Muriel Agnes Dewar

12 July 1893–4 July 1968 (Age 74)
Plympton, Lambton, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Muriel Agnes

When Muriel Agnes Dewar was born on 12 July 1893, in Plympton, Lambton, Ontario, Canada, her father, Donald Dewar, was 37 and her mother, Marion Donald, was 29. She lived in Lambton, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 4 July 1968, in London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 74.

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Donald Dewar
Marion Donald
Muriel Agnes Dewar
Frank Clifford Dewar
Robert James Dewar

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World Events (5)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 13

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

Age 41

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 50

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

Name Meaning

Scottish:1. occupational name for a custodian of holy relics (which was normally a hereditary office), from Gaelic deoradh ‘pilgrim’, ‘stranger’. 2. habitational name from Dewar, a place near Dalkeith, of uncertain origin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Aburnt A Dewar in household of Donald Dewar, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Muriel A Dervar in household of Donald Dervar, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Muriel Agnes Dewar, "Ontario Births, 1869-1911"

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