The Tree - Person Sheet
The Tree - Person Sheet
NameEllen (Hellen, Helen, Nellie) Montizino (Montezino)
Birth25 Apr 1880, Port Ahuriri, Napier, New Zealand
Death17 Apr 1951, New Zealand
BurialPark Island Cemetery, Napier, NZ
MotherMary Hay (1846-1883)
Misc. Notes
Given name from birth search of son on New Zealand BDM website in March 2019:
1914/18154. Young, Murdoch Davidson. Mother: Hellen. Father: John

Brian Oliver of nzolivers could not find any record of birth on the New Zealand BDM website as at April 2019.

A record of marriage (with Hellen spelt Ellen) was found on New Zealand BDM website in April 2019 which may be Murdoch’s parents:
1908/603. Bride: Ellen Montifino. Groom: John Young
Full date of marriage of 16 January 1908 from further searching in April 2019 on BDM Search by incrementally changing the date range for the marriage.

Brian of nzolivers has requested an official birth record printout for son Murdoch Davidson Young to confirm the mother’s maiden name here.

Record from Park Island Cemetery, Napier, shows a Helen and John Young. Is this ours here?
Block 4A. Religion: Presbyterian
817a John YOUNG d.28 Mar 1946 age 64 years
817a Helen wife of above d. 17 Apr 1951 age 70 years
[The above record would place year of birth:
for John at circa 1876
for Helen at circa 1881]

Brian of nzolivers notes that it is interesting that son Murdock was born in Napier in 1914.

New Zealand Electoral Roll - Napier Roll 1911, found in April 2019:
Young, Helen, Lever Street, Port Ahuriri, married
Young, John, Lever Street, Port Ahuriri, engineer

New Zealand Electoral Roll - Napier General Roll 1919, found in April 2019:
Young, Helen, 7 Colin Street, Port Ahuriri, married
Young, John, 7 Colin Street, Port Ahuriri, engineer

New Zealand Electoral Roll - Napier Supplementary Roll No. 1 1935, found in April 2019:
Young, Helen, 65 Hardings Road, married
Young, Murdoch Davidson, 65 Hardings Road, clerk [son]
Young, Donald Angus, 65 Hardings Road, dental mechanic [son]
Young, Isabella Barbara, 65 Hardings Road, spinster [daughter]

New Zealand Electoral Roll - Napier General Roll 1938, found in April 2019:
Young, Helen, 65 Hardings Road, married
Young, Murdoch Davidson, 65 Hardings Road, clerk [son]
Young, Donald Angus, 65 Hardings Road, dental mechanic [son]
Young, Isabella Barbara, 65 Hardings Road, spinster [daughter]

New Zealand Electoral Roll - Napier Supplementary Roll No. 1 1938, found in April 2019:
Young, Joseph Hector, 65 Hardings Road, storeman [son]

Children born to Hellen [Helen, Nellie] and John from records in the New Zealand BDM website found in April 2019:
1908/8637. Young, John. Mother: Ellen. Father: John
1909/24721. Young, Isabella Barbara. Mother: Helen. Father: John
1911/16051. Young, Catherine Ellen. Mother: Helen. Father: John
1911/16074. Young, Agnes Mary. Mother: Helen. Father: John
1912/26172. Young, Angus Donald. Mother: Nellie. Father: John
1914/18154. Young, Murdoch Davidson. Mother: Hellen. Father: John
1915/19630. Young, Alexander Malcolm. Mother: Helen. Father: John
1916/25432. Young, Joseph Hector. Mother: Helen. Father: John
1918/23372. Young, Elizabeth Annie. Mother: Helen. Father: John

Official birth record printout for son Murdoch Davidson Young now received in April 2019. This gives this mother’s given name as “Ellen” and maiden name as “Montezino”. The spelling of the maiden name in the earlier BDM online search gives an “F” instead of the correct “Z”. Ellen’s age at the time of Murdoch’s birth is given as “32 years” so this will give her year of birth as circa 1882. Ellen’s birth place given as “Port Ahuriri”. Port Ahuriri is to the north of Napier township.

Date and place of marriage also from birth record printout for son Murdoch Davidson Young.

At the time of Murdoch’s birth, the “previous issue” from the marriage is given as two males aged 6 and 1, and three females aged 4, 3, and 3.

Brian of nzolivers assumes the five children already born would have been those search above and therefore be the following names, being born:
circa 1908 male [John]
circa 1910 female [Isabella]
circa 1911 female [Catherine]
circa 1911 female [Agnes]
circa 1913 male [Angus]

Marriage record of John Young and Ellen here received from NZ BDM in April 2019:
Maiden name spelt with an “i” as “Montizino”.
Date of marriage confirmed as 16 January 1908.
Place of marriage as, “in the residence of Mrs Montizino, Port Ahuriri”.
(Although, interesting to note that the words in the residence of, “the Brides Parents” have been crossed out and “Mrs Montizino” put in its place and correction initialled. Therefore we do not know if it was the residence of her mother)?
Ellen’s age at time of marriage is 26 years, which also confirms year of birth as circa 1882.
Occupation as “Domestic Duties”.
Father’s name as “Antonio Montizino”, occupation “Labourer”
Mother’s name as “Montizino” and maiden name as “Hay”.
Witnesses were:
Angus Young, Labourer, Port Ahuriri. [Brother of the Groom]
Agnes Montizino, Port Ahuriri. [Is this brother Samuel’s wife]?
Officiating Minister was “John William Haywood”.

Other information with references, found in April 2019 from “Genealogy of Luc Boumans and Lesley-Ann Hendriks-Lydiate” and translated from Dutch:
https://calus.nl/stamboom/family.php?id=F1028&main_person=I4249
Married to John ‘Murdo’ Young
Born 25 Apr 1880 Port Ahuriri, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand Also Gisborne 20th or April 1879 is mentioned. 3 ) , died ± 1951 Ahuriri, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand Napier, in Maori called Ahuriri. , About 71 years 9)
Also known as Ellen Montezino, Nellie Montesena, Helen Young Montecino and Hellen Young Montezino.
When her mother died she was about three years old, she and her brother Sam were in a Convent for a period and later lived on a farm with an Aunt in Gisborne (Source: Young family).

Country of death, from death search on New Zealand BDM website in April 2019:
1951/22116. Young, Helen, died age 69Y

Full date of death of 17 April 1951 confirmed from further searching in April 2019 on BDM Search by incrementally changing the date range for the death.

Date of birth of 25 April 1880 from Luc Boumans’ website information, and added here in July 2020.
Spouses
Birth18 Oct 1881, Port Ahuriri, Napier, New Zealand
Death28 Mar 1946, New Zealand
Burial30 Mar 1946, Park Island Cemetery, Napier, NZ
OccupationLabourer in 1914. Engineer.
FatherJohn Young (1845-1932)
MotherIsabella (Bella) Davidson (ca1847-1885)
Marriage16 Jan 1908, Residence of Mrs Montizino, Port Ahuriri, Napier, New Zealand
ChildrenJohn (1908-)
 Agnes Mary (Twin) (1911-1993)
 Catherine Ellen (Kitty) (Twin) (1911-1925)
 Angus Donald (1912-1992)
 Murdoch Davidson (1914-2000)
 Joseph Hector (1916-)
Last Modified 27 Jul 2020Created 3 Sep 2020 using Reunion for Macintosh