Edward Joseph McGraw/ Clark

ID# 104, (4 Dec 1863 - 2 Oct 1940)
Edward Joseph Clark


Edward Joseph McGraw was born on 4 Dec 1863 at Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand ,

Edward Joseph McGraw
Born: 4 December 1863
Dunedin
Parents: Edward McGraw, Laborer & Harriett McGraw MS Jubber

Harriett McGraw, the childs Mother, Dunedin was the informant.1,2

He was the son of Edward McGraw/ James Clark and Harriett Jubber.

Edward Joseph McGraw/ Clark was also known as Edward Joseph McGraw.



Edward Joseph McGraw was baptised on 11 Jun 1865 in St Joseph's Church, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand ,

Edward Joseph McGRAW
Parents: Edward and Harriet McGraw
Sponsors at Baptism, Susannah Jubber and Joseph McGraw.
(Were they in NZ or did they act as sponsors by proxy ?)3



As of 1 May 1867,Edward Joseph McGraw/ Clark was also known as Edward Joseph Clark.



Edward Joseph Clark was also known as Ted Clark.



Edward Joseph Clark was on the 1887 Electoral Roll Port Chalmers, Otago, New Zealand ,

CLARK, Edward, blacksmith, Port Chalmers.4



Edward Joseph Clark married Esther Kemp, daughter of John Kemp and Bridget Ryan, on 11 Apr 1887 at At the residence of the Bride's Father Mount Cargill, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand ,

Edward Clarke
Aged 24, Boilermaker, Bachelor
Born: Dunedin
Res: Port Chalmers
Parents: James Clarke, Lighthousekeeper and Harriet McKay nee Jubber
Esther Kemp
Aged 21, Spinster
Born: Mount Cargill
Res: Mount Cargill
Parents: John Kemp, Mariner, & Bridget Ryan.1,5



26 Aug 1888 Edward Joseph Clark was mentioned in the "Otago Daily Times", New Zealand , newspaper

Edward Clark,
boilermaker, employed at the works of Messrs Morgan, Cable and Stevenson, at Port Chalmers met with a rather nasty accident yesterday forenoon. whilst engaged at a punching machine a piece of iron flew up and struck him in the left eye. He was promptly attended to by Dr Cunningham, but it is feared the sight will be impaired.6



Edward Joseph Clark was on the 1892 Directory.

CLARK, Edward, boilermaker, Port Chalmers.7

Edward Clark lived at this house in Scotia St for a time


Edward Joseph Clark was on the 1893 Electoral Roll Port Chalmers, Otago, New Zealand , also listed in the household was Esther

CLARK, Edward, blacksmith, Port Chalmers
CLARK, Esther, Currie Street, Domestic Duties, Resident, Port Chalmers.8



Edward Joseph Clark was on the 1894 Directory.

CLARK, Edward, boilermaker, Port Chalmers.9



Edward Joseph Clark was on the 1896 Directory.

CLARK, Edward, boilermaker, Port Chalmers.10



Edward Joseph Clark was on the 1899 Electoral Roll Port Chalmers, Otago, New Zealand , also listed in the household was Esther

CLARK, Edward, Currie Street, Port Chalmers, boilermaker, residential
CLARK, Esther, Currie Street, Domestic Duties, Resident, Port Chalmers.11



Edward and Esther Clark posed for a photo c 1900.
Edward and Esther Clark
unknown date photo was taken
Gordon Clark looks after this photo


Edward was associated with Lodge Kop-i-ti, a Masonic Lodge at Port Chalmers.



Edward Joseph Clark was on the 1905 Directory.

CLARK, Edward, boilermaker, Port Chalmers.12



Edward Joseph Clark was on the 1907 Directory.

CLARK, Edward, jymn boilermaker, Currie St, Port Chalmers.13



Edward Joseph Clark was on the bt 1909 - 1913 Directory.

