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.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

James Oliver Buchanan
1849–1944
Emmelina Morrison
1855–1935
Erle Marriam Buchanan
1877–
Madaline Buchanan
1879–1958
Kathleen Gladys May Buchanan
1883–1976
Leroy Beresford Buchanan
1884–1979
Beryle Olive Buchanan
1889–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

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.
1982

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

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

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.