Margaret Anne Wilson

Female1 December 1876–2 June 1911

Brief Life History of Margaret Anne

When Margaret Anne Wilson was born on 1 December 1876, in Gays River, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, James Joseph Wilson, was 26 and her mother, Mary Mae MaKenzie, was 23. She married George Tays on 19 July 1893, in Milford, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Pictou, Nova Scotia, British Colonial America in 1876 and Colchester, Nova Scotia, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 2 June 1911, in Gays River, Colchester, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 34, and was buried in Gays River United Church Cemetery, Gays River, Colchester, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

George Tays
1866–1947
Margaret Anne Wilson
1876–1911
Marriage: 19 July 1893
Alvalena Tays
1894–
Harold G. Tays
1895–
Evelyn Mary Tays
1897–1999
George S. Tays
1899–1919
Edna Bernice Tays
1902–
Ethel Irene Tays
1904–1987
Inez Jean Tays
1906–1994
James Earl Tays
1908–1969

Sources (28)

  • Annie Tays in household of George Tays, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Annie Wilson, "Canada, Nova Scotia Births, 1864-1877"
  • Annie Wilson, "Canada Marriages, 1661-1949"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 July 1893Milford, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (1)

    1909 · First Canadian Flight

    Age 33

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Will + patronymic -son ‘son of Will’. Will was a very common medieval short form of William . This surname is also very common among African Americans.

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

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