Florence Jane Smalley

1891–1961 (Age 70)
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

The Life of Florence Jane

When Florence Jane Smalley was born in 1891, in Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, her father, Benjamin Smalley, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Boulton, was 40. She married David Davidson Denovan in 1926, in New Zealand. She died in 1961, at the age of 70.

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David Davidson Denovan
Florence Jane Smalley
Marriage: 1926

Spouse and Children

New Zealand

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Smalley


    Elizabeth Boulton




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World Events (8)


Age 2

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

Age 5

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.

Age 23

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: habitational name from places in Derbyshire and Lancashire, so called from Old English smæl ‘narrow’+ lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

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