George Benjamin Sansom

about 1874–before 1984 (Age 110)
Kaiapoi, Canterbury, New Zealand

The Life of George Benjamin

George Benjamin Sansom was born about 1874, in Kaiapoi, Canterbury, New Zealand as the son of William Sansom and Sarah Wright. He married Alice Maud Smith on 16 April 1900. He died before 1984, at the age of 109.

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George Benjamin Sansom
1874–1984
Alice Maud Smith
1874–
Marriage: 16 April 1900

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 April 1900

Parents and Siblings

    William Sansom

    MaleMale

    Sarah Wright

    FemaleFemale

siblings

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World Events (3)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 13

Tongariro National Park was the sixth national park established in the world and the first in New Zealand. In the center of the park there lies three active volcanic mountains (Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro). it is home to the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing day hike and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site for all its natural values.
1893

Age 19

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

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Samson .

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

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