Ninette de Valois

Female6 June 1898–8 March 2001

Brief Life History of Ninette de

Ninette de Valois was born on 6 June 1898, in Blessington, County Wicklow, Ireland. She had at least 1 daughter with Charles Albert Rogers. She died on 8 March 2001, in Barnes, London, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 102.

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Charles Albert Rogers
Ninette de Valois
Ida May Rogers

Sources (13)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Ninette de Valois - Published information: birth-name: Ninette de Valois
  • Dame Ninette De Valois in entry for Sir Frederick William Mallandaine Ashton, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Dame Ninette De Valois in entry for Sir Frederick Ashton, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

Spouse and Children

Children (1)

World Events (3)


Age 10

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.


Age 16

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

1915 · Zeppelins Over London

Age 17

On May 31, 1915 a German zeppelin went over London in dark of night. It released a bomb over the city killing 28 people and wounding 60. 

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Marcel, Andre, Henri, Normand, Alcide, Armand, Emilien, Gilberte, Gilles, Herve, Jacques, Lucien.


habitational name from (Le) Valois, the name of a few places in France, e.g. in Forez and Limousin.

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

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