Margaret Ann Morden

Female30 November 1880–6 October 1924

Brief Life History of Margaret Ann

When Margaret Ann Morden was born on 30 November 1880, in Tyendinaga, Hastings, Ontario, Canada, her father, Sylvester Morden, was 40 and her mother, Catherine Lenora Weese, was 36. She married Henry Alexander Dowse on 8 August 1919, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She lived in Ontario, Canada in 1880. She died on 6 October 1924, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 43, and was buried in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada.

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Henry Alexander Dowse
Margaret Ann Morden
Marriage: 8 August 1919

Sources (5)

  • Maggie Morden, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Margeret Morden, "British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932"
  • Margaret Ann Dowse, "British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 August 1919Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (3)

    1883 · Mining Boom

    Age 3

    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 6

    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 26

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

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of the places in Surrey, Cambridgeshire, Durham, Dorset and Wiltshire, all of which were named from Old English mōr ‘moor’ + dūn ‘hill’.

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

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