Ronald HOOKER1

(1943 - 1967)
Father*Ross William HOOKER1 b. 1914, d. 1974
Mother*Alice CLARKE1 b. 1910, d. 2001
Ronald HOOKER was born on 3 April 1943 in Auckland, Auckland.1

He died on 11 December 1967 at age 24.1
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.

Ross William HOOKER1

(1914 - 1974)
Ross William HOOKER was born on 2 July 1914 at Devonport in Auckland, Auckland.1

He married Alice CLARKE, daughter of Frederick James CLARKE and Lavinia MAYALL, in Onehunga in 1938.1,2

Ross died on 18 September 1974 in Papatoetoe at age 60.1

Family

Alice CLARKE (1910 - 2001)
Child
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.
  2. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 8724.

Elsie HOPE

(1884 - 1925)
Elsie HOPE was born in Deloraine, Tasmania, in 1884. She was the daughter of James HOPE (1844) and Susannah Caroline HARDING (1849) and was the seventh of 10 children (David Thomas 1872, Annie Jane 1873, William James 1875, George Arthur 1878, Lucy 1880, Susan 1882, Flora 1885, Agnes 1888 and Walter 1890).1,2

She married Francis Baldwin (Frank) MACDONALD, son of Thomas Morell MACDONALD and Charlotte Clements FORSAITH, in New Zealand in 1906. It is believed there was no issue from this marrriage; it is also unclear how they met and whether the HOPE family had migrated to New Zealand from Tasmania.3,4

She was widowed on the death of her husband Francis on 28 August 1915.5,6

Elsie's second marriage was to Albert Edwin JEFFREY on 28 June 1919 at Cairns Memorial Manse, Powlett St in East Melbourne, Victoria.7

She signed a will dated 2 May 1922, appointing her husband executor and sole beneficiary.8

Elsie died on 16 January 1925 in Brunswick East, Melbourne, Victoria.8,9 She was buried on 19 January 1925 at the Fawkner Crematorium & Memorial Park.10

Her will was probated in Melbourne, Victoria, on 21 February 1925 with Albert Edwin JEFFREY appointed executor with her estate valued at no more than £345 of real estate and no more than £100 of personal estate.8

Family 1

Francis Baldwin (Frank) MACDONALD (1871 - 1915)

Family 2

Albert Edwin JEFFREY (1883 - 1966)
ChartsAlexander Macdonald (1813-1888) descendancy
Samuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy
Stephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S934] BDM VIC Registry, marriage record, dau of James HOPE and Susannah Caroline HARDING.
  2. [S179] Tasmanian Archives & Heritage Office, including Colonial Tasmanian Family Links Database, at http://www.linc.tas.gov.au, TASP no. 162929.
  3. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 420.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1906/1753.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1915/7277, aged 43.
  6. [S1020] Newspaper - Ashburton Guardian, issue of 2 Sep 1915, Vol XXXV, issue 8233, p8, Accidents & Deaths.
  7. [S934] BDM VIC Registry, marriage record, Reg. No. 3824/1919.
  8. [S1023] Will - Elsie Jeffrey, No. 199/944, VIC PRO No. 199/944, series VPRS 28, consignment P0003, unit no. 1508.
  9. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Death Reg. No. 616/1925, aged 41.
  10. [S752] Fawkner Crematorium & Memorial Park database, at http://www.fcmp.com.au, Reg. No. 19713, location Pres C 2191, aged 41. No stone present (2015).

