Ruby Myrtle Amelia Atkins

1907–2001 (Age 93)
New Zealand

The Life of Ruby Myrtle Amelia

When Ruby Myrtle Amelia Atkins was born on 19 September 1907, in New Zealand, her father, George Dobson Atkins, was 32 and her mother, Mona Elfleda Farewell York, was 28. She married Claude Alfred Barnett on 22 April 1930, in New Zealand. She died on 13 August 2001, in her hometown, at the age of 93, and was buried in Riwaka Cemetery, Riwaka, Tasman, Nelson, New Zealand.

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Family Time Line

Ruby Myrtle Amelia Atkins
Claude Alfred Barnett
Marriage: 22 April 1930

Spouse & Children

22 April 1930
New Zealand

Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 7

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 16

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 32

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

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Ruby Myrtle Amelia Atkins Barnett, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ruby Myrtle Amelia Atkins - Government record: birth-name: Ruby Myrtle Amelia Atkins

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