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William Henry Colville
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Birth: 1826
Arbroath
Angus, Scotland
Death: Feb. 11, 1864, New Zealand

William Henry Colville married Mary Alexander in Arbroath, Angus, Scotland 13 Dec 1849 in Arbroath, Scotland. In 1859 they take their family to New Zealand on the Ship "Gala". In Scotland he was a flax mill overseer and he was a farmer in New Zealand. William Colville and his horse were swept away at the conference of the Arrow River and Shotover River. He is buried in Arrowtown, Otego, New Zealand. Children are: David Alexander, William Grey, Mary Ann, James Anderson, Elizabeth Sutherland, Robert Gordon, Charles H, William.
Picture taken before they left for New Zealand in 1859. The baby died on the trip. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Alexander Colville Marshall (1826 - 1893)
 
 Children:
  David Alexander Colville (1850 - 1927)*
  William Grey Colville (1852 - 1890)*
  Mary Ann Colville MacPherson (1853 - 1912)*
  James Anderson Colville (1855 - 1883)*
  Elizabeth Sutherland Colville Moad (1857 - 1924)*
  Robert Gordon Colville (1859 - 1859)*
  Charles H. Colville (1863 - 1910)*
  William Colville (1864 - 1864)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Sacred to the memory of William Colville, native of Arbroath, Scotland, who was drowned in the Shotover 11 Feb 1864, agd 34 years."

 
Burial:
Arrowtown Cemetery
Arrowtown
Queenstown-Lakes District
Otago, New Zealand
Plot: Arrowtown, Otego, NZ
 
Created by: JKK
Record added: Mar 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49777715
William Henry Colville
Added by: JKK
 
 
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 Added: Oct. 1, 2014
 
 
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