Janet Hawthorne

30 January 1890–13 October 1989 (Age 99)
Ross, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Janet

When Janet Hawthorne was born on 30 January 1890, in Ross, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada, her father, Alexander Hawthorne, was 35 and her mother, Christann Johnson, was 31. She married Albert Francis Lyttle on 27 September 1911, in Ross, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Renfrew, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 13 October 1989, in Westmeath, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 99.

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Family Time Line

Albert Francis Lyttle
Janet Hawthorne
Marriage: 27 September 1911
Eva Christina Lyttle
Gordon Melville Lyttle
Jean Margaret Lyttle

Spouse and Children

27 September 1911
Ross, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada


    Eva Christina Lyttle


    Gordon Melville Lyttle




    Jean Margaret Lyttle


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (5)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 16

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 44

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 53

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

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived by a bush or hedge of hawthorn (Old English haguþorn, hægþorn, i.e. thorn used for making hedges and enclosures, Old English haga, (ge)hæg), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, such as Hawthorn in County Durham. In Scotland the surname originated in the Durham place name, and from Scotland it was taken to Ireland. This spelling is now found primarily in northern Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Janet Hawthorne in household of Alexander Hawthorne, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Jennet Hawthorn in entry for Lyttle, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Jennet Hawthorn in entry for Gordon Melville Lyttle, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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