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Mrs Stiven

Signed family name
Signed given name
Given address
Blue Spur
Sheet number
Blue Spur

Originally transcribed as Mrs Stevens

Biography contributed by Katherine Blakeley

Jane Halliday was born in 1871 in New Zealand – the daughter of John Halliday and Augusta Selina Henrietta Jelly.

She married Alexander Patterson Stiven, a carrier, on 27 April 1892 in the Cromwell Parish and when she signed the suffrage petition they were living at Blue Spur near Lawrence.

They had four children and spent most of their life in the Central Otago area.

Alexander died in 1926 in Dunedin and Jane died on 9 August 1949, they are buried together in the Lawrence Cemetery.


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