William's occupation Carpenter/ Caretaker.
William Schiavi was born on 3 Mar 1868 at South Spit, Hotkitka, Westcoast, New Zealand ,
Recorded under the spelling of CHIAVI.1,2
He was the son of Carlo Schiavi and Fanny Wallace.
William Schiavi was on the 1893 Electoral Roll Buller, Westcoast, New Zealand ,
SCHIAVI William, Griffiths Mill, Sawyer, residential.3
William Schiavi married Amelia Frances Croawell on 28 Oct 1897 at At the Residence of Mr John Henry Croawell, Westport, Westcoast, New Zealand ,
William Schiavi, aged 29, Carpenter, born Hokitika, residence Grifiths Mill
Amelia Frances Croawell, aged 27, Domestic, born Westport, residence Westport.
Witnesses: Henry Langer Carey & Esther Jane ?lvin (blotch on certificate).1,4
William Schiavi was on the 1899 Electoral Roll Buller, Westcoast, New Zealand , also listed in the household was Amelia
SCHIAVI, William Griffiths Mill, Sawyer, residential
SCHIAVI, Amelia, Birchfield, married, residential.5
12 Oct 1903 William Schiavi was mentioned in the Colonist newspaper
NELSON LAND BOARD
Applications fo Leases in Perpetuity.
W. Schiavi, section 25, block ii, Kawatiri, 92a 0r 30p, rent 7s 2d per acre, granted; F. Schiavi, section 35, block ii, Kawatiri, 71a 1r 19p, rent 7s 2d per acre, granted.6
William Schiavi was on the 1923 Directory.
SCHIAVI, Wm, Carpenter, 18 Princess St, Palmerston North.7
William Schiavi was on the 1940 Directory.
SCHIAVI, Wm, Caretaker, 98 Princess St, Palmerston North.8
William died in 1943 at Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand , at age 74 years.9
William was buried on 25 Jun 1943 at Kelvin Grove Cemetery, Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand ,
Section B, Block 5 Plots 86 & 88
86: SCHIAVI, William Bur 25 June 1943 & SCHIAVI, Amelia Frances bur 15 Sept 1965.
88: SCHIAVI, W (no burial date). ILMO Amelia dearly beloved wife of William Schiavi died 13 Sept 1965 aged 96 years. William dearly beloved husband of Amelia Schiavi died 1943 aged 74. 'The garden that we love is full of light. It lies upon the sloping of the hill.10'
Children of William Schiavi and Amelia Frances Croawell
- Frances Marion Schiavi (18 Jul 1898 - 1979)
- William Charles Schiavi+ (1899 - Jan 1951)
- Annie Florence Schiavi (3 Aug 1901 - 26 Oct 1960)
- Amelia May Schiavi (9 Sep 1902 - 11 May 1981)
- Lucy Agnes Schiavi (21 Sep 1903 - 1989)
- Eva Victoria Schiavi (1907 - 1968)
- Ivy Ada Schiavi+ (13 Mar 1908 - 7 Dec 1970)
- Elise Elizabeth Schiavi (17 Jul 1910 - 15 Jun 1999)
- Maxwell Albert Croawell Schiavi+ (17 Feb 1914 - 1987)
- Colin Walter Henry Schiavi+ (20 Oct 1917 - 14 Sep 1982)
|Father*||Carlo Schiavi (c 1842 - 17 Aug 1912)|
|Mother*||Fanny Wallace (c 1843 - 2 Aug 1910)|
- [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
- [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Folio No 692. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
- [S6] Elections, Electoral Roll (Auckland, New Zealand: BAB Microfilming, 1853 - 1967), 1893 Electoral Roll, Buller. Hereinafter cited as Electoral Roll.
- [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: Folio No 4841.
- [S6] Electoral Roll, 1899 Electoral Roll, Buller.
- [S10] Newspaper, Various Papers, NZ PapersPast: Colonist, Vol XLVI, Issue 10843, 12 Oct 1903, Pg 4. Hereinafter cited as Newspaper Article.
- [S12] Directories, NZ PO Directory (Auckland, New Zealand: BAB Microfilming, 1866 - 1955), Wises 1923 NZPO Directory. Hereinafter cited as NZ PO Directory.
- [S12] NZ PO Directory, Wises 1940 NZPO Directory.
- [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: Folio No 1732, June Qtr - Online database: 1943/20525 - 74yrs.
- [S3] NZSG, NZ Cemetery Records (Auckland, New Zealand & Online Council Databases: NZSG, 1988), Vol 1: 957. Hereinafter cited as NZ Cemetery Records.