Argue,  Nora Isabel

Argue, Nora Isabel

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  • Name Argue, Nora Isabel  [1
    Born 18 Sep 1914  Elgin, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Occupation Stenographer  [1
    Residence 1953  Minnedosa, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I17828  Sullivan Burgess Family Tree | The History of Alexander V Laughlen
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2017 

    Father Argue, Oswald James,   b. 12 Sep 1886, Elgin, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Youill, Christine Florence,   b. 08 Jan 1886, Arnprior, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 22 Dec 1910  Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6220  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Setter, Walter,   b. 23 Jun 1888, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2017 
    Family ID F6235  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Sep 1914 - Elgin, Manitoba, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1953 - Minnedosa, Manitoba, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Family Crest
    Argue Family Crest
    Argue Family Crest
    This rare surname is of medieval English origins, although with French and Roman overtones. It is recorded in the modern surname spellings of Argen, Argon, Argent, Argo, Argoe, Argue, Hargy, Hargerie, and no doubts others as well. All are quite rare, although 'Argue' is relatively popular in Northern Ireland, David Argue being recorded at Dromore, County Down, on April 4th 1795, and Catherine Argo, at the same place on August 4th 1821. The name however spelt is either a nickname for a person with silver-grey hair, or it is locational and of French origin, from one of the several French villages called 'Argent', or finally it is possible that it may be occupational for either a silver smith, or possibly one who worked in a silver mine. The name development and recordings include John Largent in the Suffolk Hearth Tax rolls of 1524, Aaron Argoe christened at St Botolphs without Aldgate, London, on April 28th 1605, Johannes Argo, the son of Phillipi and Mariam Argo, on August 14th 1664, and William Argent of St Margarets, Westminster, on July 7th 1686. Maria Hargie was recorded in Stepney on September 8th 1859 and again on April 13th 1864 when the spelling had changed to Harrgie! It is interesting to note that Robert Hargerie of York, married his wife Elizabeth (Auston) during the Great Siege of the city, by the forces of Parliament, from April to July 2nd 1644. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Geoffrey Argent, which was dated 1180, the pipe rolls of the county of Northampton, during the reign of King Henry 11, known as 'The church builder', 1154 - 1189. Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this was known as Poll Tax. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.

  • Sources 
    1. [S424] The Works of M. E. Laughlin and E. R. Laughlin, 1955 2nd Edition, Mary Elizabeth Bowyer Laughlin and Edgerton Ross Laughlin.