William Brown

M, #286701, b. circa 1844
Last Edited=11 Feb 2001
     William Brown was born circa 1844 at County Armagh, IrelandG.1 He was the son of John Brown and Mary Jane (?).1 He married Margaret Bennett, daughter of Robert Bennett and Jane Guy, in 1879.1
     William immigrated with his parents to Lyttelton, Canterbury, New ZealandG, on the ship Zealandia, arriving 25 May 1862.1 He was a farmer before 1875 at Courtenay, Canterbury, New ZealandG.1 He was a farmer before 1875 at Templeton, Canterbury, New ZealandG.1 He was a farmer in 1875 at Wakanui, Canterbury, New ZealandG.1

Children of William Brown and Margaret Bennett

Citations

  1. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 137. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.
  2. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 194.
  3. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 198.
  4. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 199.

Margaret Bennett

F, #286702, b. 1846, d. 26 September 1898
Last Edited=30 Jun 2008
     Margaret Bennett was born in 1846 at County Armagh, IrelandG.1 She was the daughter of Robert Bennett and Jane Guy. She married Henry Bennett, son of Henry Bennett and Ellen (?), on 11 January 1866 at St. Michaels Church, Christchurch, New ZealandG.2 She married William Brown, son of John Brown and Mary Jane (?), in 1879.3 She died on 26 September 1898 at Tinwald, Ashburton, New ZealandG.1 She was buried on 28 September 1898 at Ashburton Public Cemetery, Old Section, Ashburton, New ZealandG, plot 337.4,5
     Margaret immigrated to Lyttelton, Canterbury, New ZealandG on the ship The Blue Jacket, arriving on 28 November 1865. The ship was held in quarantine at Camp Bay for 15 days due to an outbreak of scarlet fever on board. However, Margaret does not appear on the passenger list.6 From 1879, her married name became Brown.7

Children of Margaret Bennett and Henry Bennett

Children of Margaret Bennett and William Brown

Citations

  1. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 63. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.
  2. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 75.
  3. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 137.
  4. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 164.
  5. [S2862] NZ Society of Genealogists, Ashburton Old Cemetery (Auckland, NZ: NZ Society of Genealogists, 1979), plot 337. Hereinafter cited as Ashburton Cemetery - Old Section.
  6. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 65.
  7. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 194.
  8. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 82.
  9. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 83.
  10. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 84.
  11. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 105.
  12. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 110.
  13. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 198.
  14. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 199.

Charles McIver

M, #286703, b. 1905, d. 3 June 1979
Last Edited=3 Jun 2008
     Charles McIver was born in 1905.1 He was the son of James McIver and Letitia Brown. He married Joyce Candy.2 He died on 3 June 1979 at Rakaia, Canterbury, New ZealandG, a heart attack while driving his car.1
     He was a service station proprietor of the Midway Service Station from 1955 to 1965 at Main North Road, Rakaia, Canterbury, New ZealandG.1

Children of Charles McIver and Joyce Candy

Citations

  1. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 265. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.
  2. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Bennett Families of Canterbury, page 196.

Leslie James McIver1

M, #286704, b. 1906, d. 30 November 1941
Last Edited=6 Jan 2001
     Leslie James McIver was born in 1906.2,1 He was the son of James McIver and Letitia Brown. He died on 30 November 1941 at Tobruk, LibyaG, wounds.2,1 He was buried at Tobruk War Cemetery, Tobruk, LibyaG.3
     He was a labourer in February 1940 at Christchurch, New ZealandG.4 He lived at Sydenham at 82 Byron Street, Christchurch, New ZealandG, in February 1940.4 Leslie served in the 27th (Machine Gun) NZ Battalion, NZ Machine Gun Corps, 2nd NZEF in March 1940 as a private 9685.1,4

Citations

  1. [S259] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, online http://www.cwgc.org. Hereinafter cited as Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
  2. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 196. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.
  3. [S259] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, online http://www.cwgc.org, plot 8 H 8.
  4. [S2886] NZ Government, NZ Expeditionary Force Nominal Rolls, 1939-1948, Volume I (Wellington, NZ: Government Print, 1941), First echelon. Hereinafter cited as NZEF Nominal Rolls, 1939-1948, Vol 1.

John McIver

M, #286705, b. circa 1910
Last Edited=6 Apr 2002
     John McIver was born circa 1910.1 He is the son of James McIver and Letitia Brown. He married Rita Skurr, daughter of William Skurr and Hetty Stalker.1

Child of John McIver and Rita Skurr

Citations

  1. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 196. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.


Wilfred McIver

M, #286706
Last Edited=15 Oct 2000
     Wilfred McIver is the son of James McIver and Letitia Brown. He married Esma Mulholland.1

Citations

  1. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 196. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.

Herbert McIver

M, #286707
Last Edited=15 Oct 2000
     Herbert McIver is the son of James McIver and Letitia Brown. He married Laura Feutz.1

Citations

  1. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 196. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.

Violet McIver

F, #286708
Last Edited=2 Jul 2008
     Violet McIver is the daughter of James McIver and Letitia Brown. She married Frank Williams.1
     Her married name became Williams.1

Citations

  1. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 196. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.

Merle McIver

F, #286709
Last Edited=15 Oct 2000
     Merle McIver is the daughter of James McIver and Letitia Brown. She married Gordon Bagrie.1
     Her married name became Bagrie.1

Children of Merle McIver and Gordon Bagrie

Citations

  1. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 196. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.

Bennett McIver

M, #286710
Last Edited=15 Oct 2000
     Bennett McIver is the son of James McIver and Letitia Brown. He married Mauva Burgess.1 He married Joyce Manning.1

Children of Bennett McIver and Mauva Burgess

Citations

  1. [S160] G.E. Bennett, Life and Times of the Bennett Families of Canterbury 1862-1979 (Ashburton, NZ: author, 1979), page 196. Hereinafter cited as Bennett Families of Canterbury.