Herbert Logan

Brief Life History of Herbert

When Herbert Logan was born on 11 February 1882, in Lambton, Ontario, Canada, his father, Alexander Logan, was 35 and his mother, Mary Jane Sanders, was 33. He married Ellen Lavina Rothwell on 16 September 1908, in Lambton, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Ontario, Canada in 1882 and Sarnia, Sarnia, Lambton, Ontario, Canada in 1931. He died in 1952, at the age of 70, and was buried in Hillsdale Cemetery, Petrolia, Lambton, Ontario, Canada.

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Herbert Logan
1882–1952
Ellen Lavina Rothwell
1882–1959
Marriage: 16 September 1908
Norman Edwin Logan
1914–1989

Sources (8)

  • Herbert Logan, "Canada Census, 1931"
  • Herbert Logan, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Herbert Logan, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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World Events (5)

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

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from Logan (Ayrshire) or from some other minor place of this name.

Irish: from Ó Leocháin ‘descendant of Leochán’, a personal name (earlier spelled Lothchán) of unexplained etymology. See also Duck .

History: James Logan (1674–1751), an Ulster Scot and a Quaker, born in Lurgan, County Armagh, Ireland, became secretary to William Penn and held high office in the state of PA. Among his descendants have been numbered several prominent statesmen. KY pioneer Benjamin Logan moved with his parents from West Pennsborough Township, Cumberland County, PA, to Augusta County, VA, in 1740.

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

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