Martha Clarke HOPKINS1

(1833 - 1913)
Martha Clarke HOPKINS was born in 1833 in Hobart, Tasmania.2,1

She married George CLARKE, son of George CLARKE and Martha Elizabeth BLOMFIELD, in Hobart, Tasmania, on 16 January 1853.3,4

She died in October 1913 in Hobart, Tasmania.3,5 She was buried on 11 October 1913 at the Cornelian Bay Cemetery in Hobart.6

Family

George CLARKE (1823 - 1913)
Children
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S179] Tasmanian Archives & Heritage Office, including Colonial Tasmanian Family Links Database, at http://www.linc.tas.gov.au, TASP 162780, daughter of Henry Hopkins and Sarah Rout - 5 other children listed.
  2. [S264] Book - National Centre of Biography (various authors), Australian Dictionary of Biography.
  3. [S264] Book - National Centre of Biography (various authors), Australian Dictionary of Biography, p411-412.
  4. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.
  5. [S753] Australian BDM Indexes 1788-1950, at http://www.ancestry.com/, Tasmania, Reg. No. 1491.
  6. [S686] Tasmanian Southern Cemeteries database, at http://www.millingtons.com.au/index.html, Cornelian Bay, Independent, Section E, site 8.
  7. [S753] Australian BDM Indexes 1788-1950, at http://www.ancestry.com/, Tasmania, Reg. No. 5851, daughter of George Clarke and Martha Hopkins.

Susan A HORNSBY

(c 1884 - )
Susan A HORNSBY was born in New Jersey circa 1884.1

She married Gordon Ashwell BALDWIN, son of Thomas BALDWIN and Francis (Fannie) MOODIE, in USA circa 1906.1,2

She was listed in the 1910 US census at 218 State St in Perth Amboy, Middlesex, New Jersey, with her husband Gordon; he was a shipping clerk in a brick factory, and the household included his brother George and a servant. Their child Francis was listed as living with them.3

She was listed in the 1920 US census at 173 Water St in Perth Amboy, Middlesex, New Jersey, with her husband Gordon; he was a foreman in a factory. Note that he has not aged as fast as his wife (as he claimed to be 38, but should be 39-40) and was confused about his mother's birthplace, which he claimed to be Scotland (actually his grand-mother's birth country). Their child Sewell was listed as living with them.4

She was listed in the 1930 US census at 7th St in Raritan, Middlesex, New Jersey, with her husband Gordon; he was a book-keeper for a public utility, living in their own house of $8000 value, with a radio. He has again lied about his age (claimed to be 48, should be 50); has moved his birthplace to Virginia and is still confused about his mother's birthplace. Their children Sewell and John were listed as living with them.5

Family

Gordon Ashwell BALDWIN (1880 - )
Children
ChartsThomas Mudie (Moodie) (1776-?) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S251] Census - 1 Apr 1930, US Census, Raritan, Middlesex, New Jersey; Roll: 1368; Page: 21A; Enumeration District: 103; Image: 906.0.
  2. [S259] Census - 15 Apr 1910, US Census, Perth Amboy Ward 2, Middlesex, New Jersey; Roll: T624_899; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 27; Image: 88.
  3. [S259] Census - 15 Apr 1910, US Census, Perth Amboy Ward 2, Middlesex, New Jersey, Roll T624-899, Page 1A, Enumeration District 27, image 88.
  4. [S245] Census - 1 Jan 1920, US Census, Perth Amboy Ward 1, Middlesex, New Jersey, Roll T625-1056, Page 3B, Enumeration District 33, image 552.
  5. [S251] Census - 1 Apr 1930, US Census, Raritan, Middlesex, New Jersey, Roll 1368, Page 21A, Enumeration District 103, image 906.0.

Maud Kathleen Lee HOTOP

(1888 - 1950)
Maud Kathleen Lee HOTOP was born in New Zealand on 17 October 1888.1

She married George MOODIE, son of George Hutton MOODIE and Janet Harley HUTTON, in Cromwell, Otago, in 1911.2,3

Maud died on 23 September 1950 at of 47 Cole St in Dunedin, Otago, at age 61.4,5 She was buried on 25 September 1950 at the Northern Cemetery in Dunedin.6

Family

George MOODIE (1880 - 1969)
Children
ChartsThomas Mudie (Moodie) (1776-?) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1888/10906 to Henry and Ada.
  2. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 8684.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1911/8621.
  4. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/facilities/cemeteries/…
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1950/27480, aged 61.
  6. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/facilities/cemeteries/…, Original reference N19500910; Block 161, plot 16.

