Charles Cecil NATION

Date of Birth: 
24 Sep 1873
Date of Death: 
28 Nov 1928

Charles was born at Christchurch.

His first marriage was to Isabella Prouse (born at Wainuiomata in 1880) at Levin in 1902.

They had one daughter born after they were divorced.

His second marriage was to Sarah Sigglekow (nee Virgo) (born at Woodville in 1881) at Levin in 1913.

She had a son from a previous relationship. Charles adopted him.

A son-in-law (John Tunnington) & Sarah's third husband (William Waring) both served in WW1.

Charles started as a printer at Shannon working for his father. He later became a journalist at his father's paper in Levin. He then became a newspaper proprietor at Ohakune & Raetihi.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
Charles Cecil Nation, William Charles Nation, Sarah Ann (Annie) Webley, Isabella Grace Prouse, Richard Prouse, Christina McIlvride, Sarah Ann (Annie) Virgo, Charles Frederick Mitchell, Sarah Ann/Annie Virgo, Johan Ludwig Christina Sigglekow, William Stephen Waring, Lawrence/Laurence Watty Nation, Florence Forde (Flo/Florrie) Ashwell, Christabel Grace Amuri (Cuffie) Nation, John Edward Tunnington.