Flora Anna Pearson

1878–11 June 1955 (Age 77)
Waiwera, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand

The Life of Flora Anna

When Flora Anna Pearson was born in 1878, in Waiwera, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand, her father, Henry Yeomen Pearson, was 27 and her mother, Eliza Elizabeth Henrietta Saunders, was 25. She married Francis Thomas Joyce on 1 November 1899. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 11 June 1955, in Cambridge, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand, at the age of 77, and was buried in Hautapu, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand.

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Family Time Line

Francis Thomas Joyce
1869–1950
Flora Anna Pearson
1878–1955
Marriage: 1 November 1899
Francis Henry Joyce
1900–1932
Arthur Joyce
1902–1983
Herbert James Joyce
1903–1980
Florence Pearl Joyce
1905–1979
Mabel May Muriel Joyce
1907–1978
Harold Leslie Joyce
1919–1981

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 November 1899
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Yeomen Pearson

    Male1851–Male

    Eliza Elizabeth Henrietta Saunders

    Female1853–Female

siblings

(4)

    Albert George Pearson

    Male1873–Male

    Agnes Augusta Pearson

    Female1874–Female

    Female1878–1955Female

    Weston Robert Pearson

    Male1880–1938Male

World Events (7)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 9

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.
1893

Age 15

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.
1907

Age 29

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Piers ( see Pierce ). The surname is also quite common in Ireland, where it has been established for many centuries.2 Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish surnames.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Florence Joyce in entry for Francis Joyce, "New Zealand, Cemetery Transcriptions, 1840-1981"
  • Florence Annie Joyce, "New Zealand, Cemetery Transcriptions, 1840-1981"
  • Florence Annie Joyce in entry for Francis Thomas Joyce, "New Zealand, Cemetery Transcriptions, 1840-1981"

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