Margaret Walton

1882–
New Zealand

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Walton was born in 1882, in New Zealand, her father, George Walton, was 33 and her mother, Margaret Greig, was 33.

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Family Time Line

George Walton
1849–1923
Margaret Greig
1849–1941
Mary Isabella Walton
1880–1910
Margaret Walton
1882–
Alice Walton
1884–
Georgina Olive May Walton
1886–1971
George Henry Walton
1889–

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World Events (3)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 5

Tongariro National Park was the sixth national park established in the world and the first in New Zealand. In the center of the park there lies three active volcanic mountains (Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro). it is home to the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing day hike and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site for all its natural values.
1893

Age 11

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

Age 14

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places called Walton. The first element in these names was variously Old English walh ‘foreigner’, ‘Briton’, genitive plural wala ( see Wallace ), w(e)ald ‘forest’, w(e)all ‘wall’, or wæll(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

Possible Related Names

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

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