Alexander Twa

21 March 1843–11 September 1933 (Age 90)
Clarendon Township, Pontiac, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Twa was born on 21 March 1843, in Clarendon Township, Pontiac, Quebec, Canada, his father, Fabien Thouin, was 22 and his mother, Sarah Moore, was 19. He married Hannah Armstrong on 29 March 1865, in Clarendon Township, Pontiac, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Onslow, Pontiac, Quebec, Canada in 1881 and Renfrew, Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died on 11 September 1933, in Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 90, and was buried in Eardley, Pontiac, Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais, Quebec, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Twa
1843–1933
Hannah Armstrong
1846–1913
Marriage: 29 March 1865
Sarah Harriet Twa
1865–
Permella Twa
1866–
Anne Maria Twa
1867–1932
James Alfred Twa
1871–1964
William Alexander Twa
1875–1939
Jonathan Wesley Twa
1878–1963
Joseph Henry Twa
1879–
Margaret Lucinda Twa
1881–1925
Mildred Florence Twa
1883–
Herman Twa
1892–
Willow M. Twa
1897–

Spouse and Children

    Male1843–1933Male

    Hannah Armstrong

    Female1846–1913Female

MARRIAGE
29 March 1865
Clarendon Township, Pontiac, Quebec, Canada
children

(11)

    Sarah Harriet Twa

    Female1865–Female

    Permella Twa

    Female1866–Female

    Anne Maria Twa

    Female1867–1932Female

    James Alfred Twa

    Male1871–1964Male

    William Alexander Twa

    Male1875–1939Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (3)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 24

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.
1869

Age 26

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1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 63

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified; possibly English or Irish, unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Alexander Twa, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Alexander Tawa in entry for Margaret Clark, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Alexander Twa in entry for Annie Maria Blanchard, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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