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Descendants of Richard Gainfort and Maria Armstrong:MARIA ARMSTRONG was born in Possibly Waiheke Island, Auckland, and died Bet. 1939 - 1945 ; possibly in SydneyAustralia. She married RICHARD GAINFORT. He was possibly born in Dublin, Ireland, and died Abt. 1933 in Auckland.
Notes for RICHARD GAINFORT:
Educated at Eton, along with his brother Benjamin.
Benjamin travelled to British Guyana and was the British Government Representative.
Richard travelled to Fiji; owned a sugar plantation, which was destroyed by hurricanes. Became a tour/cruise interpreter and worked on Cruise Ships.
Thought to have married his wife Maria in Fiji - not confirmed as at 05/09/2007.
Benjamin and Richard's parents were said to have been very well to do folk; (hence both boys being educated at Eton); They owned and operated a printing company in Dublin.
Children of MARIA ARMSTRONG and RICHARD GAINFORT are:
1.ANNETTE SHERWOOD GAINFORT, b. 02 Nov 1891, Navua, Fiji; d. 20 Sep 1957,Auckland.
2. Caroline Sherwood Gainfort, b 1893, Fiji died 23 September 1916, Auckland
3.BENJAMIN SHERWOOD GAINFORT, b. 01 Oct 1895, Navua, Fiji; d. 14 Jul 1995,Auckland.
4. GEORGE GAINFORT.
Notes for GEORGE GAINFORT:
Travelled to Sydney - and worked on the building of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Generation No. 2
1. ANNETTE SHERWOOD GAINFORT was born 02 Nov 1891 in Navua, Fiji, and died 20 Sep 1957 in Auckland. She married LEONARD MICHAEL MURRAY 1913, son of JOHN MURRAY and CATHERINE MORAN. He was born 06 May 1889 in St. Kilda, Dunedin, NZ.
Notes for ANNETTE SHERWOOD GAINFORT:
Marriage registered as GAINFORD.
More About ANNETTE SHERWOOD GAINFORT:
Burial: Waikumete Cemetery
Notes for LEONARD MICHAEL MURRAY:
At this date (maybe registered as Michael Leonard Murray.)
Children of ANNETTE GAINFORT and LEONARD MURRAY are:
1. MABEL ANNETTE MURRAY, b. 08 Oct 1914; d. 09 Jun 1995; m. JAMES AUSTIN.
Notes for MABEL ANNETTE MURRAY:
2.LEONARD RICHARD MURRAY, b. 12 Jul 1916.
3. JOHN EDWARD MURRAY, b. 08 Sep 1919, Papakura; d. 18 Oct 1975, Auckland.
3. BENJAMIN SHERWOOD GAINFORT (MARIA1 ARMSTRONG) was born 01 Oct 1895 in Navua, Fiji, and died 14 Jul 1995 in Auckland. He married AUGUSTA IVY ERNESTA HODGKINSON.
Children of BENJAMIN GAINFORT and AUGUSTA HODGKINSON are:
1. GRANT GAINFORT, d. DECEASED.
2. SHEILA GAINFORT, m. DAVID TODD.
Notes for SHEILA GAINFORT:
Last KNown Address 18 July 2006
326 Herbert St, Invercargill.
3. SHERWOOD GAINFORT, d. DECEASED.
4. JULEEN GAINFORT.
5. MARILYN GAINFORT.
6. NOEL AKA BUDDY GAINFORT.
CAROLINE GAINFORT Born Fiji 1893, died 23 Sep 1916. She
married PATRICK KAVANAUGH 1915.
Notes for CAROLINE GAINFORT:
First Child - Dennis John Gainfort - adopted at the age of 5 - took his adopted parents surname CARTER.
More About CAROLINE GAINFORT:
Cause of Death: TB
Notes for PATRICK KAVANAUGH:
Known to be a very hard man,Benjamin Gainfort did not approve of the way his sister was treated. Patrick and Benjamin came to physical blows. Benjamin and Nesta wanted to adopt both children when Carrie passed away.
