Andrew Linton Hood

Brief Life History of Andrew Linton

When Andrew Linton Hood was born on 5 September 1877, in Howick Township, 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 1 son and 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 Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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

Sources (13)

  • Andrew Linton Hood, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Andrew Hood, "Ontario Births, 1869-1911"
  • Andrew Hood, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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World Events (7)

1883 · Mining Boom

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

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

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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