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JURS. JOHN WHIGEiT-.-:,; >~ ;v Another old Akaroa settle? passed awdy .suddenly on Saturday last in the person of Miv .L'AVrigbr, of Bn/guMi s reot. Mr.-t Wright-came.-oufr to' New Zealand with ber husband in the ship Tip Tree in the year 1864, tho same vessel'in which the late Mr" and-Mrs Nalder and their family arrived. On arrival at -Lyttelton, Mr and Mrs Wright set,, out at once'for Akaroa, anri, with another ebippoate, tbe late Mr Kedge,- bought a piece of land in < : rrfaiin Vuliey from. Mr H. G. Wat king >. They chared the land, and twenty years later -'Mr. Wright purchased 'Somo more land from Mr Thoraas. Mr and Mrs Wright lived up Grehan Valley till' about nine j-yeitrs r.go, when thty let. their farm a-i.rt WHiit to livt- up Bip-'iei-i street Mr Wright p-is ed iuvit.y |n January, 1909, and '-ince'-hit time Mra Wright I ha.? iifi-.-d wi ; b a companion. bbe| ailtd a gnod deal wisti ._';..•» of dizzi ( ..ne3s,. but her death was,:very sudden, j Slpe bad fifteen children, of w.hovn "'t«n'survive her—live 'pons and five daughters. The Mishit E B'aples, ii.' HaVornond, E Barrett, T. Wheieb and _ TbHie tue thirty five grahdebiidttm' and ..a;-,.d.(i_-iu -g.eas grandchildren. ' Mrs \VMght wan .a hard woiking, ami dm ujiich to help on her - hu-h.-infi, being a fine type of the n'-y pii.neoi. •'!;.<. iinovi v.' ( .s Lefd yi MeiJny in ■■'<■■ '.'■'. i r-h 'of Eiipli.tid', Ot- met cry,. > , >-i -v. *A, 1-j.' Julius officiating- at the » g.-Kvesfi-'w. ;- ' _ ' •- ,

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OBITUARY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3478, 16 February 1915

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OBITUARY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3478, 16 February 1915

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