Hugh John Hendry

1 January 1878–
Windham, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Hugh John

When Hugh John Hendry was born on 1 January 1878, in Windham, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada, his father, Joseph Henry, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth A Johnston, was 24. He married Jessie Euphemia Anderson on 9 December 1903, in Brantford, Brant, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Hugh John Hendry
Jessie Euphemia Anderson
Marriage: 9 December 1903
J E Hendry

Spouse and Children

9 December 1903
Brantford, Brant, Ontario, Canada


    J E Hendry


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Henry


    Elizabeth A Johnston





    Joseph Alexander Hendry


    Joseph Henry


    Frederick George Henry


    Agnes May Hendry


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World Events (7)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 5

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 8

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 56

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.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, Dutch, and French: variant of Henry 1. In Scotland this surname is common in the Ayr and Fife districts; in northern Ireland it is usually from the Scottish variant Hendrie, though some examples of the name were originally as at Henry 3.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hugh Hendry in entry for Hendry, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Hugh Hendry in entry for Hendry, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Hugh John Hendry, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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