Grace Findlay

18 February 1883–
Ancaster, Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Grace

When Grace Findlay was born on 18 February 1883, in Ancaster, Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario, Canada, her father, William Findley, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Calder, was 36. She lived in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada for about 5 years.

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Family Time Line

William Findley
Elizabeth Calder
William Findlay
Margaret Findlay
John Findlay
James Archibald Findlay
Allan Findlay
Ellen Findlay
Grace Findlay
Jessie Findlay
Frank Findlay
Elizabeth Findlay
Annie Isabel Findlay

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World Events (8)

1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 3

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 23

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 51

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Finley .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Grace Finalay in household of William Findlay, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Grace Findlay, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Grace Hay in household of William Findlay, "Canada, Northwest Provinces Census, 1906"

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