Bernadette Justina Ryan

4 December 1908–16 January 1979 (Age 70)
Marmora, Hastings, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Bernadette Justina

When Bernadette Justina Ryan was born on 4 December 1908, in Marmora, Hastings, Ontario, Canada, her father, John Ryan, was 57 and her mother, Mary Ann Bedore, was 36. She married Robert McArthur Harvie on 27 June 1932, in Belleville, Hastings, Ontario, Canada. She died on 16 January 1979, in Peterborough, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 70, and was buried in Marmora, Hastings, Ontario, Canada.

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Robert McArthur Harvie
Bernadette Justina Ryan
Marriage: 27 June 1932

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 June 1932Belleville, Hastings, Ontario, Canada
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    World Events (4)

    1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born
    Age 26
    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.
    1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election
    Age 35
    George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.
    1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike
    Age 47
    From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, John Patrick, Dermot, Liam, Paddy, Donovan, Eamon, Eamonn, Kieran, Parnell, Aileen, Brennan.Irish: shortened form of O'Ryan , an Anglicized form of Ó Riaghain (modern Irish Ó Riain) ‘descendant of Riaghan’, a personal name probably based on the word ‘king’. Ryan is one of the commonest surnames in Ireland, though there has been considerable confusion with Regan .Irish: shortened from Mulryan (Ó Maoilriaghain).

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

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    Sources (2)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Bernadette Justina Ryan - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Bernadette Justina Ryan
    • Burnedette Ryan in household of John Ryan, "Canada Census, 1911"

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