Catharine Maude Kreyer

7 June 1888–27 May 1961 (Age 73)
Compton, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Catharine Maude

When Catharine Maude Kreyer was born on 7 June 1888, in Compton, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, her father, Frederick August Christian Kreyer, was 29 and her mother, Jessie KING, was 26. She married John Godfray Vance on 15 March 1910, in Nasirabad, West Bengal, India. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in St. Lawrence, Bailiwick of Jersey in 1901. She died on 27 May 1961, in Nelson, New Zealand, at the age of 72, and was buried in Nelson, New Zealand.

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Family Time Line

John Godfray Vance
Catharine Maude Kreyer
Marriage: 15 March 1910
Margaret Vance Godfray

Spouse and Children

15 March 1910
Nasirabad, West Bengal, India


Parents and Siblings

    Frederick August Christian Kreyer





World Events (8)


Age 5

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 16

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 20

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

German: occupational name (especially in Austria) for a herald or town crier, from an agent derivative of Middle High German krai ‘shout’ ( see Krey ). Compare Krier .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Katherine M Kreyer, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Catharine Maud Kreyer, "England, Surrey Parish Registers, 1536-1992"
  • Catharine Maud Kreyer, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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