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Seymour Mills Spencer (1812 - 1898)

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Mr Seymour Mills Spencer
Born in Hartford, Connecticut, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Maketu, Bay of Plenty, New Zealandmap
Profile last modified 10 Sep 2019 | Created 11 May 2013
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Missionary to Maoris, arrived in NZ 1842[1]

Note: SPENCER S Rev, Auckland, NZ Gazette 1844, Page 142, Unclaimed Letters. SPENCER Seymour Mills, Taupo, Deacon, NZ Gazette 1844, Page 3, Appointments.

SPENCER S M, NZ Government Gazette 1857, Page 15.

SPENCER S M The Reverend, Officiating Minister, NZ Gazette 1858, Page 6, Officiating Minister.

SPENCER S M Rev, Officiating Minister, NZ Gazette 1859, Page 36, Officiating Minister.

SPENCER Seymour Mills Rev, Minister, NZ Gazette 1861, Page 26, Officiating Ministers.

SPENCER Seymour Mills Rev, Minister, NZ Gazette 1862, Page 61, Minister.

SPENCER Seymour Mills Rev, Minister, NZ Government Gazette 1863, Page 21, Appointments.

SPENCER Seymour Mills, NZ Government Gazette 1870, Page 44.

SPENCER Seymour Mills, AJHR 1883 Section G6, Native Land Court North Island(European purchases),. LAND, Page 8.

SPENCER Seymour Mills Rev, Officiating Minister, NZ Gazette 1896, Page 105, Officiating Minister.

SPENCER Seymour Mills, Dictionary of New Zealand Biography (Vols 1 & 2), V1.

SPENCER Seymour Mills, NRAM A & B SERIES, National Register of Archives and Manuscripts.

SPENCER Seymour Mills (Rev), Roll of Early Settlers & Descendants in the Auckland Province before 1852,. Page 218.

Residence BET 1878 AND 1887. Maketu, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. [2] 1881 Maketu, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. [3]

Naturalization as a Citizen: 28 APR 1886. Maketu, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. [4]

Probate: 20 DEC 1904. Wellington, New Zealand. [5][6]


  1. Entered by Peter Spencer.
  2. Source: #S1943 Page SPENCER S M (Rev), 1878, Directory Maketu 1878 Akl Provincial; 1883, Directory Maketu 1883-1884 Wises; 1887, Maketu 1887-88 Wises
  3. Source: #S1948 Page Electorate Tauranga, SPENCER Seymour Mills, Freehold, Place Of Residence Maketu, Clergyman, For Property Qualification Lots 253 and 279, section 2, Tauranga
  4. Source: #S2005 Page SPENCER Seymour Mills, 28 Apr 1886, Maketu, Clerk in Holy Orders, NZ Gazette 1886, Page 531, Naturalisation
  5. Source: #S2247 Page SPENCER Seymour Mills, Maketu, Clerk Holy Ord, Death Date 30 Apr 1898, Court Wellington, AAOM 6029 9205, Filed Date 20 Dec 1904, Will
  6. "New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Probate Records, 1843-1998," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 9 August 2017), Seymour Mills Spencer, 1904; citing Wellington, Wellington Probate Files [First Sequence], 1843-1939, record number 9205, Archives New Zealand, Auckland Regional Office; FamilySearch digital folder 100482312.
  • Source: S1943 directory TID 0 Footnote directory ShortFootnote directory Bibliography directory.
  • Source: S1948 Electoral roll TID 0 Footnote Electoral roll ShortFootnote Electoral roll Bibliography Electoral roll.
  • Source: S2005 Naturalisation records TID 0 Footnote Naturalisation records ShortFootnote Naturalisation records Bibliography Naturalisation records.
  • Source: S2247 Probates TID 0 Footnote Probates ShortFootnote Probates Bibliography Probates.
  • "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 January 2018), Seymour Mills Spencer, 1898; citing Death, New Zealand, registration number 1898/1534, Archives of New Zealand, Wellington.
  • "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2015), Seymour Mills Spencer, 1898; Burial, Rotorua, Rotorua District, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, Rotorua Cemetery; citing record ID 63042457, Find a Grave,

Family history knowledge

  • "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 November 2017), Seymour M Spencer and Ellen S Dudley, 1839; citing Adams, Illinois, United States, county offices, Illinois; FHL microfilm 1,870,158.
  • "England and Wales Census, 1841," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2017), Seymour Spencer in household of Samuel Langwith, St Mary Islington, Middlesex, England; from "1841 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.


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