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Jacob Vincent Kurta

Croatian: Jakov Vice Kurtić, Italian: Giacomo Vicenzo Kurta
Birthdate: (88)
Birthplace: Podgora, Croatia
Death: June 18, 1965 (88)
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Place of Burial: New Plymouth, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of Ivan Kurtić and Mare Kurtić (Vrsaljko)
Husband of Christina Kurtich (Agostinelli)
Father of Mary Dominica Kurta; Catherine Anastasia Kurta; Mavis Adelina Kurta; Sylvester John Kurta; Victor James Kurta and 2 others
Brother of Mare Kurtić; Marijan Kurtić; Cvita Kurtić; Ane Kurtić and Mare Marinović (Kurtić)

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About Jacob Vincent Kurta

Jakov Vincenzo Kurtic: Došao u NZ 1896. Jacob Vincent Kurta Naturalised in 1904. Arrived in Auckland 26 November 1896 with friends Ivan Borich and Ante Sisarich. The first of the Podorani to go gumdigging. He was the second of his people to open a restaurant in NZ. (p86 & 87 From Distant Villages SA Jelicich) Louis Kinkella was 1882. He was the key to expansion of restaurants and fish shops southwards. Many came to New Plymouth to learn the ropes and he sometimes helped with finance when they started their own business.

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Jacob Vincent Kurta's Timeline

January 23, 1877
Podgora, Croatia
January 12, 1908
Age 30
New Plymouth, New Zealand
November 28, 1909
Age 32
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Age 34
New Plymouth, New Zealand
May 22, 1919
Age 42
New Plymouth, New Zealand
July 25, 1922
Age 45
New Plymouth, New Zealand
September 16, 1924
Age 47
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Age 49
New Plymouth, New Zealand