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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 – 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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1942 Death – Christian Berkahn


In 1942 Christian A. Berkahn took his daughter and son-in-law to Makotuku railway station to catch the evening train to Woodville. After they had departed, he returned to his car to go home, but the battery was flat.  The car had … Continue reading

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