Winnifred Mae Stanyer

18 May 1911–1995 (Age 83)
Ahmic Harbour, Magnetawan, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Winnifred Mae

When Winnifred Mae Stanyer was born on 18 May 1911, in Ahmic Harbour, Magnetawan, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada, her father, David Loren Stanyer, was 32 and her mother, Alice Blaney, was 19. She married Christian (Cristy) Ferdinand Courvoisier on 1 August 1918, in Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in 1995, in Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Christian (Cristy) Ferdinand Courvoisier
Winnifred Mae Stanyer
Marriage: 1 August 1918
Ernest Courvoisier
Joan Courvoisier

Spouse and Children

1 August 1918
Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada


Parents and Siblings



    William Joseph Stanyer


    Elizabeth Stanyer


    Mildred Stanyer



World Events (5)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 23

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 32

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.
1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike

Age 44

From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

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