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Euphemia Ballingall Maxwell (nee Johnston) 1829 - 1919     Euphemia, who also born in Aberdeen, married a Free Church of Scotland minister, Andrew Maxwell. The couple emigrated to Australia in 1853, working...
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Christina Crombie Grant Brown (nee Johnston) 1818 - 1887     Born in Aberdeen, Scotland, Christina met Brown when he was in Wellington on CMS business. Her younger brother, Alexander, emigrated to Auckland,...
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Charlotte Brown (nee Arnett) 1795/96 - 1855   Little is known of Charlotte's early life, except that she was working as a teacher when she married Alfred. Missionaries' wives were vetted by the CMS....
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Duff Heron Maxwell 1903 - 1997   Duff was born in Rahotu, Taranaki in 1903. He visited The Elms frequently as a child, and grew to love the place, as much as his aunt. In 1927 he married Gertrude Huggins, who...
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Alice Maxwell 1860 - 1949   Alice was born in Kilmore, the third surviving child of Andrew and Euphemia. She first visited her aunt Christina as a young child, soon after the battle of Gate Pa. At the age of...
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Alfred Brown 1803 - 1884     Alfred Nesbit Brown was born and educated in Colchester, Essex, England. In 1824 he applied to the Anglican Church Missionary Society and the following year entered the training...
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