Jemima Moody Brown

#4174, (3 Nov 1877 - 3 Jul 1899)
     Jemima Moody Brown was born on 3 Nov 1877 at Rangoria, Canterbury, New Zealand ,

Parents: Helen and John Brown.1

She was the daughter of John Leslie Brown and Helen McDonald.

Jemima died on 3 Jul 1899 at Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand , at age 21 years and 8 months.2

Jemima's death notice appeared on 4 Jul 1899 in the "Ashburton Guardian", New Zealand ,


at her father's residence, Cameron Street, after a lifetime's illness, Jemima Moody, third daughter of J L Brown, in her twenty-first year.

The Friends of Mr J L Brown are respectfully informed that the Funeral of his late beloved daughter, Jemima Moddy, will move from his residence, Cameron Street, West, on Thursday 6th inst, at 2pm for the Ashburton Cemetery.
Baker Bros, Undertakers.3

Jemima was buried on 6 Jul 1899 at Ashburton Old Cemetery, Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand ,

Mima Moody BROWN
died 8th (sic) July 1899
aged 21

(purchaser John Leslie Brown.)4

Mima Moody Brown
Ashburton Cemetery
photo courtsey Alan Brown
Father*John Leslie Brown (7 Feb 1849 - 11 May 1909)
Mother*Helen McDonald (4 Dec 1850 - 31 May 1899)


  1. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Folio No 3497, Dec Qtr
    1877 NZ Online Database: 1877/16157. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  2. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: Folio No 1659, June Qtr
    1899 NZ Online Database: 1899/4663 aged 21.
  3. [S10] Newspaper, Various Papers, Ashburton Guardian Vol XXI, Issue 4838, 4 July 1899 Page 2. Hereinafter cited as Newspaper Article.
  4. [S3] NZSG, NZ Cemetery Records (Auckland, New Zealand & Online Council Databases: NZSG, 1988), Ashburton District Council Online Database: Area 34 Plot 3. NZSG R01.02, No 1065. Hereinafter cited as NZ Cemetery Records.