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HOGBEN, George - DOBSON, Emily  

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Louise Riches OWC
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HOGBEN, George - He was my Great Uncle and married DOBSON, Emily in 1885. Any information on either of them would be grateful. Thank you!

Also Florence Hogben (sister to George) was my Nana and had a 2 sons. The eldest Jack Riches who married a maori princess from Rotorua...I only just found this out and have no relatives left who knew any of this. Hope you can help, Lou.

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Posted : 18 September, 2005 5:09 am
huiabird OWC
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What is her name? (maori princess)

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Posted : 18 September, 2005 3:56 pm
Louise Riches OWC
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Hi Huiabird, I don't know her name for sure. I have a feeling it was Ruth. My uncle Jack Riches was born between 1910 and 1919. His father's name was Cecil and mother's name Florence.

Uncle Jack moved to NZ when he was around 25 and married her. They had 3 or 4 children who's names I don't know either. I only just found out that I had an Uncle! My dad was born in 1920 (Frank Hubert Riches) and grew up seperately from Jack. My dad was the only one that would of known her name and he's passed away now, so I guess I'm going to hafta do this all the hard way!

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Posted : 19 September, 2005 10:11 pm
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