Hugh John Hendry

1 January 1878–
Windham, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary 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, 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

  • Marriage
    9 December 1903Brantford, Ontario, Canada
  • Children


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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 (9)

    • John Henry in household of Joseph Henry, "Canada Census, 1881"
    • 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"

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