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Ivan Franičević

Birthdate: (92)
Birthplace: Živogošće, Općina Podgora, Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia
Death: March 5, 1986 (92)
Auckland, New Zealand
Place of Burial: Auckland, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of Jure Franičević and Kate Franičević (Urlić)
Husband of Marija Franičević
Father of Rose Sokolić; Venus Mary Tomlinson and <private> Franičević
Brother of Bare Franičević and Tony Franičević

Occupation: Café & restaurant owner, barber & gum digger.
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About Ivan Franičević

Arrived in New Zealand from Croatia in 1900 when he was 7 years old. He married Marija on the 23/11/1924 when he was 31 years old.

He was the owner of Herne Bay fish shop. He was also a gum digger in Dargaville.

Franičević families are Croats and they are mostly from the Island of Hvar. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Split and on the Island of Hvar. In Sućuraj on the Island of Hvar every ninth inhabitant had the family name Franičević.

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Ivan Franičević's Timeline

June 23, 1893
Živogošće, Općina Podgora, Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia
November 4, 1925
Age 32
Auckland, New Zealand
November 15, 1926
Age 33
Auckland, New Zealand
March 5, 1986
Age 92
Auckland, New Zealand
Auckland, New Zealand