William Henry Pearn

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About William Henry Pearn

Star, Issue 12617, 30 April 1919:

Mr William Pearn, a well-known Taranaki settler, whose death occurred recently, was born in Cornwall, and came to New Zealand by the William Bryan, the pioneer ship of the Plymouth Company of New Zealand, landing with his parents at Moturoa on March 31, 1841. He took part in the Maori troubles of 1860-66, and was a member of Major Atkinson’s company of Bushrangers. He was in the actions at Waireka and Mahoetahi. The late Mr Pearn leaves a widow (a daughter of another early settler, the late Mr Thomas Heale, who came out in the Oriental in 1841) and a family of ten—-two sons and eight daughters.

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William Henry Pearn's Timeline

1839
November 19, 1839
1862
November 24, 1862
Age 23
1864
November 13, 1864
Age 24
1866
June 30, 1866
Age 26
1868
July 19, 1868
Age 28
1870
June 7, 1870
Age 30
November 23, 1870
Age 31
1871
February 8, 1871
Age 31
1875
February 26, 1875
Age 35
1879
January 7, 1879
Age 39