Reamer Christian Jeffery

1872–1954 (Age 82)
Essex, Essex, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Reamer Christian

When Reamer Christian Jeffery was born in 1872, in Essex, Essex, Ontario, Canada, his father, George McGuffin Jeffery, was 28 and his mother, Suzanna Augusta Wigle, was 24. He married Elizabeth Dawson on 30 April 1894, in Kent, Ontario, Canada. He lived in Tilbury West, Essex, Ontario, Canada in 1881. He died in 1954, in Ontario, Canada, at the age of 82, and was buried in Leamington, Essex, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Reamer Christian Jeffery
Elizabeth Dawson
Marriage: 30 April 1894

Spouse and Children

30 April 1894
Kent, Ontario, Canada

Parents and Siblings

    George McGuffin Jeffery


    Suzanna Augusta Wigle




+6 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

English: variant of Jeffrey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Reamer C. Jeffery in household of George M. Jeffery, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Reamer Jeffery, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Reamer Christian Jeffery, "Find A Grave Index"

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