Harold Fletcher Uren

Male8 January 1902–1999

Brief Life History 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 37. 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, Oxford, Ontario, Canada.

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Harold Fletcher Uren
Grace Abigail Poole
Marriage: 7 October 1933

Sources (9)

  • Harold Uren in household of George Uren, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Harold Fletcher Uren, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1801-1928

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 October 1933Middlesex, Ontario, Canada
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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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

    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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