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Bertha Dopka1922

Name
Bertha Dopka
Given names
Bertha
Surname
Dopka
Married name
Bertha Meads
Married name
Bertha Kreger
Birth
MarriageWalter KregerView this family
before 1873

Birth of a son
#1
Gustav Albert Fredrick ‘Gus’ Kreger
11 July 1873
Birth of a daughter
#2
Matilda Albertina ‘Tilly’ Kreger
6 February 1876
Birth of a daughter
#3
Martha ‘Masie’ Kreger
26 December 1877
Birth of a son
#4
Walter John Kreger
20 March 1880
Death of a husbandWalter Kreger
about 1880

Cause: Tree felling accident
MarriageDavid MeadsView this family
about 1881

Birth of a son
#5
Sidney Arthur Meads
10 January 1883
Birth of a daughter
#6
Amelia ‘Emily’ Meads
12 August 1886
Birth of a daughter
#7
Jane Christina Meads
1 August 1889

Birth of a daughter
#8
Margaret Rachel Meads
1892
Death of a daughterMargaret Rachel Meads
23 November 1897
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Myrtle Edina Morris
28 January 1900

Death of a sonWalter John Kreger
17 June 1905
Cause: Tree felling accident
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Blanche L Morris
18 December 1906

Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Eileen Constance Kreger
11 August 1907
Birth of a granddaughter
#4
Rita Irene Morris
5 February 1908

Marriage of a childSidney Arthur MeadsJean Black ShandView this family
12 February 1908
Birth of a grandson
#5
Humphrey Shand Meads
9 February 1909
Birth of a granddaughter
#6
Constance Albertina Meads
3 January 1910
Birth of a grandson
#7
Sidney Marshall Meads
18 April 1911
Birth of a grandson
#8
Douglas Francis Thompson
12 June 1912
Birth of a granddaughter
#9
Ngaire Doreen Meads
17 January 1913
Birth of a grandson
#10
Mervyn Walter Thompson
3 August 1913

Birth of a granddaughter
#11
Thelma Lillian ‘Mickey’ Kreger
6 March 1915
Birth of a grandson
#12
Stanley John Thompson
12 May 1915
Birth of a grandson
#13
Leslie Herbert Thompson
9 June 1917
Citation details: Email 24 July 2007
Birth of a granddaughter
#14
Audrey Vera Kreger
17 August 1919
Death of a granddaughterMyrtle Edina Morris
14 February 1920
Cause: Tuberculosis
Birth of a granddaughter
#15
Myra Jean Thompson
4 March 1922
Death 12 April 1922
Family with David Meads - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: about 1881
2 years
son
4 years
daughter
3 years
daughter
3 years
daughter
Margaret Rachel Meads
Birth: 1892 40Silverhope, Marton, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Death: 23 November 1897Silverhope, Marton, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Family with Walter Kreger - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: before 1873
6 months
son
3 years
daughter
23 months
daughter
2 years
son
Walter John Kreger
Birth: 20 March 1880New Zealand
Death: 17 June 1905Tutaenui, Marton, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand

Note
Bertha Kreger with her husband Walter and four children Augustus, Matilda, Martha and Walter Junior emigrated to N.Z. from Germany. All male children had to go into the army at aged 13 in Germany. As the parents did not wish this for their sons they emigrated to New Zealand. Walter senior was killed in a tree felling accident and Bertha later married David Meads. March 20th 1886 Augustus [should have been Gustav],b. 11/7/1873, Martha b.26/12/1877, Matilda b. 6/2/1876 and Walter b. 20/3/1880 were first day pupils of the Silverhope School. They were listed as Meads, children of David Meads. It is doubtful that the name was offically changed as Gus was known as Kreger in later years. Was listed at the Silverhope School as Augustus but he moved from Tutaenui school to Silverhope school where he was registered as Gustav Kreger. The other children were also registered as Kreger not Meads