Delilah Salisbury

Brief Life History of Delilah

When Delilah Salisbury was born about 1824, in Fredericksburgh, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada, her father, Lucas Salisbury, was 24 and her mother, Sarah Ann Lee, was 20. She married William Anthony Lee in 1844, in Loughborough Township, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Loughborough Township, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada for about 20 years. She died on 22 December 1916, in Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 93, and was buried in Cataraqui, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

William Anthony Lee
1827–1919
Delilah Salisbury
1824–1916
Marriage: 1844
Sarah Lee
1845–
Eva Elizabeth Lee
1858–1935
Luke Lee
1849–1915
William Lee
1859–
Emma Jane Lee
1861–
Josephine Lee
1866–1962

Sources (11)

  • Delye Lee in household of William Lee, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Delilah Salisbury in the Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1938
  • Delia Lee, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

World Events (5)

1867 · Ontario Founded

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.

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1871

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name primarily from Salesbury in Blackburn (Lancashire) but also occasionally from Salisbury (Wiltshire). The Lancashire placename derives from Old English salh ‘willow, sallow’ + burg ‘fortress’, while the Wiltshire placename arises from a shortened form of the Celtic placename Sorviodunum (from an unknown initial element + Celtic dūno- ‘fort’). In the Old English period the second element was dropped and Sorvio- (of unexplained etymology) became Searo- in Old English as the result of folk etymological association the Old English word searu ‘trick’; to this an explanatory burh ‘fortress, manor, town’ was added. The city is recorded in the Domesday Book as Sarisberie; the change of -r- to -l- is the result of later dissimilation.

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

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