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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Henry O Berdan
Louisa Down
Alice Edna Berdan
Alvin Elmer Berdan

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Robert Down


    Sarah Ellen Knight





    Ralph Down



    Henry Down



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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.

Age 8

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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