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Ferdinand Frederick NIEMANN or NEUMANN

searching for when my great great grandfather came out to New zealand settled & died in Nelson NZ.
I have fruitlessly searched for him coming out to NZ on a ship from Germany but haven't found anything.
Ferdinand Frederick Niemann or could be spelt Neumann born 1826 Germany married Nelson 1855 to Mary PRITCHARD died Nelson 1880.
Now I believe he may of gone to South Australia as in 1859 in the South Australian Gazette Natralisation that name appears as Neumann.
so how do I go about trying to search the shipping records from there to Nelson NZ.

John McDonald & Janet Grant from Inverness Scotland

John was born Abt 1810 Inverness he married Janet Grant there Abt 1829.John Sailed from London 27th April 1841 on the "Whitby",for New Zealand. Anyone who have these people in your tree I would really like to hear from you.

Newth from Wootton Bassett, England

Like to make contact with any Newth researcher.
I have a Robert Newth b 1811 Wootton Bassett,he emigrated to NZ on the "Willwatch" along with his cousin Mark.They were the Pioneer Settlers to New Zealand.

2 comment(s), latest 11 years, 9 months ago

Niemann From Germany

Ferdinand Frederick Neimann was born in Germany abt 1826 Shipping records passengers to Nelson 1845 -1879 Catalogue page 18
I found a Mr Numan left Gravesend 7th July 1855 [ this links with the year that Ferdinand was supposed to of come out ] on board the "Maori" which arrived Nelson 23rd Oct 1855.could this be him ? yet to be confirmed
Original German spelling would have double 'n' on the end
Name believed to have been frequently anglicized to " Newman"
He married Mary Pritchard born 1823 Monmouthshire,Wales.
I haven't been able to find out where he was born as nothing but germany on his death certificate.They had 3 sons & one daughter.

4 comment(s), latest 1 year, 8 months ago

Bethune from Otago New Zeland

Malcolm Bethune born 1877 Dunedin New Zealand went to the 1st World war with the Australian Forces as a dispatch Rider. He was wounded in the head and took on an Assumed name.
I haven't been able to find out any mor info on him.
Son of David Bethune & Annie Malcolm

Burnett/Ironmonger England to Dovedale,Nelson,New Zealand

I am researching my ggggrandparents Richard Burnett born 1805 Kent, England he was a Agricultral labourer,sailed from London 27th April 1841 on the "Whitby",arriving in Nelson New Zealand 20th Oct 1841.. His wife Sarah Ironmonger born 1805 England came out on the " Lloyds"
with her husband Richards two children from his first marriage, George & Harriet, and pregnant with her first child. George was to die on the voyage out to New Zealand.
I would like to hear from any decendants.

7 comment(s), latest 5 years, 7 months ago