Mary Elizabeth Horricks

1871–1940 (Age 69)
Drummond, Lanark, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Horricks was born in 1871, in Drummond, Lanark, Ontario, Canada, her father, John Horricks, was 30 and her mother, Mary Ramsbottom, was 35. She married Alexander Moore on 6 October 1893, in Westmeath, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Renfrew, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 10 July 1940, in Ontario, Canada, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Moore
Mary Elizabeth Horricks
Marriage: 6 October 1893
William Ira Moore
John Caleb Moore
Alexander Graham Moore
Mary Edith Moore
Isaac Moore
George Moore
Elizabeth Violet Moore
Leonard Gerald Moore

Spouse and Children

6 October 1893
Westmeath, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada


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World Events (4)


Age 0

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1883 · Mining Boom

Age 12

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.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 35

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

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): habitational name from Great or Little Horrocks in Greater Manchester, so named from the plural of the dialect term hurrock ‘heaped-up pile of loose stones or rubbish’ (of uncertain origin).

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

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Moore in household of Alexander Moore, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Mary Horracks in household of John Horracks, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Mary Elizabeth Homcks in entry for John Caleb Moore and Annie Laura Hawthorne, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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