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Kia ora my full name is Francine Aroha Welsh, on my paternal lines my mother is Linda Hineuru Boylan (nee Welsh), my grandfather is Rikihana Whakarongohau Welsh, my great grandparents are Walter Te Ahuriri McDonald Welsh who married Mihi Te Rina Pairama, my great great grandparents were John Welsh and Kararaina Hohaia from what I know from what little my Mum and immediate family members know......Kararaina Hohaia was the daughter of Erana Kiri Kawhata and Hohaia Rore........Im unable to go further back.....if anyone can fill in gaps that would be great.

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on 2012-08-03 13:33:37

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by hokonui on 2013-08-02 00:22:51

Kia Ora Aroha , hello my name is Wayne Ruru , and my mothers Nanny is Ani Welsh .

Mum grew up with Nanny Ani whilst she was a young child , Mum was about 8 or 9 when Nanny passed away . Mums maiden name is Mete , and showed me her lineage directly to Patuone from the Mete side . On Nanny Anis side , I've had to work it out where the line traces back to and I believe that it is back to Patuone as well .

Here goes Aroha , Nanny Ani had a brother called Waata (I think it's your great grandfather Walter "because Walter is Waata") whom married Mihi Te Rina Pairama .... and there may have been a younger sister named Mue Welsh (b.1872) ..... Their Parents were John Welsh and Kararaina Hohaia ..... John Welsh was born from Walter Welsh and a woman named Mary , both Irish citizens (b.1807 and 1809) ..... Nanny Kararaina Hohaia (b.1850) was born from Hohaia Rore (b.1810) and Erana Kiri (b.1814) in the Hokianga .

This is where it got tricky Aroha , on Ancestry.com , Kararaina was born from Hohaia Rore and Erana Kiri ..... Eranas parents were Unknown , and Hohaia Rore was from Tino To Kare (b.1786) and Te Ahotahi (b.1790) . Some of the birthdates I have trusted to hopefully be accurate Aroha .

Then , the whakapapa we have from a genuine source within our Whanau has Patuone having had 4 wives and they being Te Wheke , then Te Hoia , then Takarangi Riria and finally Rutu . Research resulted that Hohaia Rore's Father was Hohaia out of Patuones second marriage to Te Hoia .

That's where it got a bit confusing ..... due mainly to Hohaias mother having different names in front of me , but they may be the same person . Te Hoia and Te Ahotahi . Hopefully the same person with a name change . I saw that when one gets baptised , that they either add or change a name as a consequence , like Patuone did when he got baptised a week or so before the Treaty was signed , and in doing so , Patuone then became known as Eruera Maihi Patuone .

Patuone was born in 1764

I hope that this helps you out a little bit Aroha , and that some of the details may correspond with some details you may have acquired in the interim .

Kind regards

Wayne

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