Sarah Edith Mabey

9 August 1896–4 February 1951 (Age 54)
Mangatawhiri, Auckland, New Zealand

The Life Summary of Sarah Edith

When Sarah Edith Mabey was born on 9 August 1896, in Mangatawhiri, Auckland, New Zealand, her father, William George Mabey, was 31 and her mother, Mary Ann Bently, was 27. She married Randolph McKay in 1922, in New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 4 February 1951, in Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, at the age of 54, and was buried in Maramarua, Waikato, New Zealand.

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Randolph McKay
Sarah Edith Mabey
Marriage: 1922
Alexander Clarence McKay
Linda Edith McKay

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World Events (6)

Age 11
The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.
1907 · Dominion of New Zealand
Age 11
The Dominion of New Zealand was brought about when New Zealand proclaimed itself a political independent government inside the British Empire. The Dominion of New Zealand allowed the British Government to shape its foreign policy, and it followed Britain into the First World War. Full independence was granted in 1931 and adopted by the New Zealand Parliament in 1947. 
Age 18
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.

Name Meaning

1 English (Hampshire): of uncertain origin. It could be from a pet form of a Middle English female personal name, Mab(be) ( see Mabbitt ). Alternatively, it may be an altered form of Mowbray .2 French: from the personal name Amable (from Latin Amabilis meaning ‘loveable’).

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

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Sources (5)

  • Edith McKay, "New Zealand, Cemetery Transcriptions, 1840-1981"
  • Edith, "New Zealand, Cemetery Transcriptions, 1840-1981"
  • Sarah Edith Mabey, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"

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