George Velancey Hyland

17 July 1891–April 1964 (Age 72)
Minto, Wellington, Ontario, Canada

The Life of George Velancey

When George Velancey Hyland was born on 17 July 1891, in Minto, Wellington, Ontario, Canada, his father, George Richmond Hyland, was 40 and his mother, Margaret Ann Morrison, was 38. He married Helen N Nellie Belle MacKay on 12 July 1913, in Stratford, Perth, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Wellington, Ontario, Canada in 1901. He died in April 1964, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 72.

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George Velancey Hyland
Helen N Nellie Belle MacKay
Marriage: 12 July 1913
Norma May Hyland
Reta Doreen Hyland
Wilma Kathryn Hyland

Spouse and Children

12 July 1913
Stratford, Perth, Ontario, Canada


    Norma May Hyland



    Wilma Kathryn Hyland


Parents and Siblings



    Violet Maud Hyland


    Rebecca May Hyland


    Cora Alberta Hyland


    Mabel Rhoda Hyland



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 12

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: topographic name for someone who lived on high ground or by land where hay was grown, from Middle English hegh, hie ‘high’ or heye ‘hay’ + land ‘land’.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAoileáin, a variant of Ó Faoláin ( see Whelan ).3 Swedish: possibly an ornamental name based on Greek hulē ‘wood’ + land ‘land’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George V Hyland in household of George R Hyland, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • George Velancey Hyland, "Canada, Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • George V Hyland, "Canada, Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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