Eva Jane Wilson

24 December 1901–May 1974 (Age 72)
Rainy River, Rainy River, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Eva Jane

When Eva Jane Wilson was born on 24 December 1901, in Rainy River, Rainy River, Ontario, Canada, her father, Thomas Grainger Wilson, was 38 and her mother, Margaret Boswell, was 25. She married Edgar James Strain on 10 March 1920, in Kenora, Kenora, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in May 1974, in Kenora, Kenora, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 72, and was buried in Kenora, Kenora, Ontario, Canada.

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Edgar James Strain
Eva Jane Wilson
Marriage: 10 March 1920
Thomasina Strain
Neil Gilbert Strain

Spouse and Children

10 March 1920
Kenora, Kenora, Ontario, Canada


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World Events (5)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 5

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 33

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 42

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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  • Eva Jane Wilson, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927" marriage license
  • Eva Jane Wilson, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927" marriage
  • Eva Jane Wilson, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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