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"MacKenzie, Knowles of Wairarapa NZ

Journal by BDMacK

I have been researching my MACKENZIE family tree on and of since 1993. The majority who settled in the Masterton area spelt it McKenzie. My parents.
Reginald Earl m Phyllis Ida KNOWLES.
Reg's parents were Nathley MACKENZIE and Violet Victoria Agnes COCKBURN [Queenie]
Nathley's parents were
John MCKENZIE and Noami Elizabeth DUCKETT.
John's parents were,
Alexander MCKENZIE and Mary GOLLAN.
Alexander and a Mr Yule established the Knox Church in Masterton.
Also my maternal line KNOWLES. Both family's were early settlers in the Masterton and Carterton areas of Wairarapa NZ.

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on 2022-07-26 01:33:08

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by ngairedith on 2022-07-26 03:57:34

Some dates and place to help your readers BDMacK
Alexander McKenzie (1803-1876) & Mary Gollan (1811-1890) were from Scotland. They married in 1834. They are buried Archer Street cemetery, Masterton

* A son of Alexander & Mary, John McKenzie (1847-1934) was born in Scotland. He married Naomi Elizabeth Duckett (1855-1938) in 1876 & had at least 11 children. They are buried Archer Street cemetery, Masterton

* A son of John & Naomi, Nathley McKenzie (1898-1959) was born in Masterton. He first married Violet Victoria Agnes 'Queenie' Cockburn (1902-1937) from Rongotea, in 1923 & had 2 sons. Violet died in Lower Hutt aged 33 & buried in Taita Old Cemetery. Nathley next married Eileen Isabel Medder (1908-1985) from Southland, in 1939. They died in Lower Hutt.

* A son of Nathley & Queenie, Reginald Earl McKenzie (1924-2009) married Phyllis Ida Knowles (1925-2016) in 1946. They are buried in Clareville cemetery, Carterton

by BDMacK on 2023-04-15 23:38:08

Hi Ngairedith.
Are you related to this line of McKenzie's?
I'm originally from Carterton and was fortunate to have the assistance of the older generation McKenzie's before they passed away.

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