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From: Daphne <>
Subject: [nz] re descendents of GARLAND Henry and Elizabeth (nee Perry)
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2008 09:25:48 +1200

GARLAND, Henry and Elizabeth, together with their children Henry William (m.
Eliza Cook), John (m. Sarah Seaman), Mary Elizabeth (m. William Gilbert),
Lucy Martha (m. John Turner Giffney), Emma Frances (m. James Adams), Edward
Robert Lewis (m Eusebia Palmer) and George Joseph (m Sarah Schoullar) arr
Auckland on The African on 28 January 1860. Their elder daughters, Susannah
Caroline (m Lewis Roach) and Elizabeth (m. Theophilis Watkis) remained in
England. Later that year the family settled at Awhitu, on the west side of
the Manukau Harbour. A reunion to celebrate 150 years of the Garland family
in New Zealand will be held on the Awhitu Peninsula January 24 - 26
(Auckland Anniversary Weekend) 2010. Family movements have led to loss of
contact within some branches. For this reason we are trying particularly to
make contact with the descendants of: Elizabeth (Bessie) Frances Garland
Paxton (née Giffney), Josephine Desprez Souter (née Giffney), Emma (Nemmie)
Garland Bach (née Giffney, Dora (Dolly) Erin Sumner (née Giffney), Winifred
Evelyn Hayston (née Giffney), Emma Maude Saunders (née Garland) and Ethel
May Holden (née Garland) and Henry William and Eliza Garland (née Cook).
After Henry William Garland's death Eliza married a Mr Reed, who adopted
Louis/Lewis and Henry jnr and moved to Australia.

For further details please contact Kim Williams, 15 Truro Rd, Sandringham,
Auckland 1025 or 09 849 2870 or email

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