Margaret Wale

23 April 1876–
Welland, Welland, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Wale was born on 23 April 1876, in Welland, Welland, Ontario, Canada, her father, Martin Wale or Woehl, was 36 and her mother, Margaret Burger, was 27. She married Daniel Joseph McAlpine about 1903, in Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Ontario, Canada in 1876 and Welland, Ontario, Canada in 1901.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Joseph McAlpine
1875–
Margaret Wale
1876–
Marriage: about 1903
Baby Boy Twin #1 McAlpine
1903–
Baby Boy Twin McAlpine
1903–
Charles Malcolm McAlpine
1905–1984
Margaret Isabelle McAlpine
1908–2001

Spouse and Children

    Daniel Joseph McAlpine

    Male1875–Male

    Female1876–Female

MARRIAGE
about 1903
Canada
children

(4)

    Baby Boy Twin #1 McAlpine

    Male1903–Male

    Baby Boy Twin McAlpine

    Male1903–Male

    Charles Malcolm McAlpine

    Male1905–1984Male

    Female1908–2001Female

Parents and Siblings

    Martin Wale or Woehl

    Male1839–1930Male

    Margaret Burger

    Female1848–1931Female

siblings

(8)

    Levi Wale

    Male1867–1932Male

    John Edward Wale

    Male1868–1933Male

    Mary Melissa Wale

    Female1870–Female

    Male1873–1960Male

    Female1876–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 7

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

Age 10

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 58

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:1. from a Germanic personal name Walo, either a byname meaning ‘foreigner’ ( see Wallace ), or else a short form of the various compound names with this first element. 2. nickname for a well-liked person, from Middle English wale ‘good’, ‘excellent’ (originally meaning ‘choice’). 3. topographic name for someone who lived near an embankment, Middle English wale (Old English walu).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Maggie Wale in household of Martin Wale, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Margaret Wale in entry for Charles Malcolm Mcalpine, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Margaret Wale in entry for Myrtle Arimetta McAlpine, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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