Sunday, May 15, 2011
Annie Mulholland Todd (2 September 1891 - 2 September 1977) was the youngest daughter of Robert and Jane Todd and the youngest sister of my great grandfather. Annie married Clifford Daniel Booth (14 February 1891 - 1 November 1972) at St Leonard's, Dunedin in 1915. Clifford worked as a carpenter, and the couple lived out their years in Dunedin. and together they had four children:
1. Jean Isabel Booth (19 September 1916 - December 2005. Jean married John Robert Coutts (1912 - 5 January 1947). I'm unsure of the exact date, but it was certainly prior to 1946. John worked as a labourer, and the couple lived in Dunedin. Following John's death in 1947 Jean remarried to Walter Gordon Fenton (3 May 1916 - 1992). Walter had previously been married to Evelyn Dorothy Grace Fenton. After their marriage, Jean lived with Walter in Tauranga, where he farmed and later worked as a custodian. From her marriages, Jean had five children.
2. Alan Clifford Booth (8 August 1918, Dunedin - 25 February 1979). Like his father, Alan also worked as a carpenter in Dunedin. Alan married Margaret Carse McAnsh and had three children.
3. Leslie Arthur Booth married Agnes Jarvie Wilson Robb (3 May 1923 - 2006) and had four children. Leslie worked as a barman and he and Agnes lived in Dunedin until moving to Manurewa, Auckland where Leslie worked as a foreman and later, a steward.
4. Neville Todd Booth (5 July 1930 - 26 February 1987). He never married. Neville lived in Dunedin and worked as a labourer and a gardener.