Vera Gladys O'Brien

ID# 186, (10 May 1907 - 21 Apr 1974)


Vera Gladys O'Brien was born on 10 May 1907 at Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand ,

Parents: Harold & Sarah O'Brien (Skilbeck.)1



Vera and an unknown person were divorced on 7 Dec 1934 Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand ,

Vera may have also been married before to Raymond Clavell Cooper in 1928, Folio No 3108.
Her divorce became absolute 7 Dec 1934.
(Again information has been given to me years ago, and I need to apply for the marriage certificates to prove the details - I doubt it is the Vera Gladys married to the above Raymond Clavell Cooper as she is with him on Wellington ER past the time Vera married Morton)
Marriage certifciate is definately required.



Vera Gladys O'Brien married Morton Leslie James Clark, son of Frederick Clark and May Elizabeth Morton Searight, on 10 Jan 1940 at Presbyterian Church, Kelburn, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand ,

Morton Leslie James Clark
Aged 40, Faultman
Divorced: Decree Absolute 5 Nov 1934
Born: Crushington Westcoast
Usua Res: Wellington
Parents: Frederick Clark, Accountant & May Elizabeth Morton Clark MS Seawright
Vera Gladys O'Brien
Aged 32
Divorced: Decree Absolute 7 Dec 1934
Born: Wellington
Usual Res: Wellington
Parents: Harold O'Brien, Retired Harbour Board Employee & Sarah O'Brien MS Skilbeck.2,3


As of 10 Jan 1940,her married name was Clark.

Vera was present on the 1949 Electoral Roll Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand , in the household of Morton Leslie James Clark.

CLARK Morton Leslie James, 77 Beauchamp Street, faultman
CLARK Vera Gladys, 77 Beauchamp Street, married
(same address details for 1954 ER.)4



Vera was present on the 1957 Electoral Roll Otaki, Wellington, New Zealand , in the household of Morton Leslie James Clark.

CLARK Morton Leslie James, 19 Mahoe St, Otaki Beach, Retired
CLARK Vera Glady, 19 Mahoe St, Otaki Beach, married
(same address details 1963, 1969, 1972.)5



Vera died on 21 Apr 1974 at Levin, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand , at age 66 years, 11 months and 11 days.6


Vera was buried on 23 Apr 1974 at Otaki Cemetery, Otaki, Wellington, New Zealand ,

In Loving Memory Of
Vera Gladys CLARK
Died 18th April 1974
and her Beloved Husband
Morton Leslie James CLARK
Died 27th Jan 1984, Aged 85 Years
.7


Morton and Vera Clark
Otaki Cemetery


Vera and Morton had No children of this marriage.

Family: Vera Gladys O'Brien and Morton Leslie James Clark

Citations

  1. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 1907 NZ Online Database: 1907/11394 1907 Folio No 2251, June Qtr. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  2. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  3. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: 1940 Folio No 1409.
  4. [S6] Elections, Electoral Roll (Auckland, New Zealand: BAB Microfilming, 1853 - 1967), 1949 NZ Electoral Roll, Karori, Wellington. Hereinafter cited as Electoral Roll.
  5. [S6] Electoral Roll, 1957 NZ Electoral Roll, Otaki Wellington.
  6. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: 1974 NZ Online Database: 1974/34839 - DOB 10 May 1907 1974 Folio No 9325, aged 66.
  7. [S3] NZSG, NZ Cemetery Records (Auckland, New Zealand & Online Council Databases: NZSG, 1988), Kapiti Coast District Council Online Database: Otaki Cemetery: Plot 155 & 155A, Lawn, Public Lawn. Hereinafter cited as NZ Cemetery Records.