Jonathan Taylor Brough


Brief Life History of Jonathan Taylor

When Jonathan Taylor Brough was born in 1881, in New Zealand, his father, Jonathan Brough, was 42 and his mother, Annie Zella Taylor, was 35. He married Elizabeth Julia McCrochie in 1910, in New Zealand. He died in 1966, in his hometown, at the age of 85, and was buried in Motueka Cemetery, Tasman, New Zealand.

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Jonathan Taylor Brough
Elizabeth Julia McCrochie
Marriage: 1910

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  • Jonathan Taylor Brough in entry for Elizabeth Julia Brough, "New Zealand, Cemetery Transcriptions, 1840-1981"
  • Headstone

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  • Marriage
    1910New Zealand
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    World Events (8)

    1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

    Age 6

    Tongariro National Park was the sixth national park established in the world and the first in New Zealand. In the center of the park there lies three active volcanic mountains (Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro). it is home to the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing day hike and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site for all its natural values.


    Age 12

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


    Age 26

    The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: habitational name from any of various English places called Brough or Burgh. See Burgh .

    Scottish: habitational name from Brough in Harray (Orkney).

    Americanized form of German Brauch or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname.

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

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