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Mrs Mary Ellen Vincent
The Cressy

Original information:
In 1900, Mrs Mary Ellen Vincent was living at Jubilee Home, Woolston. Vincent was not Mary Ellen’s maiden name as there is no record of her on the passenger lists.

 

POSTED BY: Viv Gellert : January 07, 2007
Mary Ellen vincent came out on the Cressy under the  name of Mary Ellen 'Whitmore'  Her actual name was Mary Ellen Burrell. She was accompanied by her step-father Mr John Whitmore and her mother Elizabeth together with Elizabeth [Betsy aged 5] and William [3years]. She was born in 1835  and married John Vincent in 1856 , in Wesleyan Church Lyttleton. She died in the Jubilee home in June 1921.