Fredrick Scherrer

Brief Life History of Fredrick

When Fredrick Scherrer was born on 1 January 1873, in Pembroke Township, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada, his father, August Johann Henrich Scherrer, was 32 and his mother, Sophia Schoof, was 29. He married Kathrine Ralston Tuttle on 15 February 1915, in Leonard, Cass, North Dakota, United States. He died on 22 October 1947, in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, at the age of 74.

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Fredrick Scherrer
Kathrine Ralston Tuttle
Marriage: 15 February 1915

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Fredrick Scherrer - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Fredrick Scherrer

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World Events (5)

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.

1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

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

Name Meaning

German: variant of Scherer .

Swiss German: occupational name for a barber, especially the health related part of that profession.

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

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