Emily Louisa Hannaford

14 November 1877–31 May 1960 (Age 82)
Burlington, Halton, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Emily Louisa

When Emily Louisa Hannaford was born on 14 November 1877, in Burlington, Halton, Ontario, Canada, her father, Alfred Hannaford, was 26 and her mother, Caroline Cornell, was 31. She married George Coffey on 17 December 1900, in York Region, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada in 1911. She died on 31 May 1960, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

George Coffey
Emily Louisa Hannaford
Marriage: 17 December 1900
Gertrude Ellen Marie Coffey
Reginald George Coffey
Edward Harry Coffey

Spouse and Children

17 December 1900
York Region, Ontario, Canada


    Gertrude Ellen Marie Coffey


    Reginald George Coffey


    Edward Harry Coffey


Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (6)

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.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 29

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Hanford .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Emmie Hannaford in entry for Edward Harry Coffey, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Emily Hanneford in entry for Reginald George Coffey, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Emily Hannaford in entry for Gertrude Ellen Marie Coffey, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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