Mary Margaret McGoran

1882–28 October 1955 (Age 73)
New Zealand

The Life of Mary Margaret

When Mary Margaret McGoran was born in 1882, in New Zealand, her father, John McGoran, was 37 and her mother, Sophia Jane Logan, was 35. She married Thomas Joseph Lyons in 1906, in Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 28 October 1955, in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, at the age of 73, and was buried in Dannevirke, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Joseph Lyons
1884–1963
Mary Margaret McGoran
1882–1955
Marriage: 1906
John Joseph Lyons
1907–
Lawrence Michael Lyons
1913–1981
Mavis Mary Lyons
1909–1955
Thomas Leslie Lyons
1911–1946
Bernard Patrick Lyons
1915–1918
Patrick James Lyons
1917–1964
Edward Dennis Lyons
1919–1997

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1906
Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
children

(7)

    John Joseph Lyons

    Male1907–Male

    Female1909–1955Female

    Thomas Leslie Lyons

    Male1911–1946Male

    Male1913–1981Male

    Bernard Patrick Lyons

    Male1915–1918Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John McGoran

    Male1845–1925Male

    Sophia Jane Logan

    Female1847–1913Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 5

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 11

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

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gobhann (Scottish) and Mac Gabhann (Irish) ‘son of the smith’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary McGoran, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"
  • Mary Margaret Lyons, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Mary Margaret Lyons, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"

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