Stephen Perry McCavour

Brief Life History of Stephen Perry

When Stephen Perry McCavour was born on 20 August 1895, in Lorneville, Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, John McCavour, was 44 and his mother, Sarah Jane Sullivan, was 34. He married Elizabeth Knox Ferguson on 10 October 1917, in Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada in 1901 and New Brunswick, Canada in 1911. He died on 1 January 1926, in Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 30, and was buried in Lorneville, Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Perry McCavour
1895–1926
Elizabeth Knox Ferguson
1894–1988
Marriage: 10 October 1917
Robert John McCavour
1919–1940
Doris Elsa McCavour
1921–1984
Murray Ferguson McCavour
1923–2016
Eileen Blanche McCavour
1926–

Sources (11)

  • Stephen D Mccavous in household of Sarah L Mccavous, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Stephen Perry McCavour, "Canada, New Brunswick County Registers of Births, ca. 1812-1919"
  • Perry McCavour, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"

World Events (1)

1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge

July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.

Name Meaning

Usual English spelling of the name of the first Christian martyr (Acts 6–7), whose feast is accordingly celebrated next after Christ's own ( 26 December ). His name is derived from the Greek word stephanos ‘garland, crown’.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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His Death Circumstances

Source: Blue 3-ring binder of Karen Collins, pg 16 "Perry, a policeman in Saint John, died on New Year's Day, 1926, while on duty and trying to break up a disturbance at the Seamen's Institute in Sain …

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