Maggietina Wilson

9 June 1872–
Howard, Kent, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Maggietina

When Maggietina Wilson was born on 9 June 1872, in Howard, Kent, Ontario, Canada, her father, Daniel Gilman Wilson, was 30 and her mother, Catharine McKinlay, was 25.

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Daniel Gilman Wilson
Catharine McKinlay
Annie Allison Willson
Tenna Margaret Willson
Maggietina Wilson
John Herbert Wilson

Parents and Siblings



World Events (3)

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.

Age 110

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Maggietina Wilson, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Maggietina Wilson, "Ontario, Births and Baptisms, 1779-1899"

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