George Ebenezer NAISMITH
George was born at Renfrew in Scotland.
He married Mary Hilliar (born at Falkirk, Scotland in c 1868) in 1885.
They had two children, one of whom died in infancy.
Mary died at the same time as her 2nd child.
George then married her sister, Cecilia (born in c 1872) in 1893.
They had two sons & 4 daughters. The first died in infancy.
After George died Cecilia married Walter Robertson in 1907 & had two more children.
During 1896 the George Jnr was enrolled in the Levin school.
George started as a brickmaker, the became a bushman for several years before becoming a clerk, Secretary & Treasurer for the Stewart Island County Council.