James Robert Archibald Mcpherson

2 December 1901–1979 (Age 77)
New Zealand

The Life of James Robert Archibald

When James Robert Archibald Mcpherson was born on 2 December 1901, his father, Adam James Mcpherson, was 33 and his mother, Jannet Crosbie Burns, was 37. He married Eva Wilhelmina Taylor in 1933, in New Zealand. He died in 1979, in New Zealand, at the age of 78.

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James Robert Archibald Mcpherson
1901–1979
Eva Wilhelmina Taylor
1908–1999
Marriage: 1933

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MARRIAGE
1933
New Zealand

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World Events (8)

1907

Age 6

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.
1907 · Dominion of New Zealand

Age 6

The Dominion of New Zealand was brought about when New Zealand proclaimed itself a political independent government inside the British Empire. The Dominion of New Zealand allowed the British Government to shape its foreign policy, and it followed Britain into the First World War. Full independence was granted in 1931 and adopted by the New Zealand Parliament in 1947. 
1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

Age 22

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

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Phearsain ‘son of the parson’ ( see Parsons ). This is the surname of various ecclesiastical families in Aberdeenshire and Argyll; it is also established in northern Ireland.

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

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