Nella McKiben

1879–Female
Walsingham, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Nella

When Nella McKiben was born on 2 April 1879, in Walsingham, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada, her father, William Byron Franklin, was 48 and her mother, Sarah Jane Anderson, was 38.

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William Byron Franklin
1830–1904
Sarah Jane Anderson
1840–1922
Nella McKiben
1879–

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World Events (7)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 4

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 7

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 55

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhibín, a patronymic from Fibín, a pet form of Philip .2 Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giobúin ( see McGibbon ).

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

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