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TE HAUTAHA, TAINUI, NGAITERANGI LINKS, Elizabeth Johnson nee, married to Charles Fairfax Johnson
Looking for information regarding my gt, gt, gt grandmother. Where she came from. My whanau was located in the Waihi, Tauranga district. My iwi is Ngaiterangi but I do not know if Elizabeth was of the same iwi. Rumour is that she is from Tainui district. She was married to Charles Fairfax Johnson and they had William Johnson who married my gt, gt grandmother Oteria Dihar. My Aunt remembers that when she went to Waihi college her mother and grandmother insisted that she be placed in the Tainui house. This would be in keeping with following the male line as the Ngaiterangi links come from my gt, gt, grandmothers side,Oteria who was married to Elizabeths son.
Tena koe gigguys,
If your whanau has inherited land through that side it would give you an indication of where she is from.
Another option would be to go to the Maori Land Court and search the old records fristly for the Surname TE HAUTAHA and all variations.
Nau te raurau,
Naku te raurau,
Ka ora ai nga tangata!
Together we will get there!
I have just looked on the Latter Day Saints site family search.org and the entry has been placed under Johnson but, sure enough, Jane Fairfax Johnson married to Alfred Potier is my Gt, Gt Aunt, sister to William. Therefore Kanohi = Whakamomori are my gt, gt, gt grandparents. Thank you so much!!! Do you know the Pepeha and Whakapapa? I am researching my whakapapa for my Te Ara Reo year 1 course and, so far, I am the only one who hasn't recited my pepeha yet as I am still researching. Big thanks again. I've been researching for the last 15 weeks.
Kia ora e hoa
It's great to help a fellow Te Ara Reo student, I too had to research here to complete my pepeha... I know the excitement your feeling!
I will send you what I have re Jane Fairfax by private email.
NB. Your Ngaiterangi connection comes through 'Kanohi' which is the whakapapa I have, Whakamomori is the 2nd wife... sorry to say I have nothing but her name.