Emma Elizabeth Cartwright

10 April 1894–3 August 1983 (Age 89)
Otago, New Zealand

The Life of Emma Elizabeth

When Emma Elizabeth Cartwright was born on 10 April 1894, in Otago, New Zealand, her father, Edward Cartwright, was 46 and her mother, Mary Ann Mathews, was 29. She married Edward Rabbidge in 1916, in New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 3 August 1983, in New Zealand, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Edward Rabbidge
1893–1964
Emma Elizabeth Cartwright
1894–1983
Marriage: 1916
Albert John Rabbidge
1917–1980

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1916
New Zealand
children

(1)

    Albert John Rabbidge

    Male1917–1980Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1847–1912Male

    Mary Ann Mathews

    Female1865–1939Female

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · National Council of Women

Age 2

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.
1907

Age 13

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.
1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

Age 29

The Ross Dependency is a New Zealand dependency located on the Antarctician Continent. It is the only settlement on the Antartica that is claimed by a sovereign nation. New Zealand still owns claim even after the Antarctic Treaty that was signed in 1959 by 11 other nations. 

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of carts, from Middle English cart(e) + wright ‘craftsman’ ( see Wright ). The surname is attested from the late 13th century, although the vocabulary word does not occur before the 15th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma E Rabbidge in entry for Edward Rabbidge, "New Zealand, Cemetery Transcriptions, 1840-1981"
  • Emma E in entry for Edward Rabbidge, "New Zealand, Cemetery Transcriptions, 1840-1981"
  • Emma E Rabbidge in entry for Edward Rabbidge, "New Zealand, Cemetery Transcriptions, 1840-1981"

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