Rev. 5 Feb. 2011, Gen. 371

 

DESCENDANTS OF JOHN GREAVES OF LEAMINGTON, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

John Greaves (1) was born about 1796 in Leamington, Warwickshire, England.  He married ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  The Greaves family members were apparently often called by their middle names, so Samuel William Greaves is found as William in the 1841 census for Bath Street, Leamington Priors, Warwickshire, and his son Alfred Frederick is found as Frederick in later records.  (R‑2)

Children - Greaves

+2.  Samuel William Greaves, b.c. 1829, m. Sarah Thacker, 3 June 1852.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF JOHN GREAVES (1)

Samuel William Greaves (2) was born about 1829 in Leamington, Warwickshire, England.  He married Sarah Thacker, daughter of James Thacker and Annie Steel (or Hannah Stickley), on 3 June 1852 in Leamington, Warwickshire.  She was born about 1833 in Appleton, Northamptonshire (or Leamington, Warwickshire), was christened 6 May 1832 in Aston le Walls, Warwickshire, and died 23 March 1910 in Palmerston North, New Zealand.  They lived in Birmingham, England.  All their children were born in Warwickshire, England, except for Annie who was born in Johnsonville, Wellington, NZ.  (R‑1, R‑2)

Children - Greaves

  3.  Harry Greaves, b.c. 1853 (Leamington, Warwickshire).

  4.  Mary Ann Greaves, chr. 26 July 1854 (St. Nicholas, Warwickshire).

+5.  Alfred Frederick Greaves, b. 28 Feb. 1858, m. Catherine Dowd, 14 Jan. 1888, d. 29 Aug. 1936.

+6.  Harriet Jane Greaves, b. 20 May 1862, m. Henry Thomas James Hancox, 26 Oct. 1878, d. 14 Aug. 1941.

  7.  Clara Greaves, b.c. 1865, m. Thomas Dawson, 1 March 1887 (Wellington, NZ).

  8.  Annie Elizabeth Greaves, b.c. 1874, d. 5 April 1874 (Johnsonville, Wellington, NZ).

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

SAMUEL W. GREAVES (2) AND SARAH THACKER

Alfred Frederick Greaves (5) was born 28 Feb. 1858 in Springfield, Leamington, Warwickshire, died 29 Aug. 1936 in Kimbolton, N.Z., and was buried 1 Sept. 1936 in Kimbolton Cem.  He married Catherine Dowd, daughter of Patrick O’Dowd and Elizabeth McKenna, on 14 Jan. 1888 in Wellington, N.Z.  She was born 1 May 1865 in Lassaboy, Fife, Scotland (some reports say Ireland), died 30 Aug. 1927 in Palmerston, North Adelaide, N.Z., and was buried 31 Aug. 1927 in Kimbolton Cem., Wellington, N.Z.  (R‑2)

Children - Greaves

  9.  William Frederick Greaves, b. 1888 (Wellington, N.Z.), m(1) Esther Margaret Thompson, 1912 (N.Z.), m(2) Grace May Ludeman, d. 9 Dec. 1967 (Manaia, N.Z.).  Esther d. 22 May 1933 in Wanganui, N.Z.

 

Harriet Jane Greaves (6) was born 20 May 1862 in Banbury (or Birmingham), Warwickshire, England, died 14 Aug. 1941 in Palmerston North, New Zealand, and was buried 16 Aug. 1941 in Kelvin Grove Cem., Palmerston North.  She married Henry Thomas James Hancox, son of John Hancox and Mary Anne Newton, on 26 Oct. 1878 in the Registrar’s Office, Wellington, NZ.  He was born 1 Aug. 1848 in Aston (or Kenilworth), Warwickshire, England, and died 14 March 1906 in The Gorge, Woodville, N.Z., and was buried 17 March 1906 in Feilding, Woodville, N.Z.  (R‑1)

Children - Hancox

+10.  Florence Elizabeth Harriet Hancox, b. 22 Jan. 1878, m. George Herbert Newson, 2 Dec. 1898, d. 1 Jan. 1952.

+11.  Ada Hancox, b. 29 July 1881, m. Edward Adams Carlyle, 13 Feb. 1903, d. 10 Jan. 1965.

+12.  Henry James Frederick Hancox, b. 7 Aug. 1882, m. Lily Jones, 1915, d. 15 Nov. 1918.

