Mary L Wilson

27 March 1868–18 October 1953 (Age 85)
Midhurst, Springwater, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Mary L

When Mary L Wilson was born on 27 March 1868, in Midhurst, Springwater, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada, her father, John Wilson, was 34 and her mother, Sarah Manning, was 30. She married William John Abernethy on 7 January 1892, in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 18 October 1953, in Midhurst, Springwater, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 85, and was buried in Bond Head, West Gwillimbury, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

William John Abernethy
Mary L Wilson
Marriage: 7 January 1892
Jean Louise Abernethy
Velma May Abernethy
Wilson Walter Abernethy
Rachel Helen Abernethy
Elizabeth M Abernethy

Spouse and Children

7 January 1892
Simcoe, Ontario, Canada


Parents and Siblings

    John Wilson


    Sarah Manning





    Joseph Wilson



    Clarke McConkey Wilson


World Events (5)


Age 3

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1883 · Mining Boom

Age 15

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 38

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Abernethy, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • 1892 William J Abernethy and Mary Wilson, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • 1898 Mary Wilson in entry for Wilson Walter Abernethy, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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