Marie Jean Morgan

16 November 1906–24 November 1995 (Age 89)
Port Chalmers, Otago, New Zealand

The Life of Marie Jean

When Marie Jean Morgan was born on 16 November 1906, in Port Chalmers, Otago, New Zealand, her father, John Davidson Morgan, was 29 and her mother, Laura Barbara Ward, was 26. She died on 24 November 1995, in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand, at the age of 89, and was buried in Port Chalmers, Otago, New Zealand.

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John Davidson Morgan
Laura Barbara Ward
Marie Jean Morgan
Kathleen Morgan
Dorothy Davidson Morgan
John Falconer Morgan

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.
1907 · Dominion of New Zealand

Age 1

The Dominion of New Zealand was brought about when New Zealand proclaimed itself a political independent government inside the British Empire. The Dominion of New Zealand allowed the British Government to shape its foreign policy, and it followed Britain into the First World War. Full independence was granted in 1931 and adopted by the New Zealand Parliament in 1947. 

Age 33

WWII. Troops from New Zealand see action in Europe, North Africa and the Pacific during World War II.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from the Old Welsh personal name Morcant, which is of uncertain but ancient etymology.2 Irish: importation of the Welsh surname, to which has been assimilated more than one Gaelic surname, notably Ó Muireagáin ( see Merrigan ).3 Scottish: of uncertain origin; probably from a Gaelic personal name cognate with Welsh Morcant.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Death record, NZ 1995/ 52231
  • Births deaths and marriages, NZ,Birth record 1905/ 12798

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