Edward Baucke

23 February 1859–July 1953 (Age 94)
Chatham Islands, New Zealand

The Life of Edward

When Edward Baucke was born on 23 February 1859, in Chatham Islands, New Zealand, his father, Johann Heinrich Christoph Baucke, was 44 and his mother, Maria Müller, was 37. He died in July 1953, at the age of 94.

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Edward Baucke
Catherine Eliza Hughes

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    Catherine Eliza Hughes


Parents and Siblings

    Johann Heinrich Christoph Baucke


    Maria Müller




    Dorothea Luise Sophia Baucke


    Johan Friederich Wilhelm Baucke


    Marie Alwina Baucke


    August Friedrich Baucke


    August Hermann Baucke


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World Events (8)

1860 · First Taranaki War

Age 1

The First Taranaki War was an armed conflict between the Māori people and the New Zealand Government over rights of land ownership. It was fought by more than 3,500 troops from Australia, as well as over one-thousand Māori. Total losses among the two armies are estimated to be around 440 men. The war ended in a ceasefire, although the British claimed that they had won the war.,
1861 · The Central Otago Gold Rush

Age 2

After discovery of gold in Gabriel's Gully, hundreds of miners and precious metal hunters flocked to New Zealand to be a part of the frenzy. This influx of people caused new settlements to pop up and different innovation techniques to begin. After a few years of steady success, the gold began to be more difficult to find. While some stayed, most of the prospectors left until most of the settlements, which they had founded, became Ghost Towns with only a few residents staying around.  
1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 28

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.

Name Meaning

1 Scandinavian (especially Norwegian): variant spelling of Bakke .2 Frisian: from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Baldo, a short form of the various compound names with the first element bald ‘bold’. See Bald .3 German: nickname from Middle High German backe ‘cheek’, ‘buttock’.

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

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