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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Francis Scott
Agnes Cranston Preston
Edward Preston Scott
Edith Ellen Scott
James Douglas Scott
Elizabeth Nichol Scott
Francis Scott

Parents and Siblings



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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