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Thomas Oxenham

Birthplace: Milton Abbot, Devonshire, England
Death: Died in New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
Place of Burial: New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Oxenham and Ann Oxenham
Husband of Elizabeth Oxenham
Father of Ann Carrick; Susannah Oxenham; Hannah Oxenham; John Oxenham; William Oxenham and 1 other

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About Thomas Oxenham

1841: Traveled to NZ aboard the ship "Amelia Thompson" with his family: Oxenham: Thomas, 34, Carpenter. Elizabeth, 29. Delivered June 18th male child, Ann 6, Susannah 4, Hannah 2, Male child Infant

OBITUARY for MR THOMAS OXENHAM. Taranaki Herald, Volume XLV, Issue 10522, 25 January 1896, Page 2

One of the pioneer settlers of tho district, Mr Thomas Oxenhem. died at his residence, Powderham-street, on Thursday, at the age of 90 years. Mr Oxenhatn came out to this district from the South of England in the Amelia Thompson in 1841, and made his home here. He went through all the vicissitudes of an early settler's life, and took an active part in quelling tho Maori rebellion. For years he followed farming pursuits on the Koru Road noar Oakura, but owing to his great age Mr and Mrs Oxenham some years ago came into town and took up his residence in Powderham-street. The deceasad settler leaves a widow and family, among the latter being : — Mr J. Oxenj ham, of Canterbury ; Mr O. Oxenham, of Tataraimaka ; Mr W. Oxenham, of Tikorangi; Mrs Carrick, of Waitara ; Mrs S. Wright, of Wanganui ; Mrs Greenwood, of Greymouth ; and Mrs W. Dingle, of Okaiawa.

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Thomas Oxenham's Timeline

Milton Abbot, Devonshire, England
Age 29
August 1836
Age 30
Tavistock, Devonshire, England
December 31, 1837
Age 31
Tavistock, Devonshire, England
June 18, 1841
Age 35
At sea aboard the Amelia Thompson
June 25, 1845
Age 39
Waitara, New Plymouth District, Taranaki, New Zealand
Age 41
January 23, 1896
Age 90
New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand