Albert Giffin

about 1858–
Yonge Twp, Leeds Co., Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Albert

When Albert Giffin was born about 1858, his father, Francis Giffin, was 26 and his mother, Julia Ann Hudson, was 22. He married Mary Coleman on 17 June 1884, in Brockville, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada in 1861 and Escott, Leeds and the Thousand Islands, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada in 1871.

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Family Time Line

Albert Giffin
1858–
Mary Coleman
1863–
Marriage: 17 June 1884
William John Giffin
1885–
Francis Elsel Giffin
1891–
Florence May Giffin
1888–
Ellen Ethel Giffin
1891–
James Garfield Giffin
1896–1953

Spouse and Children

Children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(5)

World Events (7)

1867 · Ontario Founded
Age 9
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.
1871
Age 13
British Columbia joins the confederation.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario
Age 48
Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced form of McGiffin , an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Dhuibhfinn ‘son of Duibhfionn’.2 English: from a pet form of the Norman personal name Geffrei ( see Jeffrey ).

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

Possible Related Names

McGiffin
Jeffrey
Giffen

Sources (11)

  • Albert Griffin, "Canada, Ontario Roman Catholic Church Records, 1760-1923"
  • Albert Giffin, "Canada, Ontario Roman Catholic Church Records, 1760-1923"
  • Albert Giffin, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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