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Looking for James Wilhelm Rudolph of Kaeo New Zealand

Journal by kalima99

James Wilhelm Rudolph (presumed of German descent), married sisters 1st Te Korohu Patara and then Miriama Patara. James approximate birth year would have been 1808 arriving in New Zealand prior to 1831 and residing in Kaeo, Whangaroa, New Zealand.

There are thousands of descendants from James and these 2 sisters living around the world. It is not known where he is buried and his history is somewhat elusive. Rudolph and Rurawhe are one and the same family and the latter is merely a transliteration of English to the Maori language.

We have some information regarding him but from stories that have been passed on from family members, alot of it is speculation??

Any help would be much appreciated!

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on 2009-02-15 12:41:32

kalima99 , from Brisbane Australia via New Zealand, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Feb 2009. is researching the following names: DOWNES, GALLAGHER, RATCLIFFE and 24 other(s).

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by allycat on 2009-02-15 15:52:03
by ngairedith on 2009-02-16 12:54:36

Hi Jeff,
Have you seen this? There is a Wilhelm Rudolph mentioned there
GENEoNZ - MAORI QUERIES
or this site
MAORI WHAKAPAPA RESEARCH

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