Ida Valeria Mckee

Female11 July 1871–23 November 1937

Brief Life History of Ida Valeria

When Ida Valeria Mckee was born on 11 July 1871, in Glanford Station, Hamilton, Hamilton-Wentworth, 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, Essex, Ontario, Canada.

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David Wesley Kett
Ida Valeria Mckee
Marriage: 19 August 1891
Alberta Catherine Kett
Mary Valeria Kett
Derwin Wesley Kett
Idela M Kett
Vera Jane Kett
Delbert Wesley Kett
Orleph Kett
Euretta Annie Kett
Beatrice Llewella Kett
Alice Rosamond Kett
Dola Warda Kett
David William Kett

Sources (27)

  • Ida Mckee in entry for Orleph Kett, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Idia Kett in household of David Kett, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Ida Mckee in entry for Francis Andrew Farr and Idella Mae Kett, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 August 1891
  • Children (12)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (4)

    1883 · Mining Boom

    Age 12

    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 15

    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 35

    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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