Alfred Leander Piper

17 September 1872–8 September 1943 (Age 70)
Gainsborough, Lincoln, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Alfred Leander

When Alfred Leander Piper was born on 17 September 1872, in Gainsborough, Lincoln, Ontario, Canada, his father, John Piper, was 22 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Shrumm, was 20. He married Carrie Smith on 25 June 1890, in Fonthill, Welland, Ontario, Canada. He lived in Wentworth, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Lincoln Township, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died on 8 September 1943, in Vineland, Lincoln, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 70, and was buried in Saint Catharines, St. Catharines, Niagara, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Leander Piper
1872–1943
Isabelle Bella May Overholt
1874–1918
Marriage: about 1898
Mary Piper
1894–
Dolly Amelia Piper
1899–
Mable Cecelia Piper
1901–
Clarence S. Piper
1903–
Harry Cecil Piper
1905–
Piper
1906–
Florence Isabel Piper
1911–
John Piper
1915–1915

Spouse and Children

    Male1872–1943Male

    Isabelle Bella May Overholt

    Female1874–1918Female

MARRIAGE
about 1898
Welland, Welland, Ontario, Canada
children

(8)

    Mary Piper

    Female1894–Female

    Female1899–Female

    Mable Cecelia Piper

    Female1901–Female

    Clarence S. Piper

    Male1903–Male

    Harry Cecil Piper

    Male1905–Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Piper

    Male1850–1907Male

    Mary Elizabeth Shrumm

    Female1852–1935Female

siblings

(14)

    Adam Piper

    Male1869–1869Male

    Female1869–1946Female

    Sylvanus Piper

    Male1871–1942Male

    Male1872–1943Male

    Martha Jane Piper

    Female1874–1923Female

+9 More Children

World Events (5)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 11

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 14

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 34

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

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly southern), Dutch, and North German: occupational name for a player on the pipes, Middle English pipere, Middle Dutch pi(j)per, Middle Low German piper.2 Translation of German Pfeiffer , or of the French secondary surname Lefifre.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Alfered Piper in household of John Piper, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Alfred Piper, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Levi Piper in entry for Stanley Cole and Amelia Piper, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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