1.5.6 THOMAS, Betsy Ann (1867 – 1916)

Betsy Ann THOMAS (1.5.6)


1867 Akaroa, New Zealand


22 September 1873 Akaroa, New Zealand

Sponsors John and Sophia WOODILL – Uncle and Aunt


William THOMAS and Jane Marie WOODILL


Andreas Emmanuel ERIKSEN 1888 New Zealand

Betsy Ann THOMAS and Andreas Emmanuel ERIKSEN Wedding photo, Pahiatua, New Zealand




Stanley Joseph ERIKSEN

Albert John ERIKSEN

Elsie Gabriella Lucy ERIKSEN

William Andrew ERIKSEN


Sophia Ellen ERIKSEN

Mary Helena Jane ERIKSEN



15 May 1916 Pahiatua, New Zealand


In Loving Memory of our dear mother Betsy Ann ERIKSEN died 15 May 1916 aged 48


Information about Andreas Emmanuel ERIKSEN

Born:  22 April 1860, Akne, Stavanger, Norway

Emigration:  Norwegian merchant sailor who skipped ship in New Zealand

Occupation:  Farmer at Waikereru, New Zealand

Note:  When Betsy died – went back to Norway for a couple of years, then came back to New Zealand before remarrying.

Married:  Jessie Emily Dryland (1879-) on 3 July 1929, St Matthew’s Church, Auckland, New Zealand

Occupation:  Baker at Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand

Died:  3 October 1933, Auckland Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand

Buried:  5 October 1933, Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland, New Zealand

Click here for video and story about Joseph William THOMAS (nephew of first wife of Andreas Emmanuel ERIKSEN – Betsy Ann THOMAS)

Click here for video and story about Joseph William THOMAS (nephew to Betsy Ann THOMAS)