Emma Elizabeth Watkins

1879–1953 (Age 74)
New Zealand

The Life of Emma Elizabeth

When Emma Elizabeth Watkins was born in 1879, in New Zealand, her father, Edwin Alfred Watkins, was 24 and her mother, Lucy, was 26. She married William John Carter in 1912, in New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died in 1953, in her hometown, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

William John Carter
Emma Elizabeth Watkins
1879–1953
Marriage: 1912
Florence May Carter
1917–2006

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1912
New Zealand
children

(1)

    Florence May Carter

    Female1917–2006Female

Parents and Siblings

    Edwin Alfred Watkins

    Male1855–1941Male

    Lucy

    Female1853–1912Female

siblings

(7)

    Female1879–1953Female

    Henry William Watkins

    Male1880–Male

    Emily Beatrice Watkins

    Female1882–1973Female

    Lucy Victoria Watkins

    Female1885–Female

    Male1887–1945Male

+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 8

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 14

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

Age 28

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

Name Meaning

English (also frequent in Wales): patronymic from the personal name Watkin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Emma Elizabeth Watkins, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"

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