Cecilia Lucia Gallagher

4 May 1872–27 December 1938 (Age 66)
Kaiapoi, Canterbury, New Zealand

The Life of Cecilia Lucia

When Cecilia Lucia Gallagher was born on 4 May 1872, in Kaiapoi, Canterbury, New Zealand, her father, Timothy Gallagher, was 32 and her mother, Mary Francis Mullins, was 21. She married Arthur Herbert Hounsell on 24 October 1901, in Nelson, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 27 December 1938, in Auckland, North Island, New Zealand, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Herbert Hounsell
Cecilia Lucia Gallagher
Marriage: 24 October 1901
Arthur Kenneth Hounsell

Spouse and Children

24 October 1901
Nelson, New Zealand


Parents and Siblings

    Timothy Gallagher


    Mary Francis Mullins




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World Events (5)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 15

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 21

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.
1896 · National Council of Women

Age 24

The National Council of Women of New Zealand was created as an organization after women won the right to vote. Today works to help achieve gender equality in New Zealand and in 2017 introduced Gender Equal NZ, which is fighting for Zealanders to have the freedom and opportunity to determine their own future no matter which gender they are.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gallchobhair ‘descendant of Gallchobhar’, a personal name from the elements gall ‘strange’, ‘foreign’ + cabhair ‘help’, ‘support’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Certificate Catholic Baptism

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