Alexander Herbison

10 December 1882–1971 (Age 88)
Mallorytown, Front of Yonge, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Herbison was born on 10 December 1882, in Mallorytown, Front of Yonge, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada, his father, John Herbison, was 43 and his mother, Rachael Anne White, was 27. He married Margaret Alice Horton on 19 December 1917, in Brockville, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Ontario, Canada in 1882. He died in 1971, in Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 89, and was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Brockville, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Herbison
Margaret Alice Horton
Marriage: 19 December 1917
Frederick Horton Herbison

Spouse and Children

19 December 1917
Brockville, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada


Parents and Siblings

    John Herbison


    Rachael Anne White





    Fredrick L. Herbison


    James Herbison


    Sarah Catherine Herbison


    George Arthur Herbison


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World Events (7)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 1

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 4

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

English (northern Ireland): patronymic from a pet form of Herbert .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Alexander Herbison in household of Rachel A Herbison, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Alexander Hebison, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Alexander Herbison, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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