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Victor Emanuel von Tunzelmann

Victor Emanuel von Tunzelmann

Male 1891 - 1987  (95 years)


  • Name Victor Emanuel von Tunzelmann  [1, 2, 3
    Birth 26 May 1891  Woodlands, Invercargill, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 3
    Occupation - 1914  Pharmacy apprentice  [2
    Military Service 1914 -  Otago Infantry Battalion  [4
    • Wounded in the eye and had shrapnel in the back. [2]
    Marriage 02 Aug 1916  St Andrew, Hornchurch Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2
    Emma Letten,   b. 31 Jan 1898, Hornchurch Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1987, Foxton, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1935  Grocer  [5
    Name Change bef 1935  Victor Emanuel Tunzelman  [5
    Residence 1935  McKenzie Avenue, Wellington, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Occupation abt 1938 - 1949  Council employee  [5
    Residence abt 1938 - 1949  88 Nottingham St, Karori, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Occupation 1954  Airman  [5
    • listed as retired in 1957 electoral roll
    Residence abt 1954 - 1978  19 Horopito Rd, Waikanae, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Death 06 Jan 1987  Waikanae, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Person ID I4867  Tatham | Heathcote branch | Descendant
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2014 

    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   [3, 6
    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 Emma Letten,   b. 31 Jan 1898, Hornchurch Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1987, Foxton, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Marriage 02 Aug 1916  St Andrew, Hornchurch Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2
    Victor Emanuel von Tunzelmann & Emma Letten
    Victor Emanuel von Tunzelmann & Emma Letten
    1916 wedding photo?
    Notes 
    • Victor & Emma met while he was recovering from his wounds. [2]
    Children 
     1. Winifred Elizabeth von Tunzelmann,   b. 18 Apr 1917, New Zealand? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1923, New Zealand? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
    +2. Living
    +3. Living
    +4. Joyce Doreen von Tunzelmann,   b. 22 Nov 1921, New Zealand? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 2003, New Zealand? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +5. Living
    +6. Francis Victor Johnathon von Tunzelmann,   b. 23 Aug 1928, New Zealand? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, New Zealand? Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. Living
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2014 
    Family ID F2014  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 26 May 1891 - Woodlands, Invercargill, NZ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 02 Aug 1916 - St Andrew, Hornchurch Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 02 Aug 1916 - St Andrew, Hornchurch Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1935 - McKenzie Avenue, Wellington, NZ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - abt 1938 - 1949 - 88 Nottingham St, Karori, NZ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - abt 1954 - 1978 - 19 Horopito Rd, Waikanae, NZ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 06 Jan 1987 - Waikanae, NZ Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Romford, 3Q1916.

    2. [S03] Family Members, CDC.

    3. [S63] Gill Tatham.

    4. [S37] Army Lists & Records, New Zealand Army WWI Casualty Lists.
      Casualty list 341/2: Wounded 20 Jun 1916: Pte V Von Tunzelmann, no S/3105, Otago Infantry Battalion, 7th reinforcements.

    5. [S25] Electoral Registers.

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