Douglas Roy Jones

21 April 1928–28 October 2010 (Age 82)
Dorn Ridge, York County, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Douglas Roy

When Douglas Roy Jones was born on 21 April 1928, his father, Delbert Dean O'Dell Jones, was 45 and his mother, Louisa Adelaide Gallagher, was 37. He married Doris Josephine Penney on 21 April 1950, in Napadogan, Douglas, York, New Brunswick, Canada. He died on 28 October 2010, in Fredericton, York, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 82.

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Douglas Roy Jones
Doris Josephine Penney
Marriage: 21 April 1950

Spouse and Children

21 April 1950
Napadogan, Douglas, York, New Brunswick, Canada

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World Events (5)

1937 · Miramichi Strike

Age 9

August 20, 1937, the Miramichi lumber strike took place. Over 1,500 millworkers and longshoremen struck 14 lumber firms for wage increases.
1955 · Recorder Low Temperature

Age 27

In 1955, New Brunswick broke the record with a freezing temperature of -47.2° C, in Sisson Dam

Age 54

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

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Douglas Roy Jones, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"

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