Cecil Gordon Stretch

Brief Life History of Cecil Gordon

When Cecil Gordon Stretch was born on 30 September 1912, in Ponoka, Ponoka County, Alberta, Canada, his father, Thomas Charles Stretch, was 38 and his mother, Ella Eugenie Wolner, was 37. He married Mary Edna Kay in 1938, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He lived in Alberta, Canada in 1916 and County of Wetaskiwin No. 10, Alberta, Canada in 1926. He died on 24 August 1966, in Ponoka, Ponoka County, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 53, and was buried in Ponoka, Ponoka County, Alberta, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Cecil Gordon Stretch
1912–1966
Mary Edna Kay
1909–2012
Marriage: 1938

Sources (5)

  • Gordon Stretch in household of Thomas Stretch, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
  • Cecil Gordon Stretch, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Newspaper article about Ponoka legends

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Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Cheshire): nickname from Middle English strec(c)h(e), Old English stræc, strec ‘strong, violent’.

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

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