Nora Jan Hannchen

Female2 January 1901–21 June 1985

Brief Life History of Nora Jan

Nora Jan Hannchen was born on 2 January 1901, in Sri Lanka. She married Tom Chowns on 21 January 1922, in Sri Lanka. She died on 21 June 1985, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 84, and was buried in Matraville, New South Wales, Australia.

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Tom Chowns
Nora Jan Hannchen
Marriage: 21 January 1922

Sources (1)

  • Nora Hannchen Chowns, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 January 1922Sri Lanka
  • World Events (8)


    Age 10

    Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.


    Age 13

    August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.


    Age 30

    British grant the right to vote and introduce power sharing with Sinhalese-run cabinet.

    Name Meaning

    Short form of names such as Leonora and Honora , also used as an independent given name. At one time it was regarded as a peculiarly Irish name ( see Nóra ).

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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