suffrage_petition
Surname: 
Abelsted
Given names: 
Marion
Given address: 
Caversham
Sheet No: 38
Town/Suburb: 
Caversham
City/Region: 
Dunedin
Notes: 

Biography contributed by Katherine Blakeley

Marion Abelsted was born in 1873 in Clyde, New Zealand – the daughter of Frederick Abelsted, a Norwegian miner, and Jane Weddell Thomson.

Marion lived, with her parents, in Bendigo until she married in 1897 to Jacob Featherston, a Methodist minister. They had one son.

They travelled around the country living at Waikouaiti, Timaru and Inglewood. Jacob died in Christchurch in 1951 and Marion died in 1962.

Sources

Otago Nominal Index  http://marvin.otago.ac.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.

How to cite this page

'Marion Abelsted', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/suffragist/marion-abelsted, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 27-Jun-2018

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