Edith Charity Micks

5 October 1878–1966 (Age 87)
Sombra, Lambton, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Edith Charity

When Edith Charity Micks was born on 5 October 1878, in Sombra, Lambton, Ontario, Canada, her father, Wallace William Micks, was 28 and her mother, Olive Jane Henry, was 23. She married Robert McNeil on 25 August 1896. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Ontario, Canada in 1878 and Lambton, Ontario, Canada in 1911. She died in 1966, in Duthill, St. Clair, Lambton, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 88, and was buried in Duthil Cemetery, Duthill, St. Clair, Lambton, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Robert McNeil
Edith Charity Micks
Marriage: 25 August 1896
Margaret Olive McNeil
Mary Theresa McNeil
Ronald McNeil
Isabella Mae McNeal
Wallace McNeil
Jennie Luella McNeil
Hugh McNeil
Harry McNeil

Spouse and Children

25 August 1896
Wallaceburg, Sombra, Kent, Ontario, Canada


    Margaret Olive McNeil


    Mary Theresa McNeil


    Ronald McNeil


    Isabella Mae McNeal


    Wallace McNeil


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (7)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 5

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

Age 8

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

Age 28

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

English (West Midlands and Wales): patronymic from the personal name Dick .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edoth Micks in household of Wallace Micks, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Edith Micks Mcneil in entry for Margaret Olive Mcneil, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Edith Micks, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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