan.

Rosa Ella HENKLE1

(c 1882 - )
Rosa Ella HENKLE was born in Ohio circa 1882.1

She married James Kauffelt LILLEY, son of (--?--) LILLEY and Lucinda (---?---), in USA on 12 November 1903.1

She was listed in the 1910 US census at 121 West First Ave in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, with her husband James; his mother Lucinda (---?---) and brother-in-law and sister George Dana HARRINGTON and Eunice L LILLEY were living with them. Their children Robert and John were listed as living with them.1

Family

James Kauffelt LILLEY (c 1882 - )
Children

Citations

  1. [S259] Census - 15 Apr 1910, US Census, Columbus Ward 10, Franklin, Ohio, Series T624, Roll 1182, Page 160B, Enumeration District 151, Part 2, Line 39.

Marjorie HENRY

(1898 - 1977)
Marjorie HENRY was born on 19 May 1898 in Hobart, Tasmania.1,2

She married Thomas Rumney CLARKE, son of George Arthur Edward CLARKE and Kate RUMNEY, in Tasmania on 9 September 1925.3

She died in October 1977 in Hobart, Tasmania, at age 79. She was cremated on 31 October 1977.4

Family

Thomas Rumney CLARKE (1899 - 1978)
Child
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S753] Australian BDM Indexes 1788-1950, at http://www.ancestry.com/, Tasmania, Reg. No. 660 1898, daughter of Percy Rutherford Henry and Corbetta Chipman.
  2. [S760] Newspaper - The Mercury, Tasmania, issue of 21 May 1898, Births.
  3. [S760] Newspaper - The Mercury, Tasmania, issue of 24 Oct 1925, Marriages.
  4. [S686] Tasmanian Southern Cemeteries database, at http://www.millingtons.com.au/index.html, Record No. C11115, cremation, aged 77.
  5. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.

Wilma Clare HENRY1

(1940 - 2013)
Wilma Clare HENRY was born on 8 April 1940.2

Wilma's second marriage was to John Wilson LUDBROOK, son of John Kinsella LUDBROOK and Mary Rose WILSON, in 1992.3

Wilma died on 9 December 2013 in Waikato at age 73.1

Family

John Wilson LUDBROOK (1940 - 2014)
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S1131] MemoryTree NZ, at http://www.amemorytree.co.nz/index.php, aged 73, James R Hill Funeral Disrectors.
  2. [S262] Book - Rex & Adriene Evans, Faith & Farming, p390, but gives a 1945 birthdate.
  3. [S262] Book - Rex & Adriene Evans, Faith & Farming, p390.

Emily Beuzeville HEWLETT1,2

(1841 - 1914)
Emily Beuzeville HEWLETT was born in Kent on 30 March 1841.3,1,2

She married Daniel Cook WILSON in New Zealand in 1864.1,4,5

Emily died on 5 November 1914 in Whangarei, Northland, at age 73.1,6 She was buried at the Christ Church cemetery in Whangarei.7

Family

Daniel Cook WILSON (1841 - 1902)
Child

Citations

  1. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Eastry, Vol 5, p137, 2Q1841, mother's maiden name ELVIN.
  3. [S295] Interview - A Robinson, with M Campbell, 22 Aug 2002, who researched Maude McKenzie's diaries; also from D Lang via M Campbell.
  4. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 1401; some disagreement on spelling of bride's second name.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1864/1627 (bride only).
  6. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1914/7427, aged 73.
  7. [S989] Whangarei District Council cemetery database, at http://www.wdc.govt.nz/FacilitiesandRecreation/Cemeteries/…, Christ Church cemetery, grave 51.

Emma HEYWOOD1

(1862 - 1952)
Father*Joseph Martin HEYWOOD1 b. 1832, d. 1904
Mother*Emma IVALL1 b. 1835, d. 1886
Emma HEYWOOD was born in 1862 in New Zealand.1

Emma died on 19 August 1952 in Christchurch, Canterbury.2,3 She was buried on 21 August 1952 at the Woolston Cemetery, Rutherford St in Christchurch.3

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1862/12476.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1952/32825, aged 89.
  3. [S419] Christchurch City Council Cemeteries database, at http://librarydata.christchurch.org.nz/Cemeteries/, Woolston Cemetery, Block S, plot 29.

Emma Louisa HEYWOOD

(1857 - 1935)
Father*Joseph Martin HEYWOOD b. 1832, d. 1904
Mother*Emma IVALL b. 1835, d. 1886
Emma Louisa HEYWOOD was born in Lyttelton, Canterbury, on 9 October 1857.1,2

She married William Spencer HAMPSON, son of William HAMPSON and Margaret SPENCER, in Christchurch, Canterbury, on 22 March 1883.3,4,5

She was listed in the 1891 census in Victoria, James Bay Ward, British Columbia, with her husband William; he was running a dry goods store with one worker. Their children Margaret, Ethel, Martin and Lillian were listed as living with them.6

Emma, as the mother of the bride, attended Ethel May HAMPSON and David Ernest HANSEN CMG's wedding at Nelson Cathedral in Nelson, Nelson, on 22 January 1912.7,8,9

She was widowed at age 62 on the death of her husband William on 13 February 1920.10,11

Emma died on 23 October 1935 at 447 Montreal St in Christchurch, Canterbury, at age 78.12,13 She was buried on 24 October 1935 at the Woolston Cemetery, Rutherford St in Christchurch.13

Family

William Spencer HAMPSON (1859 - 1920)
Children

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1857/7039.
  2. [S1106] Newspaper - Lyttelton Times, issue of 10 Oct 1857, issue 515, Vol VIII, p4, Births and issue of 16 Dec 1857, issue 534, Vol VIII, p4, Births; father is listed as John, rather than Joseph.
  3. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 431.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1883/699.
  5. [S911] Newspaper - Christchurch Press, issue of 29 Mar 1883, issue 5468, Vol XXXIX, p2, Marriages.
  6. [S875] Census - 6 Apr 1891, Canada census, 1891, Census Place: Victoria City James Bay Ward, Victoria, British Columbia; Roll T-6291, Family No: 107.
  7. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 5014.
  8. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1912/5750.
  9. [S908] Newspaper - Nelson Evening Mail, issue of 23 Jan 1912, Vol XLVII, p2, col 4, Wedding.
  10. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1920/9039.
  11. [S908] Newspaper - Nelson Evening Mail, issue of 14 Feb 1920, Vol LIV, p5, Obituary.
  12. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1935/23675.
  13. [S419] Christchurch City Council Cemeteries database, at http://librarydata.christchurch.org.nz/Cemeteries/, Woolston Cemetery, Block S, plot 28.
  14. [S1107] Index - Canadian BDMs, at www.ancestry.com, British Columbia Vital Statistics Agency, Death Reg. No. 1890-09-006034, BCA No. B13077, GSU No. 1927287, aged 0.