Joseph Walker Jebb

18 February 1902–1995 (Age 92)
Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph Walker

Joseph Walker Jebb was born on 18 February 1902, in Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. He married Rhona Alice McLeay in 1938, in New Zealand. He died in 1995, in Auckland, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand, at the age of 93.

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Joseph Walker Jebb
1902–1995
Rhona Alice McLeay
1911–1999
Marriage: 1938

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1938
New Zealand

World Events (3)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 2

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1907

Age 5

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.
1907 · Dominion of New Zealand

Age 5

The Dominion of New Zealand was brought about when New Zealand proclaimed itself a political independent government inside the British Empire. The Dominion of New Zealand allowed the British Government to shape its foreign policy, and it followed Britain into the First World War. Full independence was granted in 1931 and adopted by the New Zealand Parliament in 1947. 

Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Babb . In the British Isles it is now most common in mid-Wales and in the border county of Shropshire, where it is recorded from the 16th century.

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

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