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Betsey (Aroa) Brunning (1878 - 1950)

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Betsey Brunning formerly Aroa
Born in New Zealandmap
[spouse(s) unknown]
Mother of
Died in Ngatimoti, Motueka, Tasman, New Zealandmap
Profile last modified 23 Nov 2019 | Created 17 Feb 2016
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On 28 May 1878 Betsey Aroa was born to Ann and James Aroa. [1]

Her father died when she was one.

Betsey had a child (Emily Eliza Aroa) when she was 17, but the baby died in infancy. On 10 August 1895 Emily Eliza Aroa was born to Betsey Aroa. The father's name was not registered. [2]

On 22 August 1895 her baby Emily Eliza Aroa passed away, aged 12 days. [3]

The baby was named after her aunt who had died only 2 years previously.

Betsy married Dietrich Richard John Christopher Brunning on 27 May 1897 [4] in Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand

Betsy passed way in 1950 [4]


  1. NZBDM births 28/5/1878 1878/14986 Aroa, Betsey, Ann, James
  2. NZBDM births 10/8/1895 1895/6987 Aroa, Emely (sic) Eliza, Betsey, NR
  3. NZBDM deaths 22/8/1895 1895/4889 Aroa, Emily Eliza, 12D
  4. 4.0 4.1 Unsourced tree handed to Warren Meads by Lianne Wilson

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