Andrew Hood

Male5 September 1877–9 July 1967

Brief Life History of Andrew

When Andrew Hood was born on 5 September 1877, in Howick, Huron, Ontario, Canada, his father, William Hood, was 43 and his mother, Margaret Cochrane, was 34. He married Margaret Marshalen Gordon in 1903. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Saskatchewan, Canada in 1916 and South Battleford, Battle River No. 438, Saskatchewan, Canada in 1926. He died on 9 July 1967, in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 89, and was buried in Greater Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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Andrew Hood
Margaret Marshalen Gordon
Marriage: 1903
Julia Fae Hood
Ethel Mae Hood

Sources (11)

  • Andrew Hood, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
  • Andrew Hood, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Andrew Hood, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1916"

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    World Events (7)

    1883 · Mining Boom

    Age 6

    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 9

    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 29

    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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