Kenneth Oscar Wry

1 July 1903–1986 (Age 82)
Sackville, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life Summary of Kenneth Oscar

When Kenneth Oscar Wry was born on 1 July 1903, in Sackville, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, John Willard Wry, was 39 and his mother, Jane Grace Snowdon, was 41. He married Hilda Sharpe on 12 November 1930, in Sackville, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada. He lived in Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada in 1911. He died in 1986, at the age of 83, and was buried in Sackville, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Kenneth Oscar Wry
Hilda Sharpe
Marriage: 12 November 1930

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World Events (3)

1937 · Miramichi Strike
Age 34
August 20, 1937, the Miramichi lumber strike took place. Over 1,500 millworkers and longshoremen struck 14 lumber firms for wage increases.
1955 · Recorder Low Temperature
Age 52
In 1955, New Brunswick broke the record with a freezing temperature of -47.2° C, in Sisson Dam
Age 79
Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

Name Meaning

Belgian (Walloon): from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements widu ‘wood’ + rīc ‘power’.

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

Sources (4)

  • Kenneth O Wry, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"
  • Kenneth O Wry, "New Brunswick, Provincial Returns of Births and Late Registrations, 1810-1906"
  • Kenneth O Fry in household of J Willard Way, "Canada Census, 1911"

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