Myrta Belle Streeter

20 August 1877–
Charlotteville, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Myrta Belle

When Myrta Belle Streeter was born on 20 August 1877, in Charlotteville, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada, her father, David D. Streeter, was 41 and her mother, Mary Priscilla Spencer, was 40.

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Family Time Line

David D. Streeter
1835–1907
Mary Priscilla Spencer
1837–1920
Elizabeth Streeter
1856–
Harriett Streeter
1858–1899
Drastus Streeter
1862–1947
William Streeter
1863–1902
Sarah Jane Streeter
1864–
Janatha Streeter
1868–
John Streeter
1870–
Ernest Streeter
1870–1948
Abraham Streeter
1872–1939
Jannet Streeter
1874–1946
Myrta Belle Streeter
1877–
Eva Streeter
1879–
Jesse Streeter
1883–1963
Ora Ethel Streeter
1886–1982

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

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.
1982

Age 105

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 (Sussex): topographic name for someone living by a highway, in particular a Roman road ( see Street ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Myrtie B. Streeter in household of David Streeter, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Myrta Belle Streeter, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Myrta Belle Streeter, "Ontario, Births and Baptisms, 1779-1899"

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