Bessie Eldona Conrad

Female16 August 1873–

Brief Life History of Bessie Eldona

When Bessie Eldona Conrad was born on 16 August 1873, in Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, James Edward Conrad, was 34 and her mother, Zenobia Salome Weinacht, was 32. She married Charles Frederick Soulis on 20 August 1907, in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. She lived in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1881.

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Charles Frederick Soulis
Bessie Eldona Conrad
Marriage: 20 August 1907

Sources (7)

  • Bessie Conrad in household of James Conrad, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Bessie Eldom Conrad, "Nova Scotia Births, 1864-1877"
  • Bessie Eldora Conrad Hamilton, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 August 1907Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (6)

    1909 · First Canadian Flight

    Age 36

    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 48

    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.

    1945 · HMCS Esquimalt Torpedoed

    Age 72

    On April 16, 1945, the HMCS Esquimalt was torpedoed by German U-Boats. Thirty-nine men died, some due to the attack others to exposure to cold. Those that survived were rescued by the Sarnia.

    Name Meaning

    German: variant of Konrad and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this. It was also adopted as a surname by Ashkenazic Jews.

    French (mainly Alsace and Lorraine): from the personal name Conrad, of ancient Germanic origin, or a Frenchified form of the German cognate Konrad .

    English (Middlesex): from an Anglicized form of the German personal name Konrad .

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

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