Hilda Nancy Carpenter

26 October 1910–3 July 1983 (Age 72)
Oxford, Canterbury, New Zealand

The Life Summary of Hilda Nancy

When Hilda Nancy Carpenter was born on 26 October 1910, in Oxford, Canterbury, New Zealand, her father, Ernest Carpenter, was 32 and her mother, Maria Sophia Engelbrecht, was 28. She married Leonard Mc Cann Elliott on 21 March 1934, in Canterbury, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 3 July 1983, in Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, at the age of 72, and was buried in Rangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand.

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Leonard Mc Cann Elliott
Hilda Nancy Carpenter
Marriage: 21 March 1934
Ross McCann Elliott

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  • Marriage
    21 March 1934Canterbury, New Zealand
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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Outbreak of World War I. New Zealand commits thousands of troops to the British war effort. They suffer heavy casualties in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey in 1915.
    1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica
    Age 13
    The Ross Dependency is a New Zealand dependency located on the Antarctician Continent. It is the only settlement on the Antartica that is claimed by a sovereign nation. New Zealand still owns claim even after the Antarctic Treaty that was signed in 1959 by 11 other nations. 
    Age 29
    WWII. Troops from New Zealand see action in Europe, North Africa and the Pacific during World War II.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): occupational name for a worker in wood, Norman French carpentier (from Late Latin carpentarius ‘cartwright’).Americanized form (translation into English) of German Zimmermann , French Charpentier , Italian Carpentieri , or cognates and equivalents in various other languages.

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

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