Edna Edith Andrews

1911–1978 (Age 67)
Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand

The Life of Edna Edith

When Edna Edith Andrews was born on 15 March 1911, in Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand, her father, Albert Durval Andrews, was 26 and her mother, Annie Esther Harrington, was 26. She married Norman Cyril Thomas in 1937, in Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand. She died on 30 October 1978, in her hometown, at the age of 67, and was buried in Taita Cemetery, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand.

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Family Time Line

Edna Edith Andrews
1911–1978
Norman Cyril Thomas
1901–1979
Marriage: 1937

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1937
Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(3)

  • Caroline Eileen Eugenie Andrews

    Female1910–1910Female

  • Female1911–1978Female

  • Frank Durvel Andrews

    Male1912–1914Male

World Events (8)

1914

Age 3

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 12

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. 
1939

Age 28

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 Andrew . This is the usual southern English patronymic form, also found in Wales; the Scottish and northern English form is Anderson . In North America this name has absorbed numerous cases of the various European cognates and their derivatives. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Possible Related Names

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

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