Francis Otterson (c.1797 - 1854)

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Place of Burial: Nelson, New Zealand
Birthplace: near, Magherafelt, Co. Derry, Ireland
Death: Died in Wairau River
Cause of death: drowning
Managed by: Geoffrey Otterson
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About Francis Otterson

Lived in Mullinger ( Co. Westmeath) then Rostrevor (Co. Down) before going to London cica 1830 Profession silk merchant

Arrived Nelson New Zealand 23th Feb 1842 aboard "Lord Auckland" Barque 628 Cpt. Jardine left London Sept 1841 2 Feb 1842 155 + 16 cabin via Port Nicholson

Was a leading member of the Roman Catholic community.

Drowned crossing the Wairau River

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Francis Otterson's Timeline

1797
1797
Magherafelt, Co. Derry, Ireland
1838
September 13, 1838
Age 41
London, Uk
1840
1840
Age 43
London
1842
May 7, 1842
Age 45
Nelson, New Zealand
1844
October 4, 1844
Age 47
Nelson, New Zealand
1846
August 12, 1846
Age 49
Richmond, Tasman, New Zealand
1849
June 26, 1849
Age 52
Nelson, New Zealand
1854
October 19, 1854
Age 57
Wairau River
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Nelson, New Zealand