Arthur Silvester JONSON

Date of Birth: 
27 Nov 1869
Date of Death: 
28 Oct 1922

Arthur was born at Foxton.

He married Matilda Mitchell (born at Feilding in 1877) in 1902.

They had 4 daughters & three sons.

Arthur served in the Boer War. All three sons served in WW2.

Arthur took over hs fathers business (see father's profile) in Foxton. By 1903 he was a builder in Palmerston Nth before moving to Hunterville around 1908. He was killed in a motorcycle accident on his way home from work, although it may have come about from a heart affliction. (see obituary Manawatu Herald 31 Oct 1922.)

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
Arthur Silvester Jonson, Anders Severin (Andrew) Jonson, Harriett Stewart, Matilda Janet Mitchell, Alexander Mitchell, Robertina Matilda Kirk, Onyx Robertina (Gloria) Jonson, Cyril Morris Fletcher, Ronald Frederick Reid Paul, Jane Victoria O'Keefe, Stuart Andrew Jonson, Gertrude Grace Sebire, Ngaio Ruby (Morea) Jonson, John William Clarke, Walter Melville Jonson, Gracie Jean Pye, Mavis Zena Jonson, Gilbert Arthur Cottle, Gwendolyne Mary Jonson, Hector Denzel Amer, Alexander William Jonson, Dorothy May Green.