William Andrew Dugan

MaleOctober 1870–7 November 1942

Brief Life History of William Andrew

When William Andrew Dugan was born in October 1870, in Hammondvale, Hammond, Kings, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Andrew Dugan, was 45 and his mother, Ruby Rebecca Odell, was 20. He lived in Hammond, Kings, New Brunswick, Canada in 1871. He died on 7 November 1942, in Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 72.

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Andrew Dugan
Ruby Rebecca Odell
Ruby Jane "Jennie" Dugan
William Andrew Dugan
George Dugan
Martha Elizabeth Tabatha Dugan
Mary Ann Dugan
James Edward Dugan
Ellen Victoria Dugan
Nellie Dugan

Sources (2)

  • William Dougan in household of Andrew Dougan, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Wm Andw Dougan, "Canada Census, 1871"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (8)

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World Events (4)


Age 1

British Columbia joins the confederation.

1880 · Legislature in Fredericton Destoryed by Fire

Age 10

On February 25, 1880, the legislature building in Frederiction was destroyed by fire. The builiding was completely made of wood meaning that there was nothing left of it. The chair that the speaker used and a marble top table were all that remained.

1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge

Age 31

July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Caitlin, Aileen, Kieran, Sean Patrick, Siobhan.

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhagáin ‘descendant of Dubhagán’, a double diminutive of dubh meaning ‘small, dark one’.

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhginn ‘descendant of Duibhgeann’, a byname from dubh ‘black, dark’ + ceann ‘head, chief’.

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

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