Robert George McCuish

Male12 April 1876–19 May 1948

Brief Life History of Robert George

When Robert George McCuish was born on 12 April 1876, in Middlesex, Ontario, Canada, his father, Donald John McCuish, was 30 and his mother, Flora McDonald, was 26. He married Elizabeth Maud McFarlane on 14 September 1904, in Peterborough, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. He lived in Dufferin, Manitoba, Canada in 1881. He died on 19 May 1948, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 72, and was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.

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Robert George McCuish
Elizabeth Maud McFarlane
Marriage: 14 September 1904

Sources (6)

  • Robert McCuish in household of Donald McCuish, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Robert George Mccuish, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Robert Geo Mccuish, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 September 1904Peterborough, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (6)

    1883 · Mining Boom

    Age 7

    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.

    1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

    Age 10

    In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.


    Age 20

    Oldest Grave seen in the Memorials list.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish Gaelic: from Mac Dubh Shíthe ‘son of Dubh Síthe, a personal name meaning ’black one of peace’ or ‘black one of the fairy world’.

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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