Mavis Evelyn Sheridan

Female13 March 1925–3 October 2000

Brief Life History of Mavis Evelyn

When Mavis Evelyn Sheridan was born on 13 March 1925, in Millerton, Buller, West Coast, New Zealand, her father, John Alfred Sheridan, was 34 and her mother, Dorothy Emma Bowden, was 26. She married Alexander Slaven on 7 October 1944, in Millerton, Buller, West Coast, New Zealand. She died on 3 October 2000, in South Island, New Zealand, at the age of 75.

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Alexander Slaven
Mavis Evelyn Sheridan
Marriage: 7 October 1944

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Mavis Evelyn Sheridan - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: birth-name: Mavis Evelyn Sheridan

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  • Marriage
    7 October 1944Millerton, Buller, West Coast, New Zealand
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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)


    Age 14

    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 18

    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. 


    Age 22

    New Zealand gains full independence from Britain.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Sirideáin ‘descendant of Sirideán’, a personal name possibly akin to sirim ‘to seek’.

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

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