iwiKiwi

A Kiwi in search of her ancestral tribes

Tag: Collins

James & Ann Brosnan ~ Tombstone Tuesday

This entry is part 11 of 18 in the series The Brosnahans of Temuka

James and Ann (Collins) Brosnan are my 3 x great grandparents. I’m not sure why they used that particular spelling of their surname here – they seemed to have used a couple of spellings interchangeably, but ‘Brosnan’ is now etched on their gravestone. The rest of the family all appear to have consistently used ‘Brosnahan’….

Keep reading »

Annie (Collins) Brosnahan ~ Sunday’s Obituary

This entry is part 6 of 18 in the series The Brosnahans of Temuka

Obituary MRS. BROSNAHAN, Temuka Yet another of the fast diminishing numbers of early settlers has passed away in the person of Mrs Brosnahan, relict of the late Mr James Brosnahan, whose death (says the Temuka Leader) at the age of 86 is announced. The deceased lady was a resident of the district for the past…

Keep reading »

Text & Images Copyright © 2011-2024 iwiKiwi

Adapted from a theme by Anders Norén