Sarah Mildred Guyer

about 1875–
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Sarah Mildred

When Sarah Mildred Guyer was born about 1875, in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, her father, George W Guyer, was 38 and her mother, Lucinda Hewitt, was 34. She lived in Saugeen, Bruce, Ontario, Canada in 1881.

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Family Time Line

George W Guyer
1837–1923
Lucinda Hewitt
1841–1916
George Washington Guyer
1861–1947
Mary Ann Guyer
1862–1930
Sarah Mildred Guyer
1875–
Margaret Elizabeth Guyer
1863–1951
John Henry Guyer
1867–1932
Lydia Jane Guyer
1869–1944
Isabella Christine Guyer
1872–1926
Charles Edward Guyer
1878–1947

Parents and Siblings

    George W Guyer

    Male1837–1923Male

    Female1841–1916Female

siblings

(8)

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World Events (7)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 8

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 11

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 31

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

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name from Old French guyour ‘guide’ ( see Guy 2).2 Americanized spelling of German Geyer .3 Swiss German: from a contraction of the expression gut Jahr (‘good year’) which as a greeting in rural Switzerland meant ‘I wish you a good harvest this year’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Sarah M. Guyer in household of George Guyer, "Canada Census, 1881"

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