Robina Mary Fowler

1905–1953 (Age 48)
New Zealand

The Life of Robina Mary

When Robina Mary Fowler was born in 1905, in New Zealand, her father, John William Fowler, was 33 and her mother, Maria Scrimgeour, was 31. She married Alexander Gibb Monahan in New Zealand. She died on 29 January 1953, in Motueka, Nelson, New Zealand, at the age of 48.

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Robina Mary Fowler
Alexander Gibb Monahan

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New Zealand

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World Events (6)


Age 2

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.
1907 · Dominion of New Zealand

Age 2

The Dominion of New Zealand was brought about when New Zealand proclaimed itself a political independent government inside the British Empire. The Dominion of New Zealand allowed the British Government to shape its foreign policy, and it followed Britain into the First World War. Full independence was granted in 1931 and adopted by the New Zealand Parliament in 1947. 
1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

Age 18

The Ross Dependency is a New Zealand dependency located on the Antarctician Continent. It is the only settlement on the Antartica that is claimed by a sovereign nation. New Zealand still owns claim even after the Antarctic Treaty that was signed in 1959 by 11 other nations. 

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a bird-catcher (a common medieval occupation), Middle English fogelere, foulere(Old English fugelere, a derivative of fugol ‘bird’).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Robina Mary Monahan, "New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Probate Records, 1843-1998"
  • Robina M Monahan, "Find A Grave Index"

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