Mary Alice McBain

21 May 1867–5 February 1907 (Age 39)
Grey, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Mary Alice

When Mary Alice McBain was born on 21 May 1867, in Grey, Ontario, Canada, her father, Alexander McBain, was 41 and her mother, Amelia Mathews, was 38. She married Daniel Park Kemp on 28 October 1885. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Plympton, Lambton, Ontario, Canada in 1881 and Macdonald, Manitoba, Canada in 1901. She died on 5 February 1907, in Stoughton, Tecumseh No. 65, Saskatchewan, Canada, at the age of 39, and was buried in Heward, Tecumseh No. 65, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Park Kemp
1855–1947
Mary Alice McBain
1867–1907
Marriage: 28 October 1885
Fred Basil Kemp
1886–1966
Errol Wain Kemp
1888–1944
Olive Mildred Kemp
1890–1909
Lillian Kemp
1891–1913
Mattie Kemp
1895–1973
Norene Kemp
1897–1925
Charles Alexander Kemp
1901–1918
Ethel May Kemp
1905–1906

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 October 1885
Portage, LaPrairie,
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (4)

1871

Age 4

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1883 · Mining Boom

Age 16

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 19

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

Name Meaning

Scottish:1. Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac a’ Ghille Bhàin ‘son of the pale or white-haired lad’, in some cases a descriptive nickname for an albino. 2. variant of McBean .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary McBean in household of Alxander McBean, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Mary Kemp in household of Daniel Kemp, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Mary A. McBain Kemp, "Find A Grave Index"

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