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Elsie May Griffin
ELSIE MAY GRIFFIN was born
16 Feb 1909 at Kaponga, Taranaki - her birth was registered at Riverlea
and was the daughter of ARTHUR and HELENA MARIA GRIFFIN.
Elsie GRIFFIN; Admitted to the Oakura School, Taranaki Admission Date - 6 May 1918
Elsie married (1) REEFORD
BALL WATTS in 1936, son of JOSEPH ROBERT WATTS, farmer of Okiawa and JANE
THERESA BALL. Reef, the youngest of 6 boys, was born on 06 May 1903, and
was a farmer at Kaupokonui.
Children of ELSIE GRIFFIN
and REEFORD WATTS are:
i. NOEL REEFORD WATTS, born
9th Sep 1937 at Manaia; married at Wanganui (1) DIANE RUTH WHITING b.
Masterton; their son David Noel Watts.
Married (2) ELIZABETH ANN
WATSON at Palmerston North; Elizabeth has 3 children Karl Robert, Donna
Lee and Kim Lee Watson.
Noel passed away 11 Dec 2010 at Palmerston
ii. SHONA JEANETTE WATTS,
mar. GEORGE LEONARD MITCHELL.
Their children Carol Jeanette, Wayne
George and Yvonne Shona Mitchell
iii. GARY LYFORD WATTS,
mar. MURIEL MOORE. Their children are Rhys, Brenda and Craig
Reef died on 27th Feb 1966 in Kaupokonui, Taranaki aged
just 62 years and was buried 01 Mar 1966, Manaia
Elsie remarried MARCUS LEO
AUGUSTINE TOZER, a piano tuner of Hawera on ................, He was the
son of ALFRED and AMY TOZER and was born in 1899. His first marriage was
to Isabel May Reeve in 1924 (she died in 1973) Marcus died 22 Oct 1977
in Eltham aged 77 years and was buried 25/10/1977 with his first wife at
Eltham Old Lawn Cemetery.
Elsie died 29 Jun 2001 in Taupo aged 92 years. Her funeral
service celebrating her life was held 3rd July at the Wesley Church,
Hawera and Elsie was buried at Manaia Cemetery with
Elsie Watts's photo page: