Author Archives: Chris Korte

About Chris Korte

I spend lots of time researching family history, and this site allows me to post progress with research on various people.

Berkahn Photographs


These are reproductions of Berkahn family photographs that will be of interest to  Berkahn descendants. Source: Margaret Wallace. Franz Frederick Heinrich BERKAHN Born 01 Sep 1832 in Denmark, migrated to New Zealand with his family in 1874, and settled at … Continue reading

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Updates


I have not done much genealogy research since 2013, but having retired from work, I now have more time available to update my family tree database and project web site. Project website I no longer have access to Dreamweaver, so … Continue reading

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NZ Birth Index at ancestry.com


Ancestry.com have recently added some new records that I have found very useful – NZ Birth Index 1840-1950, NZ Death Index 1848-1980, NZ Marriage Index 1840-1950. This post is about the birth index that I have been using recently to … Continue reading

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Updates – April 2014


Updates have been added to my New Zealand Genealogy Project website.  Previous updates were in December 2013. Changes and updates include: Additional biographical details added for Frederick Ernest Trueman (1897-1903) and Norman Edward Trueman (1903-1903) based on newspaper reports of their deaths. The Site … Continue reading

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George Henry Trueman Photographs

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I recently obtained an old photograph album and loose photos that belonged to Harold Trueman. After Harold died, the photographs were retained by the Palmerston North City Council from when they cleaned out the house that Harold rented.  Catheryn Te … Continue reading

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2013 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 3,000 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Updates – October 2013


Today updates were posted to my family tree on RootsWeb WorldConnect and to my New Zealand Genealogy Project website.  Previous updates were in June 2013. Recovery from  recent surgery delayed these changes being completed and posted. Family Tree Changes Changes to … Continue reading

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