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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Family Time Line

Enoch Edward Griggs
1867–1956
Ann Elizabeth McIntosh
1872–
Bella Griggs
1896–1896
Jean McLeod
1899–1987
Jack Griggs
1902–1995
Eric Norman Griggs
1904–1949

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1907

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. 
1914

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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