Ethel Farrar

1909–1985 (Age 76)
New Zealand

The Life of Ethel

When Ethel Farrar was born in 1909, in New Zealand, her father, James Farrar, was 31 and her mother, Sylvia Elizabeth Hall, was 28. She married William Hoskin Trayes in 1933, in New Zealand. She died in 1985, in her hometown, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

William Hoskin Trayes
1908–1990
Ethel Farrar
1909–1985
Marriage: 1933

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1933
New Zealand

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Female1907–1964Female

    Female1909–1985Female

    Arthur James Farrar

    Male1913–1938Male

    Dorothy Sylvia Farrar

    Female1914–Female

World Events (8)

1914

Age 5

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 14

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. 
1939

Age 30

WWII. Troops from New Zealand see action in Europe, North Africa and the Pacific during World War II.

Name Meaning

Northern English: occupational name for a smith or worker in iron, from Middle English and Old French farrour, ferour, from medieval Latin ferrator, an agent derivative of ferrare ‘to shoe horses’, from ferrum ‘iron’, in medieval Latin ‘horseshoe’. Compare Ferrier and Farrow .

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

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