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William James Shannon was born 1870 in New Zealand
His son was born 1894 in wellington New Zealand
if anyone has any information on these two men please advise

Surnames: SHANNON
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on 2014-01-18 23:54:00

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by ngairedith on 2014-01-19 00:25:24

hello Athol,
did you mean this family??

William James Shannon (1867-1939)
was born in Town head, Antrim, Ireland
his parents were James SHANNON & Elizabeth BELL
He married Mary Ann 'Minnie' WILLIAMSON (1870-1922) in 1891

Mary Ann was born in Kenwyn, Cornwall, England
her parents were Henry WILLIAMSON & Martha Frances DATSON
WILLIAM JAMES & MARY ANN are buried in Karori, Wellington

A son of William James & Mary Ann was:
1894 - 1958 William James Shannon
William was born in Wellington
He married Eileen WILLS (1896-1942) in 1921
WILLIAM & EILEEN are buried in Mangaoranga cemetery, Eketahuna

by Athol on 2014-01-19 00:59:24

Hello Ngairedith
Yes thank you
William James & Eileen Wills were my grandparents
and William James & Mary Ann Williamson my great grandparents
Do you know who if they were related to George Vance Shannon and
who their parents were
Thanks
Athol

by ngairedith on 2014-01-19 02:02:32

The parents of William James Shannon (1867-1939) were:
James SHANNON & Elizabeth BELL of Town Head, Antrim, Ireland

the parents of James Shannon were:
Graham SHANNON (1816-1892) & Elizabeth 'Eliza' VANCE (1814-1902)
they married in 1842 in Ballycragy & had 7 children

4 of their sons emigrated to Feilding:
* George Vance Shannon
* William Shannon
* Ezekiel Shannon
* Graham Shannon

so, George Vance Shannon was a brother of your great, great, grandfather

by Athol on 2014-01-21 02:34:59

The records I have the other three children were
Mary Jane
Mary Ann
Robert

No James

Also was William James Shannon (1867 - 1939) born in Ireland

by Athol on 2014-01-21 02:48:26

Hello Ngairedith
I have reread your note on 2014-01-19 and relize William James Shannon
was born in Ireland
I am still can not place his father James Shannon

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