John William Head

12 January 1916–1989 (Age 72)
Birch Hills, Birch Hills No. 460, Saskatchewan, Canada

The Life of John William

When John William Head was born on 12 January 1916, in Birch Hills, Birch Hills No. 460, Saskatchewan, Canada, his father, William Alexander Head, was 41 and his mother, Maude May Pyott, was 33. He lived in Saskatchewan, Canada in 1916. He died in 1989, at the age of 73, and was buried in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

William Alexander Head
1874–1951
Maude May Pyott
1882–1931
Eulalie Vivian Head
1903–1980
John William Head
1916–1989

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (5)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 18

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 27

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 39

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

English (chiefly Kent): from Middle English heved ‘head’, applied as a nickname for someone with some peculiarity or disproportion of the head, or a topographic name for someone who lived on a hill or at the head of a stream or valley. This surname has long been established in Ireland.

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

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  • John Head in household of Wm * Head, "Canada Census, 1916"

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