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George WILKIE + Ann TAYLOR Perthshire Scotland to Lower Hutt New Zealand 1841

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George WILKIE was born in Scotland in 1797
- he married Ann TAYLOR (1796-1860) in Perthshire in 1825
- they had 7 children in Perthshire then emigrated to New Zealand on the OLYMPUS (with the 6 surviving children) which left London on the 9th December 1840, arriving in Port Nicholson (Wellington) on the 20th April 1841.
Another child, Isaac Earl Featherston Wilkie was born on board 2 weeks before landing ..

Dr Isaac Earl Featherston was travelling as a Cabin passenger as the surgeon on board. Undoubtably, Isaac was named after him.

After Ann died in 1860, George returned to Scotland where he married Jane WALLACE. He was then aged 66
He died 2 years later, the year following the birth of a daughter Georgina

The children of George and Ann all born in Scotland were:

1826-1916 Elizabeth Wilkie
- married Thomas BURT in 1847 in Lower Hutt
- they had 9 children
- Elizabeth died aged 90

1828-1894 Catherine Wilkie
- married Thomas FRETHEY IN 1847 Lower Hutt
- they had 10 children
- Catherine died aged 65
- she is buried at Bridge St Cemetery

1831-1852 George Wilkie
- George died aged 21

1833-? James WIlkie
- James died in Scotland before 1840

1835-1905 John Wilkie
- married Elizabeth WHITE in 1857
- she was a daughter of Joseph & Mary White
- her sister Eliza Bentinck White (born on board the Lord William Bentinck in 1841) married John's brother Peter in 1858
- John & Elizabeth had 11 children

1837-1877 Peter Anderson Wilkie
- Peter was the first storekeeper in Upper Hutt
- he married Eliza Bentinck White, a sister of his brother John's wife, in 1858
- they had at least 9 children
- Peter died aged 39
- he is buried in Upper Hutt
- Eiza remarried 9 years later to William GREENWOOD

Isaac Earl Featherston Wilkie
- born n board the OLYMPUS
- isaac died in Lower Hutt aged 19 months

Surnames: BURT FRETHEY GREENWOOD TAYLOR WALLACE WHITE WILKIE
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on 2010-04-14 18:16:46

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