Suzana Thistlethwaite

1869–1959 (Age 89)
Ontario, Canada

The Life of Suzana

When Suzana Thistlethwaite was born on 6 June 1869, in Ontario, Canada, her father, Robert Thistlethwaite, was 39 and her mother, Jane Mode, was 36. She married Martin Sylvester on 23 March 1910, in Vankleek Hill, Champlain, Prescott and Russell, Ontario, Canada. She lived in Prescott, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Saskatchewan, Canada in 1916. She died in 1959, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Suzana Thistlethwaite
Martin Sylvester
Marriage: 23 March 1910

Spouse & Children

23 March 1910
Vankleek Hill, Champlain, Prescott and Russell, Ontario, Canada

Parents & Siblings

  • Robert Thistlethwaite


  • Jane Mode




  • Female1859–1944Female

  • Fredrick William Thistlethwaite


  • Harry B. Thistlethwaite


  • Johana M Thistlethwaite


  • Female1869–1959Female

World Events (6)


Age 2

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1883 · Mining Boom

Age 14

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.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 37

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

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a minor place in the parish of Lancaster called Thistlethwaite, from Middle English thistle + thwaite ‘meadow’ ( see Thwaites ), i.e. a meadow overgrown with thistles.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Henritta Sylvester in household of Martin Sylvester, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • Suzana Thistlethwaite in household of Robert Thistlethwaite, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Susa Thistlethwaite in household of Jane Thistlethwaite, "Canada Census, 1901"

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