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Alexander Francis Henry von Tunzelmann

Alexander Francis Henry von Tunzelmann

Male 1877 - 1957  (80 years)


  • Name Alexander Francis Henry von Tunzelmann  [1, 2
    Birth 15 Jun 1877  Kawai St, Nelson, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2
    Marriage 09 Feb 1909  Invercargill, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Elizabeth Catherine Adcock,   b. est 1882 
    Occupation 1919  Gardener  [3
    Residence 1919  84 Herbert St, Invercargill, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Death 19 Sep 1957  Invercargill, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2
    Notes 
    • Alexander Francis Henry von Tunzelmann, a New Zealand crew member of on the Norwegian whaling ship Antarctic was part of the first group known with certainty to have set foot on the mainland of Antarctica, at Cape Adare on 24 Jan 1895. In 1998, the place von Tunzelmann landed was officially named Von Tunzelmann Point by the New Zealand government[Wikipedia, accessed 04 Jan 2015]
    Person ID I3575  Tatham | Heathcote branch | Descendant
    Last Modified 04 Jan 2015 

    Father John Emanuel von Tunzelmann,   b. 26 May 1839, Arensburg, Oesel, Estonia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1898, Seacliff Lunatic Asylum, Dunedin, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother 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   [1, 2
    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.
    Family ID F1015  Family Group Sheet

    Family Elizabeth Catherine Adcock,   b. est 1882 
    Marriage 09 Feb 1909  Invercargill, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Notes 
    • 5 children: Ronald, Isobel, John, Francis & Gilbert. [Wikipedia, accessed 04 Jan 2015]
    Children 
     1. Isabel von Tunzelmann,   b. 08 Sep 1909, Invercargill, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1986  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 04 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F1016  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 15 Jun 1877 - Kawai St, Nelson, NZ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 09 Feb 1909 - Invercargill, NZ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 09 Feb 1909 - Invercargill, NZ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1919 - 84 Herbert St, Invercargill, NZ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 19 Sep 1957 - Invercargill, NZ Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S22] IGI / BVRI, LDS member post 1991.

    2. [S63] Gill Tatham.

    3. [S25] Electoral Registers.