Andrew and Annie Family
THE FAMILY OF ANDREW & ANN (nee SWALLOW) BAIN
V. Ann SWALLOW, b. 28 Dec 1861 in Oamaru, NZ. She married Andrew BAIN, married 26 Dec 1881 in Dunedin, NZ, b. 1856 in Aberdeen, Scotland, occupation Seaman; builder, d. 21 Feb 1939 in NZ, buried: in Invercargill Cemetery. Ann died 11 Apr 1931 in Oamaru, NZ, buried: in Invercargill Cemetery. Attended Otepopo School 15 Jun 1869 - 26 May 1871. Andrew went to sea aged 9 yrs. Arrived Otago as a seaman in 1879 on "Marlborough". Settled Invercargill, later became a builder. 6 times Mayor of South Invercargill, Mayor of Invercargill 1923-27, Chairman of Bluff Harbour Board & Southland Hospital Board. In 1923 donated 7 acres of land for "Bain Park".
A. Henry Alexander BAIN, b. 6 Feb 1883 in NZ, occupation Foreman, Invercargill. He married (1) Catherine McGregor McKENZIE, b. 1883/84, d. 20 Apr 1924, buried: in Invercargill Cemetery, NZ. He married (2) Emma HARVEY. Henry died 28 Dec 1961 in NZ, buried: in Invercargill Cemetery. Henry & Kate had Alice and Gladys.
B. Andrew BAIN, b. 2 Oct 1884 in Georgetown, NZ, occupation School teacher. He married Jessie MILLER. Andrew died 1952 in NZ. Andrew & Jessie had Oscar (desceased) Beverly and Kenneth.
C. Dolly BAIN, b. ?1886, buried: in Invercargill Cemetery, NZ. Dolly lived 3 days.
D. David Stewart BAIN, b. 5 Nov 1886 in NZ, occupation Chemist, Oamaru. He married Jennie WELLER. David died 1957 in NZ. David & Jennie had 2 Isabel Edward and Andrew.
E. Margaret Swallow BAIN, b. 8 Aug 1888 in NZ. She married William McLEOD, occupation Farmer. Margaret died 1972 in NZ. Margaret & William had Anne, Marion, Enid,Bain,Kathleen,Graham and
1. William McLEOD, buried: in Invercargill Cemetery, NZ. Died young at Invercargill.
F. Isabella Stewart BAIN, b. 30 July 1889 in NZ. She married Chester CRAW, occupation Farmer, Otoko nr Gisborne. Isabella died 1952 in NZ. Isabel & Chester had Elsie.
G. William Adam BAIN, b. 1891 in NZ, occupation Builder. He married Mabel DEWE. William died 1918 in NZ of influenza. William & Mabel had Douglas, Florence and Rona.
H. Ethel Moar BAIN, b. 1893 in NZ. She married John Robb HOLLOWS, occupation Greenkeeper, Clyde. Ethel died 1979 in NZ. Ethel and John had Joyce and Enid (Twins) James, Betty and Alma
I. Gordon Robert BAIN, b. 27 Feb 1893 in NZ, occupation Farmer. He married Mabel Clive Aretas LEES. Gordon died 1983 in NZ. Gordon and Rita had Mervyn and Gloria
J. Mary Helen BAIN, b. 7 Feb 1895 in NZ. She married John BURNETT, occupation Farmer, Waikoikoi nr Gore. Mary died 1953 in NZ. Mary & John had Joan.
K. Annie Swallow BAIN, b. 1896 in NZ. She married Henry Blair STEWART, b. 12 Apr 1896, occupation Post Office, Wellington. Annie died 18 Sept 1969 in NZ, buried: in Invercargill Cemetery. Annie & Henry had Nola and Blair.
L. James Whyte Kelly BAIN, b. 1899 in NZ. He married Jane RUSSELL. James died 1968 in NZ.
M. Jessie Gordon BAIN, buried: in Invercargill Cemetery, NZ. Died in childhood, buried in Invercargill.
N. Rhena Harrison BAIN, b. 28 Dec 1900 in NZ, occupation Domestic, d. 1975 in NZ.