+13.  Lillian Mary Hancox, b. 24 May 1884, m. David Smith, 24 Aug. 1912, d. 1917.

  14.  John Hancox, b. 31 Dec. 1886 (North Street, Palmerston North, N.Z.), m. Ellen Catherine (“Nell”) McWilliams, 1917 (N.Z.), d. 10 May 1968 (Auckland Hospital, Auckland, N.Z.).

  15.  Claude Frank Hancox, b. 4 Sept. 1890 (Kimbolton, Wellington, N.Z.), m. Alice Helen Trendell, 1936 (M.Z.), d. 27 Sept. 1953 (Napier).  She was b. 3 April 1899 in Croydon, Surrey, England, and d. 15 June 1991 in N.Z.

  16.  George Leonard Hancox, b. 28 Jan. 1892 (Feilding, Manawatu, N.Z.), m. Mary Frances Jane (“Sissy”) Stokes, c. 1920 (Palmerston North, N.Z.), d. 27 March 1973 (Palmerston North, N.Z.).  She was b.c. 1887 in Carnarvon, N.Z., and d. 5 Sept. 1963 in Public Hospital, Palmerston North, N.Z.

  17.  Lucy Jane Hancox, b. 15 March 1894 (Feilding, N.Z.), m(1) Herb Timmins, m(2) ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Sievers, 1914, m(3) Solly ‑‑‑‑‑‑, d. 17 Sept. 1979 (Wesleyhaven Hospital, Lower Hutt, N.Z.).  Herb was b.c. 1894 in Bruthen, Victoria, Australia, and d. 17 Sept. 1957 in Ocena Head, Paraparaumu Beach, N.Z, son of Dudley Francis Timmins and Annie Hawkless.

  18.  Eva Hancox, b. 11 Oct. 1896 (Birmingham, Manawatu, N.Z.), m. Harold David Abbiss, 11 April 1919 (N.Z.), d. 14 March 1963 (Napier, N.Z.).  He was b. 18 Sept. 1900, and d. 11 May 1956 in N.Z., son of Arthur James Abbiss and Agnes Harper.

  19.  Elsie Hancox, b. 8 Oct. 1898 (Birmingham, Manawatu, N.Z.), m. Ernest Frederick Hodge, 1936 (Feilding, N.Z.), d. 3 Nov. 1978 (Feilding, N.Z.).  He was b. 3 April 1901 in Mangarimu, N.Z., and d. 22 July 1987 in Oroua, Feilding, N.Z., son of James Hodge and Alice Maude Willis.

+20.  Sydney Horace Hancox, b. 1 Sept. 1900, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑, d. 20 Dec. 1986.

  21.  Anne Olive Hancox, b. 25 Nov. 1902 (North Street, Palmerston North, N.Z.), m(1) Ernest Frederick Lehndorf, 24 Feb. 1922 (Registrar’s Office, Marton, N.Z.), m(2) Charlie Gardener, d. 23 Sept. 1989 (Taranaki Base, New Plymouth, N.Z.).  Ernest was b.c. 1894 in Wodville, N.Z., and d. 19 Dec. 1971 in New Plymouth, N.Z. , son of Augustus Frederick Lehndorf and Alice Cook.  Charlie was b.c. 1898 in Manawatu, N.Z., and d. in N.Z.

+22.  Emma Hancox, b. 21 Aug. 1904, m. Ronald William Pretious, 20 March 1930, d. 6 May 1973.

 

 

GENERATION 4

 

CHILDREN OF HARRIET J. GREAVES (6) AND HENRY T. HANCOX

Florence Elizabeth Harriet Hancox (10) was born 22 Jan. 1878 in Newton, died 1 Jan. 1952, was cremated, and her ashes were buried in Karori Cem., all in Wellington, N.Z.  She married George Herbert Newson, son of Henry Newson and Sophia Ann Dowsett, on 2 Dec. 1898 in Manakau, Manawatu, N.Z.  He was born 29 July 1873, died 29 Sept. 1951 in Wellington Hospital, and was buried 1 Oct. 1951, all in Wellington, N.Z.  All their children were born in Manakau. Manawatu, N.Z.  (R‑2)

