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From: Olwyn Whitehouse <>
Subject: [nz] William Dixon m. Eleanor MacKay of Trentham,Fairlie ?1893 or 1882
Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2011 17:39:50 -0500

Two brothers married sisters

William Dixon m. Eleanor [Nell] MacKay of Trentham, Fairlie  ?1893 or 1882.
Did they have any children. When did they marry? Where are they buried?

Timaru Herald, 19 May 1897, Page 2 Marriage
DIXON — Mackay — On the 12th May, at St. Columba Church, Fairlie, by
the Rev. W. J. Comrie, Richard Arthur, second son of John William
Dixon, Caistor, Lincolnshire, to Isabel Esther [Tibby], third daughter
of Robert Mackay, Trentham.

Died in 1955. Where are they buried?
1955 Dixon Isabella Esther 79Y
1955 Dixon Richard Arthur 83Y

Timaru Herald Feb 1885
MACKAY - On the 11th February, at Raincliff, the wife of R. Mackay, of
a daughter.

Was this birth Georgina?

MacKay, Georgina
Date of death & burial: Wednesday, 9 May 1956
Cemetery:  Waimairi Block number:  PR7 Plot number:  30
Age:  72 years
Address:  122 Hackthorne Road, ChCh


Jessie Mackay, sung of the work of the early settlers:

In each other's faces
Looked the pioneers;
Drank the wine of courage
All their battle years.
For their, weary sowing
Through the world wide,
Green they saw the harvest
Ere the day they died.

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