Augustus Henry Rosevear

4 December 1845–17 January 1922 (Age 76)
Hamilton, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Augustus Henry

When Augustus Henry Rosevear was born on 4 December 1845, in Hamilton, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada, his father, Matthew Rosevear, was 27 and his mother, Esther Smith, was 25. He married Sarah Linton on 2 January 1871, in Hamilton, Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in A Township, Algoma, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Northumberland, Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died on 17 January 1922, in Hamilton, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 76, and was buried in Cold Springs, Hamilton, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Augustus Henry Rosevear
1845–1922
Sarah Linton
1850–1931
Marriage: 2 January 1871
Mina Elizabeth Rosevear
1873–1940
Ella Mae Rosevear
1875–
Edgar Alexander Charles Rosevear
1878–1961
John Newton Rosevear
1880–1958
Herbert Linton Augustus Rosevear
1887–1955
Edna Rosevear
1909–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 January 1871
Hamilton, Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario, Canada
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (4)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 22

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.
1869

Age 24

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1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 41

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

Name Meaning

Cornish: habitational name from either of two places called Roseveare. The one in St. Austell is named from Cornish ros ‘moor’ + mur ‘great’, ‘large’; the other, in St. Mawgan in Meneage, is from res ‘ford’ + mur. In both cases, the initial m of the adjective has been lenited to v-.

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

Sources (3)

  • A. H. Rosevear, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Augustus H Rosevear, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Henry Rosevear in entry for Herbert W Cary Rosevear and Amelia Eagleson, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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