Elizabeth Winch

1837–
York, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Winch was born in 1837, in York, Ontario, Canada, her father, Samuel Winch, was 40 and her mother, Elizabeth Betsy Montenay, was 38.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Winch
1797–1875
Elizabeth Betsy Montenay
1799–1847
Asel Winch
1822–1919
William Winch
1841–1931
Marshall Winch
1823–1901
Lydia Winch
1824–1904
Maria Winch
1827–1865
Mary Ann Winch
1829–1907
Margaret Ann Winch
1833–1917
Hannah Winch
1835–1910
Elizabeth Winch
1837–
James Winch
1841–1892
Josephine Winch
1842–
Albert Winch
1843–1887

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World Events (6)

1867 · Ontario Founded
Age 30
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.
1871
Age 34
British Columbia joins the confederation.
1883 · Mining Boom
Age 46
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:1. in examples such as William de la Winche (Worcestershire 1275 ) evidently a topographic name, perhaps for someone who lived at a spot where boats were hauled up onto the land by means of pulleys, from Middle English winche ‘reel’, ‘roller’. However, Old English wince as an element of place names may also have meant ‘corner’ or ‘nook’, and in some cases the surname may be derived from this sense. 2. in examples such as William le Wynch (Sussex 1327) it appears to be a nickname, perhaps from the lapwing, Old English (hlēap)wince.

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

Possible Related Names

Wink

Sources (1)

  • Betsy J Wench, "Canada Census, 1851"

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