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 Eliza Victoria <I>McDougall</I> Hardisty

Eliza Victoria McDougall Hardisty

Cobourg, Northumberland County, Ontario, Canada
Death 30 Oct 1929 (aged 80)
Hamilton, Hamilton Municipality, Bermuda
Burial Warwick Parish, Bermuda
Memorial ID 149682417 · View Source
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At the time of her demise, she was living with her granddaughter Margaret Victoria "Ria" Hardisty Herne (Daughter of Richard George Hardisty and Margaret C. Taylor) and her family in Hamilton, Bermuda.

Marriage: 20 Sept 1866, Victoria Mission, Northwest Territories (Alberta), Canada. Performed by Rev. George McDougall, father.

1881, Edmonton, Northwest Territories, Canada.
1891, Edmonton, Alberta, Territories, Canada.
1901, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
1911, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
1916, Edmonton, Strathcona, Alberta, Canada.

On the 1st of November in 1907 at the age of 58 years, Eliza arrived in the the first automobile to Athabasca Landing, Alberta from Edmonton, Alberta a ride of 75 miles. The venture started out on the 30th of October with an over night stay at the Hardisty ranch in Sturgeon, Alberta, Canada, Her son William David “Percy” Hardisty was driving and they were accompanied by Margaret Mowat (Percy's wife), William Leslie Wood (Brother-In-Law) and Margaret Victoria "Ria" Hardisty, granddaughter, age 6 years old. (Source: “Edmonton Bulletin,” Friday, November 1, 1907, pg 10, (Our Future Our Past), assessed 28 Jul 2015, unigift.) Comment: This was an extreme adventure at the time when there was no real roads.

Biographical Information submitted 23 July 2015, MEB (#47998630)

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