John Frank Phinney


Brief Life History of John Frank

When John Frank Phinney was born in 1865, in Sackville, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Harvey Phinney, was 30 and his mother, Grace Harriet Brown, was 29. He married Eva Harriet Dixon on 16 June 1886, in New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Newcastle, Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada in 1871 and Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada in 1901. He died in 1934, in New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 69, and was buried in Sackville, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada.

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John Frank Phinney
Eva Harriet Dixon
Marriage: 16 June 1886
Harold Thomas Phinney
Mary Grace Phinney
Ross Starrett Phinney

Sources (10)

  • Frank Phinney in entry for Phinney, "New Brunswick, Provincial Returns of Births and Late Registrations, 1810-1906"
  • J. Frank Phinney, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Frank Phinney in entry for Harold C Phinney and Jessie McTague, "Washington, Pierce County Marriage Returns, 1891-1938"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 June 1886New Brunswick, Canada
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (15)

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    World Events (3)

    1867 · British North America Act

    Age 2

    The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.


    Age 4


    1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge

    Age 36

    July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Finney . This surname is rare in Britain.

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

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