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Maria Louisa Wheeler

Female abt 1843 - 1887  (~ 44 years)



  • Name Maria Louisa Wheeler  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    • name / Mary or Maria / Louise or Louisa /
    Birth abt 1843  West Bromwich Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3, 5
    • birth reg 1Q1844 but age stated as 22 on marriage schedule 09 Oct 1864
    Emigration 1850  New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Emigration abt 1863  Australia Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 4
    Name Change 1863  Maria Louise Tatham  [4
    • tbc - she was married under the name Wheeler in 1864
    Occupation Oct 1864  Domestic servant  [3
    Residence Oct 1864  Mornington Hotel, Mornington, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Marriage 22 Oct 1864  Mornington Hotel, Mornington, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 4, 6, 7
    Alexander Ryniker,   b. 1834, Berne Canton, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1911, Richmond, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death 1887  East Melbourne, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 5
    Burial 1887  VIC, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Person ID I3523  Tatham | Heathcote branch | Descendant
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2014 

    Father Edwin Wheeler,   b. 19 Jul 1815, Hungerford Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Georgiana Tatham,   b. 10 Mar 1820, Alpha Rd, Regents Park Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1869, Te Aute, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Marriage 19 Mar 1841  Greenwich Find all individuals with events at this location   [8, 9, 10
    • Marriage solemnized at St Alphage in the Parish of Greenwich in the County of Kent.
      1841. Page 186. No. 371.
      March 19th.
      Edwin Wheeler, full age, Bachelor. Bachelor of Arts of Ch.s Coll. Camb. Residence: Marlborough, Wilts. Father: Thomas Wheeler, Gentleman.
      Georgiana Tatham, full age, Spinster. Residence: Trinity Hospital, Greenwich. Father: Charles Heathcote Tatham, Warden of Trnity Hospl. Greenwich.
      Married in the above Church according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church by me, Thomas Ainger.
      This Marriage was solemnized between us, Edwin Wheeler, Georgiana Tatham,
      in the Presence of us, Charles Heathcote Tatham, Walter Williams [her mother's brother], Caroline Tatham, Maria Tatham, Harriet Tatham.
    Georgiana Tatham & Edwin Wheeler
    Georgiana Tatham & Edwin Wheeler
    Marriage 19 Mar 1841
    Notes 
    • Berkshire, 582 tons, left London on 02 Oct 1849. Captain John White. She ran aground at Nelson on 01 Feb 1850. Her forward passengers were carried to Wellington by the Woodstock, and those for Otago, six in number, by the schooner Perserverance, arriving 12 Mar 1850. [Passenger arrivals at Port Chalmers, 1848-1851, Ngaio Press website accessed 30 May 2010]
    • Berkshire: Barque: 582 tons. Captain: John Whyte. Sailed London 04 Oct 1849; arrived New Plymouth 08 Jan 1850; Nelson 30 Jan 1850; Dunedin 12 Mar 1850. On entering the harbour the vessel ran on to the Arrow Reef, but was floated off the following tide.
      Forecabin passengers: Bound for Nelson: Edwin Wheeler, 35, Clerk; Mrs, 30; Master, 8; Miss, 6; Miss, 5; Miss, 4: Miss, 2. [Rootsweb/ancestry postings]
    • In NZ, family lived first in Nelson, then Wellington, then Hawkes Bay
    Documents
    Edwin Wheeler, Georgiana Tatham & family
    Edwin Wheeler, Georgiana Tatham & family
    "Berkshire" passengers embarked Oct 1849
    Family ID F0133  Family Group Sheet

    Family Alexander Ryniker,   b. 1834, Berne Canton, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1911, Richmond, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Marriage 22 Oct 1864  Mornington Hotel, Mornington, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 4, 6, 7
    • Married in the Mornington Hotel, (the residence of the bride), after notice and declaration duly made and by law provided.
      The above named Alexander Ryniker being unable to speak or comprehend the English language, the contents of this register, the declaration, and the form Schedule, were severally translated by me and explained in the French tongue to the said Alexander Ryniker who appeared to understand the same.
      Joseph E Worrell, Registrar.
    Alexander Ryniker & Maria Louisa Wheeler
    Alexander Ryniker & Maria Louisa Wheeler
    Marriage schedule
    Children 
    +1. Mary Ellen Ryniker,   b. 09 Nov 1865, Dromana, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1931, Richmond, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +2. Elizabeth Georgina Ryniker,   b. 18 Jun 1868, Batesford, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1923, Geelong Hospital, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    +3. Charles Alexander Ryniker,   b. 1871, Sunbury, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1946, Granville, NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +4. Caroline Ryniker,   b. 1874, Sunbury, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1926, Prahran, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    +5. Frederick Wilhelm Ryniker,   b. 10 Nov 1877, Riddells Creek, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Oct 1927, Palmerston North Hospital, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    +6. Margaret Matilda Ryniker,   b. abt 1876, Riddells Creek, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1945, Melbourne, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
     7. Emma Rose Ryniker,   b. 1880, Riddells Creek, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1935, West Geelong, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2014 
    Family ID F1002  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - abt 1843 - West Bromwich Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - 1850 - New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - abt 1863 - Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Oct 1864 - Mornington Hotel, Mornington, VIC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 22 Oct 1864 - Mornington Hotel, Mornington, VIC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 22 Oct 1864 - Mornington Hotel, Mornington, VIC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 1887 - East Melbourne, VIC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 1887 - VIC, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg West Bromwich, 1Q1844.

    2. [S12] Passenger Lists, Berkshire, 06 Oct 1849.
      Marie Louise Wheeler age 6

    3. [S36] Marriage Certificate, 22 Oct 1864.
      Alexander Ryniker, 30, vinedresser, & Louisa Wheeler, 22, domestic servant

    4. [S03] Family Members, KTGA.

    5. [S63] Gill Tatham.

    6. [S08] Family Trees & Websites, Alison Williams.
      ancestry.com forum posting 28 Jul 2009

    7. [S03] Family Members, GV.

    8. [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham.

    9. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Greenwich, 1Q1841.

    10. [S53] Marriage Licence, Faculty Office Marriage Licence Allegations, 17 Mar 1841.