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Looking for Info ... George HALFACRE & Amy BROWN (married & died in N.Z.)
Posted by: Michaela H (ID *****7861) Date: June 01, 2009 at 19:48:13
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Hi

Does anyone have any further information about the following people and/or any photographs that they could e-mail me?

Name: George Henry HALFACRE
Born: Approx. 1872 (based on age at his death) in Hampshire, England
Married: At age 23 years old in Hampshire, England to Emily RAGGET, but was Widowed on 18 September 1910. According to his death certificate they had at least one son and two daughters together.
Married: Amy Winifred BROWN on 08 February 1915 at St. Paul's Church in Papanui, Christchurch, New Zealand. She was aged 32 years old at the time, and George was a 42 year old Fishmonger according to there Marriage Certificate.
Died: 21 June 1963 aged 91 years old at 85 Leinster Road, Christchurch, New Zealand from heart failure (5 weeks) and senility. His occupation is listed on his death certificate as a Retired Mixed Farmer.
Burial: He was cremated at Bromley Cemetery, Christchurch, New Zealand on 24 June 1963.
Years Spent in NZ: 54
Parent's Names: Samuel Halfacre (Gardener) and Mary Knight.

Name: Amy Winifred BROWN
Born: 29 April 1882 in Kowai Bush, Canterbury, New Zealand
Married: George Henry HALFACRE on 08 February 1915 at St. Paul's Church in Papanui, Christchurch. George was a 42 year old Fishmonger and she was aged 32 years old at the time according to there Marriage Certificate.
Died: 20 March 1960 at Princess Margaret Hospital, Cashmere, Christchurch, New Zealand from Cardio respiratory failure (3 days)
Burial: She was cremated at Bromley Cemetery, Christchurch, New Zealand on 22 March 1960.
Parents: George James BROWN (born 07 May 1858 in Sandy Creek, Victoria Australia - a Labourer. Originally called Sandy Creek, in 1860 the settlement’s name was changed to Tarnagulla) and Georgina Harriet DRIVER (born in London, England)

George and Amy had a girl who was born on 28 April 1916 in Papanui, Christchurch, but she died two days later on 30 April 1916 in Papanui, Christchurch, New Zealand from Inanition. On her death certificate it lists George's occupation at the time as a Fishmonger. I am unaware of any other children they had together.


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