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Just looking for info on the GRAHAM whanau. I know that they are from Taranaki. I have tried searching using the family tree webs, but I only know my Koro(Gabriel GRAHAM)and my Nana(Taruke) but don't know her last name. The only Graham's that turn up on the search are from America. I know my Grandad has scottish in him. He was white but you can still see the maori features in him, like the nose. They were married both have passed Nana in 1983 and Koro in 1992 I think. Both buried in Papatoetoe cemetry.
Any help or feedback, woulb be appreciated.
Tena koe shayemerald,
If you go to our links section, choose Urupa / Cemetery listings and click on the Papatoetoe one, you can do a search from GRAHAM and you will find the other Maori names that your Koro and Nana also have.
You could also get a Death certificate. When requesting a Death Certificate from Central Registry, always purchase a â€œphotocopyâ€ (digital image) as these are ideal for genealogical purposes, cheaper than an actual â€œCertificateâ€ and can include additional information such as the informant and occasionally notes in the margin.
This may give you the maiden name of your Nana as well as the parents of both your Nana and Koro, which will help to narrow your search and give you some other names.
Good Luck and let us know how you get on.
Nau te raurau,
Naku te raurau,
Ka ora ai nga tangata!
Together we will get there!