Isabel Carkner

Brief Life History of Isabel

When Isabel Carkner was born on 4 April 1859, in Ormond, North Dundas, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada, her father, John F. Carkner, was 36 and her mother, Ann Meldrum, was 30. She married Dougald Ferguson Maxwell on 25 April 1879. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Winchester, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 9 September 1885, in Ormond, North Dundas, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 26, and was buried in Ormond, North Dundas, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada.

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Dougald Ferguson Maxwell
Isabel Carkner
Marriage: 25 April 1879
Johnny F. Maxwell

Sources (6)

  • Isabell Carkner, "Ontario Census, 1861"
  • Isabella Carkner, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Isabella Carkuer, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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World Events (3)

1867 · Ontario Founded

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.



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.

Name Meaning

English (Cumberland): variant of Gardner in which /g/ and /d/ have been devoiced.

Americanized form of German Gärtner ‘gardener’ (see Gartner , compare 1 above).

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

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