Lois Evelyn Green

1930–14 April 1999 (Age 69)
River Hébert, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Lois Evelyn

When Lois Evelyn Green was born in 1930, in River Hébert, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, John Henry Green, was 23 and her mother, Olive May McAleese, was 22. She had at least 2 sons with Frederick James Betts. She died on 14 April 1999, in Pictou, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 69, and was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Frederick James Betts
Lois Evelyn Green
Jerry Frederick Betts
Frederick James Betts

Spouse and Children

    Frederick James Betts





    Jerry Frederick Betts


    Frederick James Betts


Parents and Siblings

    John Henry Green


    Olive May McAleese




World Events (4)

1945 · HMCS Esquimalt Torpedoed

Age 15

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 25

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.
1976 · Ruling Against Censorship

Age 46

In 1976, it was determined by the Supreme Court that Nova Scotia did not have the right to censor movies.

Name Meaning

1 English: one of the most common and widespread of English surnames, either a nickname for someone who was fond of dressing in this color (Old English grēne) or who had played the part of the ‘Green Man’ in the May Day celebrations, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a village green, Middle English grene (a transferred use of the color term). In North America this name has no doubt assimilated cognates from other European languages, notably German Grün ( see Gruen ).2 Jewish (American): Americanized form of German Grün or Yiddish Grin, Ashkenazic ornamental names meaning ‘green’ or a short form of any of the numerous compounds with this element.3 Irish: translation of various Gaelic surnames derived from glas ‘gray’, ‘green’, ‘blue’. See also Fahey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lois Green in entry for Frederick James Betts, "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955"
  • Lois Evelyn Betts in entry for Frederick James Betts, "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1956-1957"
  • Lois Evelyn Green Betts, "Find A Grave Index"

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