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Helen Bevars

Signed family name
Bevars
Signed given name
Helen
Given address
Caversham Rise
Sheet number
Town/Suburb
Caversham
City/Region
Dunedin
Notes

Biography contributed by Katherine Blakeley

Helen McQuade was born in Armagh, Ireland in about 1841. She married William Beavers (also spelt Bevers) about 1861 and they had six children in Lanarkshire, Scotland. Two children died in infancy.

They emigrated to Otago in 1875 on the Auckland. They had a further four children after their arrival.

The family lived in Bridge St, Caversham Rise, Dunedin. Helen died there on 22 September 1918.

William died in 1929. Helen and William are buried in the family grave in the Southern Cemetery, Dunedin.

Sources

DCC Cemetery Records http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/facilities/cemeteries/cemeteries-search
Family Search https://www.familysearch.org 
Otago Nominal Index  http://marvin.otago.ac.nz
Papers Past  https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz

See also Caversham research databases

Click on sheet number to see the 1893 petition sheet this signature appeared on. Digital copies of the sheets supplied by Archives New Zealand.