Arthur Tovey was born circa 1862 in New Zealand to William Tovey (1832-1914) and Caroline Janes (c1824-1887) and died 1943 in New Zealand of unspecified causes. He married Catherine Jane Youmans (1867-1950) 1899 in New Zealand.


Offspring of William Tovey and Caroline Janes (c1824-1887)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Arthur Oliver Tovey (1862-1943) 1862 New Zealand 1943 New Zealand Catherine Jane Youmans (1867-1950)

Albert Daniel Tovey (1863-)
James Edward Tovey (1868-)
George Richmond Tovey (1870-)
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See the talk page for some or all.


Offspring of Arthur Tovey and Catherine Jane Youmans (1867-1950)  ¢
Name Birth Death Joined with
Arthur Gordon Tovey (1901-1974) 23 January 1901 Wellington, Wellington Region, New Zealand 3 May 1974 Wellington Region, New Zealand Heather Campbell (1911-2004)

Herbert Tovey (1903-1955)
Maxwell Tovey (1911-1974)


Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • Geni has progressed a lot since 2014. Descendant Sue (Foster) Beaton has been at work on it. Coming from another angle, Peter Bonneville said in February 2018: "I have Gordon Tovey's line plotted back to about 1690 so far but would want to recheck everything before putting it out there."
  • and linked pages
  • Henderson, Carol: A Blaze of Colour, Christchurch, New Zealand, Hazard Press Ltd, 1998; estimating father's birth year
Ω Birth
  • NZBDM probably yields day and month (and location if you pay for a copy).
₪ Wedding
  • Catherine (Kate) had an Irish background.
¢ Children
  • NZBDM; Herbert is not there (1902, 1903, or 1904). Max is 1911/9260: 21 May 1911.


  Robin Patterson

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