Ada Elizabeth Lumsden

30 April 1854–17 October 1937 (Age 83)
England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ada Elizabeth

Ada Elizabeth Lumsden was born on 30 April 1854, in England, United Kingdom as the daughter of George Allen Malcolm and Maria. She married Jacob Allen Malcolm on 1 January 1880, in Brantford, Brant, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died on 17 October 1937, in Brantford, Brant, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Allen Malcolm
Ada Elizabeth Lumsden
Marriage: 1 January 1880
George Allen Malcolm
Clara Persis Malcolm
Bertha Beatrice Malcolm
Persis Eliza Malcolm

Spouse and Children

1 January 1880
Brantford, Brant, Ontario, Canada


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 13

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 15

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 26

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in the parish of Coldingham, Berwickshire. The first element of the place name is of uncertain origin, apparently the genitive case of a personal name; the second is probably Old English denu ‘valley’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ada Yokom, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Ada Malcolm in household of J. Allen Malcolm, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Ada E Lumsdon, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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