James Nelson Stubbs

Male 1888 - 1972  (83 years)


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  • Name James Nelson Stubbs 
    Nickname Nelson 
    Born 2 Jun 1888  Gisborne, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Address:
    Waerenga-o-kuri 
    Gender Male 
    _UID 267A546BAF90486E8C365547E2BBA39A8C73 
    Died 11 Jan 1972  Auckland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Auckland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Mangere Lawn Cemetery, 91 McKenzie Road 
    Person ID I10160  Treefive
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2015 

    Father George Stubbs,   b. 26 Oct 1858, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1939, Napier, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Isabella Mossman,   b. 10 Mar 1861, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1945, Gisborne, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 24 May 1882  Napier, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Family ID F3183  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Wilhelmina Margaret Harkness,   b. 30 Apr 1894, Gourock, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1971, Auckland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 7 Dec 1925  Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Ian Nelson Stubbs,   b. 5 Sep 1927, Jerusalem, Israel Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1986, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     2. Alastair George Stubbs,   b. 13 Feb 1930, Jerusalem, Israel Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 2013, Tauranga, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. Living
    Family ID F3340  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 


    • Nelson served overseas during World War One and following the war spent time overseas where he met married Wilhelmina Margaret (Ena) Harkness in Glasgow on 7 December 1925. Following their marriage Nelson became the Commissioner of Lands based in Palestine. While in Palestine they had the following 3 sons:
      Ian Nelson Stubbs born 5 September 1927 in Jerusalem
      Alastair George Stubbs born 13 February 1930 in Jerusalem
      James Stuart Anderson Stubbs born 5 September 1937 in Jerusalem

  • Sources 
    1. [S4513] BAC352 Family group sheet - Stubbs and Mossman.

    2. [S4738] TRE183 Family tree - Mossman, Watt and Stubbs descendants; (Rowan Mountfort).

    3. [S1596] MAR Marriage Index NZ - on-line, George Stubbs; Isabella Mossman; 1321; 1882.

    4. [S4276] BAC Personal knowledge - Rowan Mountfort, rowan.mountfort@gmail.com, Personal communication to Rex Sinnott 5 Oct 2014.