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Sarah Aroa (abt. 1845)

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Sarah Aroa
Born about in Byers Green, County Durham, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died [date unknown] in New Zealandmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified 31 Jul 2019 | Created 21 Jul 2017
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Sarah Aroa was born in County Durham, England.

Sarah was born about 1845. She is the daughter of Isaac Aroa and Sarah Atkinson.

The 1851 Census [1] lists her parents as residing at Byers Green, Durham with father Isaac (40), a blacksmith, mother Sarah (39) and who have 3 children, Nanny (8), Sarah (6) and Isaac (1).

Isaac Aroa Head 40 1811 Male Stainmore, Westmorland, England (Blacksmith)
Sarah Aroa Wife 39 1812 Female Wackhope, Westmorland, England
Nanny Aroa Daughter 8 1843 Female Byers Green, Durham, England
Sarah Aroa Daughter 6 1845 Female Byers Green, Durham, England
Isaac Aroa Son 1 1850 Male Byers Green, Durham, England

The family came to New Zealand in 1855.

Mr. Isaac and Mrs. Aroa and 3 children, and M. A. Aroa and Mr Robert Aroa emigrated to New Zealand arriving October 23, 1855 on the ship Maori. [1] Nelson Examiner and New Zealand Chronicle, 27 October 1855, Arrived. October 23, ship Maori, 1,000 tons, Petherbridge, 107 days from London. Steerage passengers —

Mr. Isaac and Mrs. Aroa and 3 children
M. A. Aroa [Mary Ann]
Mr Robert Aroa (d. 1886 aged 50) [2]


  1. 1851 England Census at Byers Green, Durham
  2. NZBDM deaths 1886/5226 Aroa Robert 50Y
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