George Robert Boehm Berney junior

20th Apr 1827 - 18th Oct 1906


Biography

Son of the claimant George Robert Boehm Berney senior (q.v.).

  1. Born 20/04/1827 and baptised 18/06/1827 in Bauleah, Bengal, India, son of George Robert Boehm Berney senior and his wife Charlotte. His father was a civil servant in India, 1804-1836. A George Robert Boehm Berney was born to the same parents 28/03/1825 and baptised at Belwah Factory, Berhampore, Bengal, India, 25/06/1825, but it is assumed this child died before 1827.

  2. Arrived at Port Chalmers, New Zealand, age 20 c. 1847. Married Laura Rosina Logie, 31/06/1858. 8 children born in New Zealand, 1859-1881. A short newpaper biography from 1898 reads: "BERNEY, GEO. R. B., born in Bengal Presidency, came in barque Poictiers in September 1850. Married Laura Rosina, eldest daughter of Mr Chas. Logie, collector of Customs. Held positions in Civil and Military Services, but has resided at Ratanui, Catlins, for some years. Had 8 children and 16 grandchildren all residing in Catlins and Ratanui districts."

Sources

  1. www.familysearch.org batch nos. C75002-6 and C75002-8. See separate entry for George Robert Boehm Berney senior.

  2. Passenger arrivals at Port Chalmers, New Zealand, 1848-1850 at http://www.ngaiopress.com/all-a-f.htm [accessed 03/10/2012]. Fully sourced family tree with more biographical details available at http://www.famhist.us/genealogy/getperson.php?personID=I61872&tree=allfam [accessed 03/10/2012]. Death notice sourced to Otago Witness, 17/03/1898 p. 27.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Laura Rosina Logie
Children
Charlotte Eleanor Gordon (1859-1927), Charles Hook Gordon (1861-1945), Katherine Louisa (1863-?), George Gordon MacPherson (1867-1937), Richard Boehm (1870-1965), Laura Georgina (1872-), Anne Maria (1874-), Roderick Joseph (1881-1960)
Occupation
Civil Servant

Relationships (1)

Son → Father

Addresses (2)

New Zealand
Catlins, Owaka, New Zealand