ERnest John AUGUST

Date of Birth: 
25 Oct 1880
Date of Death: 
12 Jan 1959

Ernest was born at Rangitkei.

He married Mary Adams (born At Dunedin in 1880) at Petone in 1905.

They had two daughters & one son.

Around 1928 Ernest partnered with Elsie Audrey Turner - who was only two years older than his oldest daughter. A marriage cannot be found for them.

They had no children.

Ernest was a furniture dealer in Christchurch in 1911, then in Hamilton. By 1919 to 1928 he was a farmer in Lower Hutt & Wainuiomata. In 1928 he was also in Auckland as a manager, where he met Elsie. He then moved to Palmerston Nth as a sales manager before moving back to Christchurch by 1949.

At some stage they were in Levin as the two eldest children were born there in 1906 & 1908.

Mary lived in Welllington until at least 1946 where she disappears until her death is recorded.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
Ernest John August, John Samuel August, Lily Edna Clark, Mary Adams, William Adams, Sarah Holdsworth, Elsie Audrey Turner, Neil Smith Turner, Mary Mitchell Dick, Edna Marie August, George Alastair King, Lawson John August, Ethene May (Jean) Fitchett, Rewa Ellen August, Louis Frederick Elbe.