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Sophia Elizabeth MEYER

Female 1884 - 1970  (86 years)


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  • Name Sophia Elizabeth MEYER 
    Born 1884  NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Electoral Roll-Married 1911  Otoko, Te Karaka, Bay of Plenty, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Bay of Plenty 
    • Role: Married
      listed as a station hand c/o Hutchinson
    Christened Feb 1911  Waiapu, Napier, Poverty Bay, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Female 
    Electoral Roll-Married 1919  Dannevirke, Hawke's Bay, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Manawatu-Wanganui > Pahiatua 
    • Role: Married
      Richard Thomas is listed as living at Rua Roa, farm-hand
      Joseph Matthew is listed as living at Rua Roa, surfaceman
      Sophia Elizabeth is listed as living at Rua Roa, married
    Died 24 Feb 1970  Auckland, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 26 Mar 1970  Waikumete Cemetery, Henderson, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I6351  Moore Brickland Family Tree
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2021 

    Father James MEYER 
    Mother Harriett WHEELER 
    Family ID F2278  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joseph Matthew GIFKINS,   b. 15 Mar 1883, Bennetts, Waimakariri, Canterbury, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1962, Dannevirke, Hawke's Bay, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 1907  NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Joseph Kenneth GIFKINS,   b. 24 Feb 1908, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1992, Auckland, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Phoebe Sophia GIFKINS,   b. 14 Sep 1911, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1993, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +3. Ronald Keith GIFKINS,   b. 27 Oct 1912, Gisborne, Poverty Bay, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1945, Dannevirke, Hawke's Bay, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     4. Pearly Jane GIFKINS,   b. 8 Jan 1919, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F2163  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsElectoral Roll-Married - Bay of Plenty - 1911 - Otoko, Te Karaka, Bay of Plenty, NZ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Feb 1970 - Auckland, NZ Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S40] Assumption, Based on age stated on burial record (Reliability: 1).

    2. [S157] NZ - BDM Index online - https://bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/search/, New Zealand Government, Sophia Elizabeth daughter of Harriet and James Meyer.
      Registration No: 1884/19889 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S243] NZ - Papers Past (http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz), Baptisms:
      Eliza Jane Esther Taylor, Sophia Elizabeth Gifkins (adult), Constance Elizabeth Gifkins, Ernest William Frank Lowndes .....

      Biliographic Details:
      Waiapu Church Gazette, Volume I, Issue 8, 1 February 1911, Page 16 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S394] NZ - New Zealand Cemetery Records. NZSG Incorporated., (Source Information: Ancestry.com. New Zealand, Cemetery Records, 1800-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. Original data: New Zealand Cemetery Records. New Zealand Society of Genealogists Incorporated.), Protestant Division C, Row 1 - Plot 44, no stone. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S191] NZ - NZSG Cemetery Records, 1800-2007, (Original data: New Zealand Cemetery Records. New Zealand Society of Genealogists Incorporated), Source: Waikumete Cemetery Office
      Surname: GIFKINS
      Given Names: Sophia Elizabeth
      Year of Death: 1970
      Record Type: B/R
      Age: 83
      Location: Waikumete Cemetery (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S157] NZ - BDM Index online - https://bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/search/, New Zealand Government, Registration No: 1907/2338; Sophia Elizabeth Meyer marries Joseph Matthew Gifkins (Reliability: 3).