Mary Alfreda Wile

13 February 1900–20 July 1994 (Age 94)
Simpsons Corner, Municipality of the District of Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Mary Alfreda

When Mary Alfreda Wile was born on 13 February 1900, in Simpsons Corner, Municipality of the District of Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Obediah Wile, was 41 and her mother, Esther Permilla Lohnes, was 37. She married Robert Warren Wile on 13 December 1925, in Pleasant River, Queens, Nova Scotia, Canada. She lived in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada for about 10 years. Her occupation is listed as teacher in Nova Scotia, Canada. She died on 20 July 1994, in New Germany, Municipality of the District of Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Robert Warren Wile
Mary Alfreda Wile
Marriage: 13 December 1925

Spouse and Children

    Robert Warren Wile



13 December 1925
Pleasant River, Queens, Nova Scotia, Canada

Parents and Siblings



    Walter Raleigh Wile Weil


    Henry Clayton Wile



    Lillian Jane Wile



+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 9

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.
1921 · Racing Schooner Launched

Age 21

The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.
1945 · HMCS Esquimalt Torpedoed

Age 45

On April 16, 1945, the HMCS Esquimalt was torpedoed by German U-Boats. Thirty-nine men died, some due to the attack others to exposure to cold. Those that survived were rescued by the Sarnia.

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for a trapper or nickname for a devious man ( see Wiles , of which this is the singular form).2 Perhaps an Americanized spelling of Weil .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elfreda Wile in household of Obediah Wile, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Mary Elfreda Wile, "Nova Scotia Delayed Births, 1837-1904"
  • Elfreda Mary Wile, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1907-1932"

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