Ernest Truman Balsden

17 February 1913–4 June 1977 (Age 64)
Southwold, Elgin, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Ernest Truman

When Ernest Truman Balsden was born on 17 February 1913, in Southwold, Elgin, Ontario, Canada, his father, Caleb Trueman Williams, was 45 and his mother, Mabel Jane Balsdon, was 21. He married Winnifred Mary Bulmer on 30 July 1934. He died on 4 June 1977, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Ernest Truman Balsden
1913–1977
Winnifred Mary Bulmer
1916–1943
Marriage: 30 July 1934

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 July 1934
St Thomas, Elgin, Ont, Trinity Ang

Parents and Siblings

    Caleb Trueman Williams

    Male1868–Male

    Female1891–1974Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (4)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 21

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 30

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 42

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

English: unexplained. It may be a variant of Bastin , or perhaps a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. In Britain the surname now occurs mainly in Essex.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Truman Balsden, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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