Facts and Events
- ↑ DCC: ROWE, Matthias, 28 Dec 1901, Huirangi, Taranaki, New Zealand, Record Type: Certified copy of death, Name. (28 Dec 1901), P/copy of certified copy dated Sep 1985, rcvd Aug 1993 from Marie C, Edgecombe.
- ↑ BDM: New Zealand fiche index- Birth Death Marriage, Record Type: New Zealand births deaths marriages (index on, ROWE/GIBSON mar. 1882 extracted Mar 2002.
- ↑ MC GIBSON, Caroline Emma Austin/ROWE, Matthias, Feb 1882, Taranaki, New Zealand, Record Type: Marriage, Spouse. (04 Feb 1882), Inspection p/copy held, Aug 1993.
- ↑ Folio #201 cert. reads: 1882 in the District of New Plymouth on Feb 4, Matthias Rowe, 28, laborer (sic) bachelor born Plymouth, England, s/o William Rowe, farmer and Honor Daw married Caroline Emma Austin Gibson, 26 (really 28), spinster, b. Melbourne, Victoria, d/o William Austin Gibson, laborer, and Emma Clinton (NB this turns out to be an interesting mix of fact and fiction, as Emma's father was really William Austin and her step-father John Gibson). Both resident New Plymouth and signed their names. Wit: Ellen Maria Martin and N Martin Turner (Turner may possibly be occupation not surname. Not known to be any relation or connection)