Ida Valeria Mckee

Brief Life History of Ida Valeria

When Ida Valeria Mckee was born on 11 July 1871, in Glanford, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, her father, Philip Mc Kee, was 26 and her mother, Catherine Yeager, was 28. She married David Wesley Kett on 19 August 1891. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Glanford, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years and Kent, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 23 November 1937, in Tilbury East, Kent, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 66, and was buried in Tilbury, Kent, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

David Wesley Kett
1864–1911
Ida Valeria Mckee
1871–1937
Marriage: 19 August 1891
Alberta Catherine Kett
1892–1964
Mary Valeria Kett
1893–1895
Derwin Wesley Kett
1894–1895
Idela Mae Kett
1896–1943
Vera Jane Kett
1897–
Delbert Wesley Kett
1898–1907
Orleph Kett
1902–1902
Euretta Annie Kett
1903–
Beatrice Llewella Kett
1905–1912
Alice Rosamond Kett
1907–2006
Dola Warda Kett
1908–
David William Kett
1911–1975

Sources (27)

  • Ida V Kitts, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Ida Valerie Mckee, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Ida V Mckee, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

World Events (4)

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

Irish (northern): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha or Mac Aoidh ‘son of Aodh’, an old personal name meaning ‘fire’. Thus, this name has the same origin as McKay , McGee , McCoy , and McHugh .

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

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