Ralph Churchill

1848–
Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Ralph

When Ralph Churchill was born about 1848, in Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Thomas Churchill, was 29 and his mother, Phoebe Shaw, was 26. He lived in Long Island, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1871.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Churchill
1819–
Phoebe Shaw
1822–
Thomas William Churchill
1843–1906
Ralph Churchill
1848–
Anne Churchill
1846–1902
Ephraim Stanley Churchill
1848–1911
George W Churchill
1852–1911
Gilbert Frank Churchill
1857–1927

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (6)

1869

Age 21

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1871

Age 23

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 61

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Churchill, for example in Devon, Oxfordshire, Somerset, and Worcestershire. Most were probably originally named with a Celtic element crūg ‘hill’ (which early on was reinterpreted as Old English cyrice ‘church’), to which was added Old English hyll ‘hill’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Ralph Churchel in household of Thomas Churchel, "Canada Census, 1871"

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