Ella Jane Clarin

1864–1951 (Age 87)
Lakefield, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Ella Jane

When Ella Jane Clarin was born in 1864, in Lakefield, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, her father, John Clarin, was 26 and her mother, Jane, was 22. She married Eri Whaley on 19 December 1883, in Lakefield, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Douro, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada in 1881 and York, Ontario, Canada in 1901. She died in 1951, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 87, and was buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada.

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Eri Whaley
Ella Jane Clarin
Marriage: 19 December 1883
George Frederick Whaley
Ada Florence Whaley

Spouse and Children

    Eri Whaley



19 December 1883
Lakefield, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada


    George Frederick Whaley


    Ada Florence Whaley


Parents and Siblings



World Events (5)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 3

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 5

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 42

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

1 French: from a pet form of Clair .2 Swedish: derivative of klar ‘clear’ (possibly representing an element of a place name) + -in (suffix of surnames derived from Latin -inus, -inius ‘descendant of’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ella Jane Clarin in household of John Clarin, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Ella Whaley in household of Eri Whaley, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Ella Jane Clarin, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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