Leonora Cadman

1890–1983 (Age 93)
Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand

The Life of Leonora

When Leonora Cadman was born on 25 March 1890, her father, Joseph Cadman, was 31 and her mother, Mary Mulvaney, was 27. She married Johel Tavinor in 1925, in New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 6 April 1983, in Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand, at the age of 93, and was buried in Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand.

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Family Time Line

Leonora Cadman
Johel Tavinor
Marriage: 1925
Douglas Albert Nielson Tavinor

Spouse & Children

New Zealand


  • Douglas Albert Nielson Tavinor


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1859–1938Male

  • Mary Mulvaney




+2 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 3

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

Age 6

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.
1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

Age 33

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. 

Name Meaning

English: occupational name meaning ‘servant (Middle English man) of Cade’ ( see Cade ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Leonora Cadman, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1896"

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