Mary Ann Cargo

9 September 1880–before 1891 (Age 10)
Palmerston, Minto, Wellington, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Cargo was born on 9 September 1880, in Palmerston, Minto, Wellington, Ontario, Canada, her father, Charles James Cargo, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Long, was 24. She died before 1891, at the age of 9.

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Charles James Cargo
Elizabeth Ann Long
Mary Ann Cargo
George Henry Cargo
Charles James Cargo
Martha Ann Cargo

Parents and Siblings



World Events (2)

1883 · Mining Boom
Age 3
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 6
In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.

Name Meaning

1 Slovenian (Čargo): unexplained. This name comes from the westernmost part of Slovenia.2 It may also be an Americanized spelling of German Karger .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Ann Cargo, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Mary Ann Cargo, "Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959"
  • Mary Ann Cargo, "Ontario, Births and Baptisms, 1779-1899"

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