Alice Dando

8 September 1874–27 September 1954 (Age 80)
Wellington, New Zealand

The Life of Alice

When Alice Dando was born on 8 September 1874, in Wellington, New Zealand, her father, Sydney Dando, was 38 and her mother, Fanny Mary Maunder, was 20. She married Frederick Abiathar Norton McAlpine on 30 March 1896, in Waihi, Auckland, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 27 September 1954, in Paeroa, Waikato, New Zealand, at the age of 80, and was buried in Pukerimu Lawn Cemetery, Paeroa, Hauraki Electorate, Waikato, New Zealand.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Abiathar Norton McAlpine
Alice Dando
Marriage: 30 March 1896
Leslie Duncan McAlpine
Sydney Frederick McAlpine
Florence Elizabeth McAlpine
Alexander Reed McAlpine
William Herbert McAlpine
Stanley Gordon McAlpine
Muriel Beatrice McAlpine

Spouse and Children

30 March 1896
Waihi, Auckland, New Zealand


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Sydney Dando


    Fanny Mary Maunder




World Events (7)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 13

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 19

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

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

English (Somerset; of Norman origin): habitational name for someone from Aunou in Orne, Normandy (French D’Aunou), which is named with Old French aunaie ‘alder grove’ ( see Delaney ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alice in entry for Frederick Abiather Mcalpine, "New Zealand, Obituaries, 1844-1963"
  • Alice Dando McAlpine, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Alice McAlpine in entry for Leslie Duncan McAlpine, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"

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