|About The Gadd Family
More Sad News:
Very sorry to say that Kelly Kabernick, wonderful husband of Christine Van DeVelde Kaberick and
father of five, died in October 2017 in an auto accident. He is sorely missed by all his family and
friends in Manitoba, Canada.
In November 2017 we lost Elvia Marin Guillen, grandmother of Jasmine Gomez-Gadd in Mexico.
And then our dear friend Enid Gadd passed away in January 2018. Enid contributed highly to the
contents of this family tree. She was a great help when I was just getting started. She lived in
Robert Charles Gadd (1941-2017), son of Reginald Gadd (1912-2004) passed away on February 22nd this
year (2017). He had been diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer in July 2016. He is greatly missed
by his close family and friends. It was an extremely difficult time for him as in March 2016 his
younger son Ian had been diagnosed with a brain tumor, which was removed but could not be cured.
They were very supportive of each other and positive, determined to make the best of a difficult
situation whilst well enough. Sadly Ian passed away on June 21st this year, 4 months after his
The Gadd Family recorded in this Family Tree are the Ancestors and Descendants
of John Gadd (1805) and Anne Dewdney Gadd (married 1827). Their 10 children were Harriet (1827),
James (1829), William (1834), George (1834), Eliza (1837), Louisa (1839), Thomas (1842), John
(1843), Alfred (1847), and Mark (1849).
Their son William (1834-1888) married Mary Ann Middleton (1855-1888) and also had 9 children,
William (1857-1901), James (1860), Fredrick (1865-1933), Alfred (1867 - 1889), Frank(1870-1943),
(1873), Henry (1875), Annie (1878) and Ellen (1882).
Of this family, Frederick (1865-1933), William (1857-1901) and Alfred(1867 - 1889) went to New
Zealand, and Ellen went to Canada. The rest stayed in England around Malvern.
Frank's children are the golfers, George (1890-1956), Charles (1892-1939), Reginald (1912-2004),
Albert (1909-2003) and Jack (1906-1968) all became professional golfers. See
http://www.golfinggadds.com for their stories.
Many of Frank and Kate's greatgrandchildren now live in England, Canada and the United States.
William and Fredrick's greatgrandchildren live in Australia and New Zealand.
If you think you belong on this family tree please contact me with the details. There are still
many branches to fill in.