Nelson Kalar

27 November 1850–18 March 1937 (Age 86)
Beverley, Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Nelson

When Nelson Kalar was born on 27 November 1850, in Beverley, Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario, Canada, his father, James Kalar, was 53 and his mother, Susannah Elizabeth Whiting, was 49. He had at least 4 sons and 3 daughters with Jane Ann Coyle. He lived in Beverley, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada in 1871 and Hamilton, Ontario, Canada in 1901. He died on 18 March 1937, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Nelson Kalar
1850–1937
Jane Ann Coyle
1855–1901
Josephine Kellar
1877–
Matthew Kellar
1878–1914
Elsie Kellar
1880–
Bertha Ellen Kellar
1882–1968
Archey Kellar
1885–1886
William Alexander Kellar
1890–1965
Arthur Gordon Kellar
1897–

Spouse and Children

    Male1850–1937Male

    Jane Ann Coyle

    Female1855–1901Female

children

(7)

    Josephine Kellar

    Female1877–Female

    Matthew Kellar

    Male1878–1914Male

    Elsie Kellar

    Female1880–Female

    Female1882–1968Female

    Archey Kellar

    Male1885–1886Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 17

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.
1869

Age 19

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1883 · Mining Boom

Age 33

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

Slovenian: topographical name, an agent noun for someone who lived near a pool or swampy place, from Slovenian kal.

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

Sources (3)

  • Nelson Kellar, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Nelson Kellar, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Nelson Kellar in entry for William Alex Kellar and Lillian Bronson, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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