Patrick informed Ben that he had sent the children to Ireland to be brought up by the Kavanaugh relatives there. This was not the case, and it was some time before contact was made with this side of the family.
Children of CAROLINE GAINFORT:
1.DENNIS JOHN GAINFORT, b. 15 Jul 1911.
Children of CAROLINE GAINFORT and PATRICK KAVANAUGH are:
2. JULIA KATHLEEN3 KAVANAUGH, b. 1915.
Generation No. 3
1.LEONARD RICHARD MURRAY was born 12 Jul 1916. He married KATHLEEN DENTON. She was born 30 Jul 1919, and died 06 Jul 1999. Child of LEONARD MURRAY and KATHLEEN DENTON is:
1.MARGARET ANNETTE MURRAY, b. 02 Oct 1944.
2. JOHN EDWARD3 MURRAY (was born 08 Sep 1919 in Papakura, and died 18 Oct 1975 in Auckland. He married MURIEL MAVIS YOUNG 30 Oct 1943 in St Mathews Church, Auckland, New Zealand, daughter of GEORGE YOUNG and EDITH STEPHENS. She was born 01 Mar 1921 in Dannievirk.
More About JOHN EDWARD MURRAY:
Burial: 21 Oct 1975, Waikumete Cemetary, Auckland, New Zealand
Cause of Death: Oesophageal Cancer
Children of JOHN MURRAY and MURIEL YOUNG are:
1.ANNETTA EDITH4 MURRAY, b. 26 Apr 1947, Auckland.
2.KEITH LEONARD MURRAY, b. 19 Jan 1952, Auckland
3.HEATHER KAY MURRAY, b. 17 May 1958, Waitakere Obstetric Hospital, Auckland,New Zealand.; m. MICHAEL REID SARGENT, 18 Apr 1987, Parnell Rose Gardens,
Auckland, New Zealand; b. 13 Sep 1950, Hastings.
Notes for HEATHER KAY MURRAY:
Both Kirsten Marie and Stacey Lee Sargent are step children of Heather Kay Sargent
No children were born to Michael and Heather Sargent.
More About HEATHER KAY MURRAY:
Medical Information: Diabetic
Notes for MICHAEL REID SARGENT:
Previously married to Carol Ann Howard
Had two children:
Kirsten Marie Sargent F, B, 05 August 1973
Stacey Lee Sargent M, B, 14 August 1976.
More About MICHAEL REID SARGENT:
Divorced: 1985, Auckland
GRANT GAINFORT DECEASED.
Children of GRANT GAINFORT are:
1. RICK GAINFORT.
2. SHARON GAINFORT.
3. DEXTER GAINFORT.
4. GARY GAINFORT.
Children of SHERWOOD GAINFORT are:
2. SHERWOOD GAINFORT.
JULEEN GAINFORT she married (1) HARRY HOBSON. She married (2) JOE BARBOUR 1974.
Children of JULEEN GAINFORT and HARRY HOBSON are:
1.CAROLINE4 ?, b. Abt. 1960.
2.JOANNE ?, b. Abt. 1962.
MARILYN GAINFORT she married JEREMY SIMPSON.
Children of MARILYN GAINFORT and JEREMY SIMPSON are:
NOEL AKA BUDDY3 GAINFORT He married GWEN.
Notes for NOEL AKA BUDDY GAINFORT:
Believed to be in Whakatane; September 2007
Children of NOEL GAINFORT and GWEN are:
believed to tatal 7 - no names known
JULIA KATHLEEN KAVANAUGH was born 1915. She married MERVYN DICKEY. Notes for JULIA KATHLEEN KAVANAUGH:
Was deemed to be a somewhat delicate child. Ben Gainfort told his daughter Juleen that he often used to travel the countryside on his motorbike in search of Goat's milk for her.
Kathleen, as she became known by, did not meet her cousins until a chance conversation at an Air Force function; Fate played it's hand and allowed Kath Dickey (nee Kavanaugh) to meet Kath Muray.
Children of JULIA KAVANAUGH and MERVYN DICKEY are:
2.COLLEEN, m. ROBERT BLAKE.
DENNIS JOHN GAINFORT-CARTER was born 15 Jul 1911.
