Ann Peter Sturrock Cain

7 August 1882–25 November 1962 (Age 80)
Milford, Canterbury, Canterbury, New Zealand

The Life of Ann Peter Sturrock

When Ann Peter Sturrock Cain was born on 7 August 1882, in Milford, Canterbury, Canterbury, New Zealand, her father, James Cain, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Strachan Smith, was 27. She married William Arthur Prouting on 2 March 1910, in North East Valley, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 25 November 1962, in Hinds, Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand, at the age of 80, and was buried in West Melton, Canterbury, Canterbury, New Zealand.

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Family Time Line

William Arthur Prouting
Ann Peter Sturrock Cain
Marriage: 2 March 1910
Edward James Cecil Prouting
Arthur Butler Sturrock Prouting
Lawrence Allan Stanley Prouting
Malcolm Velvin Prouting
Ethel Ann Lillian Prouting

Spouse and Children

2 March 1910
North East Valley, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand


Parents and Siblings

    James Cain


    Elizabeth Strachan Smith




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World Events (8)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 5

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 11

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

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Iain, patronymic from Iain, one of the Gaelic forms of John . This name is found in many other spellings, including Mccain , Kean , and Mckean . In some cases it may also be a variant of Coyne .2 English: variant spelling of Cane .3 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Caen in Calvados, France, named with the Gaulish elements catu ‘battle’ + magos ‘field’, ‘plain’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ann Prouting in entry for William Auther Prouting, "New Zealand, Cemetery Transcriptions, 1840-1981"
  • Ann Prouting, "New Zealand, Cemetery Transcriptions, 1840-1981"
  • Ann Peter Sturrock Cain Prouting, "Find A Grave Index"

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