John McPhee

about 1847–
Kenyon, Glengarry, Ontario, Canada

The Life of John

When John McPhee was born about 1847, in Kenyon, Glengarry, Ontario, Canada, his father, Allan McPhee, was 37 and his mother, Ann McKay, was 36.

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Allan McPhee
Ann McKay
Ewan or Hugh McPhee
John McPhee
Allan McPhee
Archibald McPhee
Archibald Alexander McPhee
Angus Allan McPhee
Isabella McPhee

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (7)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 20

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 22

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 36

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhuibhshíthe ‘son of Duibhshíth’ ( see Duffy ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • John Mc Phee, "Ontario Census, 1861"
  • John Mcphee, "Canada Census, 1851"

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