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does anyone know who hinemate paratene married he was born in the late 1800's and died 1918 they had 3 children paekohatu, turu tamaiti and rongouaroa they lived in motunui taranaki.

Posted : 10 March, 2008 7:54 pm
Eminent Member

I see you have no replies here. Did I mention that I think Paratene became Broughton? Have you typed Paratene in the search box? Alot come up & could be helpful. The Patea Broughtons may have a whakapapa expert who could help.

Posted : 19 March, 2008 11:15 am
Dolly OWC
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Paratene = Preston also. Will pm u with their contact details when access to the more willing of the descendants is made ... fingers, eyes & ears crossed.

Dont suppose ur 1 of the Karena/Currens'? - Te Atiawa lot???

Posted : 02 April, 2008 7:30 pm