Maxwell Albert Croawell Schiavi

ID# 559, (17 Feb 1914 - 1987)


Maxwell Albert Croawell Schiavi was born on 17 Feb 1914 at Buller, Westcoast, New Zealand .1

He was the son of William Schiavi and Amelia Frances Croawell.

Maxwell attended Uruwhenua School on 19 Mar 1923

SCHIAVI, Maxwell Albert, Uruwhenua School, Reg No 109. Admission Date 19 March 1923, Parent C Gledhill, Uruwhenua, Birthdate 17 Feb 1914, Last School Palmerston North, Last Day 11 April 1923, Destination Palmerston North.
(this is inbetween Takaka and Motueka in the Golden Bay area - may have been staying there for a while).2

10 Nov 1930 Maxwell Albert Croawell Schiavi was mentioned in the Evening Post newspaper

SHOT IN THE HAND
(by Telegraph. - Press Association.)
Palmerston N. This Day.
William Schiavi, aged 16 years, was admitted to the hospital suffering from gunshot injuries to the fingers of the right hand received by the accidental discharge of a gun. His condition is reported to be satisfactory.

The only person who would fit this age - born c1914 is Maxwell, his brother William would have been 31 at this date.3

Maxwell Albert Croawell Schiavi married Joan Elizabeth Smith in 1948 at Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand .4


Maxwell Albert Croawell Schiavi was on the 1953 Directory.

SCHIABI, M A, cafe, 263 Cuba St, Palmerston North.5

Maxwell died in 1987 at Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand , at age 72 years.6

Family: Maxwell Albert Croawell Schiavi and Joan Elizabeth Smith

Father*William Schiavi (3 Mar 1868 - 1943)
Mother*Amelia Frances Croawell (1870 - 13 Sep 1965)

Citations

  1. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Folio No 2767, June Qtr. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  2. [S44] School Admissions, School Records (Auckland, New Zealand: NZSG), Uruwhenua School, Register No 109. Hereinafter cited as School Records.
  3. [S10] Newspaper, Various Papers, NZ PapersPast: Evening Post, Issue 113, 10 Nov 1930, Pg 10. Hereinafter cited as Newspaper Article.
  4. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: Folio No 16411.
  5. [S12] Directories, NZ PO Directory (Auckland, New Zealand: BAB Microfilming, 1866 - 1955), Wises 1953-54 NZPO Directory. Hereinafter cited as NZ PO Directory.
  6. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: Folio No 4549, DOB 17/02/1914 - Online Database 1987/32140.