George Alfred Uren

9 February 1857–16 March 1927 (Age 70)
North Oxford, Oxford, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of George Alfred

When George Alfred Uren was born on 9 February 1857, in North Oxford, Oxford, Ontario, Canada, his father, John Withers Uren III, was 25 and his mother, Isabella Lowes, was 25. He had at least 2 sons and 5 daughters with Margaret Edith Sage. He died on 16 March 1927, in West Oxford, Oxford, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 70, and was buried in West Oxford, Oxford, Ontario, Canada.

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George Alfred Uren
Margaret Edith Sage
Velera Maud Uren
Nora Fern Uren
Etta Gladys Uren
Rupert Earl Uren
Marjory Evelyn Uren
Elizabeth Jean Isabell Uren
Harold Fletcher Uren

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World Events (5)

1867 · Ontario Founded
Age 10
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.
Age 12
1883 · Mining Boom
Age 26
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, mostly in Cornwall): from the Old French personal name Ev(e)rin, Eurin, either a pet form of ancient Germanic names in Ever- (from the Germanic word for ‘boar’), such as Everard and Everwin (see Erwin ), or an alternative pronunciation of Everwin as /ju:rin/. In Cornwall this name would easily have been confused with the Breton personal name and surname in 2 below.Cornish (of Breton origin) and Welsh: from the Breton and Welsh personal name Ur(i)en (ultimately from British Celtic ōrbo- perhaps ‘orphan, heir’ + gen- ‘born’). There is evidence for use of the Breton personal name in at least one Anglo-Norman family in Cheshire but in Cornwall it belonged initially, at least, to 16th-century Breton migrants, some of whom also bore it as a surname.Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, so named from the definite singular form of ur, from Old Norse urth ‘scree, rock-strewn slope’.

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

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Sources (25)

  • George A. Wren in entry for Elizabeth Jean Isabell Wren, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • George A. Uren, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • George Wren in entry for Herbert Boyd Mckay and Valeria Maud Wren, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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