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Maud Sophia Ann Gear1

F, #11908, b. 18 November 1909, d. 16 November 1990
Last Edited: 16 Apr 2018


Father*: Edward Henry Gear2 b. 11 Nov 1887, d. 12 Dec 1958
Mother*: Margaret Guthrie Kidd2 b. 12 Dec 1890, d. 30 Sep 1972
  • Birth*: Maud Sophia Ann Gear was born on 18 November 1909 at Millerton, Buller, New Zealand.1,3
  • She was the daughter of Edward Henry Gear and Margaret Guthrie Kidd.2
  • Marriage: Maud Sophia Ann Gear married Robert McGhie, son of Henry McGhie and Catherine Beattie Cowan, on Wednesday, 27 June 1928 at St Peter's Anglican Church, Granity, Buller, New Zealand; New Zealand; copy of register of marriage by officiating minister. 1928. Marraige in the District of Granity N.Z. no 109:
    Married 27th June 1928 at St Peter's Anglican Church Granity, Robert McGhie aged 27 hydraulic brake driver bachelor born Blantyre Lanarkshire Scotland, residing Ngakawan, parents Henry McGhie colliery manager and Catherine McGhie ms Cowan; Maude Sophia Ann Gear aged 18 domestic spinster born Millerton New Zealand residing hector Ngakawan, parents Henry Edward Gear blcksmith and Margaret Gear ms Kidd; married after the delivery to me of the certificate required by the Marriage Act 1908 by Earnest Blackwood Moore Officiating Minister; This marriage solemnized between us Maude Sophoa Ann Gear & Robert McGhie; in the presence of us Jessie Fox domestic Millerton, Charles Richard Martin mine manager Seddonville, Phyllis Gear domestic Ngwkawan; I certify that the above is a true copy of the entry in the Register Book of Marriages kept by me at Granity signed E B Moore officiating minister denomination Church of England; registrar's certificate no 9 issued at Granity.1,4
  • Death*: Maud Sophia Ann Gear died on 16 November 1990 at Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, at age 80.1
  • Name-Married: Her married name was MacGHIE.1
  • Name Variation: Maud Sophia Ann Gear was also known as Maud Gear.2
  • Married Name: As of say 1932, her married name was McGhie.2
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse Robert McGhie died on 25 July 1973 at Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, .1


  1. [S123] LGB, Tait Gear & related surnames in "GEDCOM from LGB via FB", listserve message to Facebook, 2015. Printout dated 11/11/2015, [Nov 2015]. Hereinafter cited as GEDCOM LGB.
  2. [S40] CMF [Mar 2010].
  3. [S40] From CFmsM [Mar 2010].
  4. [S40] From CFmsM [Mar 2010 & certificate 2017].