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May Nimmo

Signed family name
Nimmo
Signed given name
May
Given address
Carisbrook Dunedin
Sheet number
Town/Suburb
Carisbrook
City/Region
Dunedin
Notes

Biography contributed by Katherine Blakeley

Johanna May Nimmo was born in 1872 in Dunedin – the daughter of Robert Nimmo, a seed merchant, and Euphemia Henderson Wilson. (See 175 Euphemia Nimmo)

When May signed the suffrage petition she was living with her widowed mother in Carisbrook, Dunedin.

She married James Farquharson, an accountant, on 4 April 1902 at St Andrew’s Church in Dunedin.

They had three children and lived in Dunedin.

James died in April 1950 and May died on 22 October the same year, they were both cremated.

Sources

BDM online NZ https://bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/

DCC Cemetery Records http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/facilities/cemeteries/cemeteries-search

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

Papers Past https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz

Presbyterian Archives  http://www.presbyterian.org.nz/archives

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