William McNie

14 March 1855–29 January 1943 (Age 87)
East Hawkesbury, Prescott and Russell, Ontario, Canada

The Life of William

When William McNie was born on 14 March 1855, in East Hawkesbury, Prescott and Russell, Ontario, Canada, his father, James Earl McNie, was 30 and his mother, Olive Poole, was 27. He married Florence Hunter on 30 June 1887, in Prescott, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Prescott, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada in 1901. He died on 29 January 1943, in Ontario, Canada, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

William McNie
1855–1943
Florence Hunter
1868–1927
Marriage: 30 June 1887
Arthur Reed Mcnie
1888–
Henrietta Maria McNie
1890–1965
Alexander Leslie McNie
1892–1969
William Gordon Mcnie
1894–
James Colin McNie
1896–1972
Eva Florence Mcnie
1897–
Ena Florence Mcnie
1899–
Mcnie
1901–
Olive Gertrude Mcnie
1901–1983
Arthur Sheridan McNie
1904–1986
Ella Gurta Mcnie
1907–1916

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 June 1887
Prescott, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Earl McNie

    Male1824–1909Male

    Olive Poole

    Female1828–1902Female

siblings

(11)

    Male1849–1927Male

    Female1851–1931Female

    Emma McNie

    Female1854–Female

    Male1855–1943Male

    Margaret McNie

    Female1856–1910Female

+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 12

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1871

Age 16

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1883 · Mining Boom

Age 28

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant spelling of McNeil .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Mcnie, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • William McNie in entry for Marie Ann McNie, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • William Mcnie, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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