Ephraim Garbutt

26 March 1838–26 April 1890 (Age 52)
Westmeath, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Ephraim

When Ephraim Garbutt was born on 26 March 1838, in Westmeath, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada, his father, John or Jonathan Garbutt, was 43 and his mother, Mary Boddy, was 42. He married Margaret Todd on 13 February 1867, in Innisfil, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Greenock, Brockton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. He died on 26 April 1890, in Paisley, Brockton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 52, and was buried in Greenock, Brockton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim Garbutt
1838–1890
Margaret Todd
1845–1874
Marriage: 13 February 1867
John Alexander Stanley Garbutt
1868–1958
Margaret Ann Garbutt
1870–1939
Mary Emily Garbutt
1873–1958

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 February 1867
Innisfil, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada
children

(3)

    Male1868–1958Male

    Margaret Ann Garbutt

    Female1870–1939Female

    Mary Emily Garbutt

    Female1873–1958Female

Parents and Siblings

    John or Jonathan Garbutt

    Male1794–1873Male

    Mary Boddy

    Female1796–1878Female

siblings

(14)

    Joseph Asp Garbutt

    Male1819–1898Male

    Jane Garbutt

    Female1821–1895Female

    Ann Garbutt

    Female1823–1900Female

    Robert Garbutt

    Male1825–1887Male

    John Garbutt

    Male1826–1903Male

+9 More Children

World Events (4)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 29

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1869

Age 31

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1883 · Mining Boom

Age 45

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin):1. from Geribodo, a Germanic personal name composed of the elements gār, gēr, ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + bodo originally ‘lord’, ‘master’, but early reinterpreted as ‘messenger’. The name was borne notably by a 7th-century saint, bishop of Bayeux; as a result of his cult the name was popular among the Normans and introduced by them into England. 2. from Geribald, a Germanic personal name composed of the elements geri, gari ‘spear’ + bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’. This name owed its popularity largely to a 9th-century saint, bishop of Châlons-sur-Seine.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ephraim Garbut, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • George Garbutt in entry for Augustus Spaul and Margaret Garbutt, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Ephraim Garbutt in entry for Margaret Garbutt, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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