Ethel May Tyson

18 November 1892–25 September 1986 (Age 93)
Hamilton, Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Ethel May

When Ethel May Tyson was born on 18 November 1892, in Hamilton, Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario, Canada, her father, Henry Tyson, was 25 and her mother, Maggie Locke, was 24. She married William Murdoch Kerr on 4 July 1916, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Wentworth, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 25 September 1986, in Brantford, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 93, and was buried in Dundas, Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario, Canada.

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William Murdoch Kerr
Ethel May Tyson
Marriage: 4 July 1916
Dorothy Edna Kerr
Helen Kerr
William Henry Kerr
Mary Margaret Kerr
Donald John Kerr

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World Events (6)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario
Age 14
Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born
Age 42
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.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election
Age 51
George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Dyson ( see Dye ).2 English: nickname for someone with a fiery temperament, from Old French tison ‘firebrand’.3 Americanized spelling of German Theissen or Theisen .

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

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Sources (4)

  • Ethel Tyson in household of Harry Tyson, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Ethel May Tyson, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Ethel M Tyson in household of Henry Tyson, "Canada Census, 1911"

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