My Bevan Family
I am the great,great great grand daughter of Thomas and Mary Bevan
Thomas Bevan married Mary Beavan who came from Whitchurch, North Wales.
They left Gravesend on the 10 October 1840 on the passenger ship 'The Lady Nugent' bound for a new life in New Zealand. Mrs Bevan who was pregnant,gave birth to a baby girl on board ship, but her and the baby did not survive the ordeal and were buried at sea along with another son Henry who also died.
After months at sea they arrived at Port Nicholson, Wellington, New Zealand on the 17 March 1841.
Thomas Bevan married Mary Beavan their son
William Bevan married Annie Ngapaki their daughter
Sarah Bevan married Kaiapa Hinganui Brown their son
Hohepa Hinganui Brown married Lizzie Daniels their son
Lewis Brown born-2 October 1937 in Hamilton, New Zealand Died on the 26 July 2006 married Maria Robinson 14 December 1957 Hamilton, New Zealand their daughter
Sarina Margaret Brown, born 30 March 1957 Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand married 23 May 1986 to Douglas Norman Bradding he was born on the 14 November 1948 Hamilton, New Zealand.