Joyce Sarah Homer

10 April 1936–16 October 2009 (Age 73)
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand

The Life of Joyce Sarah

When Joyce Sarah Homer was born on 10 April 1936, in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand, her father, Percy George Homer, was 44 and her mother, Sarah Paton Jeffrey, was 36. She married Warwick Shelton Harford on 14 July 1956, in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand. She lived in Mornington, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand in 2009. She died on 16 October 2009, in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand, at the age of 73.

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Warwick Shelton Harford
Joyce Sarah Homer
Marriage: 14 July 1956

Spouse and Children

14 July 1956
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 3

WWII. Troops from New Zealand see action in Europe, North Africa and the Pacific during World War II.
1943 · Eleanor Roosevelt Visits During War

Age 7

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt visited New Zealand during the calmer years of World War II in the Pacific. It was the first time that a first lady of the United States had visited the country alone without their husband. 
1957 · Scott Base

Age 21

The New Zealand Antarctic research facility at Pram Point was given the name Scott Base in honor of Captain Robert Falcon Scott. It was set up to support field research and has become a center of research into earth sciences. 

Name Meaning

An English baptismal name from the classical Greek, signifying a pledge, security, or hostage

Sources (2)

  • Joyce Sarah Harford, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Joyce Sarah Homer - Individual or family possessions: female

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