David Laing BLYTH

David Laing BLYTH

Male 1874 - 1953  (78 years)

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  • Name David Laing BLYTH  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 16 Oct 1874  Whanganui, Manawatu-Whanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Oct 1953  Whanganui, Manawatu-Whanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Person ID I6  Blyth Family Tree
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2021 

    Father David BLYTH,   b. Abt 1841, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1899, Whanganui, Manawatu-Whanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Rachel HARRISON,   b. 25 Nov 1847, Cheetham, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1927, Whanganui, Manawatu-Whanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 4 Jul 1866  Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8
    • Address: Resisdence of John H Harrison, Majoribanks St
    Family ID F67  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jeannie HUNTER,   b. 6 Jul 1875, Hawera, Taranaki, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1946, Whanganui, Manawatu-Whanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1901  Hawera, Taranaki, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9
    • WEDDING BELLS

      BLYTHE- HUNTER. On Tuesday morning, November 26tb, a large circle of fr iends assisted at a very pretty and interesting function at Burnside. t he residence of Mrs Moore Hunter. The event was the marriage of her dau ghter Jeanie to Mr David Blythe, of Whanganui. Tbe bridal party was grou ped for the ceremony in the porch, which was decorated for the occasion , and formed a novel and effective picture, the ministers and guests oc cupying the lawn. The bride looked sweet and dignified in a rich dress o f white brocaded satin, the only trimming being a deep fall of Honiton l ace and a spray of orange blossom on the bodice. The veil was delicatel y embroidered. The bride carried a lovely shower bouquet, and was atten ded by her three sisters. Miss Millie Hunter, as chief bridesmaid, wore a d ress of white silk with daffodil yellow chiffon sash, also a gold bangl e, the gift of the bridegroom and carried a bouquet of yellow and whlt e flowers. Misses Belle and Mary wore cream silk dresses and dainty gol d necklets and lockets, the bridegroom's gifts, and carried baskets of c rimson roses. The bride was given away by her brother, Mr A. Hunter and t he bridegroom was attended by his brother, Mr J. Blythe, as best man. T he ceremony was performed by Rev T. McDonald of Waipukurau, assisted by R ev I. E. Bertram. After a sumptuous breakfast, Rev T. McDonald, in a sh ort speech, voiced the feeling of the assembled company in wishing Mr a nd Mrs Blythe happiness and prosperity. Mr Blythe shortly returned than ks on behalf of himself and his wife. The wedding-cake was handsome and i mposing, having three tiers most elaborately decorated. The bride's tra velling dress was a coat and skirt of fine blue cloth, lined with white s atin. She wore a white chiffon boa, and Black hat with two cloth-of-gol d roses under the brim, in which she looked charming. Mr and Mrs Blythe l eft by train for Nelson. The presents were numerous and costly, and cam e from far and near.

      Hawera & Normanby Star, Volume XLII, Issue 7369, 30 November 1901, Page 3
    Children 
     1. Mary Murray BLYTH,   b. 14 May 1903,   d. Yes, date unknown  [natural]
     2. Harrison David BLYTH,   b. 22 Nov 1904, Whanganui, Manawatu-Whanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1996, Whanganui, Manawatu-Whanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)  [natural]
     3. Moore Hunter BLYTH,   b. 10 Dec 1909,   d. Yes, date unknown  [natural]
     4. Judith Jean BLYTH
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F69  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S44] www.familysearch.org, Familysearch.org International Genealogical Recor ds (Name: www.familysearch.org; Location: www.familysearch.org;).

