Louisa Down

29 November 1861–15 April 1925 (Age 63)
Ontario, Canada

The Life of Louisa

When Louisa Down was born on 29 November 1861, in Ontario, Canada, her father, Robert Down, was 31 and her mother, Sarah Ellen Knight, was 27. She married Henry O Berdan. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 15 April 1925, in Southwold, Elgin, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Henry O Berdan
1861–
Louisa Down
1861–1925
Marriage:
Alice Edna Berdan
1891–1952
Alvin Elmer Berdan
1891–1952

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Down

    Male1829–1920Male

    Sarah Ellen Knight

    Female1834–1915Female

siblings

(9)

    Male1857–1948Male

    Ralph Down

    Male1859–1892Male

    Female1861–1925Female

    Henry Down

    Male1863–1886Male

    Female1866–1954Female

+4 More Children

World Events (5)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 6

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1869

Age 8

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1883 · Mining Boom

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for a downland dweller, from Old English dūn ‘down’, ‘low hill’. See also Downer .2 English: variant of Dunn 2.3 Scottish: possibly a habitational name from Doune in Perthshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Louise Berdan in household of Henry O Berdan, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Louisa Berdan, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Louisa Berdan, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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