Mary Ann Wilson

Is your surname Wilson?

Research the Wilson family

Mary Ann Wilson's Geni Profile

Records for Mary Wilson

13,483,077 Records

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

Share

Mary Ann Wilson (Walker)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Hobart, TAS, Australia
Death: Died in Taumarunui, Ruapehu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Cause of death: Lymphadenoma
Place of Burial: Taumarunui, Ruapehu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Charles Walker and Louisa Coombes
Wife of James Wilson
Mother of James Charles Arthur Wilson; Bertha Mary Margaret Wilson, Ms; Maud Ellen Maplesden; Rubina Frances Harmston; Andrew Joseph Tasman Wilson and 4 others
Half sister of Isabella Jane Walker; Selina Lavinia Cantlon; Thomas William Walker; William Walker; George Arthur Walker and 8 others

Managed by: Private User
Last Updated:

About Mary Ann Wilson (Walker)

Mary Ann arrived in New Zealand sometime at the end of 1881, and then married James Wilson in January 1882.

  

She and James lived in the Duffers Creek, Half Ounce area near Totora Flat, West Coast, N.Z. and went on to have 9 children between 1882 and 1904

Last on the West Coast Electoral Roll in 1911.

Sometime between 1911 and 1914 Mary Ann left her husband James for another man (Robert Crawford) and headed to Rotorua. Jess the youngest, was put into a boarding school in Greymouth and looked after by the Nuns. Mary Ann took the next 2 youngest children, Charles and Sheila with her.

Sheila was to succumb to illness and died in 1914. She is buried in Rotorua Cemetery.

From there Mary Ann and Robert moved to Taumarunui.

James, Mary Ann's husband died in Dec 1917, but there is no evidence of a marriage between Mary Ann and Robert Crawford. Robert was a widow with 2 children. He was formerly from Blackball and was the sole proprietor of the Royal Mail Line of coaches running between Blackball and Ngahere. He died in 1934 in Taumarunui.

On Mary Ann's death certificate, it states that she was married at 16. This information was given by Robert Crawford and we believe it to be true. On her marriage Certificate it says 18.

On her marriage certificate it also states that that her mother was Jane Elizabeth Whiteman. This is not possible because of her age. It is believed that Jane more that likely brought her up, but she was born to Charles Walker and Louisa Coombes. Have yet to discover what became of Louisa.

 
  







view all 13

Mary Ann Wilson's Timeline

1866
April 9, 1866
Hobart, TAS, Australia
1882
January 9, 1882
Age 15
Ahaura, West Coast, New Zealand
November 6, 1882
Age 16
Greymouth, West Coast, New Zealand
1884
June 22, 1884
Age 18
Ahaura, West Coast, New Zealand
1886
September 21, 1886
Age 20
Ahaura, West Coast, New Zealand
1888
July 24, 1888
Age 22
Ahaura, West Coast, New Zealand
1892
July 16, 1892
Age 26
West Coast, New Zealand
1897
April 5, 1897
Age 30
Ahaura, West Coast, New Zealand
1900
January 11, 1900
Age 33
Ahaura, West Coast, New Zealand
1902
March 5, 1902
Age 35
West Coast, New Zealand