Isabel Annie North

England, United Kingdom

The Life of Isabel Annie

Isabel Annie North was born in 1873, in England, United Kingdom as the daughter of William North and Elizabeth North. She married Duncan Robertson on 23 December 1891, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Toronto, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years.

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Duncan Robertson
Isabel Annie North
Marriage: 23 December 1891
Elizabeth Eleanor Robertson
Alexander Henry North Robertson
Joseph Herbert Robertson
Duncan Campbell Robertson

Spouse and Children

23 December 1891
Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada


    Elizabeth Eleanor Robertson


    Alexander Henry North Robertson


    Joseph Herbert Robertson


    Duncan Campbell Robertson


Parents and Siblings

    William North


    Elizabeth North




    Jane North


    Elizabeth Ann North


    Mary North


    James W North


    Isaac North


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 7

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1883 · Mining Boom

Age 10

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.
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 31

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name, from Middle English north ‘north’, for someone who lived in the northern part of a village or to the north of a main settlement ( compare Norrington 1), or a regional name for someone who had migrated from the north. Compare Norris 1.2 Irish: regional name for someone from Ulster, the northern area of Ireland, in part as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Ultaigh ( see McNulty ) or (in Westmeath) of Ultach.3 German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name composed with a cognate of Old High German nord ‘north’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • A Isobel Robertson in household of Duncan Robertson, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Isabella in entry for Robertson, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Isabell Robertson in entry for J. Herbert Robertson, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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