Margaret Janet Hood

Brief Life History of Margaret Janet

When Margaret Janet Hood was born in 1900, in United States, her father, James Hood, was 25 and her mother, Fannie Mattheson Eaglesham, was 22. She married Herschel Roscoe Parr in 1928. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Alberta, Canada in 1916 and Camrose County, Alberta, Canada in 1926. She died on 6 October 2001, at the age of 101, and was buried in Castor, County of Paintearth No. 18, Alberta, Canada.

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Herschel Roscoe Parr
Margaret Janet Hood
Marriage: 1928
Margaret Elaine Parr

Sources (4)

  • Margaret Hood in household of James Hood, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
  • Margaret Janet Parr, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Margrett Hood in household of James Hood, "Canada Census, 1911"

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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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