Emma Madge Eaton

ID# 705, (2 Apr 1907 - 22 Oct 1989)

Emma Madge Eaton was born on 2 Apr 1907 at Carterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand ,

Parents: Thomas Roland & Ann Jane Eaton.1

She was the daughter of Thomas Rowland Eaton and Ann Jane Corlett.

Emma Madge Eaton married Albert Edward Benbow in 1938 at New Zealand .2

As of 1938,her married name was Benbow.

Emma was listed as a beneficiary in Ann Jane Eaton's will on 19 Jun 1962 at Masterton Court, Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand ,

Ann Jane Eaton
Will dated 13 may 1957
Probate dated 19 June 1962

Ann appointed her son John Roland Eaton of Longbush, Farmer to be the sole executor and trustee of her Will.
Value under £1,600.3

Emma was listed as a beneficiary in Thomas Roland Eaton's will on 16 Jul 1962 at Masterton Court, Wellington, New Zealand ,

Thomas Roland EATON
Will dated 3 September 1957
Probate 16 July 1962
Value under £30,000

Thomas Roland Easton of Masterton NZ Sheepfarmer, appointed his son John Roland Eaton of Longbursh, Sheepfarmer, and John William McKay of Alfredton, Sheepfarmer to be his executors and trustees of his Will.4

Emma died on 22 Oct 1989 at Dannevirke, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand , at age 82 years, 6 months and 20 days.5

Emma was buried on 27 Oct 1989 at Ormondville Cemetery, Ormondville, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand .6

Emma and Albert had 2 children, still living.

Family: Emma Madge Eaton and Albert Edward Benbow

Father*Thomas Rowland Eaton (20 May 1870 - 6 Jul 1962)
Mother*Ann Jane Corlett (21 Nov 1875 - 27 May 1962)


  1. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 1907 NZ Online Database 1907/7384. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  2. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: Folio No 02960.
  3. [S40] Probate NZ, 1962 Masterton Court, Wellington P79/62 - held on file, Housed at National Archives New Zealand.
  4. [S40] Probate NZ , 1962 Masterton Court, Wellington P101/62 - held on file.
  5. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: DIA Online Database 1989/50489 DOB 2 April 1907.
  6. [S3] NZSG, NZ Cemetery Records (Auckland, New Zealand & Online Council Databases: NZSG, 1988), Tararua Online Database: Main Section, Block 3, Plot 116. Hereinafter cited as NZ Cemetery Records.