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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Christopher Longmire
Mary Alice McDonald

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    John E Longmire


    Ann Elizabeth Tipplin




    Mary Rebecca Longmire


    William Robert Longmire


    John Longmire


    James Longmire


    Betsy Longmire


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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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