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John Thompson family

Arrived: 1833
Country of origin:
Area in New Zealand: Otago
Source: A Haberfield Geneology by Rex and Adriene Evans. Whaling in Southern Waters by Frank Tod. Otakou ancillary claims

Details: John worked in partnership with John Hughes and Peter Chevatt at the Moeraki Whaling station. He married Katarina Marere and had five children as recorded by Dr Edward Shortland in 1843 and had lived at Moeraki for 7 years.