Sarah Elizabeth Quinn

Brief Life History of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Quinn was born on 22 September 1880, in Dereham Township, Oxford, Ontario, Canada, her father, Robert Quinn, was 48 and her mother, Elizabeth Rice, was 34. She married William Minshall on 28 September 1904, in Dereham Township, Oxford, Ontario, Canada. She lived in Ontario, Canada in 1880 and Norfolk, Ontario, Canada in 1901. She died in 1963, at the age of 83.

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William Minshall
Sarah Elizabeth Quinn
Marriage: 28 September 1904

Sources (7)

  • Sarah Quinn in household of Robert Quinn, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Sarah Elizabeth Quin, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Sarah E Quinn, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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World Events (6)

1883 · Mining Boom

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

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

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Kieran, Conor, Declan, Dermot, Fionnuala, Aidan, Aileen, Brigid, Donovan, Eamon, Jarlath.

shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Coinn, earlier spelled Ó Cuinn, ‘descendant of Conn’, a personal name meaning ‘wisdom’ or ‘chief’ (see O'Quinn ). This is the name of several families in Ulster and counties Clare, Longford, and Mayo.

shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Coinne ‘descendant of Coinne’, a personal name which may be a variant of Coinneach (see also McKenzie ). This is an Ulster surname, a sept deriving from Eoghan, son of Niall Naoighiallach, from whom Tyrone is named. In most cases the Anglicized forms cannot be distinguished from sense 1 above, although final -e may have been intended as syllabic.

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

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