Janette McAllister Harwood

Brief Life History of Janette McAllister

When Janette McAllister Harwood was born on 12 November 1942, in Tākaka, Tasman, New Zealand, her father, Allan George Harwood, was 20 and her mother, Catherine Charlotte McAllister Mason, was 23. She died on 21 January 2001, in Stoke, Nelson, New Zealand, at the age of 58, and was buried in Stoke, Nelson, New Zealand.

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    World Events (8)

    1943 · Eleanor Roosevelt Visits During War

    Anna Eleanor Roosevelt visited New Zealand during the calmer years of World War II in the Pacific. It was the first time that a first lady of the United States had visited the country alone without their husband. 


    New Zealand gains full independence from Britain.

    1958 · The Hamilton New Zealand Temple

    The Hamilton New Zealand temple was the first temple in the southern Hemisphere and the second one in Polynesia. The design and structure mimics the Bern Switzerland temple with a slight altercation. It was dedicated by David O. Mckay and was closed for renovation for its 60th year Anniversary in 2018. 

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from any of several places called Harwood (Lancashire, Northumberland, North Yorkshire, Devon), Harewood (Herefordshire, Yorkshire), or Horwood (Devon). The placenames derive from Old English hār ‘gray’ or hara ‘hare’ + wudu ‘wood’. This name has also become established in Ireland.

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

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