Allan Dickinson

22 June 1879–
Opua, Auckland, New Zealand

The Life of Allan

When Allan Dickinson was born on 22 June 1879, in Opua, Auckland, New Zealand, his father, Abel Dickinson, was 42 and his mother, Elizabeth (Peti) Sinclair, was 38. He married Minerva Upton on 1 June 1903, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Allan Dickinson
Minerva Upton
Marriage: 1 June 1903
Mona Grace Dickinson
Minerva Delia Dickinson
Alice Holloway
Allen Frederick Dickinson

Spouse and Children


    Minerva Upton


1 June 1903
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


    Mona Grace Dickinson


    Minerva Delia Dickinson


    Alice Holloway


    Allen Frederick Dickinson


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 8

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 14

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

Age 35

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

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Dicken, Dickin, a pet form of Dick .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Allen Dickinson, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"

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