Elizabeth Rodgers

31 December 1855–
Ontario, Canada

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Rodgers was born on 31 December 1855, in Ontario, Canada, her father, Robert Rodgers, was 33 and her mother, Phoebe Ann McDonald, was 19. She married William Frances Arthur Wilson on 1 September 1880, in North Cayuga, Haldimand, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

William Frances Arthur Wilson
Elizabeth Rodgers
Marriage: 1 September 1880
Florence Vida Wilson
Myrtle Edna Wilson
Frederick Lionel Wilson

Spouse and Children

1 September 1880
North Cayuga, Haldimand, Ontario, Canada


Parents and Siblings

    Robert Rodgers


    Phoebe Ann McDonald





    Emma Rodgers


    Mary Rodgers


    William E Rodgers


    Nancy Rodgers


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 12

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 14

1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 31

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

Name Meaning

Scottish, northern Irish, and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Roger 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Wilson in household of Wm F Wilson, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Elizabeth Wilson in household of William Wilson, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Elizebeth Rodgers in entry for Fred Lionel Wilson and Marjory Olivia Cameron, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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