William Lownsborough Worden

March 1867–13 September 1945 (Age 78)
Halton, Ontario, Canada

The Life of William Lownsborough

When William Lownsborough Worden was born in March 1867, in Halton, Ontario, Canada, his father, William Lounsbury Worden, was 46 and his mother, Catherine Jane Swackhamer, was 43. He married Mary Ellen Duignan on 9 June 1886, in Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died on 13 September 1945, in Acton, Halton Hills, Halton, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 78, and was buried in Acton, Halton Hills, Halton, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

William Lownsborough Worden
1867–1945
Mary Ellen Duignan
1866–
Marriage: 9 June 1886
Leonard Andrew Worden
1889–
Wilfred Thomas Worden
1892–
Gladys May Worden
1894–1921

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 June 1886
Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada
children

(3)

    Leonard Andrew Worden

    Male1889–Male

    Wilfred Thomas Worden

    Male1892–Male

    Gladys May Worden

    Female1894–1921Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (5)

1869

Age 2

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1883 · Mining Boom

Age 16

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.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 39

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

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): habitational name from a place near Chorley. Early forms consistently show the first syllable as Wer-, and the name is probably derived from Old English wer ‘weir’ + denu ‘valley’.

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

Sources (3)

  • William L. Warden in household of William L. Warden, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Mr. Wm. L. Worden in entry for Charlotte Louisa Worden, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • William L Warden, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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