Lydia Theresa Micks

Brief Life History of Lydia Theresa

When Lydia Theresa Micks was born on 25 July 1881, in Sombra, Lambton, Ontario, Canada, her father, Wallace William Micks, was 31 and her mother, Olive Jane Henry, was 26. She had at least 2 sons and 5 daughters with James Alexander Russell. She lived in Ontario, Canada in 1881 and Northumberland, Ontario, Canada in 1911. She died in 1970, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 89.

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James Alexander Russell
Lydia Theresa Micks
Virginia Russell
Olive Mary Russell
Elspeth Elizabeth Lorena Lenore Russell
Edith Helen Russell
James W Russell
William Alexander Russell
Frances The Miller

Sources (28)

  • Lydia T Russell in household of James A Russell, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Theresa Micks, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Theresa Yates, "Canada, Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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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