Edna Catharine Manahan

3 June 1885–5 October 1969 (Age 84)
Lanark, Lanark, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Edna Catharine

When Edna Catharine Manahan was born on 3 June 1885, in Lanark, Lanark, Ontario, Canada, her father, John Manahan, was 40 and her mother, Mary Ann Shellington, was 30. She married Walter Scott MacDonald on 20 June 1910, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Lanark, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada for about 5 years. She died on 5 October 1969, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 84.

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Walter Scott MacDonald
Edna Catharine Manahan
Marriage: 20 June 1910
Jean Margaret MacDonald

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 June 1910Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act
    Age 1
    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
    Age 21
    Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
    1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born
    Age 49
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Delma, Donal.Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mainchín(see Monahan ).

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Edna Cathareine Manahan, "Ontario Births, 1869-1911"
    • Edna Manahan in household of Annie Manahan, "Canada Census, 1901"
    • Walter Macdonald, Ancestry.com: Web: Manitoba, Marriage Index.

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