Margaret McPhail Nicol

Female9 December 1879–13 October 1939

Brief Life History of Margaret McPhail

When Margaret McPhail Nicol was born on 9 December 1879, in New Zealand, her father, Walter Nicol, was 36 and her mother, Catherine McDonald, was 32. She married Donald Frederick Scott on 1 March 1904, in New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 13 October 1939, in Palmerston North, Manawatū-Whanganui, New Zealand, at the age of 59.

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Donald Frederick Scott
Margaret McPhail Nicol
Marriage: 1 March 1904
Amy Janet Margaret Scott

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  • Margaret McPhail Nicol, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 March 1904New Zealand
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (9)

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    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.


    Age 14

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

    1896 · National Council of Women

    Age 17

    The National Council of Women of New Zealand was created as an organization after women won the right to vote. Today works to help achieve gender equality in New Zealand and in 2017 introduced Gender Equal NZ, which is fighting for Zealanders to have the freedom and opportunity to determine their own future no matter which gender they are.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Nichol .

    Breton (rarely Le Nicol), French, and German: from a shortened form of a personal name, Breton and French Nicolas , German Nikolaus (see Nicholas ).

    In some cases also an American shortened (and altered) form of Greek Nikolas , its variant Nicolas , or of any of various derivatives of the personal name Nikola(o)s ‘Nicholas’, including Nikolis (see Nicoli ). Compare Nichol and Nicola .

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

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