Evelyn May Wood

1 May 1914–23 August 2010 (Age 96)
Norfolk, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Evelyn May

When Evelyn May Wood was born on 1 May 1914, in Norfolk, Ontario, Canada, her father, James Albert Wood, was 32 and her mother, Clara Forest, was 26. She had at least 1 son with Howard Rae Mckenzie. She died on 23 August 2010, in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 96.

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Family Time Line

Howard Rae Mckenzie
1915–1981
Evelyn May Wood
1914–2010
Don McKenzie
1936–2009

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children

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Parents and Siblings

    James Albert Wood

    Male1882–1963Male

    Female1887–1973Female

siblings

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World Events (7)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 20

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 29

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.
1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike

Age 41

From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish:1. mainly a topographic name for someone who lived in or by a wood or a metonymic occupational name for a woodcutter or forester, from Middle English wode ‘wood’ (Old English wudu). 2. nickname for a mad, eccentric, or violent person, from Middle English wōd ‘mad’, ‘frenzied’ (Old English wād), as in Adam le Wode, Worcestershire 1221 .

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

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