Louisa Barfett

Brief Life History of Louisa

When Louisa Barfett was born about 1856, in Ontario, Canada, her father, John Rice Barfett, was 32 and her mother, Charlott Maria Knight, was 32. She lived in Brighton, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada in 1871. She died on 17 April 1926, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 71, and was buried in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

John Rice Barfett
1825–1895
Charlott Maria Knight
1825–1878
Jessie Sarah Barfett
1850–1942
Louisa Barfett
about 1856–1926
Charles Barfett
1859–
Robert James Barfett
1861–
William Barfett
1864–
Fredrick Barfett
1865–1953
Sarah Ann Barfett
1852–1892
Ellen Barfett
1853–1949
Fanny Barfett
about 1856–1935
Ada Barfett
1860–
George R. Barfett
1863–1926
James Rice Barfett
1869–1949
Joseph Churchill Barfett
1872–1936

Sources (6)

  • Louisa Barfett, "Canada Census, 1871"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Louisa Barfett - Published information: birth-name: Louisa Barfett
  • Louise Barfett, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

World Events (5)

1867 · Ontario Founded

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.

1871

British Columbia joins the confederation.

1883 · Mining Boom

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 and Irish (of Norman origin): probably a nickname for a quarrelsome person, from Old French barat, Middle English bar(r)at, bar(r)et(te) ‘trouble, distress’, later ‘deception, fraud; contention, strife’. Through Norman settlement it also became common in Ireland, where it was Gaelicized as Baróid (Munster) and Baréid (Connacht).

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

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