Alice Lynn

18 July 1860–24 October 1940 (Age 80)
Bedford, Frontenac, Canada West, British Colonial America

The Life of Alice

When Alice Lynn was born on 18 July 1860, in Bedford, Frontenac, Canada West, British Colonial America, her father, William Robert Lynn, was 32 and her mother, Mary Ann Matchet, was 25. She married ?. She lived in Bedford, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 24 October 1940, in Westport, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 80, and was buried in Westport, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada.

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Alice Lynn

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    James I Lynn




    Caroline Lynn


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World Events (6)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 7

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.

Age 9

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhloinn and Ó Fhloinn ( see Flynn ).2 Scottish: variant of Lyne 3.3 English: habitational name from any of several places so called in Norfolk, in particular King's Lynn, an important center of the medieval wool trade. The place name is probably from an Old Welsh word cognate with Gaelic linn ‘pool’, ‘stream’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Allace Linn in household of W. Robert Linn, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Allice Lynn in household of William R Lynn, "Canada Census, 1871"

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