Earl Lindsay Redden

Male15 March 1908–23 July 1990

Brief Life History of Earl Lindsay

When Earl Lindsay Redden was born on 15 March 1908, in Caribou Mines, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, William J Redden, was 23 and his mother, Edna Veida Lindsay, was 19. He married Erma Annie Taylor on 27 April 1928, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Nova Scotia, Canada in 1911. He died on 23 July 1990, in Middleton, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 82, and was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Upper Musquodoboit, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Earl Lindsay Redden
Erma Annie Taylor
Marriage: 27 April 1928
Edna Marguerite Redden
Marlene Ola Redden
Douglas Earle Redden

Sources (5)

  • Erle Redden in household of Wm Redden, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Earl Lindsay Redden, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1907-1932"
  • Earl Lindsay Redden, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 April 1928Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (6)

    1909 · First Canadian Flight

    Age 1

    The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.

    1921 · Racing Schooner Launched

    Age 13

    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 37

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from Redden in Sprouston (Roxburghshire). Early-medieval spellings like Reuenden suggest that the placename is from Old English hræfna denu ‘ravens' valley’.

    English: topographic name for someone who lived in or near a patch of cleared woodland, from Middle English reden(e) (Old English ryden) ‘clearing’.

    Irish: variant of Redding .

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

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