Calvin Henry Hood

Male28 November 1895–3 February 1988

Brief Life History of Calvin Henry

When Calvin Henry Hood was born on 28 November 1895, in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Charles Henry Hood, was 31 and his mother, Effie Ann Loveland-Gunn, was 28. He married Beatrice Estelle Yeatman on 12 July 1917, in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Greenfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States in 1920 and Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1988. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 3 February 1988, in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 92.

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Calvin Henry Hood
Beatrice Estelle Yeatman
Marriage: 12 July 1917
Calvin Henry Hood Jr
Lucille Beatrice Hood
Madelyn Estelle Hood
Donald Lyman Hood

Sources (24)

  • Calvin H Hood in household of Henry C Hood, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Calvin Henry Hood, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • Calvin Henry Hood, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 July 1917Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 1

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 9

    The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.


    Age 25

    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: nickname from Middle English hod, hood, hodde ‘hood’, either for someone who wore a hood (like the medieval folk hero Robin Hood) or who made and sold hoods. In Kent and Sussex the name may sometimes have been confused with Hoad .

    English: from the Middle English personal name Hod(e), a variant of Ode or Odd with prosthetic H-; see Ott and Oates and compare Hodson 2.

    English and Scottish: variant of Hudd, from the Middle English personal name Hudde, Hutte, which could represent Old English Hud(d)a or its ancient Germanic equivalent Hud(d)o, but is more likely from Anglo-Norman French Hud(de), a pet form of Hugh.

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

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