Richard Alexander Milne

Male12 August 1873–9 August 1920

Brief Life History of Richard Alexander

When Richard Alexander Milne was born on 12 August 1873, in Ontario, Canada, his father, Alexander William Milne, was 35 and his mother, Harriet Margaret Heron, was 29. He married Annie Elizabeth Atkinson on 20 April 1908, in York, York, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in York, Ontario, Canada in 1901. He died on 9 August 1920, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 46, and was buried in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada.

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Richard Alexander Milne
Annie Elizabeth Atkinson
Marriage: 20 April 1908
Clarence Lionel Milne
Gordon Alexander Milne

Sources (11)

  • Richard Milne in household of Alexander Milne, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Richard Alexander Milne, "Ontario Births, 1869-1911"
  • Richard Alex Milne, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 April 1908York, York, Ontario, Canada
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (3)

    1883 · Mining Boom

    Age 10

    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 13

    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 33

    Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (mainly Aberdeenshire and Angus): occupational name from Middle English milne ‘mill’, also found as mulne in south and western England and melne in southeastern England. The Scottish name has been established in Ireland since the early 18th century, and has absorbed some cases of Irish Moyle . Compare Mill 1.

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

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