Erle Marriam Buchanan

17 October 1877–
Yorkville, York, Ontario

The Life of Erle Marriam

When Erle Marriam Buchanan was born on 17 October 1877, her father, James Oliver Buchanan, was 27 and her mother, Emmelina Morrison, was 22. She lived in Yorkville, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada in 1881.

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James Oliver Buchanan
Emmelina Morrison
Erle Marriam Buchanan
Madaline Buchanan
Kathleen Gladys May Buchanan
Leroy Beresford Buchanan
Beryle Olive Buchanan

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World Events (3)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 6

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 9

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.

Age 105

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Buchanan, a place near Loch Lomond, perhaps named with Gaelic buth chanain ‘house of the canon’.

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

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  • Erle Marrian Buchanan, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Erle Marrian Buchanan, "Ontario, Births and Baptisms, 1779-1899"

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