Frances Eliza Thistlethwaite

1859–1944 (Age 85)

The Life of Frances Eliza

When Frances Eliza Thistlethwaite was born on 25 April 1859, her father, Robert Thistlethwaite, was 29 and her mother, Jane Mode, was 25. She married Donald Macleod on 10 January 1888, in Vankleek Hill, Champlain, Prescott and Russell, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Prescott, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 25 October 1944, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Frances Eliza Thistlethwaite
1859–1944
Donald Macleod
1850–1907
Marriage: 10 January 1888
Ross John Mcleod
1889–
Robert S. Mcleod
1893–
Ruth Mc Leod
1895–
Claire Mc Leod
1896–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
10 January 1888
Vankleek Hill, Champlain, Prescott and Russell, Ontario, Canada
children

(4)

  • Ross John Mcleod

    Male1889–Male

  • Robert S. Mcleod

    Male1893–Male

  • Ruth Mc Leod

    Female1895–Female

  • Claire Mc Leod

    Female1896–Female

Parents & Siblings

  • Robert Thistlethwaite

    Male1829–1911Male

  • Jane Mode

    Female1833–1917Female

siblings

(5)

  • Female1859–1944Female

  • Fredrick William Thistlethwaite

    Male1861–1929Male

  • Harry B. Thistlethwaite

    Male1865–Male

  • Johana M Thistlethwaite

    Female1867–1930Female

  • Female1869–1959Female

World Events (7)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 8

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.
1869

Age 10

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1883 · Mining Boom

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a minor place in the parish of Lancaster called Thistlethwaite, from Middle English thistle + thwaite ‘meadow’ ( see Thwaites ), i.e. a meadow overgrown with thistles.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Frances Mcleod, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Frances Mcleod, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Francis L. Thistlethwaite in household of Robert Thistlethwaite, "Canada Census, 1881"

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