Dorothy Laurence Knechtel

12 April 1889–
Wingham, Huron, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Dorothy Laurence

When Dorothy Laurence Knechtel was born on 12 April 1889, in Wingham, Huron, Ontario, Canada, her father, Charles Knechtel, was 26 and her mother, Mary Ann Nicholson, was 23. She married Thomas Albert Elliott on 11 February 1913. She lived in Ontario, Canada in 1889 and Huron, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years.

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Thomas Albert Elliott
Dorothy Laurence Knechtel
Marriage: 11 February 1913

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 February 1913
  • Parents and Siblings



    World Events (7)

    1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario
    Age 17
    Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
    1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born
    Age 45
    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 54
    George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto, Waldron.German: diminutive of Knecht .

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Dora Knechtel, "Ontario Births, 1869-1911"
    • Dora Knechtel in household of Chas Knechtel, "Canada Census, 1901"
    • Dorothy Laurence Knechtel, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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