Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 4

Name of DeceasedDakin, Vida Lavinia
Additional Namesnée Heighton
Date of Death6 December 1917
GenderFemale
Age22
Address1412 Barrington Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Identified byGeorge Maclellan
BuriedRiver John, Nova Scotia
FamilyHusband Charles Dakin, 22; children Daisy, 4; Earle, 2; survived Dorothy 10 months, died
NoteDaisy, 4 lived with grandfather, James C. Heighton, River John, Pictou County; Earle, 2 adopted by Rev. Dr. James W. Falconer, Pine Hill Presbyterian College
Sources- City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: Claims 4096
- HRC: List

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Vida Lavinia Dakin was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 9 on page 1 below:

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