Ethel Iron Shirt

1923–1953 (Age 29)
Blood Indian Reservation, Alberta, Canada

The Life of Ethel

When Ethel Iron Shirt was born in September 1923, in Blood Indian Reservation, Alberta, Canada, her father, Tom Iron Shirt, was 32 and her mother, Mamie Healy, was 30. She had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Joe Bear. She lived in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada in 1926. She died on 22 January 1953, in Blood Indian Reservation, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 29.

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Family Time Line

Joe Bear
1904–1982
Ethel Iron Shirt
1923–1953
Joseph Bear
1943–1951
Emil Bear
1945–1994
Gilbert Bear
1949–1953
Jacinta Bear
1951–2016

Spouse and Children

children

(4)

    Joseph Bear

    Male1943–1951Male

    Male1945–1994Male

    Male1949–1953Male

    Jacinta Bear

    Female1951–2016Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1891–1952Male

    Mamie Healy

    Female1893–1930Female

siblings

(4)

    Son Iron Shirt

    Male1915–1920Male

    Male1921–1967Male

    Female1923–1953Female

    Julia Iron Shirt

    Female1925–1943Female

Name Meaning

French: from a reduced form of the medieval personal name Frodon, citation form of Frodo, based on Germanic frod ‘wise’, ‘sensible’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ethel Iron Shirt in household of Iron Shirt, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
  • January 29, 1953. The Cardston News Vol 53, No 42
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ethel Iron Shirt - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Ethel Iron Shirt

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