Sydney Page

8 May 1889–1964 (Age 74)
New Zealand

The Life of Sydney

Sydney Page was born on 8 May 1889, in New Zealand as the son of Georgianna Brooks. He married Ethel Wallace in 1912, in New Zealand. He died in 1964, in his hometown, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Sydney Page
1889–1964
Ethel Wallace
1891–1975
Marriage: 1912

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1912
New Zealand

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1893

Age 4

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.
1896 · National Council of Women

Age 7

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.
1914

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and French: status name for a young servant, Middle English and Old French page (from Italian paggio, ultimately from Greek paidion, diminutive of pais ‘boy’, ‘child’). The surname is also common in Ireland (especially Ulster and eastern Galway), having been established there since the 16th century.2 North German: metonymic occupational name for a horse dealer, from Middle Low German page ‘horse’.3 (Pagé): North American form of French Paget .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Sydney Page, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966" (birth)
  • Sydney Page in NZ BDM (birth)

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