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MONSON, HARRIET

Harriet Brenchley Monson was the wife of George Bernard Monson. He worked for the New Zealand Railway Department, so they lived in the station house at Burnside. Harriet died on 16th August 1907, having given birth to baby Harriet on 3rd August 1907. Sadly she preceded her husband and baby by a very short time, they both died soon after, leaving three young children remaining of the family.

(Details from the Otago Witness of 21st August 1907 and 4th September 1907.)

Monumental Inscription


IN

LOVING MEMORY

OF

GEORGE B. MONSON

DIED SEPT. 1st 1907

AGED 41.

ALSO

HARRIET BRENCHLEY

WIFE OF THE ABOVE

DIED AUG. 16th 1907

AGED 41.

ALSO

THEIR INFANT DAUGHTER

HARRIET

DIED SEPT. 6th 1907

AGED 5 WEEKS.

"GOD MOVES IN MYSTERIOUS WAYS

HIS WONDERS TO PERFORM".

W.J. PETTIT



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