Event at Hogan's Farm.; 16-235


Event at Hogan's Farm.

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Gathering at Charles Hogans farm on Black Swamp Rd, Mangawai. December 1902.
This property later became the Foote family property.
Photo includes members of the Mooney, Hogan, Stewart, Wilson, Williams and Cullen families.

Copy of photograph attached showing numbered people
0: Rita Phyllis Stewart, know as Phyllis
1: Elizabeth Jane Mooney nee Trevarthan (as spelt in the Mooney Family Bible)
2: Mildred Hogan know as Millie
3: Hazel Hogan
4: Mabel Gertrude Brown
5: Robert Brown b 1854 d 1910
6: Charles Edward Hogan b 1865 d 1927
7: Elise Beatrice Brown
8: Harold Edwin Wilson also known as Squiggy
9 : Elizabeth Priscilla Hogan, nee Rawlings, known as Granny Hogan b 1831 d 1911
10: Mary Brown, nee Hogan
11: Gladys Pearl Brown
12: George Beaumont Hogan b 1896 d 1984
13: Charles Hogan b 1896 d 1977
14: George Hogan b 1855 d 1931
15 : Albert Pritchard Williams (on birth certificate surname is King, which was his mother's maiden name Harriett Jane Williams, nee King known as Jane)
16: Alfred George Williams
17: Harriett Jane Williams, nee King known as Jane
18: Blanche Annie Hogan nee Prince
19: Helen Hogan nee Smith
20: Iris Linfield Hogan
21: William Henry Williams
22: Leonard Murray Williams known as Murray
23: Ernest Alfed Wilson known as Fred
24: Clifford Gilbert Hogan

There is an in-depth description of these picnics in Papers Past, New Zealand Herald, Volume XXVI, Issue 9259, 12 January 1889.

This Papers Past article describes the Stewart family and Mrs Sarah of Hakaru inviting family and friends to attend a picnic at Hogan's farm on Black Swamp Road, Mangawai. They assembled at The Cornish Arms Hotel at Hakaru, and made their way to Mangawai accompanied by musicians. After the picnic they went to Mr W Sarah's store and danced the New Year in.

The photo, "Event at Hogan's Farm", was one of several taken at the event in late December 1902, by Stephen Tracy, Auckland Weekly News photographer.
See Auckland Weekly News, January 22 1903, page 14 for one of the other group photos taken.

Left: Standing at back, sixth person, is Elizabeth Jane Mooney nee Trevarthen b 1933 d 1911 married to Samuel Mooney b 1823 d 1904.
Right: Second row sitting. To the left of the lady with white blouse and tie holding baby is Elizabeth Priscilla Hogan (nee Rawlings) known as Granny Hogan, b 1831, d 1910. Married Charles Hogan in 1847 b 1825 d 1886 who received the land grant of this property in 1859.

Second from right - sitting: Phyllis Stewart (child wearing large bonnet).
List of unidentified people with original photo.

Bottom row Adults sitting: Third from left Alfred George Williams, his wife Jane Williams. In front of them are their three sons William, Leonard and Albert Williams.

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