Doris A Tennant

1914–2003 (Age 88)
Netherhill, Saskatchewan, Canada

The Life of Doris A

When Doris A Tennant was born on 20 April 1914, in Netherhill, Saskatchewan, Canada, her father, Andrew Tennant, was 31 and her mother, Violet Jane Johnston, was 30. She married William Lloyd McPhee on 12 May 1937, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She lived in Saskatchewan, Canada in 1916. She died on 9 March 2003, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 88.

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Doris A Tennant
William Lloyd McPhee
Marriage: 12 May 1937

Spouse & Children

12 May 1937
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Parents & Siblings



  • Secord Tennant


  • Jennet Tennant


  • Female1914–2003Female

World Events (1)


Age 68

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: status name for a farmer who held his land from an overlord by obligations of rent or service, from Old French, Middle English tenant (present participle of Old French tenir ‘to hold’, Latin tenere). This was the normal situation for landholders in the Middle Ages, since in the feudal system all land belonged ultimately to the king and use of it was granted in return for financial or military support.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Doris Tennant in household of Andrew Tennant, "Canada Census, 1916"

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