Edith Doreen Mawkes

Female22 January 1908–1999

Brief Life History of Edith Doreen

When Edith Doreen Mawkes was born on 22 January 1908, in New Zealand, her father, Arthur Henry Mawkes, was 29 and her mother, Harriet Elizabeth Reynolds Gilbert, was 21. She married Alexander Samuel Steven on 29 June 1933, in Auckland, New Zealand. She died in 1999, in her hometown, at the age of 91.

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Alexander Samuel Steven
Edith Doreen Mawkes
Marriage: 29 June 1933

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Edith Doreen Mawkes - Government record: birth-name: Edith Doreen Mawkes

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  • Marriage
    29 June 1933Auckland, New Zealand
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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 6

    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 15

    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 31

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

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Faulks .

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

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