William Henry Elliott

Brief Life History of William Henry

When William Henry Elliott was born on 30 August 1872, in Netley, St. Andrews Rural Municipality, Manitoba, Canada, his father, Joseph Elliott, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Code, was 20. He married Florence Mabel Pass on 12 December 1905, in Mount Forest, Wellington North, Wellington, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Wellington, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. He died on 26 July 1964, in Ontario, Canada, at the age of 91.

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William Henry Elliott
Florence Mabel Pass
Marriage: 12 December 1905
William Orval Elliott
William Orval Elliott
Joseph Elric Elliott
Ralph Nuline Elliott

Sources (8)

  • William Elliott, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William Henry Elliott - Government record: birth-name: William Henry Elliott
  • Wm H Elliott, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

World Events (6)

1883 · Mining Boom

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.

1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English, Old French personal name Eliot, a pet form of the Old Testament name Elijah, rendered in Greek as Ēlias and in Old French as Élie + the diminutive suffix -ot; compare Ellis . The name Aylett may in some cases also have been confused with or absorbed into Elliott.

Scottish: late variant of Elwood .

Scottish (of Breton origin): perhaps, as some members of the Elliott clan believe, a Scottish variant of the Breton surname Elleouet, a habitational name from one of the hamlets named Allegot in Finistère.

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

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