William Sullivan

24 March 1889–April 1965 (Age 76)
Cairo, Dawn-Euphemia, Lambton, Ontario, Canada

The Life of William

When William Sullivan was born on 24 March 1889, in Cairo, Dawn-Euphemia, Lambton, Ontario, Canada, his father, William Sullivan, was 33 and his mother, Jane McCready, was 37. He married Evelyn Irene Dawson on 28 June 1919, in Wilkesport, St. Clair, Lambton, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Euphemia Township, Ontario, Canada in 1891 and Moore, Lambton, Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died in April 1965, at the age of 76.

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William Sullivan
Evelyn Irene Dawson
Marriage: 28 June 1919
Cpt James Wlliam Sullivan

Spouse and Children


    Evelyn Irene Dawson


28 June 1919
Wilkesport, St. Clair, Lambton, Ontario, Canada


    Cpt James Wlliam Sullivan


Parents and Siblings


    Jane McCready




World Events (5)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 17

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

Age 45

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.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 54

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Sullivan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Súileabháin ‘descendant of Súileabhán’, a personal name composed of the elements súil ‘eye’ + dubh ‘black’, ‘dark’ + the diminutive suffix -án.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Sullivan in household of William Sullivan, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • William Sullivan, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • William Sullivan, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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