Stanley Crighton

1917–1970 (Age 53)
Southland, New Zealand

The Life of Stanley

When Stanley Crighton was born in 1917, in Southland, New Zealand, his father, Reginald Alfred Doughie Crighton, was 32 and his mother, Jeanie Smith, was 32. He married Mary Eileen Underwood on 5 January 1951, in New Zealand. He died in 1970, in New Zealand, at the age of 53.

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Stanley Crighton
Mary Eileen Underwood
Marriage: 5 January 1951

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    Mary Eileen Underwood


5 January 1951
New Zealand

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World Events (7)

1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

Age 6

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. 

Age 22

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 26

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. 

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant spelling of Creighton .

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

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