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mrsid OF
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James Cootes was a whaler on Kapiti Island
in 1840 ..50. Waitoaro Kawana was his wife
Would like to know more information about her family background.She was my greatgrandmother about 5 times removed.

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Posted : 04 April, 2004 8:57 pm
Sue Cootes OF
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My husband, John is also a descendant of James Cootes - from their son James Cootes who married Eliza or Raiha Lawton, their son James Cootes who married Hannah MacNamara of Kaikoura, and their son, Jack who is John's father.

I have also been researching for a few years - if I can help with any info, please contact me.

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Posted : 01 May, 2004 3:06 am
Damian OF
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My grandmother was Elaine Cootes. I'm unsure of her whakapapa. If you know any info you could forward to me would be appreciated

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Posted : 08 May, 2004 5:51 pm
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