Ethel Amelia Budd

21 September 1895–10 September 1974 (Age 79)
Masterton, Wellington, New Zealand

The Life of Ethel Amelia

When Ethel Amelia Budd was born on 21 September 1895, in Masterton, Wellington, New Zealand, her father, Henry William Budd, was 24 and her mother, Maria Christina Christensen, was 23. She married Raymond Stanley Reardon in 1932, in Te Kuiti, Waikato, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 10 September 1974, in Te Kuiti, Waikato, New Zealand, at the age of 78.

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Raymond Stanley Reardon
Ethel Amelia Budd
Marriage: 1932
Mrs Dorothy Amelia Reardon
Desmond Reardon

Spouse and Children

Te Kuiti, Waikato, New Zealand


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World Events (7)

1896 · National Council of Women

Age 1

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.

Age 12

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.
1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

Age 28

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. 

Name Meaning

1 English: from an Old English byname, Budde, which was applied to a thickset or plump person. By the Middle English period it had become a common personal name, with derivatives formed with hypocoristic suffixes, Budecok and Budekin. Reaney derives it from Old English budda ‘beetle’.2 Shortened form of German Budde .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ethel Amelia Reardon, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ethel Amelia Budd, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"

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