Friend Bennet HOOK

Date of Birth: 
14 Nov 1829
Date of Death: 
29 Nov 1928

Friend was born at Lenham, Kent, England.

He immigrated to NZ in 1840 with his mother & step father.

He married Martha Morgan (Born at Wellington in 1844) at Wellington in 1862.

They had seven daughters & ten sons over a 24 year period. Their first child died in infancy.

A grandson (Charles, son of Henry) was killed in action in France in Jul 1916.

Two daughters married brothers (Hyde). One son & one daughter married a Wilton who were not related.

Friend started his working life as a labourer at Tawa Flats around 1870. He then became a farmer, around 1880 at Tawa Flats, for the rest of his working life.

Both Friend, his son Henry & daughter-in-law Helen all owned property in Levin.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
Friend Bennet Hook, Edward Matthews Hook, Bennett Mather Pilcher, Martha Ann Morgan, Thomas Morgan, Mary Ann Tonks, Emily Ann Hook, George Edward Hook, Rose Anna Evangeline Brown, John Thomas Hook, Emma Isabel Mexted, Frederick William Hook, Janet Chambers, Alfred James Hook, Martha Ann Hook, Robert Hooker, Henry Stephen Hook, Helen Elizabeth (Nellie) Warn, Walter Thomas Hook, Alice Arabelle Taylor, Mary Jane Hook, Leonard Alfred Nunn Wilton, Thomas Enoch Hook, Agnes Gladys Robertson, Ellen May Hook, George James Hyde, Alfred George Yorke Baxter, Lillian Lavinia Hook, Edwin Ingram, Alice Bertha Hook, Albert Ernest Hyde, Albert Edwin (Edward) Hook, Olive Evelyn Wilton, Arthur Harold Hook, Ada Florence Warn, Ada Pearl Hook, Percival Russell (Percy) Roberts, Gertrude Bessie Pengelly.