Marguerite Salter


Brief Life History of Marguerite

When Marguerite Salter was born in 1907, in Carleton Place, Lanark, Ontario, Canada, her father, Peter Prosser Salter, was 48 and her mother, Sara Christine Cameron, was 43. She lived in Lanark, Ontario, Canada in 1901. She died in 1959, in Perth, Lanark, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 52, and was buried in Perth, Lanark, Ontario, Canada.

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Peter Prosser Salter
Sara Christine Cameron
Cameron Salter
John Norman Salter
Hugh A. Salter
Hubert Peter Salter
Marguerite Cameron Salter
Eleanor C. Salter
Kathleen Edwina Salter
Alan Cameron Salter
Marguerite Salter

Sources (1)

  • Marguerite Salter in household of Sarah Salter, "Canada Census, 1901"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (9)

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World Events (3)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 27

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 36

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 48

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

English: occupational name for an extractor or seller of salt (a precious commodity in medieval times), from Middle English salter(e) ‘producer or seller of salt’. There may have been some post-medieval confusion with Souter ; see also Saltman .

English: occupational name from Middle English sautreour ‘minstrel, player of the psaltery (a stringed musical instrument)’ (Old French sautere ‘psaltery’, Latin psalterium, Greek psaltērion, from psallein ‘to sound’). Compare Rutter .

German: northern variant of Salzer .

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

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