Mitchell Bernice MacQuarrie

13 October 1892–23 February 1976 (Age 83)
St. John, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Mitchell Bernice

When Mitchell Bernice MacQuarrie was born on 13 October 1892, in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, David Robert MacQuarrie, was 46 and her mother, Margaret Currie, was 39. She married Reginald Artz Major on 4 June 1919, in Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada in 1901. She died on 23 February 1976, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Reginald Artz Major
Mitchell Bernice MacQuarrie
Marriage: 4 June 1919
Beverly Rhyl Major
Pamela MAJOR

Spouse and Children

4 June 1919
Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada


    Beverly Rhyl Major


    Pamela MAJOR


Parents and Siblings

    David Robert MacQuarrie


    Margaret Currie




+5 More Children

World Events (3)

1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge

Age 9

July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.
1937 · Miramichi Strike

Age 45

August 20, 1937, the Miramichi lumber strike took place. Over 1,500 millworkers and longshoremen struck 14 lumber firms for wage increases.
1955 · Recorder Low Temperature

Age 63

In 1955, New Brunswick broke the record with a freezing temperature of -47.2° C, in Sisson Dam

Name Meaning

Scottish: see McQuarrie .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mitchell B Mcquarrie in household of Jessie A Mcquarrie, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Mitchell Berniece MacQuarrie, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"
  • Mitchell Major in entry for Reginald Arty Major, "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955"

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