Gladys May Hunter

Brief Life History of Gladys May

When Gladys May Hunter was born on 22 December 1907, in Sault Ste. Marie, Algoma, Ontario, Canada, her father, James Alexander Hunter, was 38 and her mother, Josephine Pound, was 35. She married William James Kennedy Godfrey on 5 October 1929, in Sault Ste. Marie, Algoma, Ontario, Canada. She lived in Algoma, Ontario, Canada in 1911. She died on 10 December 2008, in Sault Ste. Marie, Algoma, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 100.

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Family Time Line

William James Kennedy Godfrey
1903–1976
Gladys May Hunter
1907–2008
Marriage: 5 October 1929

Sources (5)

  • Gladys Hunter in household of Alexander Hunter, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Gladys May Hunter, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • James Kennedy Godfrey in the Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936

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World Events (6)

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.

1965 · Postal Worker Strike

In 1965, 10,000 postal workers in Ontario and other places around Canada went on strike for higher wages.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: occupational name from Middle English hunter(e) ‘huntsman’ (see Hunt ).

Irish (Antrim and Derry): adopted for Gaelic Ó Fiaich (see Fee ) due to confusion with the word fiadhach ‘hunt’.

History: A Scottish family of this name (see 1 above) has been established at Hunterston (Ayrshire) since the 13th century.

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

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