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The MAI family arrived in New Zealand from London, England on the ship "England" which arrived at Wellington Harbour New Zealand on

Surnames: MAI PETERSEN
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on 2011-02-25 01:25:49

malcolm_lind , from Te Awamutu, Waikato, New Zealand., has been a Family Tree Circles member since Feb 2011. is researching the following names: LIND, GIBBS, HART and 21 other(s).

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by ngairedith on 2011-02-25 04:56:15

Hi again Malcolm,

thought I would finish your sentence for you :)

The MAI family arrived in New Zealand from London, England on the ship England which arrived at Wellington Harbour New Zealand on 9 March 1872 having departed from London on 8 December 1871

On board was;
Claus Petersen Mai (1845-1913) aged 29
*Louisa Sophia (nee HENDERICKSEN) (1835-1910) aged 37
Mathias Mai aged 7 (1865-1947)
Hans Mai aged 5 (1866-1948)

*was written on passenger list as Clara Louisa

Claus & Louisa were born in Germany
- they married in Germany in 1863 and had the above 2 sons
- they had 2 more sons in New Zealand:
Neils Petersen Mai (1875-1877)
Claus Petersen Mai (1880-1963)


Louisa Sophia Mai died on 2 May 1910
- she is buried Plot 26 - Row 110 - Block 2 at Feilding Cemetery

Claus Peterse Mai died on 16 November 1913
- he is buried Plot 25 - Row 110 - Block 2 at Feilding Cemetery

by malcolm_lind on 2011-02-25 06:46:39

Thanks Ngairedith. You have done well.

Claus and Louisa (Louise Sophia Hansen) were married in Church of Havnbjerg, Als,Lannsby, Prussia. Claus born Instenstelle 30B, Lavensby, Als, Prussia and Louise born Ketting, Als, Prussia.

Youngest son Claus Petersen's son Keith Franklin Mai is still living in Waikanae.

by AndyMai on 2012-09-09 05:12:09

And Keith's youngest son Barry Norman Mai is living in Auckland with his sons Karl Ashley Mai and Andrew Barry Mai and daughter Casey Lee Mai. Karl has a daughter Ashlee Brooke Mai born 19 October 2007 and Andrew has a son Lucas Andrew Glen Mai born 24 June 2012.

by malcolm_lind on 2012-10-06 14:05:18

Thanks Andy - Great to keep in touch. Lucas will be a joy to you all and neat to see the family name continuing.

by AndyMai on 2014-09-14 17:45:52

Another Mai boy to add to the tree. Andrew Mai has another son born 5 February 2014 and his name is Hunter David Keith Mai. So blessed...

by malcolm_lind on 2014-09-18 03:22:48

Great news - congratulations to all. Saw Poppa Keith in Waikanae on Saturday and he was fit and well. He is amazing.

by malcolm_lind on 2014-09-18 03:28:08

Great news - congratulations to all. Saw Poppa Keith in Waikanae on Saturday and he was fit and well. He is amazing.

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