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Jackson family
Arrived: 1829
Country of origin: England
Area in New Zealand: Te Awaiti
Source: DNZB

Details: James Hayter Jackson, born Putney, London, 1800 came to New Zealand as mate on the schooner 'Waterloo'. He worked for Jacky Guard at his whaling station and had children with a native woman. In the mid 1830's, he moved to Port Underwood. Jackson's Bay is named after him. After the whaling days died, he built his own schooner and traded up and down the coast. He married Eliza Roil and had nine children. He died in 1877.

17th Oct 1838. James Jackson returning to NZ on the 'Edward', Captain Leathart.

On August the 2nd, at Jackson's Bay, Tory Channel, Mr James Jackson, aged 77 year

Till we meet again - Regards - edmondsallan

Surnames: JACKSON
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on 2011-04-26 19:43:02

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 malcolm_lind on 2011-07-29 15:26:56

Great comments Allan. Would be interesting to known more about the native family but finding it difficult to tap into. Have you read the Book by Carol Dawber "Jacksons of Te Awaiti"? It is a good read and a worthy example of a good well written record of family history and early New Zealand.

by edmondsallan on 2011-07-29 19:00:11

thank you . Know I haven't . I have just started on a personal program in ancestral research of trying to trace some of the families from many countries that have assisted to make our country( the ordinary folk ) back to their homelands and beyond if i can - I am still on another research program at present which we ere just past 1/2 way , ( looking at posibly another 2/ 3 months to complete . -- another month to sort out . At the moment I am just putting my toe into the waters ( so to speak ) I hoping other members may get interested also thanks again

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