suffrage_petition
Surname: 
Moncur
Given names: 
Jessie
Given address: 
Mount Eden
Sheet No: 14
Town/Suburb: 
Mt Eden
City/Region: 
Auckland
Notes: 

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

Jessie Glass was born ca 1840 in Kinross, Scotland. She married Andrew Moncur in 1863 in Kinross and the couple had seven children; John (1864-1908), Jane (1866-), Mary Anderson (1867-1929), William George (1869-1951), Jessie (1871-1937), Andrew (1874-1922) and Thomas (1877-1960). In April 1883 the family (apart from John who immigrated to the USA), arrived in Auckland on the Rangitiki as assisted immigrants. Andrew was a bootmaker and the family lived in Wynyard Road, Parnell in the 1890s and by 1905 were living in Mary St, Mount Eden. Jessie predeceased her husband on 16 April 1912, aged 72 years. She was buried at Purewa Cemetery.

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

How to cite this page

'Jessie Moncur', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/suffragist/jessie-moncur, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 28-Aug-2017

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