John Arthur Osker Scriver

Male26 November 1895–

Brief Life History of John Arthur Osker

When John Arthur Osker Scriver was born on 26 November 1895, in Orangeville, Dufferin, Ontario, Canada, his father, Jacob Scriver, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Whaley, was 25. He married Catharine Isabella Convery on 24 September 1915, in Frontenac, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1911.

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John Arthur Osker Scriver
Catharine Isabella Convery
Marriage: 24 September 1915
Frederick Peter Scriver
Florence C Scriver

Sources (8)

  • Osker Scriver in household of Elizabeth Scriver, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Oscar Scriver, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • John Oscar Scriver, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 September 1915Frontenac, Ontario, Canada
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (7)

    1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

    Age 11

    Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

    1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

    Age 39

    Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.

    1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

    Age 48

    George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Dutch Schryver , Schrijver ‘the scribe’, from Middle Dutch scrivere ‘scribe, clerk’. Compare English Scriven , German Schreiber .

    English: variant of Scrivener . This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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