Margaret Winifred Doyle

30 November 1878–10 July 1949 (Age 70)
Para, Marlborough, New Zealand

The Life of Margaret Winifred

When Margaret Winifred Doyle was born on 30 November 1878, in Para, Marlborough, New Zealand, her father, Matthew Doyle, was 30 and her mother, Mary Reardon, was 26. She married James Alexander Bishop on 7 November 1898, in Wellington, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 10 July 1949, in Levin, Wellington, New Zealand, at the age of 70, and was buried in Levin, Wellington, New Zealand.

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Family Time Line

James Alexander Bishop
1866–1915
Margaret Winifred Doyle
1878–1949
Marriage: 7 November 1898
Marion Jean Bishop
1898–1899
Margaret Mafeking Bishop
1900–
Kenneth Matthew Bishop
1901–1973
Eileen Cecilia Bishop
1903–1980
James Ivan Bishop
1904–1980
Leo Vernon Bishop
1908–1982
Jean Margaret Taylor Bishop
1912–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 November 1898
Wellington, New Zealand
children

(7)

    Marion Jean Bishop

    Female1898–1899Female

    Margaret Mafeking Bishop

    Female1900–Female

    Male1901–1973Male

    Female1903–1980Female

    James Ivan Bishop

    Male1904–1980Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Matthew Doyle

    Male1848–1923Male

    Mary Reardon

    Female1852–1927Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

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

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhghaill ‘descendant of Dubhghall’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ + gall ‘stranger’. This was used as a byname for Scandinavians, in particular to distinguish the darker-haired Danes from fair-haired Norwegians. Compare McDougall , McDowell .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Doyle, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"
  • Old Levin Cemetery search
  • New Zealand Death registration search

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