Joseph IVESS

Date of Birth: 
8 Feb 1844
Date of Death: 
5 Sep 1919

Joseph was born at Askeaton, Ireland.

He married Sarah Reddin (born at Northampton, England in 1864) at Maldon in Victoria, Australia in 1864.

They had six daughters & three sons. One son, John, is featured in a separate profile. All but the first daughter were born in NZ.

Joseph emigrated to Australia with his parents in 1852 and then he came to NZ in 1868.

For the first few years he was on the West Coast. From there he constantly moved around NZ establishing or having something to do with over 45 newspapers. The bulk of the time Sarah lived in Christchurch which was their main base.


Relatives mentioned in profile: 
Joseph Ivess, John Pope Ivess, Anne Southwell, Sarah Nnn Reddin, Patrick Reddin, Elizabeth Fell, Florence Annie Ivess, Joseph Ivess (Jnr), Georgina Gaul, Margaret Jane (Maggie) Walsh, Edward Francis Stuckey, John Crichton, Helena (Helen Lilly) Ivess, Joseph Lister, Elizabeth Jane Ivess, John Joseph Turner, Fanny Dorothea Ivess, Edward James Barrett, Maude Lucy Ivess, Charles Edward Ivess, Dinah Watkins, Mabel Ivess.