Given names: 
Mrs M.
Given address: 
Calton Terrace
Sheet No: 166
North Dunedin

Biographical information provided by Lillie Le Dorré for the He Tohu exhibition:

Mary Kilmartin was married to Francis Kilmartin, Saddler, of North East Valley, Dunedin.

Mary and Francis had seven children in the years between 1874 – 1885: Edward Francis, Morris James, Mary Bridget, Francis Joseph, John Augustus, Margaret Ann, and Teresa Agnes. Mary and Francis lost two of their children during their lifetime: Edward died aged 11 years in 1885, and daughter Mary died suddenly in her sleep on 6 June 1909 while visiting friends in Oamaru.

The family had a villa built for them by local architect Thomas Bedford Cameron in 1882. The house was built in Opoho, a suburb in the North East Valley of Dunedin.

Mary died on 17 August 1912, aged 65. Francis died in 1938 aged 90.

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

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