Mary Gittens

Female 1822 - 1896  (74 years)


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  • Name Mary Gittens 
    Born 9 Jan 1822  Brecon, South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Reference Number 18989887 
    Reference Number 20559055 
    Reference Number 60 
    Died 19 Oct 1896  Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • [[Category: Nourmahal, sailed 8 February 1858]]
      == Biography ==Mary Gittens was born in 1822. She was the daughter of William Gittens and Elizabeth Johnstone.
      In 1847, Mary married John Smith in Nash, Burford, Salop (Shropshire). "England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NL96-8VC : 10 February 2018), John Smith and Mary Gittins, 28 Oct 1847; citing Nash,Shropshire,England, reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 918,858.
      In 1851, Mary and her husband were residing in Nash, Worcestershire. Mary's husband was a carpenter. The couple had two daughters at that time. "England and Wales Census, 1851," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:SGB8-212 : 10 November 2017), Mary Smith in household of John Smith, Nash, Worcestershire, England; citing Nash, Worcestershire, England, p. 7, from "1851 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
      Mary, her husband and their children emigrated to New Zealand aboard the ship Nourmahal, which left London on 8th February 1858 and arrived in Port Chalmers on May 5th that year.
      Mary passed away in New Zealand in 1896. [https://bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/search/search?path=%2FqueryEntry.m%3Ftype%3Ddeaths New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs - Births, Deaths and Marriages] Search with death registration # 1896/6438 Mary was buried in Eastern Cemetery in Invercargill on Tuesday 20th October that year. https://icc.govt.nz/cemetery-result/?id=64141

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    Family John Smith,   b. Abt 1824, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1881, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Married 28 Oct 1847  Nash, Burford, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann Smith,   b. 16 Nov 1852, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1927, Christchurch, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Anne Elizabeth Smith,   b. 3 Sep 1848, Tenbury, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1928, Invercargill, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. Sarah Smith,   b. 11 Aug 1850, Tenbury, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1911, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     4. William Smith,   b. 1 Apr 1855, Tenbury, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Clara Martha Smith,   b. 3 May 1857, Tenbury, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1926, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F42  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart