Mary Jane Hough

11 February 1877–
Scarborough, York, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Hough was born on 11 February 1877, in Scarborough, York, Ontario, Canada, her father, Henry H. Hough, was 40 and her mother, Mary Jane Colbath, was 39. She married Edward Thomas William Milton on 28 April 1906, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Toronto, Peel, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1911.

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Edward Thomas William Milton
Mary Jane Hough
Marriage: 28 April 1906
Thomas Milton
Winifred Milton
Ted Milton

Spouse and Children

28 April 1906
Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada


    Thomas Milton


    Winifred Milton


    Ted Milton


Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (7)

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.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 57

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

1 English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Cheshire and Derbyshire, so named from Old English hōh ‘spur of a hill’ (literally ‘heel’). This widespread surname is especially common in Lancashire.2 Irish (County Limerick): variant of Haugh 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mara P Hough in household of Thos E Hough, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Mary Jane Hough in household of Henry Hough, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Mary C Hough, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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