Betsy Louise Skelton

25 May 1866–1 July 1954 (Age 88)
Scarborough, York, Canada West, British Colonial America

The Life of Betsy Louise

When Betsy Louise Skelton was born on 25 May 1866, in Scarborough, York, Canada West, British Colonial America, her father, John Skelton, was 31 and her mother, Sarah Gooderham, was 27. She married Thomas Spindler Marshall on 24 December 1890, in Blyth, North Huron, Huron, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Morris, Huron, Ontario, Canada in 1881 and Huron, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 1 July 1954, in Blyth, Huron, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 88, and was buried in Blyth Union Cemetery, Blyth, North Huron, Huron, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Spindler Marshall
Betsy Louise Skelton
Marriage: 24 December 1890
Jane Mary Marshall
John Albert Marshall
Hannah Gertrude Marshall

Spouse and Children

    Thomas Spindler Marshall



24 December 1890
Blyth, North Huron, Huron, Ontario, Canada


    Jane Mary Marshall


    John Albert Marshall


    Hannah Gertrude Marshall


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (5)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 1

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 3

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 40

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

Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from places in Cumbria and Yorkshire, originally named with the same elements as Shelton , but with a later change of ‘s’ to ‘sk’ under Scandinavian influence. The surname has also been established in Ireland for four or five centuries.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bettey L Marshall in household of Thomas S Marshall, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Betsy Skelton in household of John Skelton, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Betsy Skelton in entry for William Henry Morritt and Hannah Gertrude Marshall, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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