Child of DENNIS JOHN GAINFORT is:
Generation No. 4
MARGARET ANNETTE MURRAY was born 02 Oct 1944. She
married ANT(H)ONY GIDDALL Abt. Feb 1965 in Christchurch New Zealand.
Children of MARGARET MURRAY and ANT(H)ONY GIDDALL are:
i. DWAYNE RICHARD5 GIDDALL, b. 06 Oct 1965; d. 09 Mar 1987, Christchurch.
Notes for DWAYNE RICHARD GIDDALL:
Dwayne was studying to be a Doctor, and in his final intern years at Christchurch Hospital when he died.
ii. KIRSTY-ANNE MARGARET GIDDALL, b. 17 Jul 1968.
iii. KIM ANNETTE MARGARET GIDDALL, b. 26 Dec 1970.
ANNETTA EDITH MURRAY was born 26 Apr 1947 in Auckland. She
married WARREN WILLIAM FLAUNTY 21 Oct 1967 in Air Force Chapel, Hobsonville, Auckland, New Zealand. He was born 26 Apr 1944.
Children of ANNETTA MURRAY and WARREN FLAUNTY are:
1.CHRISTOPHER MARK5 FLAUNTY, b. 26 Nov 1968, waitakere Obstetric Hospital, Auckland NZ.
2.SHANEEN LEEANNE FLAUNTY, b. 22 May 1970.
KEITH LEONARD MURRAY was born 19 Jan 1952 in Auckland New
Zealand. He married LEONIE DAWN ANDERSON 12 Apr 1975 in Hobsonville Air Force Base Chapel, Auckland. She was born 02 Nov 1953.
Notes for KEITH LEONARD MURRAY:
The marriage ended in divorce in 1993. Neither party have to this date (06/03/2005) remarried, neither have they had any further children to any other partner.
Children of KEITH MURRAY and LEONIE ANDERSON are:
1.STEVEN KEITH MURRAY, b. 07 Jun 1980.
2.RACHAEL JANE MURRAY, b. 25 Apr 1982, Auckland.
JOANNE was born Abt. 1962.
Child of JOANNE ? is:
JULIA KAY ( She married JOHN EDLIN.
Children of JULIA KAY and JOHN EDLIN are:
LORRAINE CARTER married ? Law
Child of LORRAINE GAINFORT and UNK Lawis:
1.JULIE LAW (plus 5 siblings)
Generation No. 5
CHRISTOPHER MARK FLAUNTY ( was born 26
Nov 1968 in waitakere Obstetric Hospital, Auckland NZ. He married OLIVIA MAREE DARRACH 31 Jan 1999 in Kings College Chapel, Otahuhu, AucklandNew Zealand. She was born 31 Aug 1978.
Children of CHRISTOPHER FLAUNTY and OLIVIA DARRACH are:
1.HANNAH BROOKE FLAUNTY, b. 31 Dec 2001.
2.RONAN JACK FLAUNTY, b. 08 Jul 2004.
SHANEEN LEEANNE FLAUNTYwas born 22
May 1970. She married ROGELIO ESCOBAR-JARRA 29 Jan 1995 in The Lodge,Herne Bay, Auckland NZ. He was born 12 Jan 1965 in Chile, South America.
Notes for SHANEEN LEEANNE FLAUNTY:
They saw each other across a crowded disco in Chile - he spoke no English, she spoke no Spanish. Love conquers all things!
Children of SHANEEN FLAUNTY and ROGELIO ESCOBAR-JARRA are:
1. BIANCA ANDREA6 ESCOBAR, b. 15 Apr 1999.
2.ANTONIO ANDRE ESCOBAR, b. 01 Feb 2002.
RACHAEL JANE MURRAY was born 25 Apr 1982 in
Auckland. She met JEREMY GEORGE LAGATULE. He was born 26 May 1979.
Children of RACHAEL MURRAY and JEREMY LAGATULE are:
1.MONIQUE EMMA LAGATULE, b. 29 Jul 2002, Auckland.
2.ETHAN LAGATULE, b. 25 Jun 2005, Auckland.