Maitland Edgar Edy

28 November 1880–1949 (Age 68)
Ontario, Canada

The Life of Maitland Edgar

When Maitland Edgar Edy was born on 28 November 1880, in Ontario, Canada, his father, Mahlon Edy, was 24 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth McLean, was 27. He married Helen Jane Chase on 30 March 1904, in Oakland, Brant, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Oxford, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Brantford, Brant, Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died in 1949, in Canada, at the age of 69, and was buried in Oakland, Brant, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Maitland Edgar Edy
Helen Jane Chase
Marriage: 30 March 1904
James Howard Edy
Wilbur M Edy

Spouse and Children

30 March 1904
Oakland, Brant, Ontario, Canada



    Wilbur M Edy


Parents and Siblings

    Mahlon Edy


    Mary Elizabeth McLean




World Events (5)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 3

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 6

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 26

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

Name Meaning

1 Cornish: unexplained.2 Possibly also an altered form of an unidentified German name.

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

Sources (3)

  • Maitland Edy in household of Mahlon Edy, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • E Maitland Edy, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • E Maitland Edy in entry for Wilbur Mclean Edy, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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