Melville Wilfred Rees

6 September 1883–1953 (Age 69)
Ontario, Canada

The Life of Melville Wilfred

When Melville Wilfred Rees was born on 6 September 1883, in Ontario, Canada, his father, Frederick S. Rees, was 40 and his mother, Caroline Elizabeth Beatty, was 33. He married Nina Charlotte Mosher on 29 July 1908, in New York, United States. He died in 1953, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Melville Wilfred Rees
Nina Charlotte Mosher
Marriage: 29 July 1908

Spouse and Children

29 July 1908
New York, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Frederick S. Rees


    Caroline Elizabeth Beatty




    Edward Allen Rees





    Lulu MaDelle Rees


    Ethel Estella Rees


+3 More Children

World Events (3)

1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 3

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 23

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

Age 51

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.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: variant spelling of Reese .2 German: habitational name from a place in the Rhineland called Rees3 German: short form of Andreas .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Melville Wilfred Rees, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
  • Melville Wilfred Rees, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

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