Henry Maxwell Barr

10 October 1896–4 March 1955 (Age 58)
Darling, Lanark, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Henry Maxwell

When Henry Maxwell Barr was born on 10 October 1896, in Darling, Lanark, Ontario, Canada, his father, Robert George Barr, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Anne Bulloch, was 26. He married Jane Christina Craig on 27 November 1918, in Middleville, Lanark Highlands, Lanark, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. He died on 4 March 1955, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Henry Maxwell Barr
Jane Christina Craig
Marriage: 27 November 1918
Leonard Carson Barr
Graydon "Silver" Barr
Ronald William Barr
Harris Maxwell Barr
Peter Willard Barr
Donald Winston Barr

Spouse and Children

27 November 1918
Middleville, Lanark Highlands, Lanark, Ontario, Canada


    Leonard Carson Barr



    Ronald William Barr



    Peter Willard Barr


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Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (4)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 10

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 38

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 47

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

Name Meaning

Scottish, English: Derived from Barr, a parish in Ayrshire, Scotland; a local name in Staffordshire

Sources (3)

  • M. Henry Barr in household of G. Robert Barr, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Henry Maxwell Barr, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Mack H Barr, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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