Rhoda Madeleine Hannan

18 September 1924–24 August 1989 (Age 64)
St. Stephen, Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Rhoda Madeleine

When Rhoda Madeleine Hannan was born on 18 September 1924, in St. Stephen, Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Alexander A Hannan, was 52 and her mother, Elizabeth Jane Whirty, was 44. She married Ralph W. Smith on 26 June 1946, in Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada. She died on 24 August 1989, in Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 64.

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Ralph W. Smith
Rhoda Madeleine Hannan
Marriage: 26 June 1946

Spouse and Children

26 June 1946
Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada

Parents and Siblings



    Dorothy Gwendoline Hannon


    Philip Whirly Hannan


    Burton Alexander Hannan



World Events (3)

1937 · Miramichi Strike

Age 13

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 31

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

Age 58

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 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAnnáin ‘descendant of Annán’, a contracted form of Annach, a byname of uncertain meaning.2 Muslim: from the Arabic personal name Hannān ‘compassionate’, ‘merciful’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Rhoda Madeline Hannan, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"

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