Posted by Dave Tranter on 12 August , 2000 at 02:16:48:
In Reply to: William Frewin circa 1897 posted by Sharon on July 17, 1999 at 11:48:28:
MY mothers surname was Frewin and her family arrived in new zealand on the first four ships,some arrived on the french ships at akaroa, since then they become famous as one member was the first to actually fly, beeting the Wright bros by 12 days although the americans dont think so, my grand father whom i never meet left nz for awhile going to usa coming back an honouray full arapraho indian cheiftain,
the seventh day eventist church in Christchurch New Zealand
has a really good record of all families that settled in nz and where they come from etc,not much more i can tell you,
maybe you could write to them ........regards Dave Tranter..
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