Mary E Hughes

Brief Life History 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 New Johnstown, Stormont, Upper Canada, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Cornwall, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada in 1911. She died in 1939, in Ontario, Canada, at the age of 82, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Cornwall, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada.

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

World Events (6)

1867 · Ontario Founded

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.


British Columbia joins the confederation.

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.

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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