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HELLO - Some southern ancestors for some NZ Families

Capt Robert Brown's family
Arrived: 1823
Country of origin:
Area in New Zealand: Codfish Island
Source: book; Behold the Moon by Peter Entwisle;

Captain Robert Brown started a settlement at Codfish Island when the sealing industry was waning. He arrived on the Glory in 1823. He married Te Wharerimu, and had 5 children; Tame/Thomas- "The first half-caste child born in southern New Zealand"; Kararaina/Caroline who married the whaler John Howell of Riverton; Tera/Sarah who married the Tasmanian born whaler Ned Palmer; Peti/Elizabeth who married Tame Parata later MP for Southern Maori; and Papu/ Robert who married Tini/ Jane Palmer, daughter of Ned Palmer's uncle Edward Palmer, in 1847. All these children were born in the 1820s and 30s.

Till we meet again -Regards - edmondsallan

Surnames: BROWN
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on 2011-04-19 05:15:51

edmondsallan , from auckland .nz , has been a Family Tree Circles member since Aug 2010. is researching the following names: CLAYTON, EDMONDS.

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by edmondsallan on 2011-04-19 14:49:08

It is amazing how some familiesin NZ got going

by 1bobbylee on 2011-04-19 19:58:54

Yes, it was amazing. Thanks edmondsallan in pointing this out to us.

by Wanhalla on 2015-07-25 07:04:43

if you have any info on Robert Brown & his wife Te Wharerimu and any of their children, and can send copies to me would be great as they were my G G G Grandparents. Thanks Wendy my email address is [email protected]

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