Edith Ellen Scott

6 September 1877–5 October 1944 (Age 67)
Clarke, Durham, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Edith Ellen

When Edith Ellen Scott was born on 6 September 1877, in Clarke, Durham, Ontario, Canada, her father, Francis Scott, was 29 and her mother, Agnes Cranston Preston, was 25. She died on 5 October 1944, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Francis Scott
1848–1919
Agnes Cranston Preston
1851–1927
Edward Preston Scott
1874–1925
Edith Ellen Scott
1877–1944
James Douglas Scott
1881–1958
Elizabeth Nichol Scott
1884–1972
Francis Scott
1889–1966

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (5)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 6

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.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 9

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 29

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

Name Meaning

1 English: ethnic name for someone with Scottish connections.2 Scottish and Irish: ethnic name for a Gaelic speaker.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edith Ellen Scott, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Edith Ellen Scott, "British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993"
  • Edith Ellen Scott, "Ontario, Births and Baptisms, 1779-1899"

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