James Buchanan MCKAIN


James Buchanan McKain




  • Sarah Ann McKain (born 1850)
  • Selina McKain (born 1852)
  • Robina Agnes Villers
  • James Frederick McKain (born 1859)
  • William Alfred McKain (born 1861)
  • Alice Elizabeth McKain (born 1863)
  • Ruth Eliza Foster (born 1865)
  • Flora Douglas Bodges (born 1867)
  • Grace Lavinia Easterbrook (1869-1944)


Arrived in Napier with William and Robina Villers from Wellington in the schooner “Salopian” in December 1850

Lived at The Spit, where he and his wife ran the first accommodation house and licensed premises in Napier, and operated a postal service

Sarah possibly married to Albert Luxford 1870
Selena/Selina possibly married to John William Leahy 1879
Ruth married to William Walker Foster 1892
Flora married to Frederick William Bodges 1890
Grace married to George Easterbrook 1892

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