Harold Fletcher Uren

8 January 1902–1999 (Age 97)
Oxford, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Harold Fletcher

When Harold Fletcher Uren was born on 8 January 1902, in Oxford, Ontario, Canada, his father, George Alfred Uren, was 44 and his mother, Margaret Edith Sage, was 36. He married Grace Abigail Poole on 7 October 1933, in Middlesex, Ontario, Canada. He died in 1999, in his hometown, at the age of 97, and was buried in Centreville, South-West Oxford, Oxford, Ontario, Canada.

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Harold Fletcher Uren
Grace Abigail Poole
Marriage: 7 October 1933

Spouse and Children

7 October 1933
Middlesex, Ontario, Canada

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World Events (7)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 4

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 32

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 41

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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Sources (3)

  • Harold Fletcher Uren, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Harold Uren in household of George Uren, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Harold Fletcher Uren, "Find A Grave Index"

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