Emma Harrison

4 May 1880–9 February 1961 (Age 80)
Wanganui,Wellington,New Zealand

The Life of Emma

When Emma Harrison was born on 4 May 1880, in Whanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, her father, Henry Alexander Harrison, was 26 and her mother, Caroline Moon, was 17. She married Walter Henry Cannons on 16 May 1900. She died on 9 February 1961, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Walter Henry Cannons
Emma Harrison
Marriage: 16 May 1900

Spouse and Children

    Walter Henry Cannons



16 May 1900
Wanganui,Wellington,New Zealand

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Alexander Harrison


    Caroline Moon






    Louisa Elizabeth Harrison


    Joseph Alfred Harrison


    Henry David Harrison


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World Events (8)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 7

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 13

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

Age 27

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

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Harry .

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

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