Nelson Kalar

Male27 November 1850–18 March 1937

Brief Life History of Nelson

When Nelson Kalar was born on 27 November 1850, in Beverley, 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 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
Jane Ann Coyle
Josephine Kellar
about 1877–
Matthew Kellar
Elsie Kellar
Bertha Ellen Kellar
Archey Kellar
William Alexander Kellar
Arthur Gordon Kellar

Sources (20)

  • Nelson Kellar, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Nelson Kellar, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Nelson Kellar in entry for William Alex Kellar and Lillian Bronson, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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Children (7)

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Siblings (10)

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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.


Age 19


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: topographic name derived from kal ‘shallow pool, filled with rainwater’.

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

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