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
Ellen May Hildreth
Marriage: 1902
Erica May Simmons
Ralph Hildreth Simmons
Francis Frederick Simmons
Noel George Simmons
Eleanora Mary Simmons
Edith Margaret Simmons
Isobel Harriet Simmons

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1902New Zealand
  • Children


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    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.
    Age 15
    New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.
    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.

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    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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