Children - Newson

  27.  George Henry Newson, b. 17 Sept. 1899, d. 8 Jan. 1985 (Wellington, N.Z.).

  25.  Sydney Horace Newson, b. 6 Sept. 1901, d. 2 April 1971 (Wellington, N.Z.).

  24.  Percival Herbert Newson, b. 8 March 1903, d. 1 Oct. 1974 (Wellington Hosp., Wellington, N.Z.).

  29.  Frederick William Newson, b. 28 Dec. 1905, d. 22 Jan. 1973 (Masterton or Eketahuna, N.Z.).

  23.  Vera Florence Harriet Newson, b. 18 Oct. 1907, d. 10 Dec. 1968 (Wellington, N.Z.

  26.  Claude Alexandra Newson, b. 14 Sept. 1909, d. 28 April 1989 (Wellington Hosp., Wellington, N.Z.).

  28.  Lillian Newson, b. 21 Sept. 1910, d. 19 April 1984 (Paraparaumu, N.Z.).

 

Ada Hancox (11) was born 29 July 1881 (or 1880[1]) in Wellington, New Zealand, and died 10 Jan. 1965 in Waikato Hospital, N.Z.  She married Edward Adams Carlyle, son of Joseph Carlile and Amelia (“Emma”) Dobbs, on 13 Feb. 1903 in Kimbolton, Manawatu, N.Z.  He was born 29 June 1877 in Christchurch, N.Z., and died 11 Sept. 1956 in Papakura, Auckland, N.Z.  (R‑1, R‑2)

Children - Carlyle

+30.  Henry Walter Carlyle, b. 27 July 1915, m. Zenobia Florence Douch, 7 June 1947, d. 26 April 1971.

 

Henry James Frederick (“Harry”) Hancox (12) was born 7 Aug. 1882 in Wellington, N.Z., died 15 Nov. 1918 in Taumaranui, N.Z., and was buried 16 Nov. 1918 in Taumaranui, N.Z.  He married Lily Jones, daughter of John Williams Jones and Mary Leafy Black, in 1915 in Wanganui, N.Z.  She was born about 1886 in Gore, Southland, N.Z., died 16 Aug. 1975 in Wanganui, N.Z., and was buried in Public Cem., Rotorua, N.Z.  (R‑2)

Children - Hancox

  31.  Roy Richard Hancox, b. 1916 (Owhango, Wanganui, N.Z.), d. 24 June 1939 (Rotorua, N.Z.).

 

Lillian Mary Hancox (13) was born 24 May 1884 in Mukurnaru, Wanganui, N.Z., and died in 1917 in N.Z.  She married David (“Dave”) Smith, son of William Smith and Elizabeth ‑‑‑‑‑‑, on 24 Aug. 1912 in Rangiwahia, N.Z.  He was born about 1884 in Bulls, N.Z.  (R‑2)

Children - Smith

  32.  Joyce Smith, b.c. 1902 (Rangiwahia, N.Z.).

 

Sydney Horace Hancox (20) was born 1 Sept. 1900 in Birmingham, Wanganui, N.Z., died 20 Dec. 1986 in Feilding, N.Z., and was buried 22 Dec. 1986 in Kelvin Grove Cem., Palmerston North, N.Z.  He married ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  Both their children were born in Wanganui, N.Z.  (R‑2)

Children - Hancox

  33.  Johnny Hancox, b.c. 1926, d. 1987.

  34.  Frederick John Hancox, b. 25 Nov. 1932, d. 23 June 1985 (St. Stephens Crescent, Palmerston North, Manawatu, N.Z.).

 

Emma Hancox (22) was born 21 Aug. 1904 in Rangiwahia, N.Z., died 6 May 1973 in Feilding, N.Z., and was buried in Kelvin Grove Cem., Palmerston North, N.Z.  She married Ronald William Pretious, son of William Henry Pretious and Rachel Grieve Anderson, on 20 March 1930 in All Saints Church, Palmerston North, N/Z.  He was born 4 March 1905 in Kimbolton, N.Z., died 20 Aug. 1987 in Public Hospital, Masterton, Palmerston North, N.Z., and was buried 22 Aug. 1987 in Kelvin Grove Cem., Palmerston North, N.Z.  (R‑2)

Children - Pretious

  35.  Beverly Dawn Pretious, b. 30 Nov. 1931 (N.Z.), d. 24 July 1959 (N.Z.).

 

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[1] The year of birth was given as 1881 by R‑1 and as 1880 by R‑2.