Vera Vennettie Avey

25 September 1892–1974 (Age 81)
Norwich, Oxford, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Vera Vennettie

When Vera Vennettie Avey was born on 25 September 1892, in Norwich, Oxford, Ontario, Canada, her father, James Pestal Avey, was 21 and her mother, Ida Florence Vanetta Wrigglesworth, was 19. She married John Chester Bowen on 19 September 1912, in Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada. She lived in Oxford, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Victoria, Ontario, Canada in 1911. She died in 1974, in Brantford, Brant, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 82.

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John Chester Bowen
Vera Vennettie Avey
Marriage: 19 September 1912

Spouse and Children

19 September 1912
Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada

Parents and Siblings

    James Pestal Avey


    Ida Florence Vanetta Wrigglesworth





    Effie Pearl Avey


    Emily Jane Avey


    James Arthur Earnest Clifford Doyle Avey



+4 More Children

World Events (5)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 14

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 42

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 51

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly East Anglia and southern counties): unexplained.2 Possibly a shortened form of Mac Avey, a variant of McEvoy and McVey .3 Possibly an altered form of French Hévé.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Vera V Avey in household of James P Avey, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Vera Venetta Avey, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Vera Aney in household of James Aney, "Canada Census, 1911"

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