Bessie Eldona Conrad

16 August 1873–
Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life Summary 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

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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

Americanized spelling of German Konrad . In some cases the name may be French in origin, from the French form of the same name, or alternatively it may be an Americanized form of any of the various cognates in other languages, such as Dutch Koenraad or Czech Konrád.

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

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Sources (7)

  • Bessie Conrad in household of James Conrad, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Bessie Eldom Conrad, "Nova Scotia Births, 1864-1877"
  • Anna Conrad, "Nova Scotia Births, 1864-1877"

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