Francis Otterson

Nelson, New Zealand

Is your surname Otterson?

Research the Otterson family

Francis Otterson's Geni Profile

Records for Francis Otterson

25,669 Records

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


Francis Otterson

Birthdate: (57)
Birthplace: near, Magherafelt, Co. Derry, Ireland
Death: October 19, 1854 (53-61)
Wairau River (drowning)
Place of Burial: Nelson, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of Arthur Otterson
Husband of Jane Otterson
Father of Alice Lowe; Mary Pritt; Cathrine Jane Hodson; Henry Heveningham Otterson and Alfred Sclanders Otterson

Managed by: Geoffrey Otterson
Last Updated:

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

for Biography click media

view all

Francis Otterson's Timeline

Magherafelt, Co. Derry, Ireland
February 11, 1840
Age 43
May 7, 1842
Age 45
Nelson, South Island, New Zealand
October 4, 1844
Age 47
Nelson, New Zealand
August 12, 1846
Age 49
Richmond, Tasman, New Zealand
June 26, 1849
Age 52
Nelson, New Zealand
October 19, 1854
Age 57
Wairau River
Nelson, New Zealand