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Admissions to the Dargaville Primary School. Previous school = Kawakawa, Daisy, b. 18 Jul 1883 John, b. 24 Mar 1886 Katherine Albina, b. 15 Sep 1881 Arthur, b. 30 Mar 1888 last day 13 Dec 1895, 'Left district". Same in each case. School admission records 4th Feb 1896 Papakura Public School last School Dargaville mother E.A. Low
From info by Liza Mills (Gt gandaughter of Daisy) Daisy Low d.20 jul 1916 aged 33 Daisy Blossom MILLS (nee LOW) died in Auckland General Hospital, after having septecsemia for 10 days, of cardiac failure. (per Dr L A Spedding) On 15th September 1899 aged of 16 Daisy married Llewellyn Joseph MILLS in Auckland aged 20 (on his birth day?) School Admission Record Name MILLS Llewellyn School Papakura Public Register no. 0396 Admission date 03 jul 1893 parent Joshua MILLS address Papakura Birthdate 15 sep 1879 last school paparoa
Offspring from this marriage were 6 children:- 5 boys and 1 girl her death cert give surviving children as Boys ages 16, 14, 10, 8 and 2 Girls age 12 From family records and Papakura school admission they were MILLS Stanley joseph b.07 jun 1900 MILLS Douglas b.05 jul 1902 MILLS Ivy madeline b.29 jun 1904 MILLS Lesley ramond b.29 nov 1905 MILLS Reginald b. abt 1908 from childrens ages in 1916 MILLS Kenneth gordon b.17 Jun 1914 Purewa Cremations Mills Kennith Gordon 23 dec 1983 reg.46858 last residence 94 Market Rd.
Daisy died in 20 July 1916 aged 33 (and her death cert confirms her parents as John Lowe, Eliza Fuller)
One thing I do find a little odd, is that even after securing her death cert (she died Daisy Mills) we have been unable to find her body!
Her husband married afterwards and his second wife is buried alongside him in Papakura... but no Daisy.
At least having her Mothers name from the school records may give me enough information to see if she may be buried with her OWN family .. the Lows.
There was same chatter in the family that Daisy and her last husband may not have been 'together' at the time of her death... certainly my grandfather (her last son) was under the impression that she died more or less at his birth, where in fact is was 3 years later.
Further confusion arrives from my father's recollections that in 1906, when Euphemia Glass married, Jack Low, she was assisted in her Elopement by Daisy Strong which is apparently confirmed by the marriage cert which shows a Daisy E.? Strong as witness.
My father thought Daisy was married at the same time, NZ BMD has a Daisy Evelyn Strong born 1881 , but was not married till September 1907 to Amos william Moore
Voters list 1905 Ohinemuri, Waikato Daisy evelyn Strong, Commercial Hotel, Paeroa, Waitress, spinster 1911 Auckland east Daisy evelyn Moore, c/o Mr. E. Strong, Haslett Street, Married 1914 Auckland East Daisy evelyn Moore, Ethel Street, Married Amos william Moore, 33 Haslett street, Eden Ter., engineer 1919 auckland East Daisy evelyn Moore, 6 Clairmont Street, Newmarket, married Amos william Moore, 6 Clairmont Street, wardenFollowing their marriage Euphemia & Jack shared a house with "Daisy and her husband". and the 2 men set up business together as fishermen; Liza's family confirm the fishing connection, ie. this one was Daisy blossom , Jonn Low's sister.
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