CLARK, Edward, boiler maker, Port Chalmers.14



Edward Joseph Clark was on the 1915 Directory.

CLARK, Edward, jym boilermaker, 9 Currie Street, Port Chalmers.15



Edward Joseph Clark was on the bt 1918 - 1940 Directory.

CLARK, Edward, boilermaker, Port Chalmers.16



Edward died on 2 Oct 1940 at 9 Currie Street, Port Chalmers, Otago, New Zealand , at age 76 years, 9 months and 28 days

Edward Clark
Boilermaker, aged 76.
Born: Dunedin
Married: Mount Cargill, aged 23 to Esther Kemp
no widow.
Parents: James Clark, Lighthouse Keeper and Harriet Clark MS Jubber
Living Issue: M: 52, 41, 40 F: 51, 49, 47.1,17



Edward's cause of death on 2 Oct 1940 was from Cardiac failure - 10 hours
Carcinoma of Stomach - 6 months.



Edward was buried on 5 Oct 1940 at New Port Chalmers Cemetery, Port Chalmers, Otago, New Zealand ,


H/S: CLARK
both Edward and Esther are buried in the same plot.18

Edward and Esther Gravesite at New Port Chalmers Cemetery
Edward and Esther Gravesite at New Port Chalmers Cemetery


Edward and Esther had 5 children, plus Leonard Clark as their own.

Children of Edward Joseph McGraw/ Clark and Esther Kemp

FatherEdward McGraw/ James Clark (12 Jan 1839 - 23 May 1883)
MotherHarriett Jubber (8 Jun 1835 - 21 Oct 1914)

Citations

  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 1864 NZ Online Database: 1864/15873 - 1864 Folio No 569. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  3. [S21] Church Registers, Various Repositories , Supplied by Cathedral Presbytery, 277 Rattray St, Dunedin, NZ, 21 June 1986 as per request via letter from Yvonne Chisholm.. Hereinafter cited as Church Registers.
  4. [S6] Elections, Electoral Roll (Auckland, New Zealand: BAB Microfilming, 1853 - 1967), 1887 NZ Electoral Roll, Port Chalmers Otago. Hereinafter cited as Electoral Roll.
  5. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: 1887 NZ Online Database: 1887/118 - 1887 Folio No 1655.
  6. [S10] Newspaper, Various Papers, Otago Daily Times, 26 Aug 1888 also Otago Witness 28 Sept 1888. Hereinafter cited as Newspaper Article.
  7. [S12] Directories, NZ PO Directory (Auckland, New Zealand: BAB Microfilming, 1866 - 1955), 1892-93 Wises NZPO Directory. Hereinafter cited as NZ PO Directory.
  8. [S6] Electoral Roll, 1893 NZ Electoral Roll, Port Chalmers Otago.
  9. [S12] NZ PO Directory, 1894-5 Wises NZPO Directory.
  10. [S12] NZ PO Directory, 1896-97 Wises NZPO Directory.
  11. [S6] Electoral Roll, 1899 NZ Electoral Roll, Waikouaiti Otago.
  12. [S12] NZ PO Directory, 1905-6 Wises NZPO Directory.
  13. [S12] NZ PO Directory, Stones 1907 Dunedin & Southland Directory.
  14. [S12] NZ PO Directory, 1909 & 1913 Wises NZPO Directory.
  15. [S12] NZ PO Directory, Stones 1915 Dunedin & Southland Directory.
  16. [S12] NZ PO Directory, 1918, 1923, 1928, 1934 & 1940 Wises NZPO Directory.
  17. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: 1940 NZ Online Database: 1940/26332 - Aged 76 - 1940 Folio No 4524, Dec Qtr.
  18. [S3] NZSG, NZ Cemetery Records (Auckland, New Zealand & Online Council Databases: NZSG, 1988), Dunedin City Council Online Database: New Port Chalmers Cemetery - Block DB Plot 37. Hereinafter cited as NZ Cemetery Records.