Helen was born at Sea while the family were emigrating from Ireland to NZ. Unfortunately the ships name has not been recorded. Helen's birth was registered with the Dunedin authorities after the ship arrived at Port Chalmers.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Helen by comparing test results with other
carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Helen: