Archibald Ray Maginness

1910–1986 (Age 75)
New Zealand

The Life of Archibald Ray

When Archibald Ray Maginness was born on 27 November 1910, in New Zealand, his father, John Maginness, was 40 and his mother, Alice Ethel McMASTER, was 33. He married Margery Beatrice Clark in 1945, in New Zealand. He died in 1986, in his hometown, at the age of 76.

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Archibald Ray Maginness
Margery Beatrice Clark
Marriage: 1945

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Outbreak of World War I. New Zealand commits thousands of troops to the British war effort. They suffer heavy casualties in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey in 1915.
1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

Age 13

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 29

WWII. Troops from New Zealand see action in Europe, North Africa and the Pacific during World War II.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: variant spelling of McGinnis .

Possible Related Names

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

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