Mary Flora Mcdonald

4 May 1871–30 April 1953 (Age 81)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The Life of Mary Flora

When Mary Flora Mcdonald was born on 4 May 1871, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, her father, Duncan Campbell McDonald, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Jane Clewes, was 21. She married Joseph James Allen on 10 May 1893, in New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 30 April 1953, in New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Joseph James Allen
Mary Flora Mcdonald
Marriage: 10 May 1893
Hilda May Allen
Clarence Valentine Allen
Mardel Rita Gladstone Allen

Spouse and Children

10 May 1893
New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 6

Australia and England play the first-ever cricket Test match in Melbourne.
1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 16

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.

Age 22

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

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhomhnuill, a patronymic from the personal name Domhnall, which is composed of the ancient Celtic elements domno- ‘world’ + val- ‘might’, ‘rule’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Flora Allen in entry for Clarence Valintine Allen, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1896"
  • Mary Flora Allen in entry for Hilda May Allen, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1896"
  • Mary Flora McDonald, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1896"

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