Amy Jubilee Hayes

8 October 1887–14 September 1985 (Age 98)
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand

The Life of Amy Jubilee

When Amy Jubilee Hayes was born on 8 October 1887, in Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand, her father, William Hayes, was 25 and her mother, Caroline Jane Smith, was 21. She married Harold Selwyn Stone on 25 August 1909, in Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 14 September 1985, in Auckland, North Island, New Zealand, at the age of 97.

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Family Time Line

Harold Selwyn Stone
Amy Jubilee Hayes
Marriage: 25 August 1909
Harold Mervyn Stone
Unknown Stone
Clarice Amy Stone
Selwyn Seymour Stone
Elsie Lilian Stone
Jean Alice Stone

Spouse and Children

25 August 1909
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand


    Harold Mervyn Stone


    Clarice Amy Stone


    Selwyn Seymour Stone


    Elsie Lilian Stone


    Jean Alice Stone


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 6

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

Age 9

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 27

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

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAodha ‘descendant of Aodh’, a personal name meaning ‘fire’ ( compare McCoy ). In some cases, especially in County Wexford, the surname is of English origin (see below), having been taken to Ireland by the Normans.2 English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Devon and Worcestershire, so called from the plural of Middle English hay ‘enclosure’ ( see Hay 1), or a topographic name from the same word.3 English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Dorset, Greater London (formerly in Kent and Middlesex), and Worcestershire, so called from Old English hǣse ‘brushwood’, or a topographic name from the same word.

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

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Story Highlight

Wedding in Hamilton

STONE-HAYES. A wedding which caused considerable interest in Hamilton was that of Mr Harold Selwyn Stone, second son of Mr G. Stone,'of Hamilton and Miss Amy Jubilee Hayes, eldest daughter of Mr Wm. …

Sources (2)

  • Amy Jubilee Hayes, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1896"
  • Auckland Cemetery Records

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