John Hirons

1828–1891 (Age 63)
Wardington, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Hirons was born in 1828, in Wardington, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Daniel Hirons, was 30 and his mother, Sarah, was 32. He married Annie Carson on 6 November 1861, in Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Vespra, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. He died in 1891, in Ontario, Canada, at the age of 63, and was buried in Grenfell, Springwater, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

John Hirons
1828–1891
Annie Carson
1835–1927
Marriage: 6 November 1861
Jane Elizabeth Hirons
1864–1890
Thomas Hirons
1865–1944
William Daniel Hirons
1869–1924
John Henry Hirons
1870–
George Charles Hirons
1873–
Arthur Truman Hirons
1880–1944

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 November 1861
Ontario, Canada
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Hirons

    Male1798–Male

    Sarah

    Female1796–Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1828–1891Male

    Daniel Hirons

    Male1832–Male

    William Hirons

    Male1834–1924Male

    Jutious Hirons

    Female1840–Female

World Events (7)

1830

Age 2

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 5

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 26

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin):1. patronymic from a nickname for a lively person, from Old French hirond, arond ‘swallow’ (the bird). 2. patronymic from a nickname for a discontented individual, from a diminutive of Old French hire ‘complaint’ (of unknown origin).

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

Sources (3)

  • John Hirons, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • John Hirons in entry for Thomas Hirons and Elizabeth Gilpin, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • John Hirons in entry for John H Hirons and Janet D Blanchard, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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