Claude Coates

1925–27 May 2002 (Age 77)
Winterton, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

The Life of Claude

When Claude Coates was born in 1925, in Winterton, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, his father, Ralph Coates, was 26 and his mother, Jane Simmons, was 26. He died on 27 May 2002, in Carbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, at the age of 77.

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Claude Coates
Jean Green

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Parents and Siblings

    Ralph Coates


    Jane Simmons




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Age 57

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

1 English: status name for a cottager ( see Cotter 2), or a topographic name for someone who lived in a relatively humble dwelling (from Middle English cotes, plural (or genitive) of cote, cott), or a habitational name from any of the numerous places named with this word, especially Coates in Cambridgeshire and Cotes in Leicestershire.2 Scottish: variant of Coutts .3 Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Kotz or German Koths, from a variant of the medieval personal name Godo ( see Gottfried ).

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

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