Evelyn Jean Reid

1912–1971 (Age 59)
Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life Summary of Evelyn Jean

When Evelyn Jean Reid was born in 1912, in Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, George William Reid, was 29 and her mother, Ida Seretha Huestis, was 21. She married Wilbert Edwin Aitcheson on 18 June 1932. She died in 1971, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Wilbert Edwin Aitcheson
1910–1979
Evelyn Jean Reid
1912–1971
Marriage: 18 June 1932

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 June 1932
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (3)

    1921 · Racing Schooner Launched
    Age 9
    The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.
    1945 · HMCS Esquimalt Torpedoed
    Age 33
    On April 16, 1945, the HMCS Esquimalt was torpedoed by German U-Boats. Thirty-nine men died, some due to the attack others to exposure to cold. Those that survived were rescued by the Sarnia.
    1955 · Canso Causeway Completed
    Age 43
    The Canso Causeway was completed on April 13, 1955. It is a bridge across the Strait of Canso connecting Cape Breton Island. It is constructed in a S shape.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Reed , of which Reid is the common modern Scots spelling.History: Samuel Chester Reid (1783–1861), the sea captain who designed the stars and stripes form of the present the American flag, was born at Norwich, CT. His father, Lt. John Reid, a former British naval officer of a distinguished Glasgow family, had resigned his commission and joined the cause of the American Revolution.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Reed

    Sources (2)

    • Evelyn Reid, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1907-1932"
    • Evelyn Reid, "Nova Scotia Vital Records, 1763-1957"

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