Norman McKenzie – 1861 Canada Census

This the earliest record I’ve found for my great-great-grandfather in Canada. He was born in Scotland in the early 1830s and was still living there for the 1841 Scotland Census.

Norman McKenzie – 1861 Census, Prince Edward island, Canada
Occupation teacher, 2 married people in household plus 2 females under the age of 6 and one 7-16, religion “Kirk of Scotland”.

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Library and Archives Canada; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Census Returns For 1861; Roll: M-898



com·men·sal [kuh-men-suhl]

1. eating together at the same table.
2. Ecology . (of an animal, plant, fungus, etc.) living with, on, or in another, without injury to either.
3. Sociology . (of a person or group) not competing while residing in or occupying the same area as another individual or group having independent or different values or customs.

4. a companion at table.
5. Ecology . a commensal organism.

1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin commēnsālis. See com-, mensal2

Related forms
com·men·sal·ism, noun
com·men·sal·i·ty [kom-en-sal-i-tee], noun
com·men·sal·ly, adverb

commensality. Unabridged. Random House, Inc. (accessed: May 12, 2014).