Melvin Prouse French

1884–1970 (Age 85)
Kent, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Melvin Prouse

When Melvin Prouse French was born on 20 August 1884, in Kent, Ontario, Canada, his father, Isaac Edwin French, was 28 and his mother, Annie Sandercock, was 24. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Winnie Boyce McLean. He died about 1970, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Melvin Prouse French
1884–1970
Winnie Boyce McLean
1889–1974
Edwin McLean French
1912–2001
Gerald Willard French
1915–2005
Iva Annie French
1919–2002
Elmer John French
1926–1927
Ella Mary French
1926–2004

Spouse & Children

children

(5)

  • Edwin McLean French

    Male1912–2001Male

  • Gerald Willard French

    Male1915–2005Male

  • Iva Annie French

    Female1919–2002Female

  • Elmer John French

    Male1926–1927Male

  • Ella Mary French

    Female1926–2004Female

Parents & Siblings

  • Isaac Edwin French

    Male1856–1897Male

  • Annie Sandercock

    Female1860–1909Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (6)

1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 2

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 22

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 50

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish:1. ethnic name for someone from France, Middle English frensche, or in some cases perhaps a nickname for someone who adopted French airs. 2. variant of Anglo-Norman French Frain .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Melvin Prouse French, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Melvin Prouse French, "Ontario Births and Baptisms, 1779-1899"

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