Fanny  (Adams) McHarg

Fanny (Adams) McHarg (1878 - 1966)

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Fanny "Fan" McHarg formerly Adams
Born in Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Church of the Nativity, Nelson, New Zealandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Christchurch, New Zealandmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Feb 2013
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Fanny, known as 'Fan' was the daughter of Fredrick Adams and Eliza Hopkins.

In 1905, she married John McHarg, engineer of Nelson, at the Church of Nativity. Fan had one known child, Samuel Frank, in her marriage.

She died in 1966, age 87, and is buried at Linwood Cemetery, Christchurch.


On December 27, 1966, at 129 Colombo Street, Christchurch : Fanny (nee Adams) of Blenheim and Nelson, dearly beloved wife of the late John Mcharg (died August 4, 1966) and much loved mother of Frank (Christchurch) and Mary (Mrs F. F. Ryan, 11 Mana Avenue, Titahi Bay, Wellington) also loved mother-in-law of Brenda and Fred, and dearly loved gran of Samuel and John McHarg, Trevor and Alan Ryan also loved grandmother-in-law of Norma and great-grandmother of Nicholas : in her 88th year.



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Fanny nee Adams and John Mcharg
Fanny nee Adams and John Mcharg

Fanny and John Mcharg with son Samuel
Fanny and John Mcharg with son Samuel

John, Fan & Samuel Frank McHarg
John, Fan & Samuel Frank McHarg


Fanny Adams to John McHarg
Fanny Adams to John McHarg

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