Glady May Armstrong

13 May 1900–12 August 1969 (Age 69)
Karangahake, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand

The Life of Glady May

When Glady May Armstrong was born on 13 May 1900, in Karangahake, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand, her father, Thomas James Armstrong, was 27 and her mother, Alice Cecelia Brady, was 26. She died on 12 August 1969, at the age of 69.

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Thomas Anderson
Glady May Armstrong

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas James Armstrong


    Alice Cecelia Brady





    Mary Josephine Armstrong


    Ivy Magadaline Armstrong


    Hilda Jane Armstrong


World Events (3)


Age 7

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

Age 7

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. 

Age 14

Outbreak of World War I. New Zealand commits thousands of troops to the British war effort. They suffer heavy casualties in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey in 1915.

Name Meaning

1 English (common in Northumberland and the Scottish Borders): Middle English nickname for someone who was strong in the arm.2 Irish: adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Labhradha Tréan ‘strong O’Lavery’ or Mac Thréinfhir, literally ‘son of the strong man’, both from Ulster.

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

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