Margaret Elizabeth Secord

Female25 June 1851–12 July 1924

Brief Life History of Margaret Elizabeth

When Margaret Elizabeth Secord was born on 25 June 1851, in Hamilton, Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario, Canada, her father, Abraham W Secord, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Poole, was 19. She married Cyrus Kinney on 1 July 1875, in Woodstock, Oxford, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Woodstock, Oxford, Ontario, Canada in 1871 and Essex, Ontario, Canada in 1911. She died on 12 July 1924, in Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 73.

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Cyrus Kinney
Margaret Elizabeth Secord
Marriage: 1 July 1875
Walter Kinney
Ida Maude Kinney
Harry Wortman Kinney
Ella Gertrude Kinney

Sources (15)

  • Margaret Secord in household of Abraham Secord, "Canada Census, 1871"
  • Margaret Elizabeth Secord, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Margaret E Kinney, "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 July 1875Woodstock, Oxford, Ontario, Canada
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 12

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1867 · Ontario Founded

    Age 16

    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.

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 21

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of French Sicard , reflecting the characteristic Canadian and American French rounding of the -ard ending. Compare Secor and Sicord .

    History: The Secords are descendants of Ambroise Sicard, a Huguenot refugee from France (see Sicard ).

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

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