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
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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