Looking for HOSE
I am looking for any information on my family HOSE.
My greatgrandfathers name was William Joseph Hose and lived in Te Kuiti/Waitomo area.From what i have gathered his fathers name was Silas Hose and his mothers name was Sarah Elizabeth. They had a number of Children but i am unsure of how many. I believe his first wife was Thyrza nee Carpenter but he remarried to Makere Hose.
Brian george Hose was my grandfathers name his first wife was Pourahui Kirimangu nee Tata who had my mother Te Waiarani Olive Victoria HEMANA nee hose. He then went on to Marry Francis Tynan and they had a number of children together.
I know that Brian George Hose was born in Te Awamutu but am unable to find any other information about his parents or brothers and sisters.
My mother remembers being told that Brian George Hose was in an orphanage until his fathers second wife went and got him out.
If any one can help me please that would be Awesome