Edith Charity Micks

Brief Life History 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, 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, Lambton, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 88, and was buried in Duthil Cemetery, Duthill, Lambton, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Robert McNeil
1854–1924
Edith Charity Micks
1878–1966
Marriage: 25 August 1896
Margaret Olive McNeil
1897–
Mary Theresa McNeil
1899–1913
Ronald McNeil
1900–1921
Isabella Mae McNeal
1904–
Wallace McNeil
1906–1921
Jennie Luella McNeil
1909–
Hugh McNeil
1911–2001
McNeil
1913–1913
Harry McNeil
1918–1993

Sources (31)

  • Edith Mcneil in household of Robert Mcneil, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Edith Micks, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Edith Meeks, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

World Events (7)

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 English: variant of Mack , with post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is rare in Britain and Ireland.

Americanized form of German Max 1 (compare Max 2) or Mack 3 (with the addition of excrescent -s, a common feature of Americanized surnames), or perhaps of some other similar (like-sounding) surname.

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

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