Estelle Mary McCaffrey

21 August 1899–1978 (Age 78)
Caledon, Peel, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Estelle Mary

When Estelle Mary McCaffrey was born on 21 August 1899, in Caledon, Peel, Ontario, Canada, her father, Patrick John McCaffrey, was 34 and her mother, Alice McKenna, was 33. She married Arthur Francis Bird on 12 July 1927, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada. She died in 1978, at the age of 79.

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Arthur Francis Bird
Estelle Mary McCaffrey
Marriage: 12 July 1927

Spouse and Children

12 July 1927
Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (5)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 7

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 35

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 44

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gafraidh or Mac Gofraidh ‘son of Gafradh’, a Gaelic form of the Old Norse personal name Guðfróðr, composed of the elements guð ‘god’ + fróðr ‘wise’, and equivalent to English Godfrey . An alternative Gaelic form of the personal name is Gothraidh, which gave rise to McGorry . In Ireland this is a branch of the Maguires of Fermanagh.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Estillia Mccaffrey, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Stella Mary Mccaffrey Or Mccaffery, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Stella Mccaffray in household of Patrick Mccaffray, "Canada Census, 1911"

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