Ernest George Weeks

16 November 1923–18 June 1979 (Age 55)
Port Arthur, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Ernest George

When Ernest George Weeks was born on 16 November 1923, in Port Arthur, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, his father, George Gilbert Weeks, was 49 and his mother, Margaret Louisa Hewson, was 42. He died on 18 June 1979, in his hometown, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

George Gilbert Weeks
Margaret Louisa Hewson
Francis Gilbert Weeks
Margaret Edith Weeks
Emma Muriel Weeks
Ernest George Weeks

Parents and Siblings



World Events (4)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 11

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 20

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 32

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

1 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Wikke ( see Wick 2).2 English: variant of Wick 1.3 It may also be an Americanization of Scandinavian Vik .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Funeral notice
  • Death notice in newspaper
  • Certified record of birth

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