Ethel Kitchen

28 January 1877–1960 (Age 82)
Caradoc, Strathroy-Caradoc, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Ethel

When Ethel Kitchen was born on 28 January 1877, in Caradoc, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada, her father, Hiram Kitchen, was 22 and her mother, Electa Ann Martin, was 18. She married Homer Beamer on 30 August 1899, in Caradoc, Strathroy-Caradoc, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Caradoc, Strathroy-Caradoc, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada in 1891 and Middlesex, Ontario, Canada in 1901. She died in 1960, at the age of 83, and was buried in Strathroy-Caradoc, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Homer Beamer
Ethel Kitchen
Marriage: 30 August 1899
Rosald H Beamer
Electa Mary Beamer

Spouse and Children

    Homer Beamer



30 August 1899
Caradoc, Strathroy-Caradoc, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada


    Rosald H Beamer


    Electa Mary Beamer


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World Events (6)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 6

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 9

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 29

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

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: from Middle English kychene ‘kitchen’, hence an occupational name for someone who worked in or was in charge of the kitchen of a monastery or great house.2 Scottish and northern Irish: variant of McCutcheon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ethel Kitchen in household of Hiram Kitchen, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Ethel Beamer in household of Homer Beamer, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Ethel Kilchen in entry for Eleeta M. Beamer, "Ontario Births, 1869-1911"

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