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John Emanuel von Tunzelmann

Male 1839 - 1898  (58 years)



  • Name John Emanuel von Tunzelmann  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Birth 26 May 1839  Arensburg, Oesel, Estonia Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 4
    Residence Mar 1851  24 Hemingford Villas, Islington Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Marriage 19 Sep 1869  Queenstown, Otago, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 4
    Eliza Philippa Wheeler,   b. abt Jan 1847, Saffron Walden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1921, 42 Herbert St, Invercargill, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death 17 May 1898  Seacliff Lunatic Asylum, Dunedin, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 4
    Person ID I3573  Tatham | Heathcote branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2014 

    Father Georg Waldemar von Tunzelmann,   b. 03 Oct 1795, Arensburg, Oesel, Estonia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Julia von Dahl,   b. 19 Sep 1807, Pernau, Estonia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Feb 1852, Islington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Marriage 31 Oct 1824  Förby, Estonia Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Notes 
    • Long established NZ family of Livonian/Estonian origin.
    • Nicholas von Tunzelmann was one of the first Europeans to settle the Wakatipu area. "It was in [1860] that William Gilbert Rees and Nicholas von Tunzelmann made their way down the Cardrona Valley over the Crown Range and down to the Queenstown Bay. They had been part of a party of men who set out from Oamaru and travelled through Wanaka. Many of the party turned back due to the harsh conditions but Ress and von Tunzelmann liked what they saw at Queenstown Bay and returning to Dunedin they applied for grazing licences for the area." [Dunedin Family History Group, monthly newsletter, issue 76, Apr 2014]
    • also resid Mar 1851: son Waldemar, 19 b Livonia, student at University College; dau Maria, 15 b Prussia.
    Family ID F2035  Family Group Sheet

    Family Eliza Philippa Wheeler,   b. abt Jan 1847, Saffron Walden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1921, 42 Herbert St, Invercargill, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Marriage 19 Sep 1869  Queenstown, Otago, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 4
    Children 
     1. William John Nicholas von Tunzelmann,   b. 1870, Wakatipu, Queenstown, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Lucia Julia von Tunzelmann,   b. 1872, Wakatipu, Queenstown, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1958, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     3. Charles Frederick George von Tunzelmann,   b. 17 Aug 1874, Nelson, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1883, Woodlands, Invercargill, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
    +4. Alexander Francis Henry von Tunzelmann,   b. 15 Jun 1877, Kawai St, Nelson, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1957, Invercargill, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     5. John Herbert Julius von Tunzelmann,   b. 1879, Christchurch, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Ella Johanna von Tunzelmann,   b. 1883, Woodlands, Invercargill, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Dec 1956, New Zealand? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     7. Frederick Julius von Tunzelmann,   b. 1884, Woodlands, Invercargill, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Arthur Theodore von Tunzelmann,   b. 1887, Woodlands, Invercargill, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Geoffrey Maurice von Tunzelmann,   b. 30 May 1889, Woodlands, Invercargill, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location
    +10. Victor Emanuel von Tunzelmann,   b. 26 May 1891, Woodlands, Invercargill, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jan 1987, Waikanae, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    Photos
    John Emanuel von Tunzelmann & Eliza Philippa Tatham née Wheeler: their six sons
    John Emanuel von Tunzelmann & Eliza Philippa Tatham née Wheeler: their six sons
    From left, in front, Frederick, Arthur, Victor;
    at rear, Alexander, William, John.
    Last Modified 09 Nov 2011 
    Family ID F1015  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 26 May 1839 - Arensburg, Oesel, Estonia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1851 - 24 Hemingford Villas, Islington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 19 Sep 1869 - Queenstown, Otago, NZ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 19 Sep 1869 - Queenstown, Otago, NZ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 17 May 1898 - Seacliff Lunatic Asylum, Dunedin, NZ Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S01] Census, UK, 1851.
      age 11 b Livonia, Germany

    2. [S63] Gill Tatham.

    3. [S03] Family Members, KTGA.

    4. [S22] IGI / BVRI, LDS member post 1991.

    5. [S08] Family Trees & Websites, Coombs Family Tree.
      on ancestry.com accessed 24 Aug 2014