"John King and his second wife Hannah"
Portrait of Hannah King (nee Longstaff or Legg) and John King. A table is pictured in the immediate foreground. A book is lying on the table. Trees are visible in the background.
Hannah Longstaff came to New Zealand on the ship Halcione and married John King following the death of her first husband John Legg in 1881. Hannah and John King are buried in Inglewood.
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Is this John King related to John King an early missionary to NZ with Samuel Marsden?
- Robyn posted 8 months ago.
Hannah Longstaff married John Legg in Fodderty Scotland. While waiting to immigrate to New Zealand William and Catherine Matheson nee Drysdale lived with them. Hannah Legg came to New Zealand on ship Halcione. Hannah and John King buried Inglewood Taranaki, New Zealand
- Barry Billington posted 8 years ago.
This is Hannah (nee Longstaff) King, my GG Aunt. She came to New Zealand onboard the "Halcione" in 1875 with her parents Thomas & Betsey LONGSTAFF. Hannah married John Legg in 1875, he died in 1881 and she then married John KING. John King arrived in Taranaki onboard the "Chile" in 1875 with his first wife Elizabeth and 7 children. John died at 72 years old in 1907 and Hannah died in 1919 at the age of 68. Both are buried in Inglewood. They had 3 boys Noble, Maurice & Sydney King.
- Donna Rutherford posted 9 years ago.