Elizabeth Moir

17 March 1881–28 February 1953 (Age 71)
Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Moir was born on 17 March 1881, in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Moir, was 42 and her mother, Agnes McLeary, was 29. She married Joseph Fulton on 10 August 1906. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 28 February 1953, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 71, and was buried in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Fulton
Elizabeth Moir
Marriage: 10 August 1906
Elizabeth Fulton
Nancy Fulton

Spouse and Children

    Joseph Fulton



10 August 1906



    Nancy Fulton


Parents and Siblings

    James Moir


    Agnes McLeary




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World Events (8)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 2

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.
1885 · Creation of the Secretary of State for Scotland.

Age 4

The post of Secretary for Scotland was established in 1885 after the need arose after establishing different departments for the benefit of the communities.
1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

Age 21

The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition was organized and led by William Speirs Bruce. Him along with Robert Falcon Scott’s Discovery Expedition completed an exploration of Antarctica. They established the first manned meteorological station, the Orcadas, in 1903 and discovered new land east of the Weddell Sea. The expedition was described as the most cost-effective and carefully planned scientific expedition of the Heroic Age. The Orcadas weather station has been in continuous operation ever since.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Muir .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Moir in household of James Moir, "Scotland Census, 1881"
  • Elizabeth Moir in household of James Moir, "Scotland Census, 1891"
  • Elizabeth Moir, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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