John Harold Sanson

25 March 1882–23 March 1949 (Age 66)
Foxton, Wellington, New Zealand

The Life of John Harold

When John Harold Sanson was born on 25 March 1882, in Foxton, Wellington, New Zealand, his father, Thomas Sanson, was 44 and his mother, Margaret Galloway, was 37. He married Jennie Mary Florence Hegh on 4 January 1904, in Dannevirke, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 23 March 1949, in Sanson, Manawatu, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, at the age of 66, and was buried in Sandon Cemetery, Sanson, Manawatu, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand.

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Family Time Line

John Harold Sanson
1882–1949
Jennie Mary Florence Hegh
1880–1949
Marriage: 4 January 1904
Victor John Sanson
1904–1951
Irene Gladys Sanson
1906–1996
Malcolm Leslie Sanson
1907–1965
Wallace Henry Sanson
1913–1969

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 January 1904
Dannevirke, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 5

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.
1893

Age 11

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.
1907

Age 25

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.

Name Meaning

Filipino: variant of Samson, probably from Tagalog samson meaning ‘third grandson’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Harold Sanson in entry for Jennie Florence, "New Zealand, Cemetery Transcriptions, 1840-1981"
  • John Harold Sanson in entry for Jennie Florence, "New Zealand, Cemetery Transcriptions, 1840-1981"
  • John Harold Sanson in entry for Jennie Florence, "New Zealand, Cemetery Transcriptions, 1840-1981"

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