Percy William Augustine Coe

21 August 1898–4 December 1987 (Age 89)
Greytown, Wellington, New Zealand

The Life of Percy William Augustine

When Percy William Augustine Coe was born on 21 August 1898, in Greytown, Wellington, New Zealand, his father, George Thomas Coe, was 30 and his mother, Marie Dorothea Jansen, was 24. He married Stella Lillian Baughen in 1920, in Greytown, Wellington, New Zealand. He died on 4 December 1987, in Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand, at the age of 89, and was buried in Aramoho Cemetery, Wanganui, Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand.

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Percy William Augustine Coe
Stella Lillian Baughen
Marriage: 1920

Spouse and Children

Greytown, Wellington, New Zealand

Parents and Siblings

    George Thomas Coe


    Marie Dorothea Jansen




World Events (8)


Age 9

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

Age 9

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. 
1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

Age 25

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

English (Essex and Suffolk): nickname from the jackdaw, Middle English co, Old English ( see Kay ). The jackdaw is noted for its sleek black color, raucous voice, and thievish nature, and any of these attributes could readily have given rise to the nickname.

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

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  • Percy William Augustine Coe, "Find A Grave Index"

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