Edith Charity Micks

Female5 October 1878–1966

Brief Life History of Edith Charity

When Edith Charity Micks was born on 5 October 1878, in Sombra, St. Clair, 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, in Wallaceburg, Kent, Upper Canada, British Colonial America. 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

Sources (31)

  • Edith Micks Mcneil in entry for Margaret Olive Mcneil, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Edoth Micks in household of Wallace Micks, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Edith Meeks, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 August 1896Wallaceburg, Kent, Upper Canada, British Colonial America
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

    +8 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

    Probably an altered form of Vick ; the addition of a final-s is characteristic of many North American names.

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

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