Rose Marie Wood

26 November 1926–5 December 1985 (Age 59)
Otahuhu, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand

The Life of Rose Marie

When Rose Marie Wood was born on 26 November 1926, in Otahuhu, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand, her father, Glen Alexander Wood, was 30 and her mother, Hazel Dorothy Costar, was 28. She married Keith McRobbie on 10 February 1951, in New Zealand. She died on 5 December 1985, in Auckland, North Island, New Zealand, at the age of 59.

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Keith McRobbie
Rose Marie Wood
Marriage: 10 February 1951

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    Keith McRobbie



10 February 1951
New Zealand

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World Events (7)


Age 13

WWII. Troops from New Zealand see action in Europe, North Africa and the Pacific during World War II.
1943 · Eleanor Roosevelt Visits During War

Age 17

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt visited New Zealand during the calmer years of World War II in the Pacific. It was the first time that a first lady of the United States had visited the country alone without their husband. 

Age 21

New Zealand gains full independence from Britain.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish:1. mainly a topographic name for someone who lived in or by a wood or a metonymic occupational name for a woodcutter or forester, from Middle English wode ‘wood’ (Old English wudu). 2. nickname for a mad, eccentric, or violent person, from Middle English wōd ‘mad’, ‘frenzied’ (Old English wād), as in Adam le Wode, Worcestershire 1221 .

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

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