John Meachen

John Meachen

Male 1878 - 1922  (43 years)

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  • Name John Meachen 
    Born 24 Nov 1878  Timaru, Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Address 11 May 1905  Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mr Meachen, running shed foreman
    Mr Meachen, running shed foreman
    Occupation Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Engine Driver 
    Died 28 Sep 1922  Khandallah, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 1 Oct 1922  Karori Cemetery, Karori, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Headstone Karori Cemetery - Meachen Jack and Lillian
    Headstone Karori Cemetery - Meachen Jack and Lillian
    In Loving memory of Jack beloved husband of Lillian Meachen who died as a result of a railway accident near Khandallah 28 Sep 1922 aged 43 years.
    Death like a whirlwind came and swept his life away
    In Loving memory of Elizabeth Lillian Maine Meachen died 30 June 1935 aged 55 years
    So loved so mourned
    Arthur Sperry Meachen youngest son of Jack and Lillian Meachen died 22 July 1953 aged 44 years Always in our hearts
    Person ID I6183  Frost Family
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 

    Family Elizabeth Lillian Maine Poad,   b. 13 Apr 1879, Sanson, Manawatu, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1935, Karori, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 17 Dec 1899  Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Electoral Roll 1900  Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Meachen, John, engine-cleaner, residential
    Palmerston Roll 1900 
    Electoral Roll 1905  Bell St, Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Meachen, Elizabeth Lillian Maine, married
    Meachen, John, fireman NZR
    Wairarapa Roll 1905-1906 
    Electoral Roll 1911  Cross Creek, Featherston, Wairarapa, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Meachen, Elizabeth Lillian Maine, married
    Meachen, John, railway engineman
    Wairarapa Roll 1911 
    Electoral Roll 1919  17 Davis St, Thorndon, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Meachen, Elizabeth Lillian Maine, married
    Meachen, John, engine driver NZR
    Wellington North General Roll 1919 
    Electoral Roll 1928  8 Humber St, Island Bay, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Meachen, Clarence, soldier
    Meachen, Elizabeth Lillian Maine, widow
    Meachen, Harold, clerk
    Wellington South General Roll 1928 
    Children 
    +1. John Blanch Meachen,   b. 9 Oct 1901, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1962, Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    +2. Lorna Ellen Meachen,   b. 4 Jul 1903, Waverley, South Taranaki District, Taranaki, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1999, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    +3. Harold Meachen,   b. 30 Apr 1905, Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1977, Barraba, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +4. Clarence Meachen,   b. 4 Feb 1907, Featherston, South Wairarapa, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1981, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +5. Arthur Sperry Meachen,   b. 26 Jul 1908, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1953, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
    Photos
    John Meachen and family
    John Meachen and family
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    Last Modified 7 May 2016 
    Family ID F2282  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Nov 1878 - Timaru, Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Dec 1899 - Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElectoral Roll - Meachen, John, engine-cleaner, residential
    Palmerston Roll 1900 - 1900 - Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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    Link to Google MapsAddress - 11 May 1905 - Wellington, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Engine Driver - - Wellington, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElectoral Roll - Meachen, Elizabeth Lillian Maine, married
    Meachen, John, railway engineman
    Wairarapa Roll 1911 - 1911 - Cross Creek, Featherston, Wairarapa, Wellington, New Zealand
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  • Photos
    John Meachen
    John Meachen

  • Sources 
    1. [S293] BDM NZ Historical Records, (http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.identityservices.govt.nz/home/), 1878/9720 (Reliability: 3), 24 Nov 1878.
      Meachen John: Mother Mary Josephine; Father Thomas Blanch