Myrtle Etoile Millard

14 November 1914–9 August 1996 (Age 81)
Ontario, Canada

The Life of Myrtle Etoile

When Myrtle Etoile Millard was born on 14 November 1914, in Ontario, Canada, her father, Thomas Millard, was 29 and her mother, Carrie Mills, was 25. She married George William Ward on 17 February 1936, in Aylmer, Elgin, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 9 August 1996, at the age of 81, and was buried in Aylmer, Elgin, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

George William Ward
Myrtle Etoile Millard
Marriage: 17 February 1936
Larry Gene Ward

Spouse and Children

17 February 1936
Aylmer, Elgin, Ontario, Canada


    Larry Gene Ward


Parents and Siblings


    Carrie Mills




    Ethel May Millard


    Grace Luella Millard



    Ilene Millard


    Unknown Millard


+7 More Children

World Events (5)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 20

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 29

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.
1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike

Age 41

From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Gloucestershire and Worcestershire): variant of Millward .2 French (northern): from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements mil ‘good’, ‘gracious’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.3 Southern French: from a variant spelling of Occitan milhar ‘millet field’ (from mil ‘millet’).

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Myrtle Millard - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Myrtle Millard

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