Daniel Hector Totten

2 September 1890–20 January 1953 (Age 62)
Springhill, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Daniel Hector

When Daniel Hector Totten was born on 2 September 1890, in Springhill, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Robert William Totten, was 44 and his mother, Annie Eliza Hudson, was 40. He married Eva Victoria McDonald on 7 June 1909, in Springhill, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1909. He died on 20 January 1953, in Springhill, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 62, and was buried in Springhill, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Hector Totten
1890–1953
Eva Victoria McDonald
1891–1955
Marriage: 7 June 1909
Gourley Totten
1910–
Robert William Totten
1913–1999
Margaret Totten
1924–1966

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 June 1909
Springhill, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada
children

(3)

    Gourley Totten

    Male1910–Male

    Male1913–1999Male

    Margaret Totten

    Female1924–1966Female

Parents and Siblings

    Robert William Totten

    Male1846–Male

    Annie Eliza Hudson

    Female1850–1927Female

siblings

(7)

    Ada May Totten

    Female1878–Female

    Aravilla Totten

    Female1879–Female

    Female1880–1967Female

    Florence Totten

    Female1883–Female

    Female1885–1968Female

+2 More Children

World Events (3)

1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 19

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.
1921 · Racing Schooner Launched

Age 31

The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.
1945 · HMCS Esquimalt Torpedoed

Age 55

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.

Name Meaning

English and northern Irish: possibly from a diminutive of the nickname totte ‘simpleton’, ‘fool’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Daniel H Totten in household of Robert Totten, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Dan Totton, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"
  • Daniel Hector Totten, "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955"

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