Alexander Mclean

Male4 July 1876–10 June 1918

Brief Life History of Alexander

When Alexander Mclean was born on 4 July 1876, in Port Elgin, Grenville, Canada West, British Colonial America, his father, Hugh McLean, was 43 and his mother, Margret Perkins, was 34. He married Normanda Thompson on 7 February 1912. He lived in Saugeen, Bruce, Ontario, Canada in 1881. He died on 10 June 1918, in Windsor, Sandwich Township, Essex, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 41, and was buried in Port Elgin, Grenville, Canada West, British Colonial America.

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Alexander Mclean
Normanda Thompson
Marriage: 7 February 1912

Sources (5)

  • Alixander McLean in household of Hugh McLean, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Alexander Mclean, "Canada, Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Alex. Mclean, "Canada, Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 February 1912
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (3)

    1883 · Mining Boom

    Age 7

    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

    Age 10

    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 30

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

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Eáin, ‘son of the servant (i.e. devotee) of (Saint) John’. Compare Irish McAloon and McGlone .

    History: This is the name of a major Scottish clan traditionally associated with the island of Mull, which claims descent from Gille Eáin na Tuaidh (‘Gillean of the Battleaxe’), who lived in the 13th century.

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

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