Zenobia Atkin

1876–1962 (Age 85)
Reefton, Buller, West Coast, New Zealand

The Life of Zenobia

When Zenobia Atkin was born on 30 June 1876, in Reefton, Buller, West Coast, New Zealand, her father, Walter Atkin, was 30 and her mother, Eliza Odd, was 25. She married Stephen John Atkinson on 5 October 1901, in Westport, Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1962, in Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, at the age of 86, and was buried in Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand.

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Zenobia Atkin
Stephen John Atkinson
Marriage: 5 October 1901
Stephen Leslie Atkinson
Sadie Mavis Atkinson
George Gordon Atkinson
William Edwin Atkinson
Dora Atkinson
Roger Atkinson
Jessie Atkinson

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  • Stephen John Atkinson


5 October 1901
Westport, Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand


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World Events (8)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 11

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.

Age 17

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.

Age 31

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Atkin, one of the many pet forms of Adam . Compare Scottish Aitken .

Possible Related Names

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

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