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Standing, from left: David (d. 5/04/1910 at age 35); Frederick; John (?); Isaac; Unknown. Sitting, from left: Barbara (Mrs Cowan of Apiti, later Mrs Anderston); John Sr; Matilda; Elizabeth (Mrs W Mills). Front row, from left to right: Jesse (Mrs L Gronn of Marton, later Mrs A Ross); Willie.John Kennedy was born in Glasgow and came to New Zealand as a young man. In Palmerston North, he lived first in Taonui Street and then in North Street. Records show he worked for a while in the Tararuas and died in Napier around 1916. Matilda Kennedy nee Mellon came to New Zealand from Australia and lived on the West Coast. She knew Richard Seddon, family history says it was a choice between Seddon and Kennedy for a husband. She died in Te Awamutu in the 1920s.

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2013N_Pi105_007472
Title
Kennedy Family
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Public Photograph Collection Pi 105
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Palmerston North
Date
circa 1905

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