Abraham Phenix

1814–1 October 1886 (Age 72)
Ontario, Canada

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Phenix was born in 1814, in Ontario, Canada, his father, John Read Phoenix, was 32 and his mother, Margaret Read, was 28. He married Margaret C Ryan on 12 March 1843, in Gore, Canada West, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Trafalgar, Oakville, Halton, Ontario, Canada in 1871. He died on 1 October 1886, in Trafalgar, Oakville, Halton, Canada West, British Colonial America, at the age of 72, and was buried in Oakville, Halton, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Phenix
1814–1886
Margaret C Ryan
1822–1897
Marriage: 12 March 1843
John William Phenix
1843–1844
Ebeneezer N. A. Phenix
1848–1917
Arimintha Frances Augusta Phenix
1849–1930
Huldah Ann Jane Phenix
1850–1864
Emma Agnes Phenix
1853–1855
Effie Helena Phenix
1866–

Spouse and Children

    Male1814–1886Male

    Margaret C Ryan

    Female1822–1897Female

MARRIAGE
12 March 1843
Gore, Canada West, British Colonial America
children

(6)

    John William Phenix

    Male1843–1844Male

    Ebeneezer N. A. Phenix

    Male1848–1917Male

    Arimintha Frances Augusta Phenix

    Female1849–1930Female

    Huldah Ann Jane Phenix

    Female1850–1864Female

    Emma Agnes Phenix

    Female1853–1855Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (3)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 53

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.
1869

Age 55

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1883 · Mining Boom

Age 69

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

1 Northern English and Scottish: variant of Fenwick .2 Canadian French (Phénix): from Old French fénix ‘phoenix’ (Latin phoenix), presumably a nickname, perhaps of anecdotal origin.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Abham Phenix, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Abraham Phenix in entry for Henry James Thomas and Effie Helena Phenix, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Abraham Phenix in entry for Henry James Thomas and Effie Helena Phenix, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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