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John Kennedy was born in Glasgow and came to New Zealand as a young man. He lived in Taonui and North Streets,Palmerston North, and also had land in the Tararuas, possibly a Government lease. He died in Napier around 1916. Matilda Kennedy, nee Mellon, came to New Zealand from Australia and lived on the West Coast. She died in Te Awamutu c1920. Sons, Frederick Chafe Kennedy and Isaac Campbell Kennedy, both fought in the Boer War. From left. Standing: David (c1875-1910); Frederick Chafe; John; Isaac; ?. Seated: Barbara (became Mrs Cowan of Apiti and later Mrs Anderson); John Kennedy; Matilda Kennedy; Elizabeth (became Mrs L Gronn, and later Mrs A Ross). In front: Jessie; Willie.

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2007N_Pi74_PEO_1175
Title
Kennedy family
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Public Photograph Collection Pi 74
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Coolstore

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Palmerston North
Date
circa 1900

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Palmerston North City Library

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