Alice Jane Tonkin

1885–1981 (Age 95)
Geelong, Victoria, Australia

The Life of Alice Jane

When Alice Jane Tonkin was born on 17 August 1885, in Geelong, Victoria, Australia, her father, Mark Tonkin, was 32 and her mother, Margaret Jane Jonnston, was 29. She married Percy William Ernest Wood in 1910, in Victoria, Australia. She died in 1981, in her hometown, at the age of 96.

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Alice Jane Tonkin
Percy William Ernest Wood
Marriage: 1910

Spouse & Children

  • Female1885–1981Female

  • Percy William Ernest Wood


Victoria, Australia

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World Events (8)


Age 7

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

Age 16

First Federal election.

Age 26

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Devon): from a pet form of the personal name Thomas .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Alice Jane Wood in entry for Percy William Ernest Wood, "Australia Deaths and Burials, 1816-1980"
  • Alice Jane Tonkin, "Australia, Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981"
  • Alice Jane Tonkin, "Australia, Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981"

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