Isabelle May Buffet

21 June 1883–6 June 1954 (Age 70)
Channel, , Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

The Life of Isabelle May

When Isabelle May Buffet was born on 21 June 1883, her father, William Buffett, was 31 and her mother, Ellenda Carter, was 28. She married Kenneth Aubrey MacLeod on 6 December 1911. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1954. She died on 6 June 1954, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Kenneth Aubrey MacLeod
Isabelle May Buffet
Marriage: 6 December 1911
Sara Catherine May McLeod

Spouse and Children

6 December 1911
Halifax, , Nova Scotia, Canada


Parents and Siblings

    William Buffett


    Ellenda Carter




World Events (3)

1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 26

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 38

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 62

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

Probably a respelling of French Buffet, from Old French buffet, which meant variously ‘table’, ‘cupboard’, ‘stall’, or ‘cheap wine’.

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

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