Mary E. Hughes

Female17 January 1857–1939

Brief Life History of Mary E.

When Mary E. Hughes was born on 17 January 1857, in Ontario, Canada, her father, John Hughes, was 28 and her mother, Bridget Farrell, was 24. She married Donald Angus Crites in 1884, in Cornwall, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died in 1939, in Ontario, Canada, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Donald Angus Crites
Mary E. Hughes
Marriage: 1884
Eva Mabel Crites
Mary Ethel Crites
Clinton Crites
Ellen Iolene or Irene Crites
Clarence Arnold Crites
Clarance Crites
Ruby May Crites
Harold Leslie Crites

Sources (18)

  • Mary Hughes in entry for Crites, "Canada, Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Mary Cretes in household of Donald Cretes, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Margaret Hughes, "Canada, Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1884Cornwall, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (6)

    1867 · Ontario Founded

    Age 10

    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 12


    1883 · Mining Boom

    Age 26

    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

    English and Welsh: variant of Hugh with genitival or excrescent -s.

    Irish and Scottish: adopted as an equivalent of Gaelic surnames based on the personal name Aodh ‘fire’, for example Ó hAodha, Mac Aodha; see McCoy and compare McHugh .

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

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