Violet Elizabeth Reid

6 November 1884–24 February 1971 (Age 86)
London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Violet Elizabeth

When Violet Elizabeth Reid was born on 6 November 1884, her father, William Harrison REID, was 26 and her mother, Mary Ann Lucas, was 24. She had at least 1 son with Harry Evans. She died on 24 February 1971, in London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 86.

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Harry Evans
Violet Elizabeth Reid
1884–1971
Harrison F Evans

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    Harrison F Evans

    MaleMale

Parents and Siblings

    William Harrison REID

    Male1858–1930Male

    Mary Ann Lucas

    Female1860–Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (6)

1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 2

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 22

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

Age 50

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish:1. nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Older Scots reid ‘red’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing, from Old English rȳd ‘woodland clearing’. Compare English Read .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Violet Elizabeth Reid, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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