Ada Elizabeth Lumsden

Female30 April 1862–17 October 1937

Brief Life History of Ada Elizabeth

Ada Elizabeth Lumsden was born on 30 April 1862, in England, United Kingdom as the daughter of George Allen Malcolm and Maria Lumsden. She married Jacob Allen Malcolm on 1 January 1880, in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died on 17 October 1937, in Brantford, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 75.

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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

Sources (13)

  • Ada Yokom, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Ada E Lumsdon, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Ada Elizabeth Yokom, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1880Brantford, Ontario, Canada
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)


    Age 7


    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 18

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

    1883 · Mining Boom

    Age 21

    In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

    Name Meaning

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

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

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