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Hereni or Helen Shearer

Helen was born in Kekerengu, Kaikora Coast, 1 of 12 children of William Shearer (1812-1887), a Mariner, Whaler, Farmer from Scotland, & Mere (Mary) Pikirewa Hine Korako Te Rehu from Taranaki. Hereni Shearer had a moko kauae (female chin tattoo) which indicated her status as a puhi (high-born, unwed woman), wahine rangatira (women of rank), kahurangi (chieftainess) or ariki tapairu (first-born in a family of note), depending on the wom

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Hereni Shearer

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joseph james birchley helen shearer

in 1872 in nz joseph james birchley married helen shearer daughter of william shearer and mary miki married pre 1856
does anyone have anything they can add to this please

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