Mary Elizabeth Mahalay Roy

FemaleDecember 1870–

Brief Life History of Mary Elizabeth Mahalay

When Mary Elizabeth Mahalay Roy was born in December 1870, in Liverpool, Queens, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, John Roy, was 52 and her mother, Mary Ann Jennings, was 31. She married Joseph Broadfield on 6 November 1885, in Liverpool, Queens, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Joseph Broadfield
Mary Elizabeth Mahalay Roy
Marriage: 6 November 1885

Sources (1)

  • Mary E. Roy, "Canada Marriages, 1661-1949"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 November 1885Liverpool, Queens, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (7)


    Age 1

    British Columbia joins the confederation.

    1909 · First Canadian Flight

    Age 39

    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.

    1921 · Racing Schooner Launched

    Age 51

    The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Armand, Lucien, Normand, Andre, Jacques, Marcel, Emile, Laurent, Pierre, Cecile, Donat, Gilles. Indian Dipak, Sumit, Amit, Ajit, Dipankar, Partha, Ranjan, Shyamal, Aloke, Amitava, Chitra, Gautam.

    Scottish: nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Gaelic ruadh ‘red’. Compare Reed .

    English (of Norman origin): from Old French roi ‘king’, used as a nickname (see 3 below) and also as a personal name. Compare Ray 2.

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

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