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Harriet was born in 1842. She was likely the daughter of James and Ann Avis, pioneer settlers in Picton, New Zealand. Her parents arrived on the Settler Ship - Sir Charles Forbes. It sailed from London May 1st 1842 and arrived in Nelson August 22nd 1842. It is not known if she was born on board, or after arrival.
James 26 (Miner & Lime Burner)
Besides Harriet, James and Ann had 4 more children, whose names are not listed in the New Zealand register of births
Nelson Examiner and New Zealand Chronicle, Volume XXI, Issue 104, 3 December 1862
At Picton, on the 13th November, by the Rev. H. F. Butt, Mr. Evan Jones, to Miss Harriet Avis, both of Picton.