Helen Grace Harris

13 October 1895–1971 (Age 75)
Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada

The Life of Helen Grace

When Helen Grace Harris was born on 13 October 1895, in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada, her father, William Milford Harris, was 23 and her mother, Mabel Caroline Larter, was 19. She lived in Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada for about 10 years. She died in 1971, at the age of 76, and was buried in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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Angus MacEachern
1885–1945
Helen Grace Harris
1895–1971

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World Events (5)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 11

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 39

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 48

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

Name Meaning

1 English and Welsh (very common in southern England and South Wales): patronymic from the medieval English personal name Harry , pet form of Henry .2 This name is also well established in Ireland, taken there principally during the Plantation of Ulster. In some cases, particularly in families coming from County Mayo, both Harris and Harrison can be Anglicized forms of Gaelic Ó hEarchadha.3 Greek: reduced form of the Greek personal name Kharalambos, composed of the elements khara ‘joy’ + lambein ‘to shine’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Helen G Harris in household of William Faster, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Helen Harris in household of Mary Larter, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Helen Grace Harris MacEachern, "BillionGraves Index"

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