Ivy Terry May

9 January 1900–28 December 1964 (Age 64)
Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand

The Life of Ivy Terry

When Ivy Terry May was born on 9 January 1900, in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand, her father, David May, was 40 and her mother, Annie Elizabeth Price, was 28. She married Arthur Richard Morrison in 1923, in New Zealand. She died on 28 December 1964, at the age of 64, and was buried in Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Richard Morrison
1888–1962
Ivy Terry May
1900–1964
Marriage: 1923

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1923
New Zealand

Parents and Siblings

    Male1859–1948Male

    Annie Elizabeth Price

    Female1871–1925Female

siblings

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World Events (7)

1907

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. 
1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

Age 23

The Ross Dependency is a New Zealand dependency located on the Antarctician Continent. It is the only settlement on the Antartica that is claimed by a sovereign nation. New Zealand still owns claim even after the Antarctic Treaty that was signed in 1959 by 11 other nations. 

Name Meaning

1 English, French, Danish, Dutch, and German: from a short form of the personal name Matthias ( see Matthew ) or any of its many cognates, for example Norman French Maheu.2 English, French, Dutch, and German: from a nickname or personal name taken from the month of May (Middle English, Old French mai, Middle High German meie, from Latin Maius (mensis), from Maia, a minor Roman goddess of fertility). This name was sometimes bestowed on someone born or baptized in the month of May; it was also used to refer to someone of a sunny disposition, or who had some anecdotal connection with the month of May, such as owing a feudal obligation then.3 English: nickname from Middle English may ‘young man or woman’.

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

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  • Ivy Terry Morrison, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Ivy Terry Morrison, "BillionGraves Index"

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