Etta Gladys Uren

1 September 1891–1975 (Age 83)
Oxford, Ontario, Canada

The Life 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 25. 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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Wilbert Wesley Budd
Etta Gladys Uren
Marriage: 7 April 1921
George Budd

Spouse and Children

    Wilbert Wesley Budd



7 April 1921
Oxford, Ontario, Canada


    George Budd


Parents and Siblings



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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

1 Welsh and Cornish: from a Brythonic personal name Orbogenos (probably ‘of privileged birth’), recorded as Urbgen and Urgen in Old Welsh and later as Urien, and as Urbien and Urien in Old Breton. The first element is unexplained; the second represents the root gen ‘birth’, ‘born’. In Cornwall the name may be a survival from the Celtic period or, more probably, a reimportation from Brittany.2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, so named from the definite singular form of ur, from Old Norse urð ‘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.

Sources (3)

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

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