Robert James NAIRN
- Born: 1868
- Marriage: Matilda Mary McEWEN on 29 Dec 1891 in Palmerston North, Manawatu, New Zealand
- Died: 2 Apr 1945, Eltham, Taranaki, New Zealand. at age 77
- Buried: 4 Apr 1945, Ngaere Cemetery, Eltham, Taranaki, New Zealand.
Robert James NAIRN, Section 97, Block X, Ngaere, Granted 15 mar 1906.
Friday October 2nd, 1908 - 'Eltham Argus' report
Mr R. J. NAIRN left for Feilding on the Thursday morning to attend the funeral of his father, Mr James NAIRN who died suddenly at the advanced age of 80 years - he was one of the earliest colonists - he leaves a family of four sons, two daughters.
Saturday, August 18th 1917- 'Eltham Argus' report
Another Eltham man is reported wounded yesterday, 17th inst - Mrs I M NAIRN received a telegram from the Minister of Defence, as follows: Regret to inform you that a cable received this day reports that your husband, 38060, J R NAIRN was wounded on July 31st. Please accept my sympathy and hopes for speedy recovery.
Pte NAIRN is a son of Mr R J NAIRN, farmer, Stuart Road, Eltham, R D
Robert married Matilda Mary McEWEN, daughter of Henry McEWEN and Sarah Ann EMENS, on 29 Dec 1891 in Palmerston North, Manawatu, New Zealand. (Matilda Mary McEWEN was born in 1867 in Marton, Rangitikei, New Zealand, died on 5 Mar 1931 in Eltham, Taranaki, New Zealand. and was buried on 7 Mar 1931 in Ngaere Cemetery, Eltham, Taranaki, New Zealand..)