Alfred Thomas Card

1837–27 May 1921 (Age 84)
Monmouth, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Alfred Thomas

When Alfred Thomas Card was born in 1837, his father, William Card, was 27 and his mother, Maria, was 21. He married Martha Ann Blaymires in 1865, in New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 27 May 1921, in New Zealand, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Thomas Card
1837–1921
Martha Ann Blaymires
1847–1915
Marriage: 1865
Maria Veronica Card
1866–1954
Hannah Elizabeth Card
1867–1958
William Bennett Card
1870–1953
Alfred May Card
1872–1939
Lucy Mary Card
1875–
Emily Gwendoline Card
1877–1954
Arthur Blaymires Card
1881–1945
Charles Franklyn Card
1883–1883
Robert Llewellyn Card
1883–1883
Alice Rosamond Card
1886–1965

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1865
New Zealand
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Card

    Male1810–Male

    Maria

    Female1816–Female

siblings

(3)

    William John Card

    Male1831–Male

    Male1837–1921Male

    Emily Dukes Card

    Female1843–1845Female

World Events (8)

1840

Age 3

The Maori sign the Treaty of Waitangi giving control to the British in exchange for protection and guaranteed Maori possession of their lands.
1843

Age 6

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1860 · First Taranaki War

Age 23

The First Taranaki War was an armed conflict between the Māori people and the New Zealand Government over rights of land ownership. It was fought by more than 3,500 troops from Australia, as well as over one-thousand Māori. Total losses among the two armies are estimated to be around 440 men. The war ended in a ceasefire, although the British claimed that they had won the war.,

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for someone who carded wool (i.e. disentangled it), preparatory to spinning, from Middle English, Old French card(e) ‘carder’, an implement used for this purpose.2 Reduced form of Irish McCard .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alfred Thomas Card, "New Zealand, Cemetery Transcriptions, 1840-1981"
  • Alfred Thomas Card in entry for Martha Ann Card, "New Zealand, Cemetery Transcriptions, 1840-1981"
  • Alfred Card in entry for Alfred May Card, "New Zealand, Cemetery Transcriptions, 1840-1981"

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