William Archie Hood

Brief Life History of William Archie

When William Archie Hood was born on 6 November 1904, in Manitoba, Canada, his father, Allan Cochrane Hood, was 22 and his mother, Mary McLeod, was 27. He married Christina Sophia Ellen McManus on 11 June 1929, in Lansdowne Rural Municipality, Manitoba, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Marquette, Woodlands, Woodlands Rural Municipality, Manitoba, Canada for about 20 years. He died on 9 January 1976, in Minnedosa, Minto Rural Municipality, Manitoba, Canada, at the age of 71, and was buried in Basswood, Saskatchewan Rural Municipality, Manitoba, Canada.

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William Archie Hood
Christina Sophia Ellen McManus
Marriage: 11 June 1929
Verna Mary Adeline Hood

Sources (5)

  • William Hood in household of Allan Hood, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
  • William Archie Hood, "Find A Grave Index"
  • William Hood in household of Allan Hood, "Canada Census, 1911"

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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