Ruby Roxana Wadleigh

Brief Life History of Ruby Roxana

When Ruby Roxana Wadleigh was born on 15 April 1889, in Ulverton, Drummond, Quebec, Canada, her father, John Wadleigh, was 54 and her mother, Sarah Ann Atkinson, was 38. She immigrated to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 1917 and lived in Durham, Drummond, Quebec, Canada in 1891 and Drummond, Quebec, Canada in 1901. She died on 24 February 1984, in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 94.

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John Wadleigh
Sarah Ann Atkinson
James Atkinson Wadleigh
Eva Jane Wadleigh
John Ernest Wadleigh
Ruby Roxana Wadleigh

Sources (4)

  • Ruby R Wadleigh in household of James A Wadleigh, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Ruby Roxana Wadleigh, "Canada, British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993"
  • Ruby R Wadleigh, "United States Border Crossings from Canada to United States, 1895-1956"

World Events (2)

1980 · Sovereignty-Association Defeated 60% to 40%

The Quebec independence referendum was the first in Quebec and was called by PQ government which advocated secession from Canada. Another one would happen 1995.


Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

Name Meaning

English (Surrey): variant of Wadley .

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

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