Christopher Longmire

21 September 1874–30 June 1959 (Age 84)
Amabel Township, Bruce, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Christopher

When Christopher Longmire was born on 21 September 1874, in Amabel Township, Bruce, Ontario, Canada, his father, John E Longmire, was 44 and his mother, Ann Elizabeth Tipplin, was 38. He lived in Bruce, Ontario, Canada in 1901. He died on 30 June 1959, in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Christopher Longmire
1874–1959
Mary Alice McDonald
1879–1962

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    John E Longmire

    Male1829–1918Male

    Ann Elizabeth Tipplin

    Female1836–1922Female

siblings

(10)

    Mary Rebecca Longmire

    Female1863–1915Female

    William Robert Longmire

    Male1866–Male

    John Longmire

    Male1869–1946Male

    James Longmire

    Male1869–Male

    Betsy Longmire

    Female1873–Female

+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 9

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

Age 12

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

Age 32

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a minor place in the parish of Windermere, Cumbria, named in Middle English as long ‘long’ + myre, mire ‘marsh’, ‘bog’ (Old Norse mýrr).

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

Sources (3)

  • Christopher Longmire in household of John Longmire, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Christofor Longmore, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Christopher Longmire in entry for Mary Alice Longmire, "British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993"

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