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Jane Williams (Nelson)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
Death: Died in Hukarere, Hawke's Bay, North Island, New Zealand
Place of Burial: Napier, Hawke's Bay, North Island, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Nelson and Anna Maria Nelson
Wife of William Williams
Mother of Mary Williams; Jane Elizabeth Williams; William Leonard Williams; Thomas Sydney Williams; James Nelson Williams and 4 others

Occupation: missionary
Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
Last Updated:

About Jane Williams

Jane Nelson was baptised at St Mary Gate Independent Chapel, Nottingham, England, on 29 April 1801, daughter of James Nelson and his wife, Anna Maria Dale. In 1817 Jane was engaged as a pupil teacher by Mary Williams at her school in Southwell, Nottinghamshire. There she met Mary's son William, an ordained minister, who was preparing for missionary work in New Zealand. Jane and William were married at Sheffield, on 11 July 1825, and on 12 August sailed in the Sir George Osborne. On 25 March 1826 they arrived at Paihia, where William's brother Henry, and his wife, Marianne, had established a mission station. To Turanga Maori, irrespective of age, Jane Williams was 'Mother'. She died at her residence, Hukarere, on 6 October 1896. Link to full biography: http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/1w23/williams-jane

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Jane Williams's Timeline

1801
April 8, 1801
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
April 29, 1801
Nottingham, England
1826
April 12, 1826
Age 25
1827
October 23, 1827
Age 26
Paihia, New Zealand
1829
July 22, 1829
Age 28
Paihia, Bay of Islands, North Island, New Zealand
1831
February 9, 1831
Age 29
Paihia, New Zealand
1837
August 22, 1837
Age 36
Northland, New Zealand
1839
February 25, 1839
Age 37
Paihia, Northland, North Island, New Zealand
1841
April 7, 1841
Age 39
Poverty Bay, North Island, New Zealand