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Rhoda Watkins (Hight)

Birthdate: (98)
Birthplace: Broughton, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Ann Hight
Wife of Edwin Watkins
Mother of John Ernest Watkins; Mary Anne Curtis; Frederick William Watkins; Edwin Albert Watkins; Rhoda Elizabeth Watkins and 6 others
Half sister of William Henry Robinson

Occupation: Servant, Aged 15
Managed by: Private User
Last Updated:

About Rhoda Watkins

OBITUARY

MRS. RHODA WATKINS

An old resident of the Dominion, Mrs. Rhoda Watkins, has died at the age of 98. Born at Broughton, England, she came to New Zealand in the sailing ship Eastern Empire, arriving at Lyttelton in January, 1865. Later she married Mr. Edwin Watkins, and lived at different times in Christchurch, Ashburton and South Canterbury. They came to the North Island in 1903 and farmed at Raglan, and later at Kakahi, where Mr. Watkins died in 1919. Mrs. Watkins, who lost her sight 23 years ago, had lived with her daughter Mrs. R. E. Hardley, in Auckland, for the past seven years. She is survived by two sons and two daughters. There are 30 grandchildren and 57 great-grand-children.

AUCKLAND STAR 1 JUNE 1945

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Rhoda Watkins's Timeline

1847
May 12, 1847
Broughton, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
1870
April 22, 1870
Age 22
1871
December 2, 1871
Age 24
1873
March 5, 1873
Age 25
1875
1875
Age 27
1876
August 11, 1876
Age 29
1877
1877
Age 29
1879
1879
Age 31
1881
July 17, 1881
Age 34
1886
June 30, 1886
Age 39
Albury, Mackenzie District, Canterbury, New Zealand