Louisa Gibson

1891–1953 (Age 62)
New Zealand

The Life of Louisa

Louisa Gibson was born in 1891, in New Zealand as the daughter of Robert John Gibson and Elizabeth Hollier. She married Arthur James Wyllie in 1917, in New Zealand. She died in 1953, in her hometown, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Arthur James Wyllie
Louisa Gibson
Marriage: 1917

Spouse and Children

New Zealand

Parents and Siblings

    Robert John Gibson


    Elizabeth Hollier




World Events (7)


Age 2

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

Age 5

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 23

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

Scottish and English: patronymic from Gibb .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Louisa Gibson - Government record: Death record or certificate: death: 1953; New Zealand

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