William Wall

about 1852–
Brooke, Lambton, Ontario, Canada

The Life of William

William Wall was born about 1852, in Brooke, Lambton, Ontario, Canada. He married Catharine [ Katie] Risk in 1876, in Canada.

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William Wall
1852–
Catharine [ Katie] Risk
1857–
Marriage: 1876

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1876
Canada

World Events (3)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 15

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 17

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1871

Age 19

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stone-built wall, e.g. one used to fortify a town or to keep back the encroachment of the sea (Old English w(e)all, from Latin vallum ‘rampart’, ‘palisade’).2 Northern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a spring or stream, northern Middle English wall(e) (Old English (Mercian) wæll(a); compare Well ).3 Irish: re-Anglicized form of de Bhál, a Gaelicized form of de Valle, the name of a Norman family established in Munster and Connacht.

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

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