Leslie Mace Macfarlane

13 June 1898–21 March 1984 (Age 85)
Ashley Clinton, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand

The Life of Leslie Mace

When Leslie Mace Macfarlane was born on 13 June 1898, in Ashley Clinton, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, his father, Edward Macfarlane, was 29 and his mother, Elise SVENSEN (SVENSSON) NEE JOHANNSESDOTTER, was 26. He married Mona Coles in 1924, in New Zealand. He died on 21 March 1984, in New Zealand, at the age of 85, and was buried in Hautapu, Waipa, Waikato, New Zealand.

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Leslie Mace Macfarlane
Mona Coles
Marriage: 1924

Spouse and Children

New Zealand

Parents and Siblings



    Arthur, Innes, Macfarlane




    Elsie Mary Macfarlane


    John Alfred Macfarlane


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World Events (8)


Age 9

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.
1907 · Dominion of New Zealand

Age 9

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. 
1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

Age 25

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. 

Name Meaning

Scottish: see McFarlane .

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

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  • Leslie Mace Macfarlane, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Birth Index for Leslie Mace Macfarlane
  • WWI Nominal Roll for Leslie Mace Macfarlane

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