Letitia Decker

1865–1945 (Age 80)
Pickering, Durham, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Letitia

When Letitia Decker was born in 1865, in Pickering, Durham, Ontario, Canada, her father, David Beaman Decker, was 38 and her mother, Harriet Palmer, was 34. She married George Lyman Stotts on 3 October 1886, in Markham, York Region, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Alberta, Canada in 1911. She died about 1945, in Red Deer, Red Deer County, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

George Lyman Stotts
Letitia Decker
Marriage: 3 October 1886
Lloyd Merritt Stotts
Howard George Stotts
Laverna Stotts
John Palmer Stotts
Mellissa Stott
William Edgar Stotts

Spouse and Children

3 October 1886
Markham, York Region, Ontario, Canada


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    David Beaman Decker


    Harriet Palmer




    Charlotte Melissie Decker



World Events (6)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 2

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 6

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 21

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.

Name Meaning

1 German: occupational name for a roofer (thatcher, tiler, slater, or shingler) or a carpenter or builder, from an agent derivative of Middle High German decke ‘covering’, a word which was normally used to refer to roofs, but sometimes also to other sorts of covering; modern German Decke still has the twin senses ‘ceiling’ and ‘blanket’.2 Dutch: variant of Dekker , cognate with 1.3 English: variant of Dicker .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lelisia Stott in household of George L Stott, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Letecia Stotts in entry for Harold George Stotts, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Letitia Decker in entry for Melissa Georgina Stotts, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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