William McLeod

Brief Life History of William

When William McLeod was born on 1 July 1900, in Edmonton, Alberta, Northwest Territories, Canada, his father, John McLeod, was 39 and his mother, Flora Bella Ann McDonald, was 35. He had at least 1 son with Marie Bremner. He lived in Alberta, Canada in 1916. He died on 2 June 1937, in Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Fort St. John, British Columbia, Canada.

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William McLeod
Marie Bremner
Stewart James McLeod

Sources (10)

  • William Mcleod in household of John Mcleod, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • William McLeod, "Minnesota, County Deaths, 1850-2001"
  • William Mcleod in entry for Stewart James Mcleod, "British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993"

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.


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1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Leòid ‘son of Leòd’, a patronymic from a Gaelic form of Old Norse Liótr ‘ugly’, a common personal name in medieval Norway and Iceland.

History: This is the name of a major Scottish Hebridean clan, associated in particular with Dunvegan on the isle of Skye; also, historically, with the island of Lewis. There are two main branches: the McLeods of Harris and Dunvegan (Sìol Tormoid) and the McLeods of Lewis (Sìol Torcaill). Both branches claim descent from a certain Leòd (Norse: Liótr), who lived in the 13th century. — One prominent bearer of this prominent Scottish name, Alexander McLeod (1774–1833), a Reformed Presbyterian clergyman, author, and editor, emigrated to the US in 1792 from the island of Mull in the Hebrides.

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

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