Henry Cecil Redvers Attwood

10 August 1900–24 March 1974 (Age 73)
Oakland, Manitoba, Canada

The Life of Henry Cecil Redvers

When Henry Cecil Redvers Attwood was born on 10 August 1900, in Oakland, Manitoba, Canada, his father, James Francis Attwood, was 43 and his mother, Minnie Ann Allen, was 31. He married Alma Beatrice Cross on 18 June 1927, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada in 1911 and Detroit Ward 15, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 24 March 1974, at the age of 73, and was buried in Wayne, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Cecil Redvers Attwood
Alma Beatrice Cross
Marriage: 18 June 1927
Baby Attwood
Patricia Jean Attwood

Spouse and Children

18 June 1927
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States


    Baby Attwood


    Patricia Jean Attwood


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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

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.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 3

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

Age 20

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Atwood .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cecil Attwood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cecil R Attwood in household of James F Attwood, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Cecil Attwood in household of James F Attwood, "Canada Census, 1916"

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