Norman Tilley

3 April 1886–1985 (Age 98)
Southampton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Norman

When Norman Tilley was born on 3 April 1886, in Southampton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada, his father, William Tilley, was 48 and his mother, Lucinda Brock, was 39. He married Martha Mae Turnbull on 25 December 1906, in Paris, Brant, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died in 1985, in Windsor, Essex, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 99.

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Norman Tilley
Martha Mae Turnbull
Marriage: 25 December 1906
Claude Maurice Tilley

Spouse and Children

25 December 1906
Paris, Brant, Ontario, Canada


    Claude Maurice Tilley


Parents and Siblings

    William Tilley


    Lucinda Brock




+9 More Children

World Events (6)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 20

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 48

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 57

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

Name Meaning

English:1. variant spelling of Tilly . 2. habitational name from Tilley in Shropshire, named from Old English telga ‘branch’, ‘bough’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’. 3. occupational name for a husbandman, Middle English tilie (Old English tilia, a primary derivative of tilian ‘to till or cultivate’). 4. from the medieval female personal name Tilly, a pet form of Till .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Norman Tilley, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Norman Tilley in entry for Claude Maurice Tilley, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Norman Tilley, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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