Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau

about 1874–
Ontario, Canada

The Life of Jean-Baptiste

When Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau was born about 1874, in Ontario, Canada, his father, Jean Baptiste Charbonneau, was 44 and his mother, Olesime Onesime Chartier, was 29.

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Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau
1874–
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1883 · Mining Boom

Age 9

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 12

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1982

Age 108

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

Name Meaning

French: nickname for a man with dark hair or a swarthy complexion, from a diminutive of Old French carbon ‘charcoal’ (Latin carbo, genitive carbonis).

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

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