Mahala Card

19 May 1833–24 May 1916 (Age 83)
Kempt Shore, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Mahala

When Mahala Card was born on 19 May 1833, in Kempt Shore, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Capt. Silas Card, was 33 and her mother, Esther Henry, was 30. She married Richard Stickney on 17 May 1870, in Peel, Wellington, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in East Camden, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada in 1861 and Peel, Wellington, Ontario, Canada in 1871. She died on 24 May 1916, in Wellington, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 83, and was buried in Elora, Centre Wellington, Wellington, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Richard Stickney
1831–1924
Mahala Card
1833–1916
Marriage: 17 May 1870
Martha Stickney
1867–

Spouse and Children

    Richard Stickney

    Male1831–1924Male

    Female1833–1916Female

MARRIAGE
17 May 1870
Peel, Wellington, Ontario, Canada
children

(1)

    Martha Stickney

    Female1867–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Capt. Silas Card

    Male1800–1897Male

    Esther Henry

    Female1803–1865Female

siblings

(12)

    William Henry Card

    Male1824–1882Male

    Charles Jeremiah Card

    Male1825–1888Male

    Female1827–1900Female

    Female1829–1910Female

    Silas James Card

    Male1830–1905Male

+7 More Children

World Events (6)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 34

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.
1869

Age 36

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1883 · Mining Boom

Age 50

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: metonymic occupational name for someone who carded wool (i.e. disentangled it), preparatory to spinning, from Middle English, Old French card(e) ‘carder’, an implement used for this purpose.2 Reduced form of Irish McCard .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mahala Stickney, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Mahala Card, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Mahala Stickney in household of Richard Stickney, "Canada Census, 1871"

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