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
1879–
Minerva Upton
1882–1953
Marriage: 1 June 1903
Mona Grace Dickinson
1904–1973
Minerva Delia Dickinson
1906–
Alice Holloway
1908–1982
Allen Frederick Dickinson
1913–1976

Spouse and Children

    Male1879–Male

    Minerva Upton

    Female1882–1953Female

MARRIAGE
1 June 1903
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
children

(4)

    Mona Grace Dickinson

    Female1904–1973Female

    Minerva Delia Dickinson

    Female1906–Female

    Alice Holloway

    Female1908–1982Female

    Allen Frederick Dickinson

    Male1913–1976Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

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.
1893

Age 14

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.
1914

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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