James Harper Smaillie Connor

10 August 1885–12 September 1947 (Age 62)
Kaitangata, Otago, New Zealand

The Life of James Harper Smaillie

When James Harper Smaillie Connor was born on 10 August 1885, in Kaitangata, Otago, New Zealand, his father, William Connor, was 26 and his mother, Mary Addie Smaillie, was 19. He married Mary McLeod in 1919, in Mosgiel, Otago, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 12 September 1947, in Mosgiel, Otago, New Zealand, at the age of 62, and was buried in East Taieri Cemetery, Mosgiel, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.

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James Harper Smaillie Connor
Mary McLeod
Marriage: 1919
Elizabeth Lanyon Connor
Colin William Connor

Spouse and Children

Mosgiel, Otago, New Zealand


    Elizabeth Lanyon Connor


    Colin William Connor


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World Events (7)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 2

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 8

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

Age 22

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

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O'Connor , which is an Anglicization of Gaelic Ó Conchobhair ‘descendant of Conchobhar’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Harper Smaillie Connor, "New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Probate Records, 1843-1998"
  • James Harper Smaillie Connor, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1896"
  • James Harper Smallie Connor in the New Zealand, Death Index, 1848-1966

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