Fanny Emma Shales

about 1867–20 November 1963 (Age 96)

The Life of Fanny Emma

When Fanny Emma Shales was born about 1867, in Canada, her father, William Shales, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth (Shales), was 24. She married Kenneth McKenzie Babcock on 13 September 1888. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 20 November 1963, at the age of 96.

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Kenneth McKenzie Babcock
Fanny Emma Shales
Marriage: 13 September 1888
Lilly May Babcock
Stewart Babcock
Wesley Babcock
Bess Babcock
Lillian M Babcock
Graydon Babcock
Hurcel David Babcock
Carmen Babcock
Clarence Arnold Babcock

Spouse and Children

13 September 1888
Kingston, Frontenac Co., Ontario


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Parents and Siblings



World Events (6)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 0

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 2

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 39

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

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a shambler, from Middle English sheyl ‘shambling gait’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Fannie Babcock, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Lannie Shales in entry for Stewart Babcock and Ida Anna Carl, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Fanny Shales in entry for Gradan Babcock, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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