May Chapman

1892–1953 (Age 61)
New Zealand

The Life of May

May Chapman was born in 1892, in New Zealand as the daughter of James Chapman and Margaret Murray. She married William Harvey in 1906, in New Zealand. She died in 1953, in her hometown, at the age of 61.

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William Harvey
May Chapman
1892–1953
Marriage: 1906

Spouse and Children

    William Harvey

    MaleMale

    Female1892–1953Female

MARRIAGE
1906
New Zealand

Parents and Siblings

    James Chapman

    MaleMale

    Margaret Murray

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1893

Age 1

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

Age 4

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.
1914

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a merchant or trader, Middle English chapman, Old English cēapmann, a compound of cēap ‘barter’, ‘bargain’, ‘price’, ‘property’ + mann ‘man’.

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

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