John Teal

1870–1954 (Age 84)
New Zealand

The Life of John

When John Teal was born in 1870, in New Zealand, his father, John Teal, was 28 and his mother, Mary Ann Carter, was 23. He married Emily Goodin in 1893, in New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died in 1954, in his hometown, at the age of 84.

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John Teal
Emily Goodin
Marriage: 1893
Percival John Teal
Reginald Teal

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New Zealand


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World Events (7)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 17

Tongariro National Park was the sixth national park established in the world and the first in New Zealand. In the center of the park there lies three active volcanic mountains (Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro). it is home to the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing day hike and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site for all its natural values.

Age 23

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

Age 26

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.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Yorkshire): from Middle English tele ‘teal’ (of uncertain origin), hence a nickname for a person considered to resemble this duck.2 Americanized spelling of German Diehl or Thiel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Teal, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"
  • John Teal in entry for Percival John Teal, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"
  • John Teal, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1896"

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