Elva Maria Phelps

25 November 1849–14 August 1943 (Age 93)
Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Elva Maria

When Elva Maria Phelps was born on 25 November 1849, in Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada, her father, William Henry Phelps, was 25 and her mother, Hannah Judson, was 23. She married James Delos Webster on 22 November 1871, in Springford, Norwich, Oxford, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Norwich Township, Oxford, Ontario, Canada in 1871 and South Norwich Township, Oxford, Ontario, Canada in 1881. She died on 14 August 1943, in Ontario, Canada, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

James Delos Webster
1845–
Elva Maria Phelps
1849–1943
Marriage: 22 November 1871
Lillian May Webster
1873–
Eva Dorothy Webster
1877–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 November 1871Springford, Norwich, Oxford, Ontario, Canada
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1867 · Ontario Founded
    Age 18
    On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
    1869
    Age 20
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    1883 · Mining Boom
    Age 34
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and English (southwestern): variant of Phillips .History: The brothers George and William Phelps emigrated from Gloucestershire, England, to Dorchester, MA, c. 1630. Five years later they moved to Windsor, CT. George's sixth-generation descendant, Anson Greene Phelps (1781–1853), rose from being a penniless orphan to the status of a major industrialist and a prominent CT philanthropist.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Phillips

    Sources (11)

    • Elva Maria Phelps in entry for Lillie May Webster, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
    • Elsa M. Webster in household of James D. Webster, "Canada Census, 1881"
    • Eva C in entry for Wesley A Williams and Eva Dona Webster, "Canada, Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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