Daisey Jane Reeves

29 April 1883–
Aurora, York, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Daisey Jane

When Daisey Jane Reeves was born on 29 April 1883, in Aurora, York, Ontario, Canada, her father, John Dowling Reeves, was 30 and her mother, Annie Maria Coltham, was 24.

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Archibald Dike
Daisey Jane Reeves

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Dowling Reeves


    Annie Maria Coltham




World Events (3)

1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 3

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 23

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

Age 99

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

Name Meaning

English:1. patronymic from Reeve . 2. topographic name for someone who lived on the margin of a wood, from a misdivision of the Middle English phrase atter eves ‘at the edge’ (Old English æt þære efese).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Daisy Reeves, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Daisey Jane Reeves, "Ontario, Births and Baptisms, 1779-1899"

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