Elsie Souter Gadsby

about 1894–before 1994 (Age 100)
New Zealand

The Life of Elsie Souter

When Elsie Souter Gadsby was born about 1894, in New Zealand, her father, William Gadsby, was 43 and her mother, Elsie Souter, was 39. She died before 1994, in her hometown, at the age of 99.

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Family Time Line

William Gadsby
1851–1936
Elsie Souter
1855–1955
Norman Burnet Gadsby
1892–1992
Elsie Souter Gadsby
1894–1994
Elma Rua Gadsby
1896–1996

Parents and Siblings

    William Gadsby

    Male1851–1936Male

    Female1855–1955Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1896 · National Council of Women

Age 2

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.
1907

Age 13

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.
1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

Age 29

The Ross Dependency is a New Zealand dependency located on the Antarctician Continent. It is the only settlement on the Antartica that is claimed by a sovereign nation. New Zealand still owns claim even after the Antarctic Treaty that was signed in 1959 by 11 other nations. 

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Gaddesby in Leicestershire, recorded in Domesday Book as Gadesbi and so named from the Old Norse personal name Gaddr (or from Old Norse gaddr ‘spur (of land)’) + býr ‘settlement’.

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

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