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Olivers, Early New Plymouth Settlers: A
sixty page history of the Oliver settlers in New
Plymouth and the subsequent marriages of brother
and sister, James George Kenyon and Florence
Kenyon, into the Oliver family. Extract from a
variety of sources including this nzolivers.com
George Kenyon, 1861 - 1952: An
autobiography compiled by Graeme on the life of
his great-grandfather, James George Kenyon. James'
mother arrived in New Plymouth on the Timandra
in 1842, his father arriving 13 years later.
James married Ada Oliver in 1909, six years
after the death of his first wife. Ada was the
daughter of Samuel Oliver (b. 1833).