Jean Ann Campbell

12 March 1916–7 October 2010 (Age 94)
Northland, New Zealand

The Life of Jean Ann

When Jean Ann Campbell was born on 12 March 1916, in Northland, New Zealand, her father, Chancellor John Campbell, was 37 and her mother, Clara Ann Taylor, was 35. She married Eric Samuel Walker in 1939, in New Zealand. She died on 7 October 2010, in Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Eric Samuel Walker
1910–1984
Jean Ann Campbell
1916–2010
Marriage: 1939

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1939
New Zealand

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

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World Events (8)

1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

Age 7

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 23

WWII. Troops from New Zealand see action in Europe, North Africa and the Pacific during World War II.
1943 · Eleanor Roosevelt Visits During War

Age 27

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt visited New Zealand during the calmer years of World War II in the Pacific. It was the first time that a first lady of the United States had visited the country alone without their husband. 

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: nickname from Gaelic cam ‘crooked’, ‘bent’ + beul ‘mouth’. The surname was often represented in Latin documents as de bello campo ‘of the fair field’, which led to the name sometimes being ‘translated’ into Anglo-Norman French as Beauchamp .2 In New England documents, Campbell sometimes occurs as a representation of the French name Hamel .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Mrs Jean Walker in entry for Chancellor John Campbell, "New Zealand, Obituaries, 1844-1963"

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