Topic: Wilhelmina Miller (nee Meyer) (1868-1954)

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Wilhelmina Miller was aged 7 she arrived in New Zealand aboard the Orari in 1876. She married James Anderson Miller in 1885 and they had 14 children together. Wilhelmina was my third great aunt - Debbie McCauley.

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Known as 'Minnie', Wilhelmina was born in Liverpool, England in 1868. Her parents were Hermann (1820-1895) and Johanna (1825-1902) Meyer (nee Pasmun). She was aged 7 she arrived in New Zealand aboard the Orari in 1876.

Wilhelmina married James Anderson Miller in 1885 (reg. 1885/329). James was born in Invergowrie, Perth, Scotland, in 1851 to George and Agnes Miller (nee Ferguson). They had 14 children together: 

  1. Agnes Anderson Miller (1885-?). Born in 1885 (reg. 1885/8165). She married David Baxter in 1914 (reg. 1914/7138).
  2. Jessie Miller (1888-1987). Born 16 June 1888 (reg. 1888/17271). She married Henry Edward Lockley in 1905 under the name Jessie Anderson Miller (reg. 1905/5197). She possibly died in 1987 (reg. 1987/38585)
  3. James Miller (1888-?). Born 16 June 1888 (reg. 1888/17272).
  4. Anne Miller (1890-1954). She married Robert Annal Stanley Browne in 1907 (reg. 1907/391). She possibly died, aged 76, in 1954 (reg. 1954/21402).
  5. Lena Miller (1892-1978). Born on 5 November 1892. She possibly died in 1978 (reg. 1978/27618).
  6. Marjorie Anderson Miller (1893-1980). Born on 18 August 1893. She married George Gibson in 1927 (reg. 1927/9555). Marjorie died in 1980 (reg. 1980/30056).
  7. Minnie Anderson Miller (1895-1974). Born on 10 July 1895. She died in 1974 (reg. 1974/38938).
  8. Mary Anderson Miller (1897-1924). Born in c1897. She married Harry Joseph Norris in 1902 (reg. 1902/4461). Mary died, aged 27, in 1924 (reg. 1924/4574).
  9. George Anderson Miller (1897-1976). Born on 9 April 1897 (reg. 1961/150019). He married Flora Ellen Stewart on 4 September 1918 (reg. 1918/4555). Flora died just three months later, at age 23, on 16 December 1918. George then married Violet Rose Biggs in 1920 (reg. 1920/8428). George died in 1976 (reg. 1976/49332).
  10. Fraser Anderson Miller (1899-1988). Born on 25 January 1899. He married Isabell Gladys Nicol in 1928 (reg. 1928/8112). Fraser died in 1988 (reg. 1988/28325).
  11. Elsie Anderson Miller (1902-1983). Born on 17 May 1902. She married Alexander Amos Spencer in 1926 (reg. 1926/6903). Elsie died in 1983 (reg. 1983/42961).
  12. William Anderson Miller (1906-?). Born in 1906 (reg. 1906/18975).
  13. Margaret Hazel Anderson Miller (1908-1979). Born on 29 October 1908 (reg. 1908/22431). She married John Bunyan in 1925 (reg. 1925/9284). She died in 1979 (reg. 1979/45414).
  14. Archibald Anderson Miller (1912-1974). Born on 26 December 1912 (reg. 1913/7937). He died in 1974 (reg. 1974/32287).

James died in Te Aroha, aged 70. in 1921 (reg. 1921/1357). He was buried in Te Aroha Cemetery.

Wilhelmina died in Auckland, aged 85, in 1954 (reg. 1854/21518). She ws buried in Te Aroha Cemetery.

 

References:

Births, Deaths & Marriages Online (New Zealand).

Jillian Bellringer (Wilhelmina's second great granddaughter through Jessie Miller - personal correspondance, 2014).

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Wilhelmina Miller (nee Meyer) (1868-1954)


Year:1876
First Names:Wilhelmina
Last Name:Meyer
Date of Birth:1868
Place of Birth:Liverpool
Country of birth:England
Date of death:1954
Place of death:New Zealand
Spouses name:James Anderson Miller
Spouses date of birth:1851
Spouses place of birth:Invergowrie, Perth, Scotland
Spouses date of death:6 April 1921
Spouses place of death:Te Aroha, New Zealand
Spouses place of burial:Te Aroha Cemetery
Date of marriage:1885
Fathers name:Hermann Meyer
Fathers date of birth:1820
Fathers place of birth:Germany
Fathers date of death:3 November 1895
Fathers place of death:New Zealand
Mothers name:Johanna Pasmun
Mothers date of birth:1825
Mothers place of birth:Germany
Mothers date of death:1902
Mothers place of death:New Zealand