Alfred David Brownlee

Brief Life History of Alfred David

When Alfred David Brownlee was born in 1871, in Plympton, Lambton, Ontario, Canada, his father, Robert Brownlee, was 30 and his mother, Barbara M Brookes, was 25. He married Annie Eliza Parish about 1893, in Petrolia, Lambton, Ontario, Canada. He lived in Lambton, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and London, Ontario, Canada West, British Colonial America in 1911.

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Family Time Line

Alfred David Brownlee
1871–
Edna Jane Brock
1876–1930
Marriage: about 1897
Frederick James Brownlee
1898–1903
Annie Rhea Brownlee
1900–2005
Eva Christienna Brownlee
1903–2005
Alfred Irwin Brownlee
1905–1955
Dorothy Jean Brownlee
1908–2005

Sources (17)

  • David Alfred Brownlee, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • David Alfred Brownlee, "Ontario Births, 1869-1911"
  • Alfred D Brownley, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

World Events (7)

1871

British Columbia joins the confederation.

1883 · Mining Boom

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

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

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Brownlee in Lanarkshire or Ayrshire, both named with Old English brūn ‘brown’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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