Mrs Kennedy (nee Mellon) was married to John Kennedy. She came to New Zealand from Australia and lived on the West Coast. She knew Richard Seddon and it was a choice between him and Kennedy for a husband. She died at Te Awamutu c1920.
Mr kennedy was born in Glasgow and came to New Zealand as a young man. At first he went to the West Coast of the South Island and then moved to Palmerston North. He lived at Taonui Street and then later moved to North Street. He owned land in the Tararuas (possibly leased from the Government) where he worked for a while. John Died in Napier c 1916.