Maria Amey

1 February 1828–
Ernestown, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Maria

When Maria Amey was born on 1 February 1828, in Ernestown, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada, her father, Joseph Nelson Emigh, was 45 and her mother, Elizabeth Baker, was 29. She married Alderton Venton on 17 August 1853, in Frontenac, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Alderton Venton
1826–
Maria Amey
1828–
Marriage: 17 August 1853
Mary Venton
1855–
Augusta Venton
1859–
Alfred Venton
1861–
John Venton
1863–
William Venton
1865–
William A. Venton
1867–1951
Eliza Venton
1869–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 August 1853
Frontenac, Ontario, Canada
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

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World Events (5)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 39

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 41

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1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 78

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

Name Meaning

English:1. from the Old French personal name Amé, Latin Amatus ‘beloved’, a personal name favored by the early Christians, who used it in the sense ‘beloved by God’. 2. possibly a derivative of Old French ami ‘friend’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Maria Baker in entry for William A Venton, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Maria Amy, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"
  • Maria Amy in entry for Alfred E Venton and Dorothy A Nellis, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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