Margaret Leah Hill

29 December 1928–2010 (Age 81)
Wellington, New Zealand

The Life of Margaret Leah

Margaret Leah Hill was born on 29 December 1928, in Wellington, New Zealand. She died in 2010, in Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, at the age of 82.

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World Events (3)

1939

Age 11

WWII. Troops from New Zealand see action in Europe, North Africa and the Pacific during World War II.
1943 · Eleanor Roosevelt Visits During War

Age 15

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt visited New Zealand during the calmer years of World War II in the Pacific. It was the first time that a first lady of the United States had visited the country alone without their husband. 
1947

Age 19

New Zealand gains full independence from Britain.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: extremely common and widely distributed topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, Middle English hill (Old English hyll).2 English: from the medieval personal name Hill, a short form of Hilary ( see Hillary ) or of a Germanic (male or female) compound name with the first element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.3 German: from a short form of Hildebrand or any of a variety of other names, male and female, containing Germanic hild as the first element.

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

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