Eliza SMART

Eliza SMART was born on 29 May 1839 at Moulton, Northampton. Like the rest of her family, she came to New Zealand in 1850 on the Randolph. She died on 23 August 1901 in Templeton and was buried in the St Saviours Cemetery at Templeton on 25 August 1901.

Eliza married William ELLIS on 30 December 1858 at the Wesleyan Church in Christchurch. William was baptised on 12 September 1832 at Skipton In Craven, Yorkshire, England. For a while William was a labourer at Templeton, but by 1882 he did have his own block of land in the area and was farming it. He died in Christchurch Hospital on 30 December 1894 and is buried in the St Saviours Cemetery at Templeton.

They had ten children:

Her brothers and sisters:

Edmund - born 18 September 1831
Amon - born 1 December 1832
Amos - born 13 February 1834
Amey - born 13 October 1835
Horton - born 22 January 1837
Enos - born 23 January 1841
Enon Page - born 9 February 1842
Enoch - born 16 August 1844
Elijah Page - born 16 April 1846
Eli Perkins - born 17 January 1848
William Willson - born 22 March 1850
Emily - born 8 January 1852
George Thomas - born 1 September 1853

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