Margaret Matilda "Maretta" McLachlan

24 May 1858–24 March 1912 (Age 53)
Malahide, Elgin, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Margaret Matilda "Maretta"

When Margaret Matilda "Maretta" McLachlan was born on 24 May 1858, in Malahide, Elgin, Ontario, Canada, her father, Archibald MacLachlan, was 36 and her mother, Mary Robertson, was 26. She married Charles Stanley Bridgman on 31 October 1888. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Elgin, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 24 March 1912, in Aylmer, Elgin, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

Charles Stanley Bridgman
Margaret Matilda "Maretta" McLachlan
Marriage: 31 October 1888
Harry Stanley Bridgman
Bertha Leone Bridgman
Infant Bridgman

Spouse and Children

31 October 1888
Aylmer, Elgin, Ontario, Canada


    Harry Stanley Bridgman


    Bertha Leone Bridgman


    Infant Bridgman


Parents and Siblings

    Archibald MacLachlan


    Mary Robertson




    Daniel Archibald MacLachlan


    Josephine Mac Lachlan


    Joseph MacLachlan



    James Archibald MacLachlan M. D.


+3 More Children

World Events (5)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 9

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 11

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 25

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

Scottish: variant spelling of McLaughlin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary M. Mclaclan in household of Mary Mclaclan, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Maretta Bridgeman in household of Mary Mclaughlan, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Margaret Martha Mclachlin Bridgeman, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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