Charles Dunning

1878–1955 (Age 77)
New Zealand

The Life of Charles

When Charles Dunning was born in 1878, in New Zealand, his father, Rufus Dunning, was 26 and his mother, Margaret Mackay Darroch, was 24. He died in 1955, in his hometown, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Rufus Dunning
1852–1892
Margaret Mackay Darroch
1854–1934
Ella Beatrice Dunning
1875–
Eleanor Margaret Dunning
1876–1877
Charles Dunning
1878–1955
Blanche Eleanor Dunning
1879–1954
Arthur Rufus Dunning
1881–1881
Una Nicholas Irene Dunning
1882–1882
Marion Pearl Dunning
1883–1886
Uriel (or Milly) Hannah Millar Dunning
1884–1886
Franquie Rufina Dunning
1886–1957

Parents and Siblings

    Rufus Dunning

    Male1852–1892Male

    Margaret Mackay Darroch

    Female1854–1934Female

siblings

(9)

    Ella Beatrice Dunning

    Female1875–Female

    Eleanor Margaret Dunning

    Female1876–1877Female

    Male1878–1955Male

    Female1879–1954Female

    Arthur Rufus Dunning

    Male1881–1881Male

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World Events (7)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 9

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.
1893

Age 15

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.
1907

Age 29

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

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from a place in Perthshire, recorded in 1200 as Dunine and later as Dunyn, from Gaelic dùnan, a diminutive of dùn ‘fort’.2 English: patronymic from Dunn .3 Irish: variant of Downing .

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

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