Date of Birth: 
1 Jul 1856
Date of Death: 
15 Nov 1927

John was born at Dundee in Scotland.

He married Emma Neilsen (born in Denmark in 1848) at Masterton in 1877.

They had three daughters & one son.

He married for a 2nd time to Marcia Silvester in 1893.

John was a contractor in Helensville in 1890. He then became a shepherd at Fairlie.

During this time Emma was living in Wellington. She cam to Levin to open a dressmaking shop by 1908. In Aug 1910 she advertised a closing down sale & moved back to Wellington to live. At one stage in 1913 a house she owned, in Wellington, was burnt down.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
John Farquhar, James Farquhar, Elizabeth Brown, Emma Johanne Christine Neilsen, Hans Neilsen, Ane Christine Frederikke Frederiksen, Marcia Marion Silvester, Emily Farquhar, George Henry Steven Collins, Ellen Farquhar, Alfred John Farquhar, Margaret Lucy Moulding, Annie Weymouth (Ann) Pinney, Ida (Ada) Farquhar, George (Ernest) Osman.