Cora Van Blaricom

Northumberland, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Cora

When Cora Van Blaricom was born on 1 July 1872, in Northumberland, Ontario, Canada, her father, Foster Erastus Van Blaricom, was 38 and her mother, Rosannah Secord, was 40. She lived in Cramahe, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada in 1881.

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Foster Erastus Van Blaricom
Rosannah Secord
Anselom Van Blaricom
Almond Benjamin Van Blaricom
Rowena Van Blaricom
Alciberis Van Blaricom
Abigail R. Van Blaricom
Amy Mable Van Blaricom
Sheridan Thompson Van Blaricom
Arthur VanBlaricom
Cora Van Blaricom
Obe Van Blaricom

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World Events (7)

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

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cora Vanblaricom in household of Faster Vanblaricom, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Foster Erastus Family, 1881 Census Cramahe, Northumberland East, Ontario, Canada
  • Cora Vanblaricom, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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