Robert Aroa

Robert Aroa (1881 - 1962)

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Robert Aroa
Born [location unknown]
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died in New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealandmap
Profile last modified 31 May 2019 | Created 18 Dec 2016
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Biography

Robert was born in 1881. He was the son of Robert Aroa and Ellen Soper.

He appears in the Nominal Roll of the Seventh Contingent for South Africa. They sailed from Wellington on the Gulf of Taranto on 6 April 1901. [1]

5250 Pvt Aroa, Robert [Carpenter] Morrisville (sic) Auckland Mother Mrs. Ellen Aroa, The Willows, Blind River, Blenheim

In February 1907 Bertha Christina Jamieson (9 December 1887 - 10 July 1980) and Robert Aroa were married. [2] However it appears that they had already had at least one son, prior to their marriage. This child, Ernest, wasn't registered until they married.

  • Ernest Lionel Aroa (17 September 1904 - 1988) [3] [4]
  • Clarence Robert Aroa - In November 1907 Clarence Robert Aroa was born to Bertha Christine and Robert Aroa. [5]

Electoral Rolls [6]

1905-1906 Taranaki
1911-1914 Taumarunui, Manawatu-Wanganui
1919 Waitomo Waikato
1928-1957 New Plymouth, Taranaki

He served as a Justice of the Peace (J.P.) in New Plymouth from 1936 to at least 1954. [7]

He passed away in 1962 aged 81.[8]

Burial of ashes is at Te Henui Cemetery, New Plymouth [9]

Last Address: 257 Carrington St
Age at Death: 81 Years
Date of Death: 2 Apr 1962
Category: Ashes Burial
Date of Burial: 13 Aug 1962
Cemetery: TE HENUI
Location in Cemetery: Services Area Block C Plot 40


Sources

  1. H-06a NEW ZEALAND CONTINGENTS FOR SOUTH AFRICA: NOMINAL ROLL OF SEVENTH CONTINGENT, WHICH SAILED FROM WELLINGTON IN S.S. "GULF OF TARANTO" ON 6th APRIL, 1901 (LIEUT.-COLONEL PORTER IN COMMAND). APPENDIX TO THE JOURNALS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, 1 JANUARY 1901 Page 7
  2. NZBDM marriages 6/2/1907 1907/373 Bertha Christina Jamieson, Robert Aroa
  3. NZBDM births 17/9/1904 1907/20626 Aroa Ernest Lionel Bertha Christine Robert
  4. NZBDM deaths 1988/34647 Aroa Ernest Lionel 17 September 1904
  5. NZBDM births 29/11/1907 1907/20625 Aroa, Clarence Robert, Bertha Christine, Robert
  6. New Zealand, Electoral Rolls, 1853-1981
  7. New Zealand, City & Area Directories, 1866-1954
  8. NZBDM deaths 1962/26416 Aroa Robert 81Y
  9. Find A Grave: Memorial #198658919


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