Robert Patterson Bremner

Male4 November 1863–26 September 1936

Brief Life History of Robert Patterson

When Robert Patterson Bremner was born on 4 November 1863, in Perth, Lanark, Ontario, Canada, his father, Andrew Bremner, was 31 and his mother, Jane Patterson, was 26. He married Sarah Margret Shaw on 16 November 1891, in Astoria, Clatsop, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Huron, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. He died on 26 September 1936, in Grey Township, Huron, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 72, and was buried in Elma, South Dundas, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada.

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Robert Patterson Bremner
Sarah Margret Shaw
Marriage: 16 November 1891
Pearl Jane Bremner
James Alexander Bremner

Sources (11)

  • Robert Brimner in household of Andrew Brimner, "Canada Census, 1871"
  • Robert Brenner, "Oregon, County Marriages, 1851-1975"
  • Robert Bremner, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 November 1891Astoria, Clatsop, Oregon, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (6)

    1867 · Ontario Founded

    Age 4

    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.


    Age 6


    1883 · Mining Boom

    Age 20

    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

    Scottish: habitational name for someone from Brabant in the Low Countries, from Older Scots Brebner, Brabanare ‘native or inhabitant of Brabant’ (see Brabant and compare with the synonymous Brabazon ). Weavers from Brabant settled early at Aberdeen and on the east coast of Scotland.

    German: habitational name for someone from the city of Bremen. This surname is very rare in Germany.

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

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