Marion Margaret Henderson Sinclair

1925–1970 (Age 44)
Saint Catharines, Grantham, Lincoln, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Marion Margaret Henderson

When Marion Margaret Henderson Sinclair was born on 23 June 1925, in Saint Catharines, Grantham, Lincoln, Ontario, Canada, her father, John Henderson Sinclair, was 23 and her mother, Catherine Mary Fletcher, was 23. She married David Christopher Boyd on 28 July 1943, in Balloch, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 16 April 1970, at the age of 44, and was buried in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada.

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Marion Margaret Henderson Sinclair
David Christopher Boyd
Marriage: 28 July 1943
Peter Boyd

Spouse & Children

28 July 1943
Balloch, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom


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World Events (4)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 9

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 18

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.
1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike

Age 30

From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish (of Norman origin): name of a powerful Scottish clan, originally a habitational name from Saint-Clair-sur-Elle in La Manche or Saint-Clairl’Évêque in Calvados, so called from the dedication of their churches to St. Clarus ( see Clare 3).2 Jewish: Americanized form of some like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish surname.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Marion Margaret Henderson Boyd, "British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993"

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