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Looking For Laurence /Lawrence of Makuri or Hukoanui And Mangatinoka Pahiatua

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My Grandfather Jimmy/James Lawrence as he was known as in Wairoa. He was a Taxis driver for many years, by what i have heard he was a good kind man only i wish i had meet him and my nan .Granddad he was married twice His first wife was Hariata they got married at the froest of Tane Mahuta,2nd wife my grandmother May (Lewis)Lawrence From
Nuhaka Wairoa.Granddads Birth name Leslie James Laurence/Lawrence bith
Nov 1900,his death was a boatting accident where his body lays today as he and aother person couldnt be found, only one survieves thats my dad Rex Lawrence.This happened in Wairoa August 14 1963.Before his death from what i have heared is that he never spoken much about his pass or his parents/Family in Mangatinoka-Pahiatua.But I have started Looking around the Tararua area as i live in Woodville. I have found his granddads mum Emma Lawrence NOT HIS DAD. Emma Lawrence the one i founds along with her children who all died at a young age it felt really sad. Now I am try to find my ggrand Emma maiden name . There are alot of Lawrences here but they connect with us.Ggrandmother Emma
Bith year 1873-Death 1922.Now I COULD be wrong with my facts.
So if anyone can supply me any info,no matter how trival,I would be grateful to recieve it,so that a more complete record can be kept of the family tree.
Kia Ora.
From Keitha

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on 2011-02-20 16:40:00

Keitha has been a Family Tree Circles member since Nov 2008. is researching the following names: LAWRENCE, GREGORIESFROMSCOTLAND, WALTERYEWEN and 8 other(s).

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by edmondsallan on 2011-02-20 17:08:54

ngairedith on this website has reseached the area you are speaking of and may have more info for you . Regards

by Keitha on 2011-02-20 18:20:49

Hi old friend,
I hope you have some info, I have just been told that my ggrandmother
had a sister Mrs Walter Yewen, her husband was a taxis driver in Pahiatua nz.They live on Pamerston North ROAD before the brige was built and that road is now Tui STreet Pahiatua.
I look forward to back from you and what info you may have.
Cheers
Keitha

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