Earl Bruce Irwin

13 April 1880–15 May 1906 (Age 26)
Essex, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Earl Bruce

When Earl Bruce Irwin was born on 13 April 1880, in Essex, Ontario, Canada, his father, Joseph Irwin, was 35 and his mother, Talitha Cume Stewart, was 38. He lived in Gosfield, Essex, Ontario, Canada in 1891. He died on 15 May 1906, in Greenwood, Kootenay Boundary, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 26, and was buried in Greenwood, Kootenay Boundary, British Columbia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Irwin
1845–
Talitha Cume Stewart
1842–1923
Inez Eliza Irwin
1867–1932
Earl Bruce Irwin
1880–1906

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1883 · Mining Boom
Age 3
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 6
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 26
Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: variant of Irvin .English: variant of Erwin 1.Welsh: possibly from the Welsh personal name Urien (see Uren ), but this is difficult to substantiate.

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

Possible Related Names

Arwine
Irvin

Sources (4)

  • Earl B Irwin in household of Ineze E. Fox, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Earl Bruce Irwin - Government record: Census record: birth: 13 April 1880; Essex, Ontario, Canada
  • Earl Bruce Irwin, "Canada Census, 1891"

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