Francis Xavier McPhail and Gertrude Hayes

When Francis Xavier (Frank) McPhail was born in 1896 in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, his father, Archibald James Jacob McPhail, was 26 and his mother, Cecelia (nee Garrow), was 20.

Frank married Gertrude (Trudy) Hayes on October 11, 1920, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, when he was 24 and she was 22.

When Gertrude Hayes was born in 1898 in Bolton, Lancashire, England, her father, Samuel Hayes, was 32, and her mother, Ann, was 37.

They had 13 children, most of whom are still living and are not included here for privacy reasons.

Trudy died on August 14, 1948, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 50.

Frank died on February 28, 1969, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 73.

Main image: Québec City, Québec c. 1900 (image via Wikimedia)


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

AG Knapper

I’ve been researching my tree for over twenty years…and I’ve found some easy branches, and some gnarly ones…

Get fresh updates
about my life in your inbox