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Mount Eden
Sheet No: 14
Mt Eden

Biographical information provided by Helen Smith, Alexander Turnbull Library, for the He Tohu exhibition:

Jeanie (or Jane) Moncur was born 9 June 1866 in Kinross, Scotland, to Andrew and Jessie Moncur.  In Scotland she worked as a weaver. In April 1883, aged 17, Jeanie arrived in Auckland, with her family on board the Rangitiki. Jeanie lived with her parents in Wynyard Road, Parnell in the 1890s. She lived in Wellington before marrying William Brown Triner, a saddler, in 1909. William was a widower with a young daughter.  Initially living in Mary St, Mount Eden, they later moved to Manurewa , Waitemata and Mt Roskill. Jeanie died 2 January 1946, aged 79, and was buried in Purewa Cemetery with her parents.

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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