Andrew Halliday

1862–26 March 1921 (Age 59)
Colborne, Huron, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Andrew

When Andrew Halliday was born in 1862, in Colborne, Huron, Ontario, Canada, his father, William Halliday, was 43 and his mother, Alice McKnight, was 32. He married Ada Hepworth Townsend on 16 January 1895, in Goderich, Huron, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Huron, Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died on 26 March 1921, in Colborne, Huron, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 59, and was buried in Goderich, Huron, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Halliday
Ada Hepworth Townsend
Marriage: 16 January 1895
Mabel V Halliday

Spouse and Children


    Ada Hepworth Townsend


16 January 1895
Goderich, Huron, Ontario, Canada


    Mabel V Halliday


Parents and Siblings

    William Halliday


    Alice McKnight




    Mary Ann Halliday


    John Halliday


    James Halliday


    Rosanna Halliday



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World Events (5)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 5

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 7

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 21

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: variant of Holladay . Halliday is also found in Ireland, where it is of English origin. Black notes that Scottish bearers of the name took it to France, where they became Viscounts of Pontaudemer.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Andrew Halliday, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Andrew Halliday in entry for Mabel Viola Halliday, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Andrew Halliday, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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