John Gleeson Garvey

9 March 1910–29 March 1995 (Age 85)
New Zealand

The Life of John Gleeson

When John Gleeson Garvey was born on 9 March 1910, in New Zealand, his father, Patrick Gleeson Garvey, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Anne Naughton, was 28. He married Mercy Reta Cambie in 1940, in New Zealand. He died on 29 March 1995, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

John Gleeson Garvey
1910–1995
Mercy Reta Cambie
1910–1987
Marriage: 1940

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1940
New Zealand

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Mary Kathleen Garvey

    Female1908–2013Female

    Male1910–1995Male

    Margaret Josephine Garvey

    Female1916–2006Female

World Events (8)

1914

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. 
1939

Age 29

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

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gairbhshíth ‘descendant of Gairbhshíth’, a personal name from garbh ‘rough’, ‘cruel’ + síth ‘peace’. See also McGarvey .

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

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