Russell Charles Woodley

Brief Life History of Russell Charles

When Russell Charles Woodley was born on 13 July 1896, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, his father, George Thomas Woodley, was 24 and his mother, Ada Mary Inman, was 21. He married Lillian Esther Pearce on 26 June 1922, in Belleville, Hastings, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Hochelaga, Quebec, Canada in 1901 and Hastings, Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died on 3 August 1986, in Belleville, Hastings, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 90, and was buried in Belleville, Hastings, Ontario, Canada.

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Russell Charles Woodley
Isobel Marjorie Williamson
Marriage: 11 June 1930
Mary Elizabeth Woodley
John Arthur Woodley

Sources (10)

  • Russell Woodlay in household of Ada Woodlay, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Russell Charles Woodley, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Russell Charles Woodley, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (6)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

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

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

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

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

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English wodeleie ‘woodland glade or clearing’ (Middle English wode ‘wood’ + leie ‘glade, clearing’, Old English wudu + lēah). The surname may be habitational, from Woodleigh (Devon), Woodley (Berkshire), or from any of various minor places so named, or it may be topographic, for a person who lived at or near a woodland clearing.

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

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