Mary Elizabeth Weatherby

Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Weatherby was born in 1848, in Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, William Earl Weatherbee, was 41 and her mother, Jane Archibald, was 39. She married William Bartlett Taylor on 18 September 1873, in Five Islands, Colchester, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

William Bartlett Taylor
Mary Elizabeth Weatherby
Marriage: 18 September 1873
Clara Mabel Taylor
Herbert Benjamin Taylor
Maud Lavinia Taylor

Spouse and Children

18 September 1873
Five Islands, Colchester, Nova Scotia, Canada


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (5)


Age 23

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 61

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.
1921 · Racing Schooner Launched

Age 73

The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from a place in West Yorkshire named Wetherby, from Old Norse veðr ‘wether (sheep)’ + býr ‘farmstead’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary E. Taylor in household of Bartlet Taylor, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Mary Eliza in entry for Clara Mabel Taylor, "Nova Scotia Births, 1864-1877"
  • Mary Eliza We* in entry for Clara Mabel Taylor, "Nova Scotia Births, 1864-1877"

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