Daphne Doreen Boyes Johnson

Female20 November 1909–19 September 1993

Brief Life History of Daphne Doreen

When Daphne Doreen Boyes Johnson was born on 20 November 1909, in Tasman, Tasman, New Zealand, her father, Frank George Boyes, was 26 and her mother, Ellen Ada Mary Carter, was 30. She married James William Arthur Johnson in 1931, in New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 19 September 1993, in Katikati, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, at the age of 83.

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James William Arthur Johnson
Daphne Doreen Boyes Johnson
Marriage: 1931
Keith George Johnson
Gail Doreen

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  • Daphne Doreen Boyes Johnson, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    1931New Zealand
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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    Outbreak of World War I. New Zealand commits thousands of troops to the British war effort. They suffer heavy casualties in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey in 1915.

    1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

    Age 14

    The Ross Dependency is a New Zealand dependency located on the Antarctician Continent. It is the only settlement on the Antartica that is claimed by a sovereign nation. New Zealand still owns claim even after the Antarctic Treaty that was signed in 1959 by 11 other nations. 


    Age 30

    WWII. Troops from New Zealand see action in Europe, North Africa and the Pacific during World War II.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Yorkshire) and Irish: variant of Boy , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

    English and Scottish: variant of Boyce .

    In some cases possibly also an Americanized form of French Bois .

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

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