Margaret Ethel Neilson

1920–1977 (Age 56)
Woodman, York, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Margaret Ethel

When Margaret Ethel Neilson was born on 3 November 1920, in Woodman, York, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Robert James Neilson, was 35 and her mother, Matilda Ann Laskey, was 28. She married Cecil David Maxwell on 23 August 1947, in Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada. She died on 6 May 1977, in Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 56.

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Cecil David Maxwell
Margaret Ethel Neilson
Marriage: 23 August 1947

Spouse and Children

23 August 1947
Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada

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World Events (2)

1937 · Miramichi Strike

Age 17

August 20, 1937, the Miramichi lumber strike took place. Over 1,500 millworkers and longshoremen struck 14 lumber firms for wage increases.
1955 · Recorder Low Temperature

Age 35

In 1955, New Brunswick broke the record with a freezing temperature of -47.2° C, in Sisson Dam

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: patronymic from Neill .2 Americanized form of Swedish Nilsson .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Margaret Ethel Neilson, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Margaret Ethel Neilson - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Margaret Ethel Neilson

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