John Lumsden

Brief Life History of John

When John Lumsden was born on 21 July 1892, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, his father, Charles Mitchel Lumsden, was 37 and his mother, Grace Fry, was 36. He died on 24 April 1917, in France, at the age of 24.

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Charles Mitchel Lumsden
Grace Fry
Maggie Lumsden
William Lumsden
Grace Lumsden
Charlotte Lumsden
Catherine Lumsden
John Lumsden
Thomas Lumsden
Emily Lumsden
Gertrud Lumsden
Marjorie Nanny Lumsden
Jessie Ormie Lumsden

Sources (4)

  • John Luensdon in household of Charles M Luensdon, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • John Lumsden, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John Lumsden in household of Chas Lumsden, "Canada Census, 1901"

World Events (4)

1894 · The Affair - Dreyfus is Accused of Treason

The Dreyfus affair was a huge scandal in the late 19th century and early 20th century French. Alfred Dreyfus was born on October 9, 1859 in Mulhouse, France  and died on July 12, 1935 in Paris France. He was convicted of treason. He was accused of being a spy in the German embassy in France.


Paris, France hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1905 · The Law Separates Church and State

In December of 1905 a law was passed that separated church and state. It made it so that prayer could not be said before a parliamentary meeting or in schools. It also made it so that working on Sunday was legalized.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in the parish ofColdingham, Berwickshire. The first element of the placename is ofuncertain origin, apparently the genitive case of a personal name; thesecond is probably Old English denu ‘valley’.

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

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