Maud Ardella Halladay

Brief Life History of Maud Ardella

When Maud Ardella Halladay was born on 4 April 1879, in Ontario, Canada, her father, Alvin Miller Halladay Sr., was 65 and her mother, Mary Primrose Struthers, was 46. She married William Albert Thornhill on 20 December 1899, in Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada for about 20 years. She died on 21 March 1968, in Kingston Township, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 88, and was buried in Mallorytown, Front of Yonge, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

William Albert Thornhill
1875–1957
Maud Ardella Halladay
1879–1968
Marriage: 20 December 1899
Sydney Kermit Thornhill
1902–1966
John Franklin Harte Thornhill
1905–1968

Sources (12)

  • Mary Thornhill in household of Albert Wiltsie, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Maud Ardella Halladay, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Maud Ardella Halladay, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

World Events (7)

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.

1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

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

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Holliday .

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

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