Eric Norman Griggs

1904–1949 (Age 44)
Kumara, Westland, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand

The Life of Eric Norman

When Eric Norman Griggs was born in September 1904, in Kumara, Westland, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand, his father, Enoch Edward Griggs, was 37 and his mother, Ann Elizabeth McIntosh, was 32. He died on 5 March 1949, in New Zealand, at the age of 44.

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Enoch Edward Griggs
Ann Elizabeth McIntosh
Bella Griggs
Jean McLeod
Jack Griggs
Eric Norman Griggs

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World Events (3)


Age 3

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

Age 3

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 10

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

English: patronymic from the personal name Grigg .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Eric Norman Griggs, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"

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