Rebecca Slaght

about 1833–
Norfolk, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Rebecca

Rebecca Slaght was born about 1833, in Norfolk, Ontario, Canada as the daughter of Lucinda Shaw.

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Lucinda Shaw
1798–1870
Rebecca Slaght
1833–
Eliza Ophelia Slaght
1837–1925
Rebecca SLAGHT

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World Events (3)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 34

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1869

Age 36

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1871

Age 38

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

Dutch: of uncertain origin, possibly from slagt ‘slaughtering (of animals)’, hence an occupational name for a slaughterer, or a derogatory nickname from a variant of sleght, slecht ‘bad’, ‘evil’, ‘wicked’

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

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