Catherine May Dunn

11 January 1894–9 March 1982 (Age 88)
Alberta, Canada

The Life of Catherine May

When Catherine May Dunn was born on 11 January 1894, in Alberta, Canada, her father, John Madden Dunn, was 29 and her mother, Margaret Scott, was 24. She married George Thomas Ady on 17 October 1917. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Medicine Hat, Cypress, Alberta, Canada in 1911 and Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada in 1926. She died on 9 March 1982, in Cardston, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 88, and was buried in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.

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Family Time Line

George Thomas Ady
1889–1954
Catherine May Dunn
1894–1982
Marriage: 17 October 1917
Hazel Ady
1918–2003
George Charles Ady
1920–1943
James Lamont Ady
1921–1977
David Stanley Ady
1923–1970
Margaret Christina Ady
1925–2012
Wayne Ronald Ady
1926–2004
Jack William Ady
1932–2019

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 October 1917
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (1)

1982

Age 88

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinn, Ó Doinn ‘descendant of Donn’, a byname meaning ‘brownhaired’ or ‘chieftain’.2 English: nickname for a man with dark hair or a swarthy complexion, from Middle English dunn ‘dark-colored’.3 Scottish: habitational name from Dun in Angus, named with Gaelic dùn ‘fort’.

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

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Memories

What a lady - and her times did not always allow for her kindness. She worked so hard - raised 8 children - Hazel, Chuck, Jim, Stan, Wayne Margaret Ethel and Jack. Her life on the farm was very diffi …

Sources (3)

  • Catherine May Ady, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Catherine May Ady, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Catherine May Ady in household of George Ady, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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