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Christian Elizabeth LODDER
(Abt 1844-1930)


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Christian Elizabeth LODDER 165

  • Born: Abt 1844, Riwaka, Nelson, New Zealand 165
  • Marriage: James Malcolm DUNBAR-DUNCAN on 25 Jun 1864 in St. Thomas's, Motueka, Nelson, New Zealand 165
  • Died: 23 Jan 1930, Riwaka, Nelson, New Zealand aged about 86 165

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[Nelson Moorhouse ftw.FTW]
1928 Electoral Roll for Motueka:
Christian Elezabeth Duncan, Riwaka, widow.
Nelson Evening Mail: January 24th, 1930.

One of Riwaka's oldest residents in the person of Mrs ChristianbElizabeth Duncan, relict of the late Mr. James Duncan, passed away yesterday morning after an illness of two months duration, at the age of 86.
Mrs Duncan was born in Riwaka, being a daughter of the late MrWilliam Lodder, who for many years carried on a brick-making business at Lodder Road.
Deceased experienced many hardships, Riwaka in her girlhood days being a flax swamp; and she, like many other stout-hearted women of the pioneering days, spent weary days of toil grubbing flax and clearing the land. The late Mrs Duncan was also accustomed to the working of bullocks and drove a team even after she was married, 65 years ago.
Her wedded life was commenced in a fern tree whare, where two of her children were born. Her husband, Mr James Duncan, predeceased her by 13years. There are 8 surviving children, four sons and four daughters.
Messrs. J.L. Duncan (Riwaka), C.G. and J.W.L. Duncan (Umukuri), F.W.Duncan (Motueka) & Mesdames F. and C. Muggeridge (Taranaki), W. Davidson(Stratford), B. Atkins (Hunterville).
The grandchildren number 40 and the great-grandchildren 26.
The funeral will take place to-day at the Riwaka Cemetery.
Mrs Duncan was of a genial and kindly disposition and had many friends whose sympathy will be extended to the bereaved relatives.


Christian married James Malcolm DUNBAR-DUNCAN, son of Joseph Ford DUNCAN and Rachel DUNBAR, on 25 Jun 1864 in St. Thomas's, Motueka, Nelson, New Zealand.165 (James Malcolm DUNBAR-DUNCAN was born on 5 Nov 1837 in Dundee, Angus-Shire, Scotland 165 and died on 1 Aug 1917 in Riwaka, Nelson, New Zealand 165.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

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Both lived at Riwaka prior to marriage.

Marriages column, The Colonist:
On the 25th June 1864, at St Thomas' Church, Motueka, by Rev. S. Poole,Mr JAMES DUNCAN of Riwaka to Miss C.E. Lodder of the same place.

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