Mary E. Hughes

17 January 1857–1939 (Age 81)
Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Mary E.

When Mary E. Hughes was born on 17 January 1857, in Ontario, Canada, her father, John Hughes, was 27 and her mother, Bridget Farrell, was 23. She married Donald Angus Crites in 1884, in Cornwall, Stormont, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Stormont, 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

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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 14
British Columbia joins the confederation.
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

1 English (also common in Wales): patronymic from the Middle English and Anglo-Norman French personal name Hugh .2 Welsh: variant of Howells .3 Irish and Scottish: variant Anglicization of Gaelic Mac Aodha ( see McCoy ).

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

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Sources (14)

  • Mary Cretes in household of Donald Cretes, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Mary Hughes, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Mary Hughes in entry for Harold Leslie Crites and Jelbit Latreille, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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