Ellen Barfett

about 1854–9 February 1949 (Age 95)
Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Ellen

When Ellen Barfett was born about 1854, in Wales, United Kingdom, her father, John Rice Barfett, was 29 and her mother, Charlott Maria Knight, was 29. She married Ralph C Helm on 22 November 1871, in Newcastle, Durham, Ontario, Canada. She died on 9 February 1949, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 95, and was buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Haileybury, Timiskaming, Ontario, Canada.

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Ralph C Helm
Ellen Barfett
Marriage: 22 November 1871

Spouse and Children

    Ralph C Helm



22 November 1871
Newcastle, Durham, Ontario, Canada

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World Events (8)

1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

Age 13

The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.

Age 15

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 29

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: variant of Birkett .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Ellen M Barfoote, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ellen Barfett - Published information: birth-name: Ellen Barfett

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