Isabel Annie North

1873–
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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Family Time Line

Duncan Robertson
1870–1930
Isabel Annie North
1873–
Marriage: 23 December 1891
Elizabeth Eleanor Robertson
1893–1973
Alexander Henry North Robertson
1895–1917
Joseph Herbert Robertson
1896–1913
Duncan Campbell Robertson
1898–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 December 1891
Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada
children

(4)

    Elizabeth Eleanor Robertson

    Female1893–1973Female

    Alexander Henry North Robertson

    Male1895–1917Male

    Joseph Herbert Robertson

    Male1896–1913Male

    Duncan Campbell Robertson

    Male1898–Male

Parents and Siblings

    William North

    Male1850–Male

    Elizabeth North

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(13)

    Jane North

    Female1858–Female

    Elizabeth Ann North

    Female1861–Female

    Mary North

    Female1864–Female

    James W North

    Male1865–Male

    Isaac North

    Male1866–Male

+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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