Leonard Aaron Marsh

26 February 1879–9 September 1954 (Age 75)
New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand

The Life of Leonard Aaron

When Leonard Aaron Marsh was born on 26 February 1879, in New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand, his father, Aaron Marsh, was 32 and his mother, Emma Amelia Coad, was 31. He married Mary Jane Fordyce Thomason from January 1901 to December 1901, in Te Henui, Taranaki, Taranaki, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 9 September 1954, in his hometown, at the age of 75, and was buried in Te Henui, Taranaki, Taranaki, New Zealand.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Aaron Marsh
1879–1954
Mary Jane Fordyce Thomason
1883–1958
Marriage: 1901
Daisy Olive Emma Marsh
1901–1982
Ivy Olive Marsh
1903–1908
Aaron James Marsh
1905–1991
George Leonard Marsh
1910–1977
Clyde Joseph Marsh
1913–1954

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1901
Te Henui, Taranaki, Taranaki, New Zealand
children

(5)

    Daisy Olive Emma Marsh

    Female1901–1982Female

    Ivy Olive Marsh

    Female1903–1908Female

    Male1905–1991Male

    Male1910–1977Male

    Clyde Joseph Marsh

    Male1913–1954Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1847–1934Male

    Emma Amelia Coad

    Female1848–1934Female

siblings

(9)

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World Events (7)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 8

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 14

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.
1907

Age 28

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

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by or in a marsh or fen, Middle English mershe (Old English mersc), or a habitational name from any of various minor places named with this word, for example in Shropshire and Sussex.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Leonard Aaron Marsh, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"

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