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The Gear family tree has its
in Parsons Drove Cambridgeshire,
England with Hannah Gear(nee Sharpe
1798) and John Gear (born 1811) the
continued in New Zealand when their
grandson Joseph Samuel Gear arrived
the Otago gold fields.
Joseph after two years sailed to
Australia to try his luck in the
fields in the Monaro
It was there that he met his wife
Anne Huggett in Braidwood and raised
Mary-Anne and their family later
Zealand prior to 1907.
away on 28th
October 1907 in Blenheim New Zealand
Joseph passed away 27th August 1932
Havelock, New Zealand.
The dominant families represented on
tree are the Gear Family, Hearfield
Family, Pope Family and the
During the course of creating this
have decided to include as many
and twigs as
I can depending on the information
received from all family members and
information sourced from
the internet and other family trees.
This provides an interesting insight
our many family connections,the
tribulations facing some of those
families and some surprising
going back through the
years that are connected to the Gear
Family either directly or by
I will continue to manage and update
family tree as further information
data is found or
provided. This site is updated by
Gear and you are welcome to contact
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Getting Around There are several ways to browse the family tree. The Tree View graphically shows the relationship of selected person to their kin. The Family View shows the person you have selected in the center, with his/her photo on the left and notes on the right. Above are the father and mother and below are the children. The Ancestor Chart shows the person you have selected in the left, with the photograph above and children below. On the right are the parents, grandparents and great-grandparents. The Descendant Chart shows the person you have selected in the left, with the photograph and parents below. On the right are the children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Do you know who your second cousins are? Try the Kinship Relationships Tool. Your site can generate various Reports for each name in your family tree. You can select a name from the list on the top-right menu bar.
In addition to the charts and reports you have Photo Albums, the Events list and the Relationships tool. Family photographs are organized in the Photo Index. Each Album's photographs are accompanied by a caption. To enlarge a photograph just click on it. Keep up with the family birthdays and anniversaries in the Events list. Birthdays and Anniversaries of living persons are listed by month. Want to know how you are related to anybody ? Check out the Relationships tool.