Theresa Jane (Jennie) Stanaway 1873 – 1893

Theresa Jane was born 22 September 1873 (birth certificate number 1873/36435) and registered in Tokatoka in the Kaipara region. The third child and second daughter to Henry and Rose Stanaway.

Thersea Jane Stanaway - Helensville Museum.

Theresa Jane Stanaway – Helensville Museum.

We suspect that her childhood was much the same as other children at that time growing up in the Kaipara area.

On 3 July 1893 aged just 20 Theresa dies, and was buried in the Helensville Cemetery on 5 July 1893, Block 17 Lot 1.2.9.10 – the family plot. (Death certificate 1893/1106).

STANAWAY – On 3 July at her parents residence, Helensville, Teresa Jane (Jennie), the second daughter of Henry and Rose Stanaway, aged 19 years. May her soul rest in peace!

Theresa's Death notice - Auckland Star 3 July 1893

Theresa’s Death notice – Auckland Star 3 July 1893

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