Mabel Bayliss Ellis

1880–1948 (Age 68)
New Zealand

The Life of Mabel Bayliss

When Mabel Bayliss Ellis was born in 1880, in New Zealand, her father, Walter Ellis, was 36 and her mother, Mary Ann Braidley, was 30. She married Norman Wales Lightband in 1908, in New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died in 1948, in her hometown, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Norman Wales Lightband
Mabel Bayliss Ellis
Marriage: 1908
Doris Meehan Lightband

Spouse and Children

New Zealand


    Doris Meehan Lightband


Parents and Siblings

    Walter Ellis


    Mary Ann Braidley




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World Events (7)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 7

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 13

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

Age 27

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

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: from the medieval personal name Elis, a vernacular form of Elijah ( see Elias ). In Wales this surname absorbed forms derived from the Welsh personal name Elisedd, a derivative of elus ‘kindly’, ‘benevolent’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Mabel Baylis Lightband, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"
  • Mabel Bailes Ellis, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"

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