William CLOSE

Date of Birth: 
15 Sep 1861
Date of Death: 
13 Sep 1928

William was born at Akaroa.

he married Elizabeth Harrison (born in Tasmania in 1862) in 1881.

They had six children, three of each gender.

William started out as a labourer at Pahiatua in the early 1890's. He then became a farmer at Pahiatua.

By 1905 he was in Levin as a farmer until at least 1919. At some stage after that he moved to Auckland.

In the 1919 electoral roll Elizabeth was shown to be living in Cambridge St, Levin.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
William Close, Robert Close, Mary Studholme, Elizabeth Harrison, Mary Elizabeth Close, William Henry Thomas, William John Close, Gertrude Blanche Barnett, Leila Wilmer, Albert Arthur (Tim) Close, Hinemoa Muriel (Eileen) Broughton, Dorothy Alberta Biehler, William Frederick Ker, Edward George Harris, Laura Gertrude Close, William James King, Robert Henry Close, Frances Daisy Hotter, Elsie Louise Close, Emily Violet Close, William Buchanan Vernor, Sidney Arthur Franklin.