Andrew Hood

5 September 1877–9 July 1967 (Age 89)
Howick, Huron, Ontario, Canada

The Life 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, 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

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    Julia Fae Hood


    Ethel Mae Hood


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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

1 English and Scottish: metonymic occupational name for a maker of hoods or a nickname for someone who wore a distinctive hood, from Middle English hod(de), hood, hud ‘hood’. Some early examples with prepositions seem to be topographic names, referring to a place where there was a hood-shaped hill or a natural shelter or overhang, providing protection from the elements. In some cases the name may be habitational, from places called Hood, in Devon (possibly ‘hoodshaped hill’) and North Yorkshire (possibly ‘shelter’ or ‘fortification’).2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUid ‘descendant of Ud’, a personal name of uncertain derivation. This was the name of an Ulster family who were bards to the O’Neills of Clandeboy. It was later altered to Mac hUid. Compare Mahood .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Andrew Hood, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
  • Andrew Hood, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1916"
  • Andrew Hood in household of William Hood, "Canada Census, 1901"

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