Jessie McLaren McClelland

20 October 1872–
Renfrew, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Jessie McLaren

When Jessie McLaren McClelland was born on 20 October 1872, in Renfrew, Ontario, Canada, her father, David McClelland, was 43 and her mother, Martha Cassidy, was 35. She married Alexander Dick on 30 March 1898, in Ontario, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Dick
Jessie McLaren McClelland
Marriage: 30 March 1898
David Dick
Martha Teresa Dick
Alton Percival Dick
Vera Dick

Spouse and Children

30 March 1898
Ontario, Ontario, Canada


    David Dick


    Martha Teresa Dick


    Alton Percival Dick


    Vera Dick


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (7)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 11

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 14

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 34

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

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of McClellan , with excrescent -d due to the devoicing of palatalized -n in Gaelic.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dick in household of Alexander Dick, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Jessie McClelland in household of David McClelland, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Jessie Mclellan in entry for Alton Percival Dick, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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