    2. [S22] Ancestry.com, California Passenger and Crew Lists, 1882-1957 (Name: Onl ine publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008-201 1.Original data - View all sources.Original data: View all sources;), California Passenger and Crew Lists, 1893-1957.
      arrival date: 2 Jul 1919
      arrival place: San Francisco, California
      departure place: Wellington, New Zealand
      birth date: 1874
      birth place: Wanganui, Wellington, New Zealand
      residence place: New Zealand

    3. [S70] Ancestry.com, New Zealand Army WWI Reserve Rolls, 1916-1917 (Name: Onli ne publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.Or iginal data - New Zealand Expeditionary Force Reserve – 1916-1919. Mic rofiche 1-23. BAB Microfilming, Auckland, New Zealand..Original data: N ew Zealand Expeditionary Force Reserve;).
      Residence date: 1917
      Residence place: Wanganui, New Zealand

    4. [S73] Ancestry.com, New Zealand, Electoral Rolls, 1853-1981 (Name: Online pub lication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.Original d ata - New Zealand Electoral Rolls, 1853–1981. Auckland, New Zealand: BA B microfilming. Microfiche publication, 4032 fiche.Original data: New Z ealand Electoral Rolls, 1853–19;).
      Residence date: 1946
      Residence place: Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand

    5. [S19] Blyth Family Bible, Ist Page.

    6. [S75] New Zealand, Probate Records, 1848-1991, "New Zealand, Probate Records, 1848-1991," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KXZH-PZ6 : accessed 15 Jul 2013), David Laing Blyth, 1953.
      Name: David Laing Blyth
      Also Known As Note:
      Event Type: Probate
      Event Date: 1953
      Event Place: New Zealand
      Court: Wanganui Supreme Court
      Record Number: 237/53
      Note: Wanganui - Farmer
      Agency: AAOG
      Series Number: 23650
      Series Name: Wanganui Probate Files, 1859-1997
      Container: C286778
      Box Number: 811
      Digital Folder Number: 005765431
      First Image Number: 875
      Last Image Number: 890
      Number of Images: 16
      Affiliate Name:
      Affiliate File Name: Final Wanganui List -24_01_2013.xlsx

    7. [S95] Registrar of Births, Deaths and Mariages, New Zealand - Death Records, Death Printout of David Laing Blyth.

    8. [S94] Registrar of Birth, Deaths and Mariages, New Zealand - Marriage Records, 186606325.
      Marriage DATE: 4 JUL 1866,

      Home of John H Harrison
      Majoribanks St
      Wellington

    9. [S76] Newspaper Clipping.
      WEDDING BELLS BLYTHE- HUNTER. On Tuesday morning, November 26th, a large circle of friends assisted at a very pretty and interesting function at Burnside, the residence of Mrs Moore Hunter. The event was the marriage of her daughter Jeanie to Mr David Blythe, of Wanganui. Tbe bridal party was grouped for the ceremony in the porch, which was decorated for the occasion, and formed a novel and effective picture, the ministers and guests occupying the lawn. The bride looked sweet and dignified in a rich dress of white brocaded satin, the only trimming being a deep fall of Honiton lace and a spray of orange blossom on the bodice. The veil was delicately embroidered. The bride carried a lovely shower bouquet, and was attended by her three sisters. Miss Millie Hunter, as chief bridesmaid, wore a dress of white silk with daffodil yellow chiffon sash, also a gold bangle, the gift of the bridegroom and carried a bouquet of yellow and whlte flowers. Misses Belle and Mary wore cream silk dresses and dainty gold necklets and lockets, the bridegroom's gifts, and carrie d baskets of crimson roses. The bride was given away by her brother, Mr A . Hunter and the bridegroom was attended by his brother, Mr J. Blythe, as best man. The ceremony was performed by Rev T. McDonald of Waipukurau , assisted by Rev I. E. Bertram. After a sumptuous breakfast, Rev T. Mc Donald, in a short speech, voiced the feeling of the assembled company in wishing Mr and Mrs Blythe happiness and prosperity. Mr Blythe shortly returned thanks on behalf of himself and his wife. The wedding-cake was handsome and imposing, having three tiers most elaborately decorated. Th e bride's travelling dress was a coat and skirt of fine blue cloth, lined with white satin. She wore a white chiffon boa, and Black hat with two cloth-of-gold roses under the brim, in which she looked charming. Mr and Mrs Blythe left by train for Nelson. The presents were numerous and costly, and came from far and near.
      Hawera & Normanby Star, Volume X LII, Issue 7369, 30 November 1901, Page 3




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