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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Albert Giffin
Mary Coleman
Marriage: 17 June 1884
William John Giffin
Francis Elsel Giffin
Florence May Giffin
Ellen Ethel Giffin
James Garfield Giffin

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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.
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.

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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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