Clifford Clayton Marr

17 December 1873–28 December 1947 (Age 74)
East Gwillimbury, York, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Clifford Clayton

When Clifford Clayton Marr was born on 17 December 1873, in East Gwillimbury, York, Ontario, Canada, his father, Cornelius Marr, was 33 and his mother, Hannah Jane Woodruff, was 25. He married Flora Jane McLean on 17 December 1902, in Ontario, Ontario, Canada. He lived in York, York, Ontario, Canada in 1891 and Ontario, Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died on 28 December 1947, in Oshawa, Durham, West Grey, Grey, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 74, and was buried in Oshawa, Durham, West Grey, Grey, Ontario, Canada.

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Clifford Clayton Marr
Flora Jane McLean
Marriage: 17 December 1902

Spouse and Children

17 December 1902
Ontario, Ontario, Canada

Parents and Siblings


    Hannah Jane Woodruff




    Ruth Ellenor Marr


    Annetta "Nettie" Marr


    Walter Warren Marr



World Events (5)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 10

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 13

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 33

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

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from Mar in Aberdeenshire, the etymology of which is uncertain, possibly Old Norse marr, a rare word generally denoting the sea, but perhaps also a marsh or fen, as reflected in modern dialect forms.2 English: habitational name from Marr in West Yorkshire, whose name is likewise of uncertain origin; possibly the same as 1.3 German: from the Germanic personal name Marro.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clifford Marr in household of Cornelius Marr, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Clifford C Marr, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Clifford Mair, "Canada Census, 1911"

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