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Hi there, you are looking for infomation on the timu family so am i,so far all i have got is infomation on Maraea Lee who is the sister of Elizabeth Lee, Maraea married and English man named Jim Baird, Maraea is the daughter of Jacky Lee(Jacka) and Sarah Timu, are you able to help me with any infomation you have on this family.
My Uncle is Danny (Takitimu) Timu, is of Kahungungu descent and resides in Manurewa, Auckland. He is the eldest of his siblings and I am sure that if you need further assistance with your whakapap, he would be happy to help you. If you are residing in Aotearoa give this number a try: (09) 268 9133. All the best!
Hi I am posting on behalf of Lyall Baird, She is keen to contact any of the descendents of jack lee and Sarah Timu. She already has some information on them.
her info is
Sarah Timu = Jack Lee
who had Maraea Lee who married a Baird (Elisabeths sister)
who had Ernest Baird who married Ann Burrows
Her father was Aubrey Ernest Burrows Baird.
She has already compiled some info, but would love to be in contact with other descendents, and share more information.
If you would like to contact her please email me on
here is part of the whakapapa
John (Jacka)LEE = Sarah Timu
b England b abt 1810 Ruapuke Is
their children are;
John William LEE =(1)Mary Ann Bates (2)Jane Dallas
Sarah LEE N/I
James LEE = Ann Lidiard
Thomas LEE N/I
Elizabeth LEE = (1)Thomas Jackson (2)William Alexander ASTON (Ashton)
Mary Ann LEE = (1)Osmer Coulin Bridger (2)Robert Hart (3) Charles Newton
Maraea LEE = John James Burrows Baird
William LEE = Mary Ann Wilson
Elizabeth LEE & William Aston (Ashton)
b 1838 Ruapuke Is b 1827 England
Mary Ann ASTON = Robert John McCormack
b 1863 Riverton b 1859 Scotland
Maria Therese ASTON = Charles William Williamson
Thomas Henry ASTON =(1)Mary Ross (2)Ethel Harp (3)Eliza Coxhead
Jane ASTON = ? Reynolds
John Lee ASTON = Emma Susanah May Mathews
Charles Grey ASTON N/I
my line carries on from Mary Ann Aston & Robert McCormack
if you want to contact me about the whakapapa I may be able to help
My husband is also related to Sarah Timu and I am trying to fill in the gaps on his family tree and to link up all the maori names we have as we have Sarah's father's name and hoping someone will be able to help with the family tree or have a completed tree.
I can be contacted by email. firstname.lastname@example.org