Allan Cochrane Hood

Male5 February 1882–30 July 1952

Brief Life History of Allan Cochrane

When Allan Cochrane Hood was born on 5 February 1882, in Howick Township, Huron, Ontario, Canada, his father, William Hood, was 47 and his mother, Margaret Cochrane, was 39. He married Mary McLeod on 24 December 1903. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. He lived in Manitoba, Canada in 1916 and Marquette, Woodlands, Woodlands Rural Municipality, Manitoba, Canada in 1926. He died on 30 July 1952, in Basswood, Saskatchewan Rural Municipality, Manitoba, Canada, at the age of 70, and was buried in Basswood, Saskatchewan Rural Municipality, Manitoba, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Allan Cochrane Hood
Mary McLeod
Marriage: 24 December 1903
William Archie Hood
Andrew Stewart Hood
James Robert Hood
John Clifford Hood
David Clifford Hood

Sources (9)

  • Allan Hood, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
  • Allan Cochrane Hood, "Ontario Births, 1869-1911"
  • Allan Hood, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1903
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (5)

    1883 · Mining Boom

    Age 1

    In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

    1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

    Age 4

    In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.

    1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

    Age 24

    Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: nickname from Middle English hod, hood, hodde ‘hood’, either for someone who wore a hood (like the medieval folk hero Robin Hood) or who made and sold hoods. In Kent and Sussex the name may sometimes have been confused with Hoad .

    English: from the Middle English personal name Hod(e), a variant of Ode or Odd with prosthetic H-; see Ott and Oates and compare Hodson 2.

    English and Scottish: variant of Hudd, from the Middle English personal name Hudde, Hutte, which could represent Old English Hud(d)a or its ancient Germanic equivalent Hud(d)o, but is more likely from Anglo-Norman French Hud(de), a pet form of Hugh.

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

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