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Abraham Kestle

Birthplace: Lanlivery, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
Place of Burial: Waikato District, Waikato, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of George Kessell and Rosamund Kessell
Husband of Johanna Kestle
Father of Pascoe Kestle; Elizabeth Ann Jordan; Maria Agnes La Trobe; Eliza Leaky; Mary Jerome and 3 others
Brother of William Kestle

Occupation: imigrated to New Plymouth NZ 20 Jan 1843
Managed by: John Brian Norman Banton
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Immediate Family

About Abraham Kestle

One daughter . Maria Agnes Kescel, b. 15 Mar 1841, Lanlivery, Cornwall, England 20 January 1843 immigrated to New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand with wife Joanna and daughter Maria. Joanna born 1843 Search historic newspapers for the following at

KESCEL, Abraham listed as Resident at Raglan, 26th June 1858 - in newspaper known as 'The New Zealander' Disovers coal in Raglan district Wanganui Herald, Volume V, Issue 1674, 29 January 1873, Page 2 Advert for land sale 4 miles from Raglan, Waikato Times, Volume XIII, Issue 1068, 29 April 1879, Page 4 Abraham giving evidence in court re: dog kiling sheep Daily Southern Cross, Volume XXIII, Issue 3030, 12 April 1867, Page 5 Auckland Star, Volume XXVIII, Issue 281, 3 December 1897, Page 5 - Supreme Court Notice Compensation court Abraham claiaused by natives Daily Southern Cross, Volume XXI, Issue 2409, 10 April 1865, Page 5mimg damages c Tax Assessment Daily Southern Cross, Volume XXIII, Issue 3035, 18 April 1867, Page 4 Compensation Court and read further to see info about native unrest in the Raglan area against missionaries. Daily Southern Cross, Volume XXI, Issue 2408, 8 April 1865, Page 4 Death notice for Abraham Kescel (age 91) - Taranaki Herald, Volume XLVI, Issue 11027, 18 September 1897, Page 2 - One of the early settlers of Taranaki - who landed at New Plymouth on the barque 'Essex' on Jan 23 1843 - 11 years later he went to Raglan where he resided.

Death Notice and biographical info Auckland Star, Volume XXVIII, Issue 209, 9 September 1897, Page 4
Died at residence of son in law Robert Vernon in Te Mata - Abraham's wife died 7 years ago.  Pioneer Setter

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Abraham Kestle's Timeline

January 16, 1812
Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
Lanlivery, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
Age 21
Lanlivery, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
October 4, 1835
Age 23
Lostwithiel, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
Age 28
Lanlivery, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
March 15, 1841
Age 29
Lanlivery, Cornwall, England
Age 31
New Plymouth, New Plymouth District, Taranaki, New Zealand
Age 35
Age 41