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
1865–1922
Letitia Decker
1865–1945
Marriage: 3 October 1886
Lloyd Merritt Stotts
1889–1979
Howard George Stotts
1893–1955
Laverna Stotts
1896–1980
John Palmer Stotts
1898–1967
Mellissa Stott
1903–
William Edgar Stotts
1904–1987

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 October 1886
Markham, York Region, Ontario, Canada
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    David Beaman Decker

    Male1827–1922Male

    Harriet Palmer

    Female1831–1881Female

siblings

(2)

    Charlotte Melissie Decker

    Female1858–1938Female

    Female1865–1945Female

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.
1871

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.

Possible Related Names

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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