Kathleen Mary Lawrence HOUGHTON1,2

(1891 - 1925)
Kathleen Mary Lawrence HOUGHTON was born in New Zealand in 1891.2

She married Gerard Henry NICHOLLS in New Zealand in 1914.1

Kathleen died on 27 December 1925 in New Zealand possibly dying in childbirth, as the NZ BDM indexes show a stillbirth in 1925.3

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1914/4802.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1891/345 daughter to William and Sarah Annie.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1925/6583, aged 34.

Alexander Guthrie HOWAT

(1884 - 1946)
Alexander Guthrie HOWAT was born in Hutchesontown, Lanarkshire, in 1884.1

He married Margaret Houston McPHEE in Cathcart, Lanarkshire, on 25 August 1905. He gave his occupation as 'brass finisher.2,3'

Alexander died in 1946 in Stevenston, Ayrshire.4

Family

Margaret Houston McPHEE (1885 - )
Child

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Hutchesontown, Statutory Births, GRO 644/11 861.
  2. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Cathcart, Statutory Births, GRO 560/00 0844.
  3. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, District of Cathcart, Statutory Marriages, GRO 560/133.
  4. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Stevenston, Statutory Deaths, GRO 615/00 0035, aged 83.

John Taylor (Iain) HOWAT

(1938 - 1987)
Father*John Taylor (Jack) HOWAT b. 1907, d. 1947
Mother*Christina McInnes FERGUSON b. 1913, d. 1998
John Taylor HOWAT
(1938-1987)
John Taylor (Iain) HOWAT was born in Tradeston, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, on 30 July 1938.1

He was the informant of Alexander FERGUSON's death at Western Infirmary in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, on 7 January 1966.2

John died on 12 October 1987 in Johnstone, Renfrewshire, at age 49.3 He was cremated in Paisley on 15 October 1987.
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy
John McInnes descendancy
Hugh McColl descendancy

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Tradeston, Statutory Births, GRO 644/16 1218.
  2. [S545] GRO Scotland, sighted record, District 645-2, entry #33.
  3. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Johnstone, Statutory Deaths, GRO 644/414, aged 49.

John Taylor (Jack) HOWAT1

(1907 - 1947)
Father*Alexander Guthrie HOWAT1 b. 1884, d. 1946
Mother*Margaret Houston McPHEE1 b. 1885
John Taylor (Jack) HOWAT was born at 7 Holmhead Park in Cathcart, Renfrewshire, on 19 November 1907.1

He married Christina McInnes FERGUSON, daughter of Alexander FERGUSON and Catherine Sinclair (Kate) McINNES, at the Grand Hotel, Kelvingrove in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, on 12 February 1938. He was a marine engineer and she was a typist.2

He served on the SS Zena as Second Engineering Officer during the Second World War. The Zena was a 1416 gross ton steamer, built in 1911 and requisitioned by the Admiralty in WWI as an ammunition carrier, then acquired in 1928 by Clydesdale Shipowners Co. Ltd. During WWII she mainly sailed in convoys on the UK-Gibralter and UK-Methil runs; after the war she had other owners before being scrapped in 1960.3,4

John died on 25 June 1947 at 35 Garry St in Cathcart, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, at age 39 of pulmonary TB, haemoptysis. The informant was his sister May.5 He was buried at the Cathcart Cemetery, 160 Brenfield Rd in East Renfrew.6

Family

Christina McInnes FERGUSON (1913 - 1998)
Child
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy
John McInnes descendancy
Hugh McColl descendancy

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Cathcart, Statutory Births, GRO 560/00 0844.
  2. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, District of Kelvingrove, Statutory Marriages, GRO 644/09 0069.
  3. [S196] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, at http://www.cwgc.org
  4. [S991] Historical RFA - Royal Fleet Auxiliaries, at http://historicalrfa.org/
  5. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Cathcart, Statutory Deaths, GRO 644/19 0686, aged 39.
  6. [S196] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, at http://www.cwgc.org, Compartment N, Main Cty, grave 1931.