William A. Sloan

10 May 1850–1941 (Age 90)
Ontario, Canada

The Life of William A.

When William A. Sloan was born on 10 May 1850, in Ontario, Canada, his father, Patrick Sloan, was 31 and his mother, Mary Wilson, was 19. He married Margaret Dillabaugh on 3 March 1874, in Kemptville, Oxford, Grenville, Upper Canada, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Cardinal, Edwardsburgh, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada in 1871 and Edwardsburgh, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada in 1881. He died in 1941, in Ontario, Canada, at the age of 91, and was buried in Edwardsburgh, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada.

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William A. Sloan
Margaret Dillabaugh
Marriage: 3 March 1874
Alice Mina Sloan
William Burton Sloan
Harriet Jane "Hattie" Sloan
Charles Ross Sloan
George Wilson Sloan

Spouse and Children

3 March 1874
Kemptville, Oxford, Grenville, Upper Canada, British Colonial America


Parents and Siblings

    Patrick Sloan


    Mary Wilson





    Alice Sloan


World Events (6)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 17

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 19

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 33

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.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Ó Sluaghadháin ‘descendant of Sluaghadhán’, a diminutive the Gaelic personal name Sluaghadh ( see Slowey ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Sloan, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • William Sloan, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • William Sloan in entry for William B Sloan and Carrie E Mcfaddin, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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