Ellen May Hildreth

1878–1969 (Age 91)
Waimea, Nelson, New Zealand

The Life Summary of Ellen May

When Ellen May Hildreth was born in 1878, in Waimea, Nelson, New Zealand, her father, William Hildreth, was 42 and her mother, Mary Townsend Bryant, was 26. She married Ralph George Eric Simmons in 1902, in New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died in 1969, in New Zealand, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Ralph George Eric Simmons
1881–1969
Ellen May Hildreth
1878–1969
Marriage: 1902
Erica May Simmons
1903–
Ralph Hildreth Simmons
1904–1987
Francis Frederick Simmons
1906–1995
Noel George Simmons
1908–2005
Eleanora Mary Simmons
1910–1999
Edith Margaret Simmons
1913–2004
Isobel Harriet Simmons
1922–2022

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1902New Zealand
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    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

    English (Durham): of Norman origin, a variant of the male personal name Hildred (ancient Germanic Hild(i)rad, from hild ‘battle’ and rād ‘counsel’).German: from the ancient Germanic personal name composed of hild ‘fight, battle’ + rāt ‘counsel’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Heldreth

    Sources (12)

    • Ellen May Simmons, "New Zealand, Electoral Rolls, 1865-1957"
    • Ellen May Simmons, "New Zealand, Electoral Rolls, 1865-1957"
    • Ellen May Simmons, "New Zealand, Electoral Rolls, 1865-1957"

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