Mary Ann Ford

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Mary Ann Ford

Birthdate: (63)
Birthplace: Portsea, Hampshire, England
Death: February 28, 1895 (59-67)
Windsor Place, Wellington, New Zealand
Place of Burial: Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Ambrose Ford and Mary Hatherley
Wife of Thomas Minifie and Joseph Hitchens
Mother of Thomas Minifie; Emma Mary Minifie; Rebecca Minifie; George Albert Minifie; Ernest (Aka Jack) Minifie and 1 other
Sister of Emily Amelia Ford; Rebecca Ford; Sophia Ford; Emma Ford; Susanna Ford and 5 others

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About Mary Ann Ford

  • Gates of Karori Cemetery where Mary is buried. (see also Thomas Minifie profile for image of church in which they married).
  • Mary Ann along with her siblings and parents arrived New Zealand aboard Cressy in 1850 and is commemorated along with others in Cathedral Square Christchurch as "Canterbury Pilgrim"
  • Following the death of her first husband Thomas Minifie, Mary remarried widower "Joseph Hitchens".
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Mary Ann Ford's Timeline

April 22, 1832
Portsea St Mary, Hampshire, England
Portsea, Hampshire, England
December 25, 1854
Age 22
New Zealand

NZBDM Historical
1854/2748 Minifie Thomas Mary Ann Thomas

August 29, 1855
Age 23
Wellington, New Zealand
July 11, 1857
Age 25
Wellington, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand

NZBDM Historical
1857/4999 Minifie Rebecca Mary Ann Thomas

December 30, 1859
Age 27
Wellington, New Zealand

NZBDM Historical
1859/5676 Minifie George Albert Mary Ann Thomas

December 31, 1860
Age 28
Wellington, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand

NZBDM Historical
1860/7443 Minifie Ernest Mary Ann Thomas