George R. Barfett

Male9 June 1863–20 April 1926

Brief Life History of George R.

When George R. Barfett was born on 9 June 1863, in Ontario, Canada, his father, John Rice Barfett, was 38 and his mother, Charlott Maria Knight, was 38. He married Kathleen Eleanor Gibbons on 28 April 1899. He died on 20 April 1926, in Newcastle, Durham, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 62, and was buried in Newcastle, Ontario, Canada.

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George R. Barfett
Kathleen Eleanor Gibbons
Marriage: 28 April 1899

Sources (4)

  • George Barfelt, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • George R. Barfett, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Legacy NFS Source: George R. Barfett - Published information: birth-name: George R. Barfett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 April 1899
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (5)

    1867 · Ontario Founded

    Age 4

    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 6


    1883 · Mining Boom

    Age 20

    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: perhaps a variant of Birkett or a habitational name from any of several places in England called Burcot(t).

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

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