George SNOWSILL and Olive Sarah (nee PEARSON)

George was 40 when they married in Te Kuiti, 26 December 1911 at Presbyterian Church..

Their children:

Hector George born 6 January 1913,birth registered at Hamilton;baptised 16 July 1919 at Inglewood;died 22 October 1944. Married Mary LARDNER.

Florence Emily born 8 March 1914,birth registered at Hamilton;Baptised 16 July 1919,Inglewood. Married Harold CHAPMAN

Beryl Olive born 28 July 1917,birth registered at Rongotea;Baptised 16 July 1919, Inglewood. Married Roy PIPPEN. Died 4 April 1996 at Waikato Hospital

Douglas Roy born 5 July 1919,registered Inglewood;Baptised 16 July 1919 Inglewood. Married Barbara Phyllis CHASE,14 June 1944 at Rregistry Office, Hamilton. 1959 Wises Directory-occ-gardener of Raglan. They moved to Western Australia. Barbara died 3 June 2001 and after cremation her ashes wereburied in a Garden of Remembrance at the Freemantle Cemetery. Doug was in a car accident 1 April 2008  and died at Freemantle Hospital. He was cremated on 10th April.
Their children
(1)Tui Teresa m Graeme BRYAN on 3 March 1973 and died of bowel cancer 1 March 1986. They had 4 children. 1). Priscilla, born 20 Januarey 1974. Paricillas' youngest daughter is Nia.
(2) Wayne
(3) Paul

Alma Lilian born 1922, birth registered  Stratford.
Married (1) David Stewart Duncan OUSTON
Their child
Melvin
Married (2) Ernest AMSTISS, 27 May 1972, Hamilton.
Ernest is buried at Newstead, Hamilton.

Alma died 12th December 2007 at Hamilton. She is buried at Huntly.



Athol (known as Tom) born 1923,registered Dannevirke. Married Nancy GREGORY . She died 17 August 1982 in Waikato Hospital, Hamilton.
Their children:
Marilyn
Janice born 1942
Noelene born 26 January 1945
Ngaire born 25 July 1946
Bruce Graeme born 21 August 1947
Keith Watson born 1 January 1949
Maxine born 9 October 1954



Snowsill's Reserve, Lake Whakamaru, State Highway 30, is named after this family.

Rex  born 1926, birth registered Dannevirke;died 24 October 1997

George born 1927;birth registered Gisborne.

George (Senior) moved many times:
1899-married in Hastings-occupation drover
1900- George Reginald born Hastings
1901- Ronald Leicester born Hastings
Dec 1902- Edward born Hangaroa, near Gisborne.
Aug 1904-Leslie born Waimata Valley, near Gisborne
1907-Waimata Valley-Electoral Roll.
1910-Farmer of Petane (north of Napier)-Wises Directory
1911-Pahiatua-Euphemia died
1911-Married Olive in Te Kuiti
1913-Dining Rooms at Te Kuiti-Wises Directory
1914-Contractor at Frankton Junction-Wises Directory
1915-Farmer at Tokoroa
1916-Leslie admitted to Lichfield School-north of Tokoroa
1916- Edward admitted to Taupaki School (near Helensville)
1917- Beryl born and registered at Rongotea (Manawatu). George was required to register for WW1-gave his occupation as Creamery Manager, Rongotea.
1918- Farmer of Tuapaki-Electoral Roll
1919-Douglas born. Registered at Inglewood (Taranaki).Children were baptised at Inglewood.
28 June 1920-Hector and Florence registered at Midhirst School (north of Stratford) Enrolment records give their previous school as Tariki (between Midhirst and Inglewood). The Tariki records give their previous school as Waitara (north of New Plymouth).
5 April 1921- Florence & Hector registered at Stratford Primary School.
1922-Alma born. Registered at Stratford.
1923- Hector, Florence and Beryl leave Stratford Primary School -destination given as Palmerston North.
1923-Athol born. Registered at Dannevirke.
1925- Carpenter of Tikapakura (near Dannevirke)
1926-Rex born. Registered at Dannevirke.
1927-George born. Registered at Gisborne.
1928-261 Ormond Rd, Gisborne-Commercial Traveller-Wises Directory
1931 Electoral Roll-as above.
1937-died at East Coast Road Mairangi Bay, Auckland.

If you know of other places where he
lived, please contact me.


Olive died 3 August 1979 and is buried
at Newstead Cemetery,Hamilton.

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