Malcolm Walker McQuarrie

21 September 1872–
Caledonia, Haldimand, Haldimand-Norfolk, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Malcolm Walker

When Malcolm Walker McQuarrie was born on 21 September 1872, in Caledonia, Haldimand, Haldimand-Norfolk, Ontario, Canada, his father, Daniel McQuarrie, was 41 and his mother, Margaret H. Thorburn, was 36. He married Emma Ferguson on 24 April 1895, in Shelby, Oceana, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Shelby, Oceana, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States in 1920.

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Malcolm Walker McQuarrie
Emma Ferguson
Marriage: 24 April 1895
Harold K McQuarrie
Lorene Marion McQuarrie
Blanche H McQurrie
Jessie B McQurrin

Spouse and Children

24 April 1895
Shelby, Oceana, Michigan, United States


    Harold K McQuarrie


    Lorene Marion McQuarrie




    Blanche H McQurrie


    Jessie B McQurrin


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 7

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 31

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Guaire, a patronymic from a Gaelic personal name meaning ‘proud’, ‘noble’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Malcolm W Mcgurrin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Malcolm W McQuarrie in entry for Harold K McQuarrie, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"
  • Malcom W McQuarrie, "United States Census, 1920"

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