William Lake

25 February 1795–12 May 1859 (Age 64)
Ernestown, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of William

When William Lake was born on 25 February 1795, in Ernestown, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada, his father, John N. Lake Jr, was 36 and his mother, Leah Van Voorheise, was 32. He married Mary Sylvina Hogle on 25 February 1819, in Ernestown, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 12 May 1859, in his hometown, at the age of 64.

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William Lake
Mary Sylvina Hogle
Marriage: 25 February 1819
George Lake
Elmina Lake
Charles Lake

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 February 1819Ernestown, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada
  • Children


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    Name Meaning

    (1997: 11536;2007: 23878; 2010: 32104)English (mainly West Country): topographic name usually for someone who lived by a streamlet (Middle English lak(e), Old English lacu) or who lived at or came from any of the places so named, such as Lack in Church Stoke (Shropshire) and Lake in Wilsford near Amesbury (Wiltshire). Lake is a common minor placename in Devon.English: occasionally perhaps a topographic name for someone who lived by a lake or pool (Middle English, Old French lake), though it is uncertain that this word was current in ordinary vocabulary during the main period of surname formation (1250–1400).

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

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    • 1851 Census of Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, & Nova Scotia for William Lake

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