Harriet Amelia King

12 August 1860–12 July 1944 (Age 83)
Innisfil, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Harriet Amelia

When Harriet Amelia King was born on 12 August 1860, in Innisfil, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada, her father, John King, was 37 and her mother, Amelia Ann Horner, was 29. She married John Todd on 7 October 1886, in Churchill, Innisfil, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 12 July 1944, at the age of 83, and was buried in Innisfil, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

John Todd
Harriet Amelia King
Marriage: 7 October 1886
Myrtle Amelia Todd
Orville E. Todd
John Ebenezer Todd
Mary Mildred Todd
John Harry Todd

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 October 1886Churchill, Innisfil, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    1867 · Ontario Founded
    Age 7
    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 11
    British Columbia joins the confederation.
    1883 · Mining Boom
    Age 23
    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

    English: nickname from Middle English king ‘king’ (Old English cyning, cyng), perhaps acquired by someone with kingly qualities or as a pageant name by someone who had acted the part of a king or had been chosen as the master of ceremonies or ‘king’ of an event such as a tournament, festival or folk ritual. In North America, the surname King has absorbed several European cognates and equivalents with the same meaning, for example German König (see Koenig ) and Küng, French Roy , Slovenian, Croatian, or Serbian Kralj , Polish Krol . It is also very common among African Americans. It is also found as an artificial Jewish surname.English: occasionally from the Middle English personal name King, originally an Old English nickname from the vocabulary word cyning, cyng ‘king’.Irish: adopted for a variety of names containing the syllable (which means ‘king’ in Irish).

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

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    Sources (19)

    • Harriet Amelia King in entry for John Harry Todd, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
    • Harriet A Todd, "Canada Census, 1901"
    • Harriet King in entry for John Harry Todd and Annie Belle Jack, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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