Etta Gladys Uren

Female1 September 1891–1975

Brief Life History of Etta Gladys

When Etta Gladys Uren was born on 1 September 1891, in Oxford, Ontario, Canada, her father, George Alfred Uren, was 34 and her mother, Margaret Edith Sage, was 26. She married Wilbert Wesley Budd on 7 April 1921, in Oxford, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died in 1975, in Ingersoll, Oxford, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Wilbert Wesley Budd
1892–1971
Etta Gladys Uren
1891–1975
Marriage: 7 April 1921
George Arthur Budd
1927–1935

Sources (8)

  • Gladys Uren in household of George Uren, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Etta Gladis Uren, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Gladys Uren, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 April 1921Oxford, Ontario, Canada
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (5)

    1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

    Age 15

    Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

    1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

    Age 43

    Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.

    1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

    Age 52

    George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin, mostly in Cornwall): from the Old French personal name Ev(e)rin, Eurin, either a pet form of ancient Germanic names in Ever- (from the Germanic word for ‘boar’), such as Everard and Everwin (see Erwin ), or an alternative pronunciation of Everwin as /ju:rin/. In Cornwall this name would easily have been confused with the Breton personal name and surname in 2 below.

    Cornish (of Breton origin) and Welsh: from the Breton and Welsh personal name Ur(i)en (ultimately from British Celtic ōrbo- perhaps ‘orphan, heir’ + gen- ‘born’). There is evidence for use of the Breton personal name in at least one Anglo-Norman family in Cheshire but in Cornwall it belonged initially, at least, to 16th-century Breton migrants, some of whom also bore it as a surname.

    Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, so named from the definite singular form of ur, from Old Norse urth ‘scree, rock-strewn slope’.

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

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    Health Information

    Gladys Uren Budd had epilepsy in adulthood. Possibly caused by hitting her head on rafters while skating and/or falling out of the carriage and being hit by the horse.

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