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Wixon family

Arrived: 1839 (before)
Country of origin:
Area in New Zealand: Otago (Waikouaiti)
Source:  Whaling in Southern Waters by Frank Tod
Wixon notebooks; http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~babznz/whakapapa.html

Details: Henry Wixon was also known as 'Dutch Harry' and was an old whaler who had a Maori wife. He may have come from Lithuania.
Land Grant:
20a Henry Wixon Hawkesbury Provision for half-caste children, promised by Mr. Commissioner Mantell 42 Grant issued to H. Wixon for his life, with remainder to his wife and half-caste children, 8th December, 1873. Grant under "The Crown Grants Act (No. 2), 1862" 42 0 0
His daughter Elizabeth married James Saunders (Jimmy the Needle)
There was a son JH Wixon.








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