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Jo Jo (#47676831)
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Bio Photo I live in the Wairarapa, New Zealand with my husband & 2x children. I have enjoyed helping people find lost & missing family members over the past few years. Feel free to leave me a message if you have extra information for someone.

I am trying to add all local entries, but I also enter the deaths from the local paper, so I can connect them with any family at these cemeteries. (I do not keep copies of the obituary). For those entries which I have just the year of death date I have estimated the persons birth date, if you know the correct DOB date let me know and I will insure the correct information is entered. I am not related to 99.9% of my entries.

Many people like being able to see family members headstones as they don't live near but others may not, If you want a family member removed feel free to let me know. I am happy to do this.
I don't need to be abused for this to happen.

If I have made an error I'm also happy to change this.

Cemeteries I have done and are complete are

Akura Urupa Masterton
Ahipanepane Urupa Te Ore Ore, Masterton
Hamuera Urupa Gladstone
Oates Family Cemetery Carterton
Te Uru o Tane Urupa (Blackbridge) Greytown
Masterton War Memorial
Mauriceville North, Wairarapa
Mauriceville West, Wairarapa
Waihenga Cemetery, South Wairarapa, Martinborough

Taupo Old Maori Cemetery

Some other Wairarapa Cemeteries are:

Amahua Urupa, Gladstone
Archer Street Cemetery Masterton
Clareville Cemetery Carterton
Greytown Cemetery
Hurunui-o-rangi Urupa, Gladstone
Kohunui Urupa, Pirinoa
Martinborough Cemetery Martinborough
Rangiurunga, Greytown
Riverside Cemetery Masterton
Taupare Urupa Homewood
Te Ahitainga Urupa Masterton

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Renny Snell
RE: Leslie Sutherland SNELL
Puzzled, and concerned I evidently made a mistake, I've checked...

Frank Stanley SNELL and Jessie Gladys SNELL nee SUTHERLAND had a son, Leslie Sutherland Snell, male, b13/12/1928 (I have the relevant BMDs for all this, and more). Frank and Jessie are in Greytown. According to your work, there is a Leslie Sutherland Snell there too...

(I advised you wrong gender for 'my' LSS, apologies - it was a careless error, I have correct gender in my records).
Added by Renny Snell on Mar 15, 2015 11:02 AM
Renny Snell
RE: Leslie Sutherland SNELL
Thankyou for your message, and my sincere apologies to you and Suzanne for the error.
Added by Renny Snell on Mar 15, 2015 4:41 AM
Leslie Sutherland Snell
Hi, please advise Renny Snell that the above named is not a she but is my father and not one of his family. Also I respectfully request that you remove my father's information from this website. Thank you.
Added by Suzanne on Mar 15, 2015 2:41 AM
Renny Snell
RE: Leslie Sutherland SNELL
Thankyou for your contact.

Leslie Sutherland Snell is indeed one of 'my' Snell family. She is the daughter of Frank Stanley Snell Find A Grave Memorial# 125668073) and Jessie Gladys Sutherland Snell Find A Grave Memorial# 125933214).

She was born on 13 Dec 1928 in Masterton, and died 27 July 1986 in Tauranga. Evidently, from your entry, she was cremated, but I don't know where.

Can you please enter this info and make the family links? (I can't do this).

Thanks and regards

Renny Snell

PS: I will have a good look at your listings. Wairarapa is fertile territory for me!
Added by Renny Snell on Mar 04, 2015 7:07 AM
Clareville cemetery
Hp Jo Jo,
If you made Clareville cemetery could you please change the address from Upper Hutt to Carterton, or at least Wairarapa
Added by pkg on Feb 28, 2015 3:22 PM
Glennise Ferguson
Thanks Jo-Jo,
You are a legend...
Added by Glennise Ferguson on Feb 12, 2015 11:45 PM
Lillian Hall
Mary Annie Hosegood Diamond
I noticed that you have put Mary Annie Hosegood Diamond's name to a grave in Masterton. Mary Annie Hosegood was born at Timswood, Somerset in 1864 - she died 10/6/1947 in Inglewood, Taranaki and she is buried in the Inglewood cemetery. Her husband Bernard is also buried there with her. It must be a different Bernard and Mary but definitely not Mary Hosegood. Can you please. Correct that record. Thank you. Lillian Hall.
Added by Lillian Hall on Dec 31, 2014 3:17 AM
Glennise Ferguson
RE: Helston Cornwall Ralph Masterton
Cheers and thanks...
Added by Glennise Ferguson on Dec 30, 2014 11:18 PM
Glennise Ferguson
Helston Cornwall Ralph Masterton
Hi Jo Jo,
I have just received the following and wondered if you could sort this out for the lady...
The above baby who was four months old, is down as in the same plot as James and Fanny Elizabeth Kirton Ralph when in fact he is in with his grandparents James and Eliza Ralph. He was the son of Stephen and Nellie Ralph. Could you change it please. It is confusing I know.

Also another query which I am unable to solve as forgotten how to find the area for siblings and just going around in circles. I would like to link up OLIVE PRETORIA RALPH STAINS, my nana, whose ashes are buried in Masterton cemetery, with CLARENCE EDWARD RALPH, her sibling, who is buried in Waimangaroa Cemetery, Westport. Your help on this would be so much appreciated please.
Added by Glennise Ferguson on Dec 30, 2014 1:06 PM
Sarah Lealand
Bray info

Many thanks for the information that you have posted on my ancestors, the Bray's. I visited the cemetery's myself last week and it was very helpful to have the information that you provided.

Interestingly I couldn't the grave of Frances Henrieta Palmer, that you have listed at Hastwell. Is the plot not named? Her year of birth is 1860 and year of death 1944.

Thanks again.

Kind regards

Added by Sarah Lealand on Dec 30, 2014 2:52 AM
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