George Staples Rumble

Brief Life History of George Staples

George Staples Rumble was born on 12 March 1857, in Sandhurst, Victoria, Australia. He married Mary Hart on 14 September 1881, in Greytown, Wellington, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 2 June 1934, in Palmerston North, Manawatū-Whanganui, New Zealand, at the age of 77, and was buried in Ashhurst Cemetery, Ashhurst, Manawatū-Whanganui, New Zealand.

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Family Time Line

George Staples Rumble
1857–1934
Mary Hart
1864–1935
Marriage: 14 September 1881
Jessie Mary Rumble
1882–1963
Emma Frances Rumble
1884–1970
Lola Irene Rumble
1894–1963
Clifford LeQuesne- Rumble
1910–1983

Sources (17)

  • George Staples Rumble, "Find A Grave Index"
  • George Staples Rumble, "New Zealand, Electoral Rolls, 1865-1957"
  • George Staples Rumble, "BillionGraves Index"

World Events (8)

1858 · New Provinces Act

The New Provinces Act was established to help create new Provinces in the quickly growing region of New Zealand. This Act also helped kept laws in check as well as create Provincial Councils to help govern over the people within the areas.

1860 · First Taranaki War

The First Taranaki War was an armed conflict between the Māori people and the New Zealand Government over rights of land ownership. It was fought by more than 3,500 troops from Australia, as well as over one-thousand Māori. Total losses among the two armies are estimated to be around 440 men. The war ended in a ceasefire, although the British claimed that they had won the war.,

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Tongariro National Park was the sixth national park established in the world and the first in New Zealand. In the center of the park there lies three active volcanic mountains (Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro). it is home to the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing day hike and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site for all its natural values.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from the Norman French personal name Rumbald (ancient Germanic Rumbald, from rūn ‘secret’ + bald ‘brave, bold’).

Americanized form of German Rumpel .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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