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children of Chief Te Ururoa of Whangaroa

Journal by ngairedith

Chief Te Ururoa was a Maori chief of Whangaroa and brother-in-law of Hongi Hika, a New Zealand Maori rangatira (chief) and war leader of the Ngapuhi iwi (tribe)

He married Patungahere (would like to know what year)
the known children I have, all born in Pupuke, Northland were:
* Hema Ururoa - married Rangi Puhi
* Heke Ururoa - married Miriama Ngakaikorere
* Paora Ururoa
* Retakino Ururoa
- born 1819
- married Thomas Flavell
- (3 of their children married 3 children of Henry John Davis `Rewiti` SNOWDEN who was born in Parramatta NSW in 1811 and who married a sister of Retakino, see below)
- Retakino & Thomas Flavell had:
1849-1902 Ellen Flavell
married Andrew Snowden
1852-1910 John William Flavell
married Ellen Snowden
1857-1916 William Flavell
married Margaret Mary Downes
1858-1947 Annie Flavell
married Robert Snowden

Erana `Ellen` Raupane Ururoa
- born 1823
- married Henry John Davis "Rewiti" Snowden in 1858 at Waimate as his 2nd wife, 16 years after the birth of their 1st child, between the births of their 8th and 9th children, daughters Eleanor and Isabella
- they had 9 children
- Henry had been married to Sophia Jaques in about 1833 in Australia and had 5 children, in Prospect, Parramatta Australia and Whangaroa NZ. Their 4th child, Mary Ann Snowden married John Semple in 1860, a son of theirs, Theodore Francis Semple was born in 1861 in Matakana, Wellsford and married Mary Margaret Stirling of Carlton, Victoria in Melbourne. Theodore was an engineer in Perth West Australia, great grandson of the Chief of Whangaroa and buried in the Fremantle Cemetery, Perth in 1905 (his wife Mary died in 1904 in Coburg, Victoria now a suburb of Melbourne)

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on 2010-07-10 04:45:06


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by Sarah_McIntosh on 2011-09-13 03:58:39

Erana is in my family tree :)

by sophiarika on 2015-09-23 00:50:24

kia ora Sarah

My name is James Rika of Te Tahaawai Hapu I am trying to make contact with whanau and our involvement with the Hapu settlements if you wish to join this journey here is my details email: [email protected] for all communication details. These are for the return of Te Ururoa lands under He Whakaputanga.

by Tarewa on 2015-09-24 20:15:12

In response to ngaireedith - a comprehensive whakapapa has been compiled of all these tupuna and families descended from them. This has been included to evidence compiled for WAI 295.

by ngairedith on 2015-09-25 08:40:04

thank you Tarewa

by DonnaFlavell on 2015-11-07 01:22:18

I am a descendant of Thomas Flavell and have a wealth of information if you want to contact me. Thomas had 3 wives. Reta Kino Ururoa being the 3rd.
Thomas and Reta actually had 11 children: Thomas Jnr, Ellen, James, John, William, Henery, Martha, Benjamin, Ani, Joseph, & Elizabeth. I come from James and Elizabeth Downes. You can email for further information at [email protected]

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