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
Lucinda Hewitt
George Washington Guyer
Mary Ann Guyer
Sarah Mildred Guyer
Margaret Elizabeth Guyer
John Henry Guyer
Lydia Jane Guyer
Isabella Christine Guyer
Charles Edward Guyer

Parents and Siblings

    George W Guyer





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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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