Olsen Family; 15-5


Olsen Family

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A. Enoch Olsen came to New Zealand from Norway in 1877, aged 16, on the ship "Fernglen". He married Hermione Woodcock in 1882 and they had six children. He initially became a farmer then in 1904 he was registered as a master. He served the Mangawai area from 1904 to the 1920's and captained the "Kawau" and "Daphne". He died in 1939 aged 78.

B. Gertrude Olsen Valvoi, daughter of Enoch and Hermione Olsen.

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