John Edward Bath

27 September 1827–
Granville Township, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life Summary of John Edward

When John Edward Bath was born on 27 September 1827, in Granville Township, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Robert Bath, was 37 and his mother, Minetta Willoughby, was 32. He married Elizabeth Ruth Wade on 21 October 1850, in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada for about 74 years.

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Family Time Line

John Edward Bath
Elizabeth Ruth Wade
Marriage: 21 October 1850
Pheobe M. Bath
John Hall Bath
Albert Leander Bath
Phebe M. Bath
Annie Maria Bath
Frederick Hall Bath

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+1 More Child

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+2 More Children

World Events (4)

Age 44
British Columbia joins the confederation.
1909 · First Canadian Flight
Age 82
The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.
1921 · Racing Schooner Launched
Age 94
The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from the city of Bath in western England, which is the site of sumptuous, but in the Middle Ages ruined, Roman baths. The place is named with the dative plural of Old English bæð ‘bath’. In some cases the surname may have originated as a metonymic occupational name for an attendant at a public bath house.2 Scottish: reduced and altered form of McBeth .3 German: variant of Bathe .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John E Bath, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • John Edward, "Canada, Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959"
  • John Edward Bath, "Nova Scotia Births and Baptisms, 1702-1896"

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