Annie Tonkin

1894–1989 (Age 95)
Auckland, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand

The Life of Annie

When Annie Tonkin was born on 22 June 1894, in Auckland, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand, her father, John Tonkin, was 43 and her mother, Johanna Toy, was 45. She married Leonard Moyle in 1921, in New Zealand. She died on 13 June 1989, in her hometown, at the age of 94, and was buried in Shortland Cemetery, Thames, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand.

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Family Time Line

Annie Tonkin
Leonard Moyle
Marriage: 1921

Spouse & Children

  • Female1894–1989Female

  • Leonard Moyle


New Zealand

Parents & Siblings

  • John Tonkin


  • Johanna Toy




  • Male1870–1945Male

  • Bessie Tonkin


  • Female1875–1946Female

  • William Thomas Tonkin


  • Mary Tonkin


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · National Council of Women

Age 2

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.

Age 13

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.
1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

Age 29

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. 

Name Meaning

English (mainly Devon): from a pet form of the personal name Thomas .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Annie Tonkin, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"
  • Annie Tonkin Moyle, "Find A Grave Index"

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