3 April 1883– Muskoka Township, Muskoka, Ontario, Canada
The Life of Mary Ann
When Mary Ann Elliott was born on 3 April 1883, in Muskoka Township, Muskoka, Ontario, Canada, her father, John George Elliott, was 64 and her mother, Jane Irene Archibald, was 45. She lived in Huntsville, Muskoka, Ontario, Canada in 1891.
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
Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
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.
1 English: from a Middle English personal name, Elyat, Elyt. This represents at least two Old English personal names which have fallen together: the male name Aðelgēat (composed of the elements aðel ‘noble’ + Gēat, a tribal name; see Jocelyn ), and the female personal name Aðelgȳð (composed of the elements aðel ‘noble’ + gȳð ‘battle’). The Middle English name seems also to have absorbed various other personal names of Old English or Continental Germanic origin, as for example Old English Ælfweald ( see Ellwood ).2 English: from a pet form of Ellis .3 Scottish: Anglicized form of the originally distinct Gaelic surname Elloch, Eloth, a topographic name from Gaelic eileach ‘dam’, ‘mound’, ‘bank’. Compare Eliot .