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Honor (Rowe) Andrews (1886 - 1971)

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Honor Andrews formerly Rowe
Born in Huirangi, nr Waitara, Taranaki, New Zealandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Waitara, Taranaki, New Zealandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Waitara, Taranaki, New Zealandmap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Oct 2011 | Last significant change: 27 Aug 2018
23:32: Lorna Henderson edited the Biography, Mother Status Indicator and Data Status (Mother) for Honor (Rowe) Andrews. [Thank Lorna for this]
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Honor Rowe, daughter of Mathias Rowe & Caroline Emma Austin

Born 24 Jul 1886 Huirangi, nr Waitara, Taranaki, New Zealand or, as her marriage cert. says, Lepperton. Her own birth cert. shows Huirangi, and is where they actually lived.

Honor's birth cert reads: 24 July 1886, Huirangi, Waitara, Honor not present. Father Matthias Rowe, labourer, age 32, born Plymouth England. Married 4 Feb 1882, New Plymouth to Caroline Emma Rowe formerly Gibson age 31, born Melbourne, VIC, AUS.

Informant Matthias Rowe, father, of Huirangi NZ. Registered Waitara 28 August 1886. [1]

Buried 28 APR 1971 Huirangi, nr Waitara, Taranaki, New Zealand


Paternal relationship to Matthias Rowe confirmed by autosomal matches between two of her daughters: Grace (T944145) and R (T989771) and several 2nd++ cousins all sharing MRCA William ROWE and Honor DAWE who married Devon in 1850.
Includes at least two triangulated groups eg
Chr 10 (16cMs, 100-118mbp ) including Grace, Max Rowe (T103470) descendant of Matthias' brother Albert, and a descendant of Matthias' brother Alfred


  1. NZ Birth certificate: 24 Jul 1886 Honor d/o Matthias ROWE & Caroline Emma GIBSON (sic), Huirangi, Waitara,
  • WikiTree profile Rowe-755 created through the import of HENDERSONLornaAncestorsPlus1Desc4WikiTree.ged on Oct 18, 2011 by L Henderson. (Reference: 4)
  • Maternal relationship confirmed with DNA by autosomal matches between Honor's daughter G Andrews and JG (a 2nd cousin) and S Pettigrew a 2nd cousin once removed, who descend from different branches of Caroline Emma Austin's mother Emma Parker's second marriage to Capt John Gibson

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Honor is 27 degrees from SJ Baty, 27 degrees from Orville Redenbacher and 20 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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