Andrew Clyde Redding

Maleabout 1898–21 September 1914

Brief Life History of Andrew Clyde

When Andrew Clyde Redding was born about 1898, in Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, William Herbert Redding, was 25 and his mother, Janie Maud Churchill, was 26. He immigrated to Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1902 and lived in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1901 and Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1910. He died on 21 September 1914, in Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 17, and was buried in Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery, Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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William Herbert Redding
Janie Maud Churchill
Andrew Clyde Redding
William Churchill Redding
Carolyn Churchill Redding
John Malcolm Redding

Sources (7)

  • Clyde A Redding, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Anderson Clyde Redding, "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955"
  • Clyde Redding, "Massachusetts, Boston Passenger Lists, 1891-1943"

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 0

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 5

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Reading, the county seat of Berkshire, from Old English Rēadingas ‘people of Rēad(a)’, a byname meaning ‘red’.

Irish: from Ó Rodáin ‘descendant of Rodán’, a personal name derived from a diminutive of rod ‘strong, lively, spirited’. Anglicized forms with other vowels, as in Rudden, Reddan, may be derived from a variant Ó Roidín. Current Anglicized Irish forms usually have a double d.

German: patronymic from any of the ancient Germanic personal names with the first element rād ‘counsel, advice’.

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

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