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Josip Babich

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Birthplace: Runovic, Croatia
Death: Died in Auckland, New Zealand
Place of Burial: Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland
Immediate Family:

Son of Petar Babić and Iva Babić (Selak)
Husband of Mara Babich
Father of <private> Cibilich (Babich); <private> Babich; <private> Babich; <private> Babich and <private> Babich
Brother of Jakov Babich; Mate Babich; Ivan Babich and Stipan Babich

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About Josip Babich

Josip Babich recalled how at the age of 14, he went on foot with family members over the Biokovo Range to Makarska. They joined the steamer "Bosna" for Trieste, and they travelled by rail via Rome to Naples. There, they boarded the P & O liner Orsova on its maiden voyage departing for Sydney, Australia. The final leg to Auckland was completed on the SS Maheno. (From Distant Villages by S.A. Jelicich pp110-112)

1929 Josip Married Mara Grgich and had five children. They are featured at Te Papa Museum as a notable family who pioneered the production of wine. Josip's sons: Peter, MBE. Joe, Winemaker of the Year 1993, Maureen Radford nee Babich continues in management. Josip bequeathed a successful family owned and operated winemaking venture dedicated to quality.

From [http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/4b1/babich-josip-petrov]

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Josip Babich's Timeline

1895
November 27, 1895
Runovic, Croatia
1983
August 22, 1983
Age 87
Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland