May B. Percy

Portland, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada

The Life of May B.

When May B. Percy was born in 1868, in Portland, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada, her father, William Percy, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth Benn, was 31. She married Charles Wesley Bell on 3 September 1890, in Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada.

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Charles Wesley Bell
May B. Percy
Marriage: 3 September 1890

Spouse and Children

3 September 1890
Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada

Parents and Siblings

    William Percy





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World Events (7)


Age 1

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 15

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.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 38

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

Name Meaning

A name derived from Perci, a parish and canton near St. Lo, in Normandy

Sources (3)

  • May Percey in household of William Percey, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Mary Percy, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • May B Percy, "Canada Census, 1871"

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