Catherine Ellen McLeod

28 September 1924–22 April 2007 (Age 82)
Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand

The Life of Catherine Ellen

Catherine Ellen McLeod was born on 28 September 1924, in Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand. She married Leonard Metaal Orr in 1946, in New Zealand. She died on 22 April 2007, in Gore, Southland, New Zealand, at the age of 82, and was buried in Charlton, Gore, Southland, New Zealand.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Metaal Orr
Catherine Ellen McLeod
Marriage: 1946

Spouse and Children

New Zealand

World Events (8)


Age 15

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 19

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 23

New Zealand gains full independence from Britain.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Leòid, a patronymic from a Gaelic form of the Old Norse personal name Ljótr ‘ugly’.

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

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  • Catherine Ellen Orr, "Find A Grave Index"

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