George Isaiah Brigley

Brief Life History of George Isaiah

When George Isaiah Brigley was born in 1860, in Black Point, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, John Joseph Brigley, was 48 and his mother, Catharine Elizabeth Roy, was 41. He married Sophia Elizabeth Snair in 1898, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada for about 23 years and Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1920. He died on 22 March 1920, in Queensland, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 60.

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George Isaiah Brigley
Sophia Elizabeth Snair
Marriage: 1898
Hazel Marguerite Brigley
Blanche Rosella Brigley
Howard Joseph Brigley
Goldie Victoria Brigley
Maynard Andrew Brigley
Viola Sophia Brigley
Charles Henry Brigley
Osborne G Brigley

Sources (15)

  • George I Brigley in household of George J Brigley, "Canada Census, 1871"
  • Isaiah Brigley, "Canada, Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"
  • Josiah George Brigley, "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955"

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British Columbia joins the confederation.

1909 · First Canadian Flight

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from Wrigley Head near Salford (Lancashire), the second element of which is presumably Old English lēah ‘wood, woodland clearing’; the first may be a personal name or topographic term from Old English wrigian ‘to strive, to bend or turn’.

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

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