Elisabeth McCauley

1876–1948 (Age 71)
Chinguacousy, Peel, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth McCauley was born on 7 December 1876, in Chinguacousy, Peel, Ontario, Canada, her father, Francis Alexander McCaulay, was 33 and her mother, Mary Ann Creasor, was 24. She married James Vine Johnston on 23 November 1904, in Woodbridge, York, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 29 January 1948, at the age of 71, and was buried in Bolton, Caledon, Peel, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Elisabeth McCauley
James Vine Johnston
Marriage: 23 November 1904
Gordon Clarence Johnston
Doris Edna Mary Johnston

Spouse & Children

23 November 1904
Woodbridge, York, Ontario, Canada


  • Gordon Clarence Johnston


  • Doris Edna Mary Johnston


Parents & Siblings



  • Female1876–1948Female

  • Margaret Ann McCauley


  • Male1882–1962Male

  • Mary Jane McCauley


  • Maria McCauley


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World Events (5)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 7

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 10

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 30

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

Name Meaning

1 Scottish (Dumbartonshire) and Irish (Westmeath): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Amhalghaidh ‘son of Amhalghadh’, a personal name of uncertain origin.2 Scottish (Hebrides) and Irish (Fermanagh): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Amhlaoibh or Mac Amhlaidh ‘son of Olaf’, from Gaelic forms of the Old Norse personal name Áleifr, Óláfr. Compare McAuliffe .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Mccauley in household of Mary Ann Mccauly, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Elizabeth Mccauley in entry for Gordon Clarence Johnston, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Elizabeth Mccauley in entry for Gordon Clarence Johnston, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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