Alice Eveline Tonkin

1889–1959 (Age 69)
Ohoka, Waimakariri, Canterbury, New Zealand

The Life of Alice Eveline

When Alice Eveline Tonkin was born on 29 December 1889, in Ohoka, Waimakariri, Canterbury, New Zealand, her father, Christopher Tonkin, was 48 and her mother, Rose Ellen Hunt, was 32. She died on 24 July 1959, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Christopher Tonkin
1841–1898
Rose Ellen Hunt
1857–1909
Rossetta Ann Tonkin
1875–1949
Edmond Tonkin
1877–1962
Mary Ellen Tonkin
1879–1958
Martha Maria Tonkin
1880–1880
Emily Tonkin
1882–1964
Christopher James Tonkin
1884–1962
David Tonkin
1885–1960
William Tonkin
1888–1888
Alice Eveline Tonkin
1889–1959
Henry Tonkin
1891–1958
Violet May Tonkin
1893–1951
Percy Tonkin
1896–1916

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World Events (8)

1893

Age 4

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.
1896 · National Council of Women

Age 7

The National Council of Women of New Zealand was created as an organization after women won the right to vote. Today works to help achieve gender equality in New Zealand and in 2017 introduced Gender Equal NZ, which is fighting for Zealanders to have the freedom and opportunity to determine their own future no matter which gender they are.
1914

Age 25

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

English (mainly Devon): from a pet form of the personal name Thomas .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Evaline Alice Tonkin, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"

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