Emma Arnold

11 March 1870–7 December 1950 (Age 80)
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Emma

When Emma Arnold was born on 11 March 1870, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Arnold, was 36 and her mother, Ann Cashmore, was 37. She married Leonard Parrant on 19 August 1889, in Petone, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 7 December 1950, in Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand, at the age of 80, and was buried in Taita, Hutt City, Wellington, New Zealand.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Parrant
Emma Arnold
Marriage: 19 August 1889
Leonard William Parrant
Ernest Edwin Parrant
Gertrude Nelly Parrant
Reginald Francis Parrant
Horace Herbert Parrant
Hettie Adeline Parrant
Malcolm Archibald Parrant
Edith May Parrant

Spouse and Children

19 August 1889
Petone, New Zealand


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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 10

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 14

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 23

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.

Name Meaning

1 English and German: from a very widely used personal name of Germanic origin, composed of the elements arn ‘eagle’ + wald ‘rule’. In addition, it has probably absorbed various European cognates and their derivatives (for the forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).2 English: habitational name from either of the two places called Arnold ( see Arnall ).3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): adoption of the German personal name, at least in part on account of its resemblance to the Jewish name Aaron .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Arnold in household of William Arnold, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Emma Parrant in entry for Ernest Edwin Parrant, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"
  • Emma Parrant in entry for Reginald Francis Parrant, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"

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