Gladys Eileen Myrtle Sargeant

Brief Life History of Gladys Eileen Myrtle

When Gladys Eileen Myrtle Sargeant was born on 18 September 1911, in Port Elizabeth, Nelson Mandela Bay, Eastern Cape, South Africa, her father, Morrison Vernon Hepburn Sargeant, was 33 and her mother, Ethel May Bowles, was 31. She married Gordon Lennox Napier on 20 April 1933, in Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She immigrated to New Zealand in 1955 and lived in Newlands, Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa in 1953. In 1953, at the age of 42, her occupation is listed as clerk. She died on 17 December 1991, in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, at the age of 80, and was buried in Plumstead, Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa.

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Gordon Lennox Napier
Gladys Eileen Myrtle Sargeant
Marriage: 20 April 1933
Basil Hepburn Napier
Marilyn Enid Napier

Sources (12)

  • Gladys Eileen Myrtle Napier or Seargant in household of George Napier, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Gladys Eileen Myrtle Sargeant - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Gladys Eileen Myrtle Sargeant
  • Gladys Eileen Myrtle Sargeant Napier, 1953 second Marriage to Siebert Frederik Dormehl, "South Africa, Civil Marriage Records, 1840-1973"

World Events (8)


Natives Land Act introduced to prevent blacks, except those living in Cape Province, from buying land outside reserves.


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.


South African parliament enacts Status of Union Act claiming full sovereignty for South Africa.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Sargent .

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

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