Robert Kenneth Hood

1915–18 January 1935 (Age 20)
Alberta, Canada

The Life of Robert Kenneth

When Robert Kenneth Hood was born in 1915, in Alberta, Canada, his father, James Hood, was 40 and his mother, Fannie Mattheson Eaglesham, was 37. He lived in Camrose County No. 22, Alberta, Canada in 1926. He died on 18 January 1935, in Castor, Paintearth County No. 18, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 20, and was buried in Castor, Paintearth County No. 18, Alberta, Canada.

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Family Time Line

James Hood
1875–1957
Fannie Mattheson Eaglesham
1878–1953
Margaret Janet Hood
1900–2001
James Elliott Hood
1902–1993
Fannie Gertrude Hood
1906–
Agnes May Hood
1907–
William Clifford Hood
1911–
Gordon Hood
1912–
Robert Kenneth Hood
1915–1935
Marjorie Doris Hood
1925–1944

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Female1900–2001Female

    James Elliott Hood

    Male1902–1993Male

    Fannie Gertrude Hood

    Female1906–Female

    Agnes May Hood

    Female1907–Female

    William Clifford Hood

    Male1911–Male

+3 More Children

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)

  • Robert Hood in household of James Hood, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
  • Robert Hood in household of James Hood, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • Robert Ken Hood, "Find A